Coastal Ride to Galle from Negombo (Private Day Tour)

(SKU: LK60050600)
Coastal Ride to Galle from Negombo (Private Day Tour)

Visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. Learn more about the five endangered sea turtle species that come to the shores of Sri Lanka to nest. Learn how the Kosgoda Turtle Care Program helps protect the nests until they hatch and increases the chances of survival for the babies. Get a chance to see, touch and feed baby turtles; or even injured adult turtles that the Turtle Hatchery cares for.

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Highlights

  • Visit the Kosgoda Sea Turtle Hatchery.
  • Go on a lovely boat ride in Madu River.
  • A visit to one of the best preserved colonial forts in Asia.

Includes

  • Transport throughout the tour in an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of an English-speaking chauffeur.
  • Madu River Boat Safari.
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off from/to Colombo.
  • 1 Liter of bottled mineral water per person.
  • All taxes & service charges.

Excludes

  • Entrance Tickets (Lunuganga Geoffrey Bawa’s Country Estate, Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery).
  • Fish spa therapy.
  • Food or Drinks.
  • Gratuities (Optional).
  • Expenses of Personal Nature.

What to Expect

Leave your hotel at 7.00 am. You can have your breakfast (at own cost) on your way or pack a breakfast from your hotel and then head to the South West coast of the country.

First you will visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery.

Visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. Learn more about the five endangered sea turtle species that come to the shores of Sri Lanka to nest. Learn how the Kosgoda Turtle Care Program helps protect the nests until they hatch and increases the chances of survival for the babies. Get a chance to see, touch and feed baby turtles; or even injured adult turtles that the Turtle Hatchery cares for.

Thereafter, proceed to Balapitiya and go on a lovely Boat Safari in Madu River.

Go on a wonderful boat ride down the Madu River with its flourishing ecosystem. Pass through the secretive passages created by the mangroves. See the basking crocodiles and water monitors. Visit one of the small islands with its cinnamon harvesting natives. Enjoy the restorative qualities of the famous fish massage.

Thereafter proceed to Galle to and visit Old Colonial City.

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.

On completion of the tour return back to your hotel in Negombo.

Additional Note

  • Comfortable Walking Shoes Recommended for this tour
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