|Type of tour:||Sightseeing|
Price per tour:
1-2 persons - $165 + photosession for free
3-4 persons - $175 + photosession for free
5-6 persons - $195 + photosession for free
8-12 persons - Contact us
This tour to the Southern part of Sri Lanka begins at 7 am from your pickup from the hotel. The first place you will visit is the Turtle Hatchery established in 1986 to protect Marine turtles from extinction. Here you can see and even hold the new born turtles in your hands. The turtles are kept in the large tanks before they are released into the sea. Then you can follow to the the National Museum of Masks Ambalangoda. The tradition of making masks and crafts have been passed down from one generation to another. All masks are hand carved.
But it is not the end of your adventure. You will enjoy a fascinating safari tour on a boat along the river Madu Ganga. You will discover the wild life of mangrove forests and almond bushes: numerous monkeys, monitor lizards and even crocodiles, fruit bats hanging from the trees and variety of birdlife. Madu Ganga river flows directly into the Indian Ocean - an unforgettable adventure that it is worth to experience. Before visiting the main attraction of this tour - Galle Fort, we would stop near the mine, where you can see how the moonstones are actually mined. You can also purchase this unique treasure for yourself or as a gift for your family and friends.
Tour ends with a trip to the Galle Fort, the largest living fort in Asia, built by the Dutch in 1663. The Galle Fort is a rare historical jewel, filled with mysterious secrets, it is the whole city and includes the Buddhist and Hindu temples, residential and administrative buildings, a lighthouse, and even a prison. Galle Fort is the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The tour ends with a transfer to the hotel.
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