This on day Galle Tour takes you to the Southern region of the Island. You’ll visit beautiful Southern Coast with Historical Sea Fortress, the best Boat Ride in River Madu through Mangrove Forest with Bird watching. You can see the Stilt Fisherman and Sea Turtle Hatchery.
Visit Madu River
Pick up from Colombo hotel and transfer to Balapitiya- Approximately 1 hour drive
Boat ride down the beautiful Madu River a wetland estuary spreading over 900 hectares of which 770 hectares is covered with water and inhabited with 64 islands. The boat ride is a wonderful way to take a closer look at this complex wetland ecosystem; a world heritage site protected by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands being one of the last wetlands in Sri Lanka to contain a pristine mangrove forest.
Transfer to Galle- 1 hour dive approximately
Visit a Turtle Hatchery to see various verities of Sea Turtles and possibly release a baby turtle to the Ocean.
Lunch at a recommended restaurant
Witness the skills of stilt fishermen who wait for the day’s catch sitting on a stick perched on shallow waters of the Indian Ocean.
Visit bustling Galle market and see the fishermen sell their daily catch by the road side.
Visit Galle Fort
Galle Fort is a trendy place to enjoy the architecture, history, shopping and taste some Best food and wine in the road side cafes.
Transfer back to Colombo – 2 hours dive approximately.
Transport in a Private luxury CAR/VAN with services of an English speaking driver guide throughout the stay with sight seeing
Snack & water bottle for Refreshment
High way fees(Arrival and Departure
Arrival / Departure transfers
Airport pick up
Assistance at the airport
Fuel/ Driver Bata/ Local insurance for the vehicle
Accommodation and Meals
Extras of a personal nature such as liquor, laundry etc
Entrance fees to places of sightseeing (could be paid directly at each site)