Galle – Strolling Through the Coastal City

Whether you’re a foodie, history buff, or a culture lover, there’s a Galle private tour that’s perfect for you! Sri Lankans are said to be very rich in their culture and heritage and Galls reflects that culture. There are a couple of lovely places which one can visit in their journey to Galle. Due to its rich history, over the years some great monuments have been built in Galle. Most of the historic monuments present in Galle were built in the 17th century and they say a lot about the culture of the people residing there. The beaches of Galle are the perfect place to visit if one is looking to just relax and enjoy them. The white sand and the turquoise water are beautiful to watch. Galle is the ideal place to visit if one wants to explore nature and appreciate its beauty.
• Enjoy personalized attention on a private tour
• Hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off
• Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned vehicle with a travel guide driver

per adult from

$110

NZD

Duration

12 to 14 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Restroom on board
    • WiFi on board
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance Fee
    • Entry/Admission - Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project
    • Entry/Admission - Community Tsunami Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Galle Fort Lighthouse
    • Entry/Admission - Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project, 13A Galle Road, Kosgoda 80570 Sri Lanka

    Turtle hatcheries are good for the environment, save lives, and incredibly fun. There are a few lovely ones down the coast, especially in and around the Kosgoda area. The experience for tourists (regardless of nationality) is just brilliant. If you swing by during the day you’ll get to see all the adorable little hatchlings or the older and wiser turtles doing their thing in the tanks. But the real fun is being part of the release! It goes down almost every day around sunset.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Community Tsunami Museum, Galle Rd, Hikkaduwa 80240 Sri Lanka

    Community Tsunami Museum is aimed educating communities on Tsunami and preserve the memories of 2004 Tsunami. This museum is the continuation of the efforts of Third Wave Volunteers lead by Dr. Alison Thompson (author of The Third Wave - A volunteer Story and the director of Film Third Wave). This museum will take you a touching journey through science and history of 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. This small museum contains pictures of the disaster, the aftermath and the beginnings of the recovery work. There is a very full account of the causes of tsunamis and much geographical information . There is also some amazing artwork done by children as part of art therapy treatment and education.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Galle Fort Lighthouse, Rampart Street Galle Fort, Galle 80000 Sri Lanka

    Also renowned as Pointe de Galle Light, Galle Lighthouse is a prominent tourist attraction of Galle. Situated on the shores of Galle, the lighthouse makes a postcard-perfect scenario against the emerald waves hitting the fine beige sands of Galle. The present day lighthouse stands with a height of 26.5 meters and was rebuilt in 1939. The lighthouse is an exemplary work by the renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa. It has been listed in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Galle Fort Lighthouse is a perfect spot for picnics and spending a relaxing holiday. Witness the gorgeous sunset from here. The reflection of the orange-red sky is clearly visible in the sea water

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Hospital St Old Hospital Bldg, Galle 80000 Sri Lanka

    A centuries-old space that once housed the sick and tired of the Dutch East India Company, the barracks of British troops, and the office of the government agent is now a plush shopping offering leading local and global brands, entertainment and victuals to the travelers who flock to the Galle Dutch Fort to celebrate its history as a potpourri of cultures.Standing in its pristine white glory the Galle Dutch Hospital offers a good combination of shops, restaurants and bars to fill a full day at Galle with shopping and pampering.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna Sri Lanka

    Are you planning on visiting a place, which is surrounded by turquoise colored beaches and golden sand? Then, the famous beaches in Unawatuna, Sri Lanka, is just where you need to be. Unawatuna is a small suburban town located in the southern region of Sri Lanka, which falls under Galle district. How does golden sand, turquoise water, coral reefs, and palm-lined beaches sound? Well, these are just a few of the everyday sights, the beaches in Unawatuna are known for. Unawatuna is famous for its 5-star properties, which have views of the beautiful ocean, which will have you smiling ear to ear.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pickup all travelers from Negombo and Colombo areaAirports
    • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Classic Travels

Activity ID: V-230295P74

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