Spend two unforgettable days in Sri Lanka Safari Tour to Galle & Yala from Colombo where you can explore a beautiful city and a wildlife national park.
Spend 2 unforgettable days on this Sri Lanka Safari Tour to Galle & Yala from Colombo where you can explore a beautiful city and a wildlife national parks. See leopards, elephants, crocodiles as well as many other wildlife at Yala National Park
Galle is filled with rare art and the streets are filled with people who are ambitious and hardworking, showcasing their efforts in one the best displays that please the eye immensely. Bentota beach in Galle is also famed for its availability of water sports, ranging from windsurfing to jet-skiing, and even waterboarding from the waters of the Bentara River.
The classic architecture fuses with the tropical setting that’s the envy of many man-made resorts and architects. Galle is said to be a heavenly piece of art, tropical heaven, and rich in history. (price varies by group size)
Itinerary for Sri Lanka Safari Tour to Galle & Yala from Colombo
Day 01: Colombo-Galle sightseeing-Yala
Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project
Meet some of the temporary residents at Sea Turtle Protection Association, an important conservation project located in a scenic coastal spot. Learn about the challenges facing the various species of sea turtle on the island, and the efforts of conservation projects such as this to replenish populations and raise awareness.
Madu River is a wetland, near the Smalltown "Balapitiya" along the Colombo Galle highway. This is the point where the Estuary of the Madu River. The river flows through a terrain where it creates a large number of islands, and the ecosystem creates a beautiful wetland. The hotels around provide boat rids through the canals created at a good cost. And there are loads of places to stay, dine and wine.
Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
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.
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.
Dutch Reformed Church
Originally built in 1640, the present building dates from 1752. Its floor is paved with gravestones from Dutch cemeteries, while other impressive features include the organ and an imposing pulpit made from calamander wood and topped by a grand hexagonal canopy.
Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct
Located in Galle, Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct as the name would suggest is a shopping mall located in a beautifully restored colonial building originally built during the Dutch occupation. It has a constantly growing selection of places to eat, drink or shop. There are fabulous bay views from its upper balcony.
Stilt Fishermen 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 crossbar called a ‘petta’ tied to a vertical pole and driven into the sand a few meters offshore. From this high position, the fishermen cast their line and wait until a fish comes along to be caught. Although the approach looks primitive and ancient,
Yala national park- Colombo
Yala National Park is a huge area of forest, grassland, and lagoons bordering the Indian Ocean, in southeast Sri Lanka. It’s home to wildlife such as leopards, elephants, and crocodiles, as well as hundreds of bird species. Inland, Sithulpawwa is an ancient Buddhist monastery. Nearby caves contain centuries-old rock paintings