3 Days Tour to Bentota Galle & Udawalawe from Colombo

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Your Friendly Driver meet & Pick you up From Hotels in Colombo.Your First leg of the Tour Is Galle Thereafter visit Bentota & Udawalawe
ItineraryDay 1: COLOMBO – GALLEStop At: Galle Fort, Galle, Galle District, Southern ProvinceThe history of Galle extends thousands of years to biblical times. In more recent times it was a prize to be possessed for western traders in search of wealth and glory. Its beautifully preserved colonial Dutch fort with its quaint city with cobblestone streets within is a place time forgot. Close by are magnificent beaches, rainforests and other attractions. It is definitely a fascinating place to visit.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Apple Vacations Srilanka, Colombo, Western ProvinceWe operate with our own fleet of vehicles to maintain our high standards of services together with our team of professional licensed tourist guides and chauffeurs who are fluent in most of the major languages required for tours. Our Customer Service, Our fleet of Vehicles & Drivers are Available for 365 days in the year, 7 days in the week & 24 hours in the Day Apple Vacations truly capture and understand the needs of our valued customers. Our reputation will be developed by providing a high quality product and services Our ultimate goal is to provide an unforgettable travel experience to our clients, not just to see the Sri Lanka to experience the real Sri LankaStop At: Stilt Fishermen Sri Lanka, Koggala, Galle District, Southern ProvinceStilt fishing is a method of fishing unique to the island country of Sri Lanka, known as “the Pearl of the Indian Ocean”. The fishermen sit on a cross bar called a ‘petta’ tied to a vertical pole and driven into the sand a few meters offshore. From this high position, the fishermen casts his line, and waits until a fish comes along to be caught. Although the approach looks primitive and ancient,Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications, Galle, Galle District, Southern ProvinceOld Town of Galle, Sri Lanka. ... Galle was built as a fortified coastal city with large walls along the seashore. It was designed with a European way of thinking – that attacks from colonial competitors could come from the sea as well as the land.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Galle Fort Lighthouse, Galle, Galle District, Southern ProvinceGalle Lighthouse is an onshore Lighthouse in Galle, Sri Lanka and is operated and maintained by the Sri Lanka Ports AuthorityDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Dutch Reformed Church, Galle, Galle District, Southern ProvinceThe Groote Kerk or Dutch Reformed Church is located within the Galle fort in Galle, Sri Lanka and is situated near the entrance to the fort. The church was built by the Dutch in 1755 and is one of the oldest Protestant churches still in use in the countryDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Galle, Galle District, Southern ProvinceThe Old Dutch Hospital, Galle is one of the oldest buildings in the Galle Fort area dating back to the Dutch colonial era in Sri Lanka. The heritage building has now been developed into a shopping and dining precinct.Duration: 15 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: GALLE-UDAWALAWE Stop At: Udawalawe National Park, Uda Walawe National ParkThis park is home to several hundred elephants and other rare plants and wildlife.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: GALLE-BENTOTAStop At: Madu River, Balapitiya, Southern ProvinceMadu River is a wetland, near the Small town "Balapitiya" along the Colombo Galle highway. This is the point where the Estuary of the Madu river. The river flows through a terrain where it creates a large number of islands, and the eco system creates a beautiful wetland. The hotels around provide boat rids through the canals created at a good cost. And there are loads of places to stay, dine and wineDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project, Kosgoda, Galle District, Southern ProvinceWelcome to Sea Turtle Hatchery - Mahamodara. We rescue turtles who are in danger of loosing their lives to the fishing industry whether they are caught in nets or hunted for meat. We currently have 40 turtles, including 4 types of turtle. All are welcome to come and visit to see and learn about Tara turtles here in Sri Lanka.Duration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Transport by air-conditioned (Bus/ Van/ Car)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English Speaking Chauffeur
  • Bottle Water
  • Complimentary WiFi Excess During the Travel (Subjected To Availability)

What’s not included

  • Overnight Accommodations
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Stilt Fishermen Sri Lanka
  • Entry/Admission - Udawalawe National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Madu River
  • Entry/Admission - Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project

Itinerary

Day 1: COLOMBO – GALLE Stop At: Galle Fort, Galle, Galle District, Southern Province The history of Galle extends thousands of years to biblical times. In more recent times it was a prize to be possessed for western traders in search of wealth and glory. Its beautifully preserved colonial Dutch fort with its quaint city with cobblestone streets within is a place time forgot. Close by are magnificent beaches, rainforests and other attractions. It is definitely a fascinating place to visit. Duration: 1 hour Pass By: Apple Vacations Srilanka, Colombo, Western Province We operate with our own fleet of vehicles to maintain our high standards of services together with our team of professional licensed tourist guides and chauffeurs who are fluent in most of the major languages required for tours. Our Customer Service, Our fleet of Vehicles & Drivers are Available for 365 days in the year, 7 days in the week & 24 hours in the Day Apple Vacations truly capture and understand the needs of our valued customers. Our reputation will be developed by providing a high quality product and services Our ultimate goal is to provide an unforgettable travel experience to our clients, not just to see the Sri Lanka to experience the real Sri Lanka Stop At: Stilt Fishermen Sri Lanka, Koggala, Galle District, Southern Province Stilt fishing is a method of fishing unique to the island country of Sri Lanka, known as “the Pearl of the Indian Ocean”. The fishermen sit on a cross bar called a ‘petta’ tied to a vertical pole and driven into the sand a few meters offshore. From this high position, the fishermen casts his line, and waits until a fish comes along to be caught. Although the approach looks primitive and ancient, Duration: 15 minutes Stop At: Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications, Galle, Galle District, Southern Province Old Town of Galle, Sri Lanka. ... Galle was built as a fortified coastal city with large walls along the seashore. It was designed with a European way of thinking – that attacks from colonial competitors could come from the sea as well as the land. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Galle Fort Lighthouse, Galle, Galle District, Southern Province Galle Lighthouse is an onshore Lighthouse in Galle, Sri Lanka and is operated and maintained by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority Duration: 15 minutes Stop At: Dutch Reformed Church, Galle, Galle District, Southern Province The Groote Kerk or Dutch Reformed Church is located within the Galle fort in Galle, Sri Lanka and is situated near the entrance to the fort. The church was built by the Dutch in 1755 and is one of the oldest Protestant churches still in use in the country Duration: 15 minutes Stop At: Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Galle, Galle District, Southern Province The Old Dutch Hospital, Galle is one of the oldest buildings in the Galle Fort area dating back to the Dutch colonial era in Sri Lanka. The heritage building has now been developed into a shopping and dining precinct. Duration: 15 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: GALLE-UDAWALAWE  Stop At: Udawalawe National Park, Uda Walawe National Park This park is home to several hundred elephants and other rare plants and wildlife. Duration: 4 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 3: GALLE-BENTOTA Stop At: Madu River, Balapitiya, Southern Province Madu River is a wetland, near the Small town "Balapitiya" along the Colombo Galle highway. This is the point where the Estuary of the Madu river. The river flows through a terrain where it creates a large number of islands, and the eco system creates a beautiful wetland. The hotels around provide boat rids through the canals created at a good cost. And there are loads of places to stay, dine and wine Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project, Kosgoda, Galle District, Southern Province Welcome to Sea Turtle Hatchery - Mahamodara. We rescue turtles who are in danger of loosing their lives to the fishing industry whether they are caught in nets or hunted for meat. We currently have 40 turtles, including 4 types of turtle. All are welcome to come and visit to see and learn about Tara turtles here in Sri Lanka. Duration: 30 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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