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Ahangama and Mirissa from Bentota (2 Days)

Ahangama and Mirissa from Bentota (2 Days)

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(SKU: LK10214000) Take your time exploring and enjoy personalized guide attention on this private tour of Sri Lanka's southern coast. Go whale-watching in Mirissa Bay, take a city tour in Galle, and visit a low-country tea estate in Hadungoda. All round-trip transportation is provided, so you can focus on the scenery and your guide's commentary as you travel.

Highlight

  • A private tour means personalized attention and a flexible timetable.
  • Whale-watching Tour in Mirissa and city tour of Galle.
  • All private transportation provided.

Includes

  • Transport in a Private Vehicle, Fuel, Parking & Highway tolls.
  • Service of English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide throughout the tour.
  • All prevailing taxes and service charges.
  • 2 x 500ml Water Bottles per Person per Day.

Excludes

  • Hotel Accommodation and Meals.
  • Chauffeur Guide's Accommodation.
  • Entrance fees to the respective sites.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Visa and Related Expenses.

What to Expect

Day 1

Bentota > Ahangama > Galle

3 Stops

Handunugoda Tea Estate

Visit Handunugoda Tea Factory which is also known as the Virgin White Tea Factory. Learn the history of the tea that this factory produces. Get to know how the famous Virgin White Tea is plucked and processed completely untouched by human hands. Engage in a tasting session with a delicious cup of tea and scrumptious chocolate cake. Get a chance to purchase some tea leaves as a souvenir.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Admission Ticket Free

Stilt Fishermen Sri Lanka

Watch the captivating sight of fishermen perched on stilts in the waters along the coast of Koggala. Hear the stories of how stilt fishing came to Sri Lanka, from the mouths of the fishermen who have practiced the craft for generations. Learn how the stilt fishing is done in detail and marvel at the level of skill that goes into it. Get some amazing photographs of the fishermen silhouetted against the shoreline at sunset.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Admission Ticket Not Included

Galle Fort

Discover the city of Galle, where the Portuguese and Dutch made their headquarters, and its secrets. Visit the Galle Fort which is one of the best preserved fortifications in Asia. View the Maritime Museum, Galle National Museum and the lighthouse. Walk through the cobblestoned streets with their Dutch names as you learn more about their histories.

  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Admission Ticket Free

Day 2

Galle > Mirissa > Bentota

1 Stops

Whale Watching Mirissa

This tour gives you an opportunity to see the biggest mammals on earth, the whales, in their natural habitat. Get a chance to see blue whales, sperm whales and fin whales as they swim in the waters to the south of Sri Lanka. Gain more knowledge about the whales as a species from a qualified naturalist and learn to identify them. This tour gives you a responsible whale watching experience with a minimal imprint on nature.

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Admission Ticket Not Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Comfortable clothes and hats recommended.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
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Day 01 Bentota > Ahangama > Galle

You will start off your 2 day tour in Sri Lanka by exploring some of the hotspots along the enchanted Southern coastal belt of the
island. We have organized a visit to the Handunugoda Tea Estate which is a virgin white tea factory. You will take part in a tea tasting session, have the chance to purchase tea and thereafter enjoy a delicious hot cup of Ceylon tea with some delicious chocolate cake.  Then we head towards the coast of Koggala to watch the beautiful sight of stilt fishermen and listen to stories of how the art is practised. Your final pit-stop for the day will be the Galle Fort which exudes Dutch and Portuguese influence. The fort has many interesting sights including a National Museum, Maritime museum and a lighthouse.

Handunugoda Tea Estate

Visit Handunugoda Tea Factory which is also known as the Virgin White Tea Factory. Learn the history of the tea that this factory produces. Get to know how the famous Virgin White Tea is plucked and processed completely untouched by human hands. Engage in a tasting session with a delicious cup of tea and scrumptious chocolate cake. Get a chance to purchase some tea leaves as a souvenir.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Admission Ticket Free

Stilt Fishermen Sri Lanka

Watch the captivating sight of fishermen perched on stilts in the waters along the coast of Koggala. Hear the stories of how stilt fishing came to Sri Lanka, from the mouths of the fishermen who have practiced the craft for generations. Learn how the stilt fishing is done in detail and marvel at the level of skill that goes into it. Get some amazing photographs of the fishermen silhouetted against the shoreline at sunset.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Admission Ticket Not Included

Galle Fort

Discover the city of Galle, where the Portuguese and Dutch made their headquarters, and its secrets. Visit the Galle Fort which is one of the best preserved fortifications in Asia. View the Maritime Museum, Galle National Museum and the lighthouse. Walk through the cobblestoned streets with their Dutch names as you learn more about their histories.

  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Admission Ticket Free

Day 2 Galle > Mirissa > Bentota

From Galle, you will heading towards Mirissa which offers you the opportunity to watch Whales. This 5 hour tour will allows you to
see these gigantic mammals in their natural habitat, promotes responsible tourism while you will get the chance to see sperm whales, blue whales and fin whales swim off the coast of the South part of the island. Once the tour is complete you will be transported back to Bentota.

Whale Watching Mirissa

This tour gives you an opportunity to see the biggest mammals on earth, the whales, in their natural habitat. Get a chance to see blue whales, sperm whales and fin whales as they swim in the waters to the south of Sri Lanka. Gain more knowledge about the whales as a species from a qualified naturalist and learn to identify them. This tour gives you a responsible whale watching experience with a minimal imprint on nature.

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Admission Ticket Not Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Comfortable clothes and hats recommended.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
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