Negombo Day Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Negombo

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“Little Rome” is an exciting city in the western coastal belt. Negombo defines a multicultural society. From the people living to the architectural appearance, Negombo has always homed multi nationalities and religions for people of all types.Aged monuments built during the Dutch Colonial period stands to date. The coast of the city had once been a Fort to the Dutch. The lagoon is fed by a number of small rivers and a canal.The lagoon has extensive mangrove swamps and attracts a wide variety of water birds including cormorants, herons, egrets, gulls, terns and other shorebirds. You'll be able to witness an unique experience throughout the tour. This greenish environment helps to keep your mind calm and quite.The nightlife at the beach side in Negombo is splendid with more happenings than doings. A wide range of seafood cuisines are demanding along the hotels near the beach. From religion to cast, lifestyle to behaviors and edibles to fish equals Negombo.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Pillaiyaar kovil.Pillaiyaar Kovil is a Hindu Kovil situated in the coastal belt of Negombo. The kovil represents nine gods of Hindu religion. The architecture, statues and ancient frescoes are the major attractions in the kovil.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: St. Mary's Church, Negombo, Western ProvinceThe St. Mary’s Church, Negombo is landmark edifice, a Roman Catholic church in the heart of Negombo and one of the largest churches in Sri Lanka. Construction of the church was started in 1874 and completed, after a long gap, in 1922. The art and architecture of this church and a few similar other churches in Sri Lanka demonstrate the cultural amalgamation of the European practice with Sri Lankan art and architecture during the early years of the 20th century.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Negombo Fish Market, Negombo, Western ProvinceThe Negombo Fish Market is an interesting because it takes place right on the beach, fresh from fishing boats. Crowds of fishermen are seen untangling their fishing nets and stretching out miles of fish to dry in the sun on Negombo's shore.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Dutch Clock Tower, Negombo, Western ProvinceThis dutch building complex includes; clock tower, dutch fort and dutch church. The complex was built by the Portuguese to defend Colombo. The original Portuguese fort was a weak structure, which was captured by Dutch forces commanded by Philip Lucasz, in February 1640. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Negombo Lagoon, Negombo, Western ProvinceNegombo Lagoon is a large estuarine lagoon in Negombo, south-west Sri Lanka. The lagoon is fed by a number of small rivers and a canal.It is surrounded by a densely populated region containing rice paddies and coconut plantations. The lagoon has extensive mangrove swamps and attracts a wide variety of water birds including cormorants, herons, egrets, gulls, terns and other shorebirds.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: 360 TOURS LANKAEnd of the tour.Duration: 10 minutes

What’s included

  • Snacks - Snack includes; Fresh fruits, Bottled water and King coconut
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Negombo Lagoon

What’s not included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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