Galle Day Tour with Stilt Fishing Experience from Colombo

Visit Galle which is the capital city of the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. The town has a World Heritage Site to its name and that is predominantly responsible for its popularity with tourists. This is the 300-year-old Dutch Fort, but there are other historical buildings to view as well. Stilt Fishermen Sri Lanka, Koggala, Galle District, Southern ProvinceStilt fishing is a method of fishing unique to the island country of Sri Lanka, known as “the Pearl of the Indian Ocean”. The fishermen sit on a cross bar called a ‘petta’ tied to a vertical pole and driven into the sand a few meters offshore. From this high position, the fishermen cast his line and wait until a fish comes along to be caught. Although the approach looks primitive and ancient.

per adult from

$89

NZD

Duration

8 to 10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Transport by air-conditioned (Bus/ Van/ Car)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • English Speaking Driver Cum Guide
    • Stilt Fishing
    • Complimentary WiFi Excess During the Travel (Subjected To Availability)
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Stilt Fishermen Sri Lanka
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance fees (If Any Requires)
    • Entry/Admission - Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications, Galle 80000 Sri Lanka

    Old Town of Galle, Sri Lanka. ... Galle was built as a fortified coastal city with large walls along the seashore. It was designed with a European way of thinking – that attacks from colonial competitors could come from the sea as well as the land.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Galle Fort, Church Street, Galle 80000 Sri Lanka

    The history of Galle extends thousands of years to biblical times. In more recent times it was a prize to be possessed for western traders in search of wealth and glory. Its beautifully preserved colonial Dutch fort with its quaint city with cobblestone streets within is a place time forgot. Close by are magnificent beaches, rainforests and other attractions. It is definitely a fascinating place to visit.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Galle Lighthouse is an onshore Lighthouse in Galle, Sri Lanka and is operated and maintained by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Dutch Reformed Church, Church Street, Galle 80000 Sri Lanka

    The Groote Kerk or Dutch Reformed Church is located within the Galle fort in Galle, Sri Lanka and is situated near the entrance to the fort. The church was built by the Dutch in 1755 and is one of the oldest Protestant churches still in use in the country

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    Welcome to Sea Turtle Hatchery - Mahamodara. We rescue turtles who are in danger of loosing their lives to the fishing industry whether they are caught in nets or hunted for meat. We currently have 40 turtles, including 4 types of turtle. All are welcome to come and visit to see and learn about Tara turtles here in Sri Lanka.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Stilt Fishermen Sri Lanka, Koggala Sri Lanka

    Stilt fishing is a method of fishing unique to the island country of Sri Lanka, known as “the Pearl of the Indian Ocean”. The fishermen sit on a cross bar called a ‘petta’ tied to a vertical pole and driven into the sand a few meters offshore. From this high position, the fishermen casts his line, and waits until a fish comes along to be caught. Although the approach looks primitive and ancient,

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Galle, Galle, Galle District, Southern Province

    A Unesco World Heritage Site, this noteworthy city is a joy to investigate by walking, a perpetually outlandish old exchanging port favored by forcing Dutch-frontier structures, antiquated mosques, and houses of worship, terrific chateaus and exhibition halls.


    Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We are Arranging Pickups from All the Hotels In Colombo.( As Per Customer PickupPoints During confirmation)
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour.
    • All visitors to Buddhist and Hindu temples are expected to remove footwear and hats. Also shoulders and knees should be covered
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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
  • 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

15

Organised by Apple vacations pvt Ltd

Activity ID: V-68395P78

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