Galle Day Tour

Galle Locates 116 km away from Colombo.  It is the most important Southern town with an old world charm. Believed to be “Tarshish”   of the bible, its natural harbour was a famous for days gone by. Famous for its Dutch fort.  lace-making, carving and gem publishing.Portuguese fleet first landed in galle 1505  after taking shelter in the harbour when their ship was blown of course. Gradually they develop trading links with the island. In 1589 they build a small fort in Galle to  to guard the harbour and name it Santa Cruz.

The Dutch  arrived in 1640 and after the fierce battle destroyed almost all of the Portuguese presence.  In 1663 the dutch built the magnificent fort with great ramparts and massive bastions that still stands today and dominates the town. In 1796 the fort was handed over to the British. Galle was major port in Sri Lanka until around 1875 when Maritime trade was diverted to Colombo. It is one of the eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites found in Sri Lanka.

 

  • Pickup from Colombo Hotel
  • Transfer to Galle (02 1/2 Hours Drive)
  • Visit Trutle Hatchery Kodgoda
  • Boad Ride in Madu River (Largest Ramzar Wet Land in Sri Lanka) (02 Hours Boat Safari)
  • Explore Galle Dutch fort & City 
  • Transfer back to Colombo ( 02 1/2 Hours Drive)

 

SPECIAL NOTES

  • Treavelling time duration can be changed (Short or Long) due to traffic, weather and unavoidable reasons.

Included

  • Pickup and Airport Drop
  • All Transfers in Air Conditioned Car
  • English Speaking Chauffeur
  • Entrance Tickets for All Mentioned Excursions
  • Drinking Water
  • No Hidden Cost

Excluded

  • Meals Outside of the Stated Meal Plan 
  • Expenses of Personal Nature 
  • Any Other Services Not Specified above
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