Day excursion to Bentota With Ambalangoda Mask Museum From Negombo With Lunch

Day Trips & Excursions in Negombo

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This private day trip to Bentota is perfect for those staying in the Negombo areas. Visit the city's most famous monuments attractions. And once you done with your bentota Tour You will enjoy a Srilankan Local Lunch From Bentota Hotel after that You Will Visit to Ariyapala Mask Museum In Ambalangoda Once You Done With Your Tour Our Chauffeur will Drop Off you in Negombo Hotel.
Tour Star 07.00 AM from Negombo and first visit to Bentota-Explore the Bentota: countryside that takes you past green fields and a fishing village and gives you a chance to see both traditional and modern elements of life in the area. Visit a Buddhist temple, a cinnamon garden, your first leg would be to Madhu Ganga Boat ride.The Madu Ganga wetland with its estuary and mangrove islets makes up a coastal wet-land ecosystem. It is home to about 303 species of plants and 248 species of vertebrate animals. It is considered one of the last expanses of immaculate mangrove forests in Sri Lanka.The boat weaves through the dense mangrove forest and surrounding islets, and you can witness the varying species of Mangrove, about 10 of which are endemic to Sri Lanka. On your way, you will also be treated to a view of a wide variety of flora and fauna, such as monitor lizards and a number of beautiful birds. The Mangrove Forest is a vital part of the ecosystem, nourishing and sustaining the environment.The island citizens of these islets produce peeled cinnamon and cinnamon oil and you are sure to have the opportunity to experience this indigenous production.Visit Kothduwa temple:This is a Buddhist temple that is located on the island, known as the Kothduwa Raja Maha Viharaya. The island is within the Madu Ganga Estuary. Madu Ganga is an archipelago of fifteen different islands and includes a lagoon. It is believed that a Relic of Lord Buddha was once sheltered in the Kothduwa temple circa 340CE. Ariyapala Mask Museum (Ambalangoda)Mask making is a popular tradition in Sri Lanka. Many Sri Lankan mask artisans ply their trade along the Western, South Western and Southern coasts of the island. Of these, the Ambalangoda area on the South Western coast of Sri Lanka is renowned for its talented artisans. Ariyapala and Sons is an important landmark in the town of Ambalangoda that famed for its history and expertise mask carving and culture. And the best place to get your fill of mask lore is the Ambalangoda Mask Workshop and Museum is Sri Lanka. After Done Your Tour Our Chauffeur Will Drop off You in Your Hotel in Negombo.

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-condition vehicle(Car or Van)
  • Lunch

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities