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2 Day Exploration Tour Of Bentota, Galle And Mirissa
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Sightseeing, Whale Watching

  • Duration

    5 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English, French, German

Description

Start your tour at Bentota to enjoy the beauty of its beach and the Spice Garden. Visit the sea-turtle hatchery and the famous Gangatilaka Temple Kalutara. Visit the Galle Fort, lighthouse and Hikkaduwa Marine Sanctuary at Galle and go on a memorable whale watching trip at Mirissa, to see lunge-feeding humpback whales and blue whales.

Highlights
  • Go whale watching at Mirissa
  • Visit the Galle Fort and Lighthouse 
  • Relax at the Bentota Beach 
  • Explore the sea-turtle hatchery and spice garden 
  • Take in the beauty of the Hikkaduwa Marine Sanctuary 
  • Day 1: Bentota and Galle expand_more
    • You will be picked up from your hotel at Colombo.
    • Stop over at the Bentota beach, the most popular beach holiday destination in the island. The unique location of Bentota beach resort is one important reason for its popularity as a beach holiday destination. Bentota resort is located on an island and the island is connected to the mainland at its southern border. Bentota is mainly comprised of the narrow strip of land that spreads along the north-south axis. One side of the island is the Bentota River while the western side of Bentota is flanked by the Indian Ocean. Large numbers of hotels are built in this narrow strip of land enabling the travellers to have a peaceful atmosphere during the holiday.
    • Visit the Sea turtle hatchery, where projects have been launched to conserve the population of turtles that are reaching extinction. Such projects are found along the southern coast of Sri Lanka, where turtles come ashore to lay their eggs.

    • Take a stroll in the spice garden at Bentota. Spices and herbs used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication. Sri Lanka attracted the early seafaring merchants who made the long voyages to purchase this precious merchandise.

    • Visit the Gangatilaka Temple Kalutara. 

    • Take a boat ride in the Madu Ganga.

    • Visit the Galle Fort, also known as the Dutch Fort or the "Ramparts of Galle". It withstood the Boxing Day tsunami which damaged part of coastal area Galle town. It has been since restored. The Galle For houses number of museums, churches, temples, and houses built on Dutch architecture.

    • Go to the Hikkaduwa Marine Sanctuary, one of the most popular tourist destinations in southern Sri Lanka.  It is the place where you can have a glimpse of the fascinating underwater world and see the creatures that inhabit the unfathomable depths of the sea. 

    • The Galle city tour will also include places of tourist interest such as Galle coastal area, Galle lighthouse, Kande Vihara, Cinnamon Island, Handicraft centre and Mask carving centre.

    Overnight stay in Mirissa 3* hotel

  • Day 2: Whale Watching at Mirissa expand_more
    • Go on a whale watching trip. Mirissa off the coast of southern Sri Lanka is a place for one of the best known wildlife spectacles on the planet – lunge-feeding humpback whales and blue whales. Groups of whales construct enormous circular fishing nets with bubbles to catch vast shoals of herring and then launch themselves high into the air with their mouths wide open. Best from November to April (but can be observed throughout the year).

    • Drop off to Colombo.

What's Included
  • Whale watching trip

  • One night accommodation with breakfast and dinner in a luxury beach resort

  • Hotel pick-up from Colombo

  • All taxes

Know before you go
  • Pick-up and drop-off locations should be notified in advance

  • No down payment required

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Adult
1 To 4 USD 190 Per Person

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