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Sea, Sand & Marine Life from Colombo (2 Days)

Sea, Sand & Marine Life from Colombo (2 Days)

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(SKU: LK10209011) Sea, Sand & Marine Life is a 2-day, single night tour on the Southern Coastline of Sri Lanka. From Colombo, you will be heading down south to explore, discover and learn of all the amazing things that make Sri Lanka’s southern coast such a great escape. From the only low-country tea estate in Hadungoda, to the Dutch Fort in Colonial Galle. From whale watching in the Mirissa Bay, to a boat safari down the Madu River. From a turtle hatchery and conservation in Balapitiya, to the sight of stilt fishermen at work in Koggala, this tour will leave you in awe at just how wonderful this little island paradise can be.

Includes:

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

Excludes:

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

Experience:

Day 1 : Colombo > Hadungoda > Galle

Handunugoda Tea Factory

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 30 minutes
  • Admission Ticket Free

Koggala

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: 30 minutes
  • Admission Ticket free

Old Colonial City of Galle

Explore the secrets of Galle where the Portuguese and Dutch made their headquarters. Visit the Galle Fort which is one of the best-preserved fortifications in Asia. View the museums of Galle and the lighthouse. Walk through the cobblestoned streets with their Dutch names and listen to your guide tell their stories. Relax with a king coconut or a cup of tea caressed by a breeze of the tropics.

  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Admission Ticket Free

Day 2 : Mirissa > Bentota > Kosgoda > Colombo

Whale watching Trip

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 hour
  • Admission Ticket not Included

Boat safari on Madu River

Go on a wonderful boat ride down the Madu River with its flourishing ecosystem. Pass through the secretive passages created by the mangroves. See the basking crocodiles and water monitors. Visit one of the small islands with its cinnamon harvesting natives. Enjoy the restorative qualities of the famous fish massage. Observe the water birds in their natural habitats.

  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Admission Ticket Included

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. Learn more about the five endangered sea turtle species that come to the shores of Sri Lanka to nest. Learn how the Kosgoda Turtle Care Program helps protect the nests until they hatch and increases the chances of survival for the babies. Get a chance to see, touch and feed baby turtles; or even injured adult turtles that the Turtle Hatchery cares for.

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Admission Ticket Free

End of Tour. Return to Colombo and drop-off at Columbo any hotel.

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