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Galle and Bentota Day-Tour From Colombo

1. Galle and Bentota Day-Tour From Colombo

After being picked up at your hotel, hop onboard your Madu Ganga Magrove boat safari and explore the Madu River. See the mangrove forests and marshlands that surround the river. Stop at a cinnamon garden, and try some of the area’s famous cinnamon. The Madu Ganga River region is home to some of the best quality cinnamon in the world as well as a flourishing cinnamon industry. Afterward, marvel at the fishermen who stoically sit atop large branches planted in the middle of the water waiting for their catch. Continue to a local Turtle Hatchery, where your guide will introduce you to the many local varieties of turtles. End your tour with a visit to the Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This fort illustrates the unique interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions from the 16th to the 19th centuries. After discovering the fort, you will be returned to your hotel in Colombo.

Yala: National Park Safari Private All-Inclusive Day Trip

2. Yala: National Park Safari Private All-Inclusive Day Trip

Yala Safari Day Trip is organised by Bentota Travel Mart. Free pick up & drop off are available from following areas. Wadduwa, Kalutara, Waskaduwa Beruwala, Bentota, Kosgoda, Ahungalla Hikkaduwa, Galle, Unawatuna, Talpe Ahangama, Koggala, Habaraduwa Weligama, Mirissa, Matara Dikwella, Tangalle, Ranna Hambantota, Weerawila Attractions & Activities • Yala National Park Jeep Safari (4 Hours) Inclusions • Safari Jeep • National Park Entry fees • Lunch • Free Pick-up & Drop-off • Private Transportation with English Speaking Driver-Guide Key Points Tour Starts from the pick-up point at 4.00am-6.00am ( Morning Safari) & 10.00am-12.00pm (Evening Safari) This is an All Inclusive package & No hidden costs.

Uva Province: All-Inclusive Udawalawe National Park Safari

3. Uva Province: All-Inclusive Udawalawe National Park Safari

Udawalawe Safari Day Trip is organised by Bentota Travel Mart. This also includes the Milk Feeding Session Visit at Elephant Transit Home. Free pick up & drop off are available from following areas. Wadduwa, Kalutara, Waskaduwa Beruwala, Bentota, Kosgoda, Ahungalla Hikkaduwa, Galle, Unawatuna, Talpe Ahangama, Koggala, Habaraduwa Weligama, Mirissa, Matara Dikwella, Tangalle, Ranna Hambantota, Weerawila Attractions & Activities • Udawalawe National Park Jeep Safari (3 Hours) • Visit Elephant Transit Home Milk Feeding Session Inclusions • Safari Jeep • National Park Entry fees • Elephant Transit Home Entry Fees • Lunch • Free Pick-up & Drop-off • Private Transportation with English Speaking Driver-Guide Key Points Tour Starts from the pick-up point at 4.00am, 7.30am & 11.00am This is an All Inclusive package & No hidden costs.

Bentota/Kalutara/Hikkaduwa: Day Trip to Ella Highlands

4. Bentota/Kalutara/Hikkaduwa: Day Trip to Ella Highlands

Start Ella tour at 6am, Ella is pure natural beauty, with its waterfalls, greenery, and hills it is just jaw-dropping. Ella is the perfect place to go to if one wants to refresh the brain. It has many famous places and has been under the attention of tourist for a decent amount of time now. On the way to Ella our first visit is Buduruwagala rock temple. Buduruwagala is an ancient Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka. The complex consists of seven statues and belongs to the Mahayana school of thought. Next stop is Ravana waterfall, a popular sightseeing attraction in Sri Lanka. It currently ranks as one of the widest falls in the country. After that we will reach Ella City, a small town in the Badulla District of Uva Province, it is situated at an elevation of 1,041 meters above sea level. Then next we will go to Nine Arch Bridge. It is one of the best examples of colonial-era railway construction in the country. Then time to climb little Adams peak, Little Adam’s Peak attracts many travelers who come to Sri Lanka. While climbing the Adams peak take lunch at 98 Acres Resort & Spa. It is an elegant, chic hotel that stands on a scenic 98-acre tea estate, surrounded by a stunning landscape. After having lunch you can experience Flying Ravana Mega Zip Line South Asia's longest and Sri Lanka’s first-ever mega dual zip-line, located amidst the luscious green estates of Ella, Sri Lanka. Finally, visit Halpewaththa Tea factory. Drink a cup while enjoying the magnificent natural beauty of the area. It is the final destination of our tour. Finally, back to the hotel.

From Colombo/Negombo : Bentota & Galle Day Trip

5. From Colombo/Negombo : Bentota & Galle Day Trip

We will pick up from Colombo or Negombo and drive down south to explore the historic Galle Fort, a UNESCO world heritage site. Wonder through the charming cobblestone streets, visit boutique shops, and admire the colonial architecture. Walk along the ramparts. Take a leisurely stroll along the old ramparts of Galle Fort for panoramic views of the ocean, surrounding landscapes, and the city itself. Next, we will visit the turtle hatchery. Sri Lanka is home to several sea turtle hatcheries and conservation projects dedicated to protecting these endangered creatures. These hatcheries play a crucial role in ensuring the survival of sea turtles by protecting their nests, incubating their eggs, and releasing the hatchlings into the ocean under controlled conditions to improve their chances of survival. After that, drive to Bentota and enjoy your lunch. 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. Observe the water birds in their natural habitats. En route to Bentota, we will visit the Moon Stone Mine and Mark Museum. Take a trip to the nearby moonstone mines in Meetiyagoda to learn about the traditional methods of mining and cutting these beautiful gemstones. After this unforgettable journey, you'll be safely returned to your Colombo hotel. Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in nature, culture, and history!

From Colombo: Handungoda, Galle, Ahangama, & Kosgoda Tour

6. From Colombo: Handungoda, Galle, Ahangama, & Kosgoda Tour

Spend a day exploring Handungoda, Ahangama, Galle, and Kosgoda in Sri Lanka on this guided tour. Visit a local tea factory in Handungoda, meet stilt fishermen in Ahangama, tour the coastal city of Galle, and interact with sea turtles at the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. Start by getting picked up from your hotel in Colombo by your chauffeur. Ensure that you bring a packed breakfast with you if you did not have a meal at the hotel. First, stop at Handunugoda Tea Factory, a factory known to create some of the most luxurious teas in the world. While Sri Lanka has many sought-after teas, this tea factory is famous for a different reason. The factory has reawakened the ancient Chinese tradition of creating virgin white tea that is untouched by human hands during the manufacturing process. During your tour of the factory, see how this mysterious process takes place. Next, travel to Ahangama to meet with stilt fishermen, one of the most iconic figures of Sri Lanka. Watch them fish and learn about the process from the fishermen themselves. Later, get free time for an optional lunch break at a place of your choice. After, head to the coastal city of Galle. After withstanding three foreign invasions, Galle grew from a bustling port to a fortified yet scenic city with many monuments that have withstood the ravages of time. Marvel at Galle Fort, a World Heritage Site. See the Galle Lighthouse, National Maritime Museum, the picturesque cobblestoned streets, and many more colonial remnants. At the end of your city tour in Galle, head to the final stop on the itinerary: the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. Learn about the five types of sea turtles that visit Sri Lanka for nesting and how the nests are protected. Interact with baby turtles and see some of the fully grown turtles that are getting treated for injuries here. After spending time with your new turtle friends, get a return transfer back to your hotel in Colombo.

Sri Lanka: 7-Day Off-The-Beaten Path Tour

7. Sri Lanka: 7-Day Off-The-Beaten Path Tour

This 7-day Sri Lanka tour gives you a complete picture of Sri Lanka from historical temples, palaces, and other monuments in the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka to breathtaking scenery with waterfalls, mountains, and tea gardens in the hill country. The 7 days trip also gives you access to Yala national park, where you spot elusive leopards, bears, elephants, crocodiles, monkeys, buffaloes, and many other creatures. The tour wind-up with an overnight stay on the west coast beach resort giving you time to relax. Day 1 Meet your driver and proceed to your hotel in Dambulla. You will visit a 1st century BC ancient temple today, Dambulla golden temple, and witness more than a hundred ancient Buddha statues and paintings. Later Check-in at the hotel and leisure. Overnight stay in Dambulla. Day 2 After a leisurely breakfast, climb the Sigiriya rock fortress and see the site of the palace of King Kassapa, who lived in the palace in the 5th century AD. Today you can see his swimming pool, granite throne, and other ancient constructions. Later proceed to the historical city of Polonnaruwa and take the city tour. 3 hours city tour gives you an opportunity to witness temples, Buddha statues, gardens, the king's place, and many other important monuments. Overnight stay in Dambulla. Day 3 After a leisurely breakfast, proceed to the hotel in Kandy. En route, visit a spice garden. In the afternoon Kandy city and a walking tour, visit the temple of the tooth relic, Peradeniya botanical garden, and witness the Kandyan cultural show. Overnight stay in Kandy. Day 4 After an early morning breakfast, head to Kandy railway station and board the train to Nuwara Eliya. The hill country train journey lasts about 4 hours and is one of the most scenic train trips in the world. Immerse yourself in the captivating mountain scenery along the way. Later visit tea plantations and tea factory and the Nuwara Eliya city tour follows. Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya. Day 5 After breakfast, head to the South coast wildlife park, Yala national park, en-route stop at Ravana Waterfalls and Sita Amman temple. In the afternoon Yala national park safari. Yala national park is the most popular wildlife park in Sri Lanka for wildlife tours and visitors can witness a large number of wild animals during the safari such as leopards, elephants, crocodiles, sloth bears, wild buffaloes, etc. Overnight stay in Yala. Day 6 After a leisurely breakfast, leave for the hotel in Bentota. en-route walking tour of it Galle Fort, and a boat safari of the mangrove lagoon in Bentota ( Madu River estuary). Overnight stay in Kalutara/Bentota. Day 7 After a leisurely breakfast leave for Colombo. Your driver will drop you off at your hotel or the airport after your Colombo sightseeing tour. Your Colombo sightseeing tour includes Gangarama temple, Simamalaka, Viharamahadevi Park, Cinnamon Garden, Independence memorial hall, Galle face green, and town hall.

Bentota: Yala National Park Safari Jeep Tour in a 4x4

8. Bentota: Yala National Park Safari Jeep Tour in a 4x4

Head off on a wildlife and nature adventure on a Jeep safari tour in Yala National Park. Keep an eye out for indigenous animals, including sloth bears, jackals, and more. Learn about Sri Lanka's most-visited park from your local guide. After your hotel pickup in Bentota, sit back and relax in your car as you make your way to Yala National Park. The park is Sri Lanka's second-largest wildlife park and an important nature reserve for around 50 butterfly species and many bird species. Upon arrival, embark on your safari drive by Jeep, keeping an eye out for local leopards and elephants in their natural habitat. Spot other indigenous animals, such as sloth bears, jackals, mongoose, axis deer, buffalos, wild boars, sambar deer, and hares. After the safari, journey back to Bentota to be dropped off back at your accommodation

Galle Fort & Bentota Beach Day Tour From Colombo & Negombo

9. Galle Fort & Bentota Beach Day Tour From Colombo & Negombo

Clients will be pick up from Colombo transfer to Bentota ,client will be able do water sports at Bentata river ( Ex. Jet-sky, Banana boat ) at your own expense, This is the river that dividing Western Province & Southern Provence.  Next heading to Turtle Hatchery and touch baby Turtle , release then to the sea.       After Turtles transfer to enjoy Madu Ganga river boat safari , In this boat safari you will explore some extinct animal and fish , Aquatic plants & nice mangroves .  Also you will be able to have fish foot massage in the middle of the river ( payment direct by client )      Then visit Mithiyagoda  Moonstone Mine , you can experience the real miming process of Moonstone & aslo yon purchase real Moonstone half price in any wear else because it is a real factory . In the world there are few place have Moonstone. Mithiyagoda is one an only place in Sri Lanka.       Then departure to lunch at Hikkaduwa on the  Beach Restaurant can enjoy sea food as you wish at your own expense. If clients want can do Snorkeling or Scuba diving to enjoy sea Corals and fish.      Ater departure to Galle Dutch fort and explore all places at UNESCO heritage site of Galle Dutch Fort . Also you will be able to get stunning views at Galle Dutch fort. Aslo the sun set . After that return back to Colombo. Clients will be drop at same pick-up location.

Yala Safari All-Inclusive Package with Convenient Pick Up

10. Yala Safari All-Inclusive Package with Convenient Pick Up

Explore the wonders of Yala National Park with a day trip. We offer free pick-up and drop-off services from various areas, making your journey convenient and hassle-free. These areas include: Colombo, Wadduwa, Kalutara, Waskaduwa Beruwala, Bentota, Kosgoda, Ahungalla Hikkaduwa, Galle, Unawatuna, Talpe Ahangama, Koggala, Habaraduwa Weligama, Mirissa, Matara Dickwella, Tangalla, Ranna Hambantota, Weerawila Ella, Bandarawela, Haputale. Your day will be filled with exciting attractions and activities, primarily a 3-4 hours Yala National Park Jeep Safari. This adventure includes: A comfortable safari jeep National Park entry fees Complimentary pick-up and drop-off services Transportation with a knowledgeable English-speaking driver-guide You have two options for your safari adventure, with tours starting either in the morning or in the evening. Rest assured, this package is all-inclusive, with no hidden costs. Get ready for an unforgettable Yala safari experience!

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4.8 / 5

based on 5 reviews

it was a magical unforgettable day! such stunning views, gorgeous beaches, the smallest little turtles, you could pick them up and stroke them, it was a complete delight, we had lunch in a restaurant where a lot of tasty seafood, visited the museum of masks, learned what a cinnamon tree looks like, how it is extracted, visited a garden of various spices and plants, I decided to have a back massage, this it was just fabulous) we had a wonderful river walk, so much fresh air, and everything was so green, lots of birds! And now about our guide - Chathu, he is such a cozy, kind and cheerful person, all day I had the feeling that I was just visiting a friend, thanks to him huge! told a lot of interesting information, he offered to take photographs and chose the most beautiful locations, he is a true professional, this is exactly what a guide should be, in my opinion, he will always help, he creates around him the feeling that you are at home, and not just in another country) Thank you 💖

Very well organized and the driver on the safari (Nirmal) was great. Thank you for the beautiful day. Thanks also to Dinesh who took us to the national park and back. Keep it up :)

It was amazing! They certainly delivered above all expectations! Value for money on a higher level! My best recommendations. Learned a lot about spices, the country and much more.

Really good end to my visit to Sri Lanka. Imesh was very good and very kind and helpful with his explanations. The Turtle Hatcheries was the highlight for me. Good trip

We were really satisfied with the trip. The driver was kind and polite. Trip was as we imagined, next time we do the same.