Ahangama and Mirissa from Bentota (2 Days)

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Ahangama and Mirissa from Bentota (2 Days)

Take your time exploring and enjoy personalized guide attention on this private tour of Sri Lanka's southern coast. Go whale-watching in Mirissa Bay, take a city tour in Galle, and visit a low-country tea estate in Hadungoda. All round-trip transportation is provided, so you can focus on the scenery and your guide's commentary as you travel.

Highlight

  • A private tour means personalized attention and a flexible timetable.
  • Whale-watching Tour in Mirissa and city tour of Galle.
  • All private transportation provided.

Includes

  • Transport in a Private Vehicle, Fuel, Parking & Highway tolls.
  • Service of English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide throughout the tour.
  • All prevailing taxes and service charges.
  • 2 x 500ml Water Bottles per Person per Day.

Excludes

  • Hotel Accommodation and Meals.
  • Chauffeur Guide's Accommodation.
  • Entrance fees to the respective sites.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Visa and Related Expenses.

What to Expect

Day 1

Bentota > Ahangama > Galle

3 Stops

Handunugoda Tea Estate

Visit Handunugoda Tea Factory which is also known as the Virgin White Tea Factory. Learn the history of the tea that this factory produces. Get to know how the famous Virgin White Tea is plucked and processed completely untouched by human hands. Engage in a tasting session with a delicious cup of tea and scrumptious chocolate cake. Get a chance to purchase some tea leaves as a souvenir.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Admission Ticket Free

Stilt Fishermen Sri Lanka

Watch the captivating sight of fishermen perched on stilts in the waters along the coast of Koggala. Hear the stories of how stilt fishing came to Sri Lanka, from the mouths of the fishermen who have practiced the craft for generations. Learn how the stilt fishing is done in detail and marvel at the level of skill that goes into it. Get some amazing photographs of the fishermen silhouetted against the shoreline at sunset.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Admission Ticket Not Included

Galle Fort

Discover the city of Galle, where the Portuguese and Dutch made their headquarters, and its secrets. Visit the Galle Fort which is one of the best preserved fortifications in Asia. View the Maritime Museum, Galle National Museum and the lighthouse. Walk through the cobblestoned streets with their Dutch names as you learn more about their histories.

  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Admission Ticket Free

Day 2

Galle > Mirissa > Bentota

1 Stops

Whale Watching Mirissa

This tour gives you an opportunity to see the biggest mammals on earth, the whales, in their natural habitat. Get a chance to see blue whales, sperm whales and fin whales as they swim in the waters to the south of Sri Lanka. Gain more knowledge about the whales as a species from a qualified naturalist and learn to identify them. This tour gives you a responsible whale watching experience with a minimal imprint on nature.

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Admission Ticket Not Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Comfortable clothes and hats recommended.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.