Southern Coastal Tour in Sri Lanka - 2 Days

Southern province of the country is an amazing destination where it ranges from massive forests to sandy beaches.Therefore, this part of the country had been a favorite among many visitors throughout the year as it is a perfect chance to experience many aspects of this small tropical land. The city of Galle, nestled in the southern coast of Sri Lanka, is a charming and delightful place to visit. Galle has an abundance of culture, history, natural beauty and of course some of the best beaches on the island. Trek in the Kannneliya Rainforest and explore many beautiful highlights in Unawatuna.
• Hassle free two way hotel transfers
• Head to the historic Galle Fort for a charming heritage experience
• Hear commentary from an expert guide

per adult from

$264

NZD

Duration

2 days

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Bottled water
    • 1 night accommodation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • All entrance fees
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Entry/Admission - Kanneliya Rain Forest Reserve
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Galle - Unawatuna

      Stop At: Galle Fort, Church Street, Galle 80000 Sri Lanka
      The 17 th Century structural masterpiece of a bygone era is considered to be one of the finest preserved pieces of architecture of the Old-World in the whole of Asia. Within its fortifications lie some fascinating buildings that tell an intriguing tale of the colonial days. The Bastions are one of the more important features of the entire Galle Fort, as they were the first line of defense in the face of an invasion. Totaling up to 14 bastions protecting all corners of the fortress, each one had a specific purpose, to ensure discipline and order was maintained among the garrison. Today, the fort is an eclectic mix of history, culture, food and recreation all rolled into one. The Dutch laid out the fort city in a grid, paving the streets with cobblestones, mimicking the hamlets of Europe. Wander around these streets and stumble upon charming boutique hotels, antique jewellery stores, clothing shops, cafés, ice cream parlous and much more.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Rumasala Kanda, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
      Adventure and myth await those who venture towards the Rumassala Hill located in Unawatuna. The hill is located just over 5km away from the Galle Fort, and is one of the best places in the vicinity to embark on a hike. Believed to be a chunk of the Himalaya mountains, dropped by the flying monkey-god Hanuman, this hill has a very unique ecosystem which is unlike any other in the region. Another theory is that the hill is actually a meteorite that crashed in Unawatuna. Rumassala is a lush environment, and is home to many endemic species of flora and fauna which can be viewed during your hike. The hill also provides beautiful views of the Indian Ocean, as well as the historic Galle Fort.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Jungle Beach, Unawatuna 80600 Sri Lanka
      Jungle Beach is a secluded and beautiful stretch of beach which requires a bit of effort to get to. You will have to hike for about 20 minutes to reach the beach, but what awaits you at the end of the journey is truly special. Veiled by thick jungle on all sides, the golden sands and crystal waters of Jungle beach are becoming increasingly popular amongst tourists. The waters here are ideal for snorkelling as you will be able to see many interesting fish, plants and even sea turtles.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Japanese Peace Pagoda, Rumassala, Unawatuna 80600 Sri Lanka
      The Japanese Peace Pagoda located in Galle is one of the most tranquil attractions of the city and it exudes a sense of calm. There are four peace pagodas in Sri Lanka, and this is one of them. There are 80 such Peace Pagodas in the world and they have all been built by the Japanese Nipponzan Myohoji Nikaya.It is said to have been built with the assistance of the Japanese and at present you can find a large statue of Hanuman at the entrance. To this day people come here to worship Hanuman (who is a Hindi God).
      Duration: 1 hour

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Overnight stay in a 3 star hotel in Unawatuna

      Day 2: Unawatuna - Kanneliya Rain Forest - Negombo/Colombo

      Stop At: Kanneliya Rain Forest Reserve, Koralegama Sri Lanka
      Kanneliya is a rainforest reserve in the southern province of Sri Lanka, located about 35km northwest of the city of Galle. The forest is home to many endemic plant and animal species of lowland Sri Lanka. Kanneliya is home to over 300 woody plants and over 200 known species of fauna including mammals, fish, birds and reptiles. The forest contains many picturesque streams and waterfalls, of which the most popular are the Anagimale Falls and Narangas Ella. Another attraction of the forest is a giant twisted creeper, which is almost the height of a man. Visit the Forest Department Center within the jungle to gain access to visit the forest reserve.
      Duration: 4 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We pick up from all places in Negombo and Colombo Airports
      • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
      Departure Time :
      7:00 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 Wander-Lush Travels

    Activity ID: V-211823P249

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