Galle is one of Sri Lanka’s most enchanting destinations, surrounded by a variety of beach towns, including lively Unawatuna and tranquil Thalpe, as well as stunning rural inland villages surrounded by rice paddies and cinnamon plantations. It is also home to the famous 17th century Dutch Fort which houses many beautiful pieces of colonial architecture behind its walls, as well as an absorbing collection of quirky shops and restaurants.
Pick up from your hotel in Colombo, Mount Lavinia, Negombo or from BIA Airport and driven to Galle. Spend overnight at a 4* hotel in Galle. Your Stay is on Bed & Breakfast Basis.
09:30, After breakfast, start your exciting day with one of the expert TukTuk driver guides in Galle. Your guide will drive you to the first place in your itinerary; the Spice Garden on Koggala Lake. There you will be taking part in a short tour around the Gardens where you will see the spice plantations and will be able to learn more about the spices of Sri Lanka. 10:45Your next stop will be the glimmering white Peace Pagoda on Rumassala. According to the Hindu literary classic Ramayana the hillock is believed to be the legendary piece of Himalayas believed to have been dropped by Hanuman. 11:30You will be stopping by the little known Jungle Beach with its clear waters that are perfect for swimming. 12:00You will be taken to see a Sea Turtle Hatchery and Rehabilitation Center. You will be able to learn more about how the eggs are collected and hatched safely in order to protect them from predators. 12:45You will be driven to Koggala Beach. Along your way you will be able to see many stilt fishermen and can stop to talk to them and take some photos. 13:00Arrive at Koggala Beach. You will be able to relax there and sunbathe for a while. 13:30You will be visiting a local village lady named Debbi, who will make some of her mouthwatering delicacies for you to feast on. 14:30You will be taken back to your hotel. Spend overnight at a 4* hotel in Galle. Your Stay is on Bed & Breakfast Basis.
Today after a good night’s sleep and breakfast, you will proceed to do a cycling tour where you will be taken through small dirt roads to a local village. Experience the countryside of Galle on a memorable cycling tour with Beyond Escapes Cycling crew. You will enjoy the rural countryside attractions and admire the life of rural villagers. This tour will also give you a bird watching experience in a lagoon. The total cycling trail is just 12 kilometers. Helmets, bicycles, first aid, refreshments and water bottles are provided during the cycling tour. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a walking tour in the dutch fort of Galle. Galle Fort was built by the Portuguese in 1588, and then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century. It is a historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument, which even after more than 423 years maintains a polished appearance, due to extensive reconstruction work was done by Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka. The heritage value of the fort has been recognized by the UNESCO and the site has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend overnight at a 4* hotel in Galle. Your Stay is on Bed & Breakfast Basis.
After breakfast, you will spend the day at leisure, enjoying the hotel facilities. Galle is one of the most famous coastal cities in Sri Lanka that offers variety of activities. Spend overnight at a 4* hotel in Galle. Your Stay is on Bed & Breakfast Basis.
After breakfast, you will be driven to BIA airport or dropped off in Colombo.