Whale Watching Tour With Galle - 1 Day

Day 1
Day 1 : : COLOMBO / MIRISSA / GALLE / COLOMBO

Early morning leave for a whale watching tour off the beaches of Mirissa, later proceed to Colombo, En-route visit,

WHALE WATCHING

Mirissa of southern Sri Lanka has become the hub of whale watching in southern Asia due to the large concentration Blue whales and sperm whales. The whale watching spotting is very frequent in the area and most importantly Mirissa is popular for blue whales.

CITY OF GALLE

Galle is the capital of southern Sri Lanka is an economic hub in the region. The history of Galle is dating back to many thousand years and it has some remnants of that are mentioned in Ramayana (Ramayana is a story supposed to take place about 8000 years ago). Later Galle was an important seaport for merchants travelling from east to west and vice-a-versa. In the 15’s Galle maritime capital and natural port were under the captivity or Portuguese. later it was controlled by Dutch and English. Today the city is under the local administration after 450 years of colonial occupation. Galle Fort is a UNESCO world heritage site due to its cultural and historical importance.

Next visit Turtle Hatchery.

TURTLE CONSERVATION CENTER

There are many sea turtle hatcheries along the western and southern sea border of Sri Lanka. Most of them are engaged in protecting endangered sea turtles. The sea turtle hatcheries

Collect the eggs that are been sold by the fisherman and they are hatched. These hatchlings are released to the sea later.

Sea turtles coming to the shores of West and southern Sri Lanka in order to lay eggs. The animal comes to the shore and dig a hole on the beach and lay eggs later she buries the eggs. These eggs are incubated due to the heat generated through the sunlight. But these eggs are eaten by the human. Some people find the turtle nests and remove eggs for consumption while some others are selling them.

MADU GANGA BOAT RIDE

A cruise on a modern motorboat is the best way to exploring the natural wealth of Madu Ganga, the islands in the wetland are largely inaccessible by road. The inhabitants are also using the boats and more often paddle boats as the means of transport. Seerendipity tours offer particularly appealing boat trips around Madu Ganga. This Ramsar Wetland is one of the most visited natural attractions of Sri Lanka’s west coast, with riverscapes to quiet thick grown islands and mangrove forests with sites of immense natural interest. There is plenty of opportunities to spot fascinating wildlife based on the aquatic environment, throughout the tour.

End of the tour

The keywords for your Photo

#Galle fortress #Sri Lanka south beach #Bentota beach #Hikkaduwa #Madu river safari #seaturtle #unawatuna #masks museum

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Inclusions

  • Entire ground transportation as per the tour itinerary
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • modern fully Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All government taxes
  • Entrance fees for below sites and activities
  • Whale watchig tour in Mirissa
  • Madu river safari with cinnamon island
  • Sea turtle farm
  • Mak museum
  • Hikkaduwa beach
  • Moonstone mines
  • Galle Fortress

Price does not include

  • Airport taxes (Generally included in Air Ticket) & “Electronic Travel authorization“ (ETA) Fee (US$ 20 per person)***
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc.
  • Video and Camera permits.
  • Any meals not specified, throughout the tour
  • Any other services not specified.
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FAQ

Can you pick-up us from other location than Colombo

pick-up and drop-off locations are flexible, please inquire

Up to 24 hours before the tour free of charge

Single supplement USD 70.00

Child rate USD 85.00

You can send your inquiry via the form below.

Price From USD 250 USD $ 180/person
180
Total $ 180 USD

Trip Facts

  • Private transport
  • The number of person of the each booking
  • Colombo, 0400 hrs