Southern Coast Highlights from Talpe
(SKU: LK60620500) This one-day tour offers you the opportunity to tour the best attractions on the Southern coast of tropical Sri Lanka. Visit a Tea Factory to discover the mysteries of tea-making. Marvel at the skill of the stilt fishermen. Tour a city of Galle and visit the famed Galle Fort. This is a tour for all ages.
- Hotel pickup and drop off from Talpe.
- Transport throughout the tour with an air-conditioned vehicle.
- Service of an English-speaking chauffeur guide.
- Water bottle (per-person).
- Entrance tickets.
- Food or Drinks.
- Gratuities (Optional).
- Expenses of Personal Nature.
What to Expect
The first stop on your tour itinerary will be the Handunugoda Tea Factory which you will reach by approximately 0930 hrs. Ceylon Tea has been highly sought after for centuries. However, this tea factory is famous for a different reason. The Handunugoda Tea Factory has reawakened the ancient Chinese tradition of creating Virgin White Tea which is untouched by human hands during the manufacturing process.
At approximately 1100 hrs you will be travelling to Koggala for a meet up with stilt fishermen, who are one of the most iconic figures of Sri Lanka. You will be able to see them fishing and learn how they do it by speaking to one of the fishermen.
You will be able to view the Galle Fort which is a World Heritage Site, the Galle Lighthouse, the National Maritime Museum, the picturesque cobblestoned streets with their Dutch names, and many more colonial remnants. You will be finishing your city tour by approximately 1630 hrs and you will be returning to the hotel after this and completing your excursion by 1700 hrs.