Galle City Day Tour Package | evergreenlk.com

Sri Lanka Galle City Day Tour

In the morning commence the drive to Galle. En-route visit a turtle hatchery in Kosgoda, go on a boat ride in the Maadu River (optional), visit a mask making factory & visit a gem mine. In the afternoon visit Galle and also the ancient Dutch Fort. On your return you could drive back to Negombo on the highway.

  • Kosgoda Sea Turtle Hatchery

    En-route visit

    The waters around Sri Lanka are teeming with sea life. Though the threats to sea life exist here too, we take extensive measures to reduce the threats. Five out of the seven types of sea turtles call nest on our beaches. All of them are on the endangered list.

    The Turtle Care Centre at Kosgoda beach is one of 18 turtle hatcheries along the southern coast of Sri Lanka. It is very popular as all five species of turtles that visit Sri Lanka nest in Kosgoda.Kosgoda Sea Turtle Sanctuary has a large hatchery for rescued and collected eggs. After taking a tour and learning about all of the different species found in the area, you can take part in releasing the turtles into the ocean.

    Sea Turtle Hatchery | evergreenlk.com
    Sea Turtle Hatchery Kosgoda | evergreenlk.com
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  • Maadu River Boat Safari

    Sri Lanka Boat Safari

    Madu River is located in the south of Sri Lanka near Galle.The River area surrounding the river are all swampy marshlands covered in mangrove forests. The plantlife in turn have supported a large number of wildlife that depends on them.

    The Madu River safari is popular activity that has to be on the ‘to do’ list of any respectable Sri Lankan holiday goer. It is a wonderful way to take a closer look at this complex wetland ecosystem; a world heritage site protected by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands being one of the last wetlands in Sri Lanka to contain a pristine mangrove forest.

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  • Mask Making Factory

    Sri Lanka Boat Safari

    Masks have been used in Sri Lanka for generations, originating from rituals in village settings that followed ancient beliefs, and also used for curing illness. It is believed that masks have healing and protective powers.

    The different types of masks used in Sri Lanka are Kolam mask, Sanni mask and Raksha mask. Wooden masks, carved out of “Kaduru” wood are pigmented with different hues and resins. Then the masks are infused with a liquid application for longevity.

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    Mask Museum Sri Lanka | evergreenlk.com
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  • Gemstone Mine

    Sri Lanka Gems

    Sri Lanka is one of the biggest gem producers in the world and is famous for its blue sapphires. Gems are extracted and shaped on site, then exported to the greatest jewelers in the world. From the mines to the jewelers, professionals will share their passion and knowledge with you.

    Sri Lanka Gemstone Mine | evergreenlk.com
    Gemstone Mine Sri Lanka | evergreenlk.com
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  • Galle Ancient City

    Galle City

    The earliest records of Galle trace back to its mention in Ptolemy’s World Map in the 2nd century AD. Galle is the place where the Portugese made their initial landing in 1505, when made their first foray into the unknown (to them) lands of Sri Lanka. It is a historic location that has seen many communities and ethnicities and, despite the changes made throughout the centuries, managed to hold its sense of glory and history.

    Galle Fort Sri Lanka | evergreenlk.com
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Price Included

  • Transport in a Private luxury CAR/VAN
  • Airport pick up
  • Snack & water bottle for Refreshment
  • High way fees(Arrival and Departure)
  • Guiding
  • Parking fees

Price Excludes

  • Entrance Fee to Places
  • Accommodation and Meals

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