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Bundala National Park Safari From Hambantota Port

Bundala National Park Safari From Hambantota Port

Bundala is a UNESCO designated Biosphere Reserve, an Important Bird Area designated by Birdlife International and also the very first Ramsar site in Sri Lanka. (SKU: LK81020300)

What You Can Expect

You will be starting your tour from Port of Hambantota at 1.00pm. Your chauffeur will be picking you up from Port Gates of Hambantota and driving you to Bundala. You will reach the Bundala by 2:00 pm, proceed to Bundala National Park where you will meet your safari jeep to go on a lovely jeep safari.

Enjoy a three-hour safari which would give you a chance to explore the amazing Bundala National Park. Bundala is a UNESCO designated Biosphere Reserve, an Important Bird Area designated by Birdlife International and also the very first Ramsar site in Sri Lanka. Based on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, Bundala National Park has a low country dry zone climate with five saltwater lagoons. The park as a whole is a home ground for many species of plant life, many of them aquatic.

Your safari will give you a chance to see many of the 324 species of animals that can be found in Bundala. Small herds of elephants roam the park. Meanwhile, you may see langurs, pangolins, barking deer, sambar and many other types of deer, wild boar, rusty-spotted cats, black-naped hares and jackals. These are merely the tip of the iceberg.

In addition to these mammals, Bundala is also famous for its crocodile population. It is the only park in Sri Lanka where you can see both the species of crocodiles available in Sri Lanka; the freshwater (mugger) crocodile and the estuarine crocodile. Other reptiles seen here are tortoises, the many species of snakes including the endemic flying snake, and turtles including all five of the species of globally endangered sea turtles that nest in Sri Lanka.

Bundala is also a haven for almost 200 species of birds at the peak of migration. Greater flamingos, which migrate by the thousands to escape winter, also count among this number. Some of the birds that you may get to see are; the many species of cormorants; ducks, such as the lesser whistling duck or garganey; spoonbills; storks such as the painted stork or the black-necked stork; and other birds like the Eurasian coot. 

After the safari, you will return to your vehicle and you’ll get back to the Hambantota Port by 6.30 pm, completing your tour.


What's Included

  • Pickup and drop-off from Port of Hambantota.
  • Transport throughout the tour from/to your hotel with an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of an English-Speaking Driver.
  • Safari Jeep for the safari.
  • All Taxes & Service Charges.

What's Excluded

  • Entrance Tickets to Bundala National Park.
  • Food and drinks.
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Gratuities.



  • Duration : 5 Hours (approx.)
USD $33.00

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Udawalawe National Park Safari From Hambantota Port

Enjoy the unspoiled beauty outdoors in the tropical wilderness and witness the awe-inspiring moments of wildlife and magnificent nature with a Udawalawe safari ride. (SKU: LK81020100)

Overview

Udawalawe National Park, the sixth largest animal sanctuary of Sri Lanka, is located 112 miles (180 km) from Colombo in the south-central sector of the island. The park is situated just south of the Central Highlands, of which escarpment brings about an enrapturing backdrop. Udawalawe National Park established in the year 1972 with the objective of protecting the catchment area of Udawalawe reservoir, which provides water for agriculture and hydro-power generation spreads over an area 30,821 resembling an African game park.

What you can expect

You will be starting your tour from Hambantota Port at 10.30 am. Your chauffeur will be picking you up from your hotel and driving you to Udawalawe. You will reach the Udawalawe by 1:00 pm.

Thereafter proceed to Udawalawe National Park by 01:00 pm where you will meet your safari jeep to go on a lovely jeep safari.

Enjoy a three-hour safari which would give you a chance to explore the amazing Udawalawe National Park. Travel through the marshes, forests, and grasslands of the park that was created as a sanctuary for wildlife in the 1970s. See the water birds and Sri Lankan elephants for which the park is famed. Catch glimpses of the other mammals and birds, as well as the reptiles, amphibians, and butterflies.

After the safari, you will return to your vehicle and you’ll get back to the port by 06:30 pm, completing your tour.


What's Included 

  • Pickup & drop-off from/to Hamabantota Port.
  • Transport throughout the tour in an air-conditioned vehicle with the service of an English-speaking chauffeur.
  • Safari Jeep with the service of an English speaking driver (Also your tracker). 
  • 1 Liter of bottled mineral water per person.
  • All taxes & service charges.

What's Excluded

  • Entrance fees to Udawalawe National Park.
  • Food or drinks.
  • Gratuities (Optional).
  • Expenses of personal nature.

(SKU: LK81020100)



  • Duration : 8 Hours (approx.)
USD $34.00

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Yala National Park Safari From Hambanthota Port

Enjoy the unspoiled beauty outdoors in the tropical wilderness and witness the awe-inspiring moments of wildlife and magnificent nature with a Yala safari ride. (SKU: LK81020202)

Overview

Enjoy the unspoiled beauty outdoors in the tropical wilderness and witness the awe-inspiring moments of wildlife and magnificent nature with a Yala safari ride.

Offering you a Bazaar of Opportunities to spot the diversity of wildlife, Yala National Park is a perfect getaway for a complete change of scenery from your daily lifestyle. Reputed as the national park with the highest concentration of leopards in Sri Lanka, these lazy yet ferocious predators are the main highlight of a Yala Safari.

Presenting you fierce leopards throughout the park saturated with thorny shrubs, tall trees, scenic lagoons, and golden sand dunes. The months from January to July is the season in which one can catch the most leopard sightings.

Capture the glimpse of elusive leopards and watch the mud-bathing playful elephants. Apart from the sights of majestic elephants and leopards, a Yala safari can bring you the astonishing sight of exclusive sloth bear, wild boar, water buffalo, spotted deer, sambar, and golden jackal.

In addition to the mammal population, Yala is a true haven for migratory and resident birds including graceful Peacocks, Flamingos, Pelicans, Spoonbills, Painted Storks, rare Black-necked Storks, Grey Herons, Purple Herons, Night Herons, Darters, Garganeys, Whimbrels, Pigeons, Flycatchers and more.

Sit back and relax and be ready to capture the incredible sightings of wild animals roaming freely in the bush that won’t let you stop snapping your camera.

Let us be your Yala safari buddy as we can arrange you a hassle-free safari experience for a reasonable price.

What you can expect

You will be starting your tour from Port of Hambantota at 1.30pm. Your chauffeur will be picking you up from Port Gates of Hambantota and driving you to Yala. You will reach the Yala by 2:30 pm, proceed to Yala National Park where you will meet your safari jeep to go on a lovely jeep safari.

Enjoy a three-hour safari which would give you a chance to explore the amazing Yala National Park, the second largest in the island based off the Southeastern coast of Sri Lanka. Get a chance to see the famous Sri Lankan leopards, indigenous wild water buffalo, Sri Lankan Sloth Bear and large herds of Sri Lankan Elephants. The park is also home to many other species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates.

After the safari, you will return to your vehicle and you’ll get back to the hotel by 06.30 pm, completing your tour.


What's Included

  • Pickup and drop-off from Port of Hambantota.
  • Transport throughout the tour from/to your hotel with an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of an English-Speaking Driver.
  • Safari Jeep for the safari.
  • All Taxes & Service Charges

What's Excluded

  • Entrance fees to Yala National Park.
  • Food or drinks.
  • Gratuities (Optional).
  • Expenses of personal nature.





  • Duration : 6 Hours (approx.)
USD $33.00

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Virgin White Tea and Galle City Tour from Colombo Port

Highlights - Only Tea Factory situated by the sea and produces white virgin Tea. Old Colonial City of Galle. Overview This tour has 2 of the most unique experiences in the south coast of Sri Lanka. (SKU: LK81010700)

Highlights

  • Only Tea Factory situated by the sea and produces white virgin Tea
  • Old Colonial City of Galle

Overview

This tour has 2 of the most unique experiences in the south coast of Sri Lanka. The tour of Handunugoda Tea Factory which is one the only tea factories in Sri Lanka that is located closer to the beach and a guided tour of the Fort of Galle, its ramparts and parts of the original town that have importance; An original experience with a local resident whose family has lived and worked in Galle for generations.

What You Can Expect

You will be picked up at your hotel in Colombo at 0830 Hrs. Meals are not part of the tour package so have breakfast before you leave. You will reach your first destination, Handunugoda Tea Factory at 1030 Hrs.

Handunugoda Factory is famous for its Virgin White Tea, which is one of the most expensive teas in the world. The tea is plucked and made without being touched by humans, partially following an ancient Chinese tea plucking ritual. You will be guided around the factory and given an opportunity to try and buy Virgin White Tea, along with many other tea types. Handunugoda is also one of the only tea factories in Sri Lanka which is close to the coast.

After that you will be leaving for Galle city by approximately 1300 hrs.  (Travel Time 40 to 45 mins) Once you reach Galle, you will be having lunch at a restaurant of your choice (At your own expense).

By approximately 1500 hrs join a local resident whose family has lived and worked in Galle for generations, on a guided walk through Galle’s historic 17C Dutch Fort - a UNESCO World Heritage SiteGalle’s natural harbour has long been a hub of trade dating back to ancient times. The accidental arrival of the Portuguese Lorenzo de Almeida in 1505, when his fleet of ships steered off course following a storm at sea, changed the history of this island nation. The Portuguese were followed by the Dutch and then the British in 1796. With each occupation, Galle’s landscape changed and the cultural influences remained. Galle Fort covers nearly four sq. kms and is protected by 12 bastions and connecting ramparts.

Wonder the maze of narrow cobblestone paved roadways lined with colonial period buildings still in use and old merchant houses where generations of Moorish families still live. Take a walk along the sturdy ramparts looking out to sea and visit colonial period churches, the lighthouse and museums. Along the way, stop by for a cup of Ceylon Tea or fresh king coconut. This fascinating excursion will give you a memorable glimpse into life within Galle Fort – one of the best preserved Colonial Fort’s in Asia. After a nice two and half hours spent experiencing its glory, you will be leaving Galle at 1700 hrs.

You will be taking two and a half hours to return to Colombo. Your vehicle will drop you off at 1900 hrs at your hotel in Colombo completing your tour.

Additional Note

Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour. Drive time may change due to unpredictable road traffic. Photography stops on the way can be arranged but within locations with reasonable parking areas.

Tours Includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off from/to the Colombo port.
  • Transport throughout the tour with an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of an English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
  • 1 Liter of Bottled Mineral Water Per Person.
  • All Taxes & Service Charges.

Tour Excludes

  • Entrance Fees (If any)
  • Food, Beverages or Drinks.
  • Gratuities (Optional).
  • Expenses of Personal Nature.

( SKU: LK81010700)

  • Duration : 11 Hours (approx.)
USD $29.00

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Colombo Tuk Tuk Safari from Colombo Port

Sightseeing in Colombo by taking Tuk-Tuk (three-wheeler) is the most convenient way to discover the city. (SKU: LK81000500)

Highlights

  • 360-degree view of the city.
  • Visits to the famous monuments of Colombo.
  • Opportunity to try new flavors the fun way.

Overview

You will start your safari at 0830 hrs in the morning or 1430 hrs in the evening from Colombo Port. The mode of transport will be convertible tuk tuks (three wheelers), each holding up to two passengers. The tuk tuks are very comfortable and have many facilities including onboard coolers, high-end sound systems and 2 way radios. You will be able to bring your own snacks and drinks and store them in the cooler. If you bring music you can plug it in to have even more entertainment. The three wheelers also have wet weather covers and umbrellas are also provided for bad weather conditions.

Tuk Tuk Safari:

This safari comes with several perks; namely alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks within the tuk tuk itself. You will be taken to the citys seasonal hotspots and the most entertaining places.

Your Tuk Tuk guide will take you to all the best hotspots in Colombo which offer the best food and drink. You will be getting the prime opportunity to luxuriate your taste buds with cheap, delicious food sold by street sellers and expensive, equally delicious food from boutique restaurants. If you are a vegetarian all you will need to do is inform beforehand to try food to your tastes. If you are a foodie, then this tour provides the ultimate experience.

You will finish your tour at 1230 hrs if you go on the morning tour and you will finish your tour 1900 hrs if you go on the evening tour.

Additional Note

Comfortable walking shoes and hats recommended for this tour. Bring your cameras for great captures.

Tours Includes

  • Transport throughout the tour with a Tuk Tuk. (Maximum 02 Persons per Tuk)
  • Service of an English-Speaking Tuk Tuk Buddie.
  • 1 Liter of Bottled Mineral Water Per Person.
  • All Taxes & Service Charges.

Tour Excludes

  • Food or Beverages.
  • Gratuities (Optional).
  • Expenses of Personal Nature.

(SKU: LK81000500)

  • Duration : 11 Hours (approx.)
USD $90.00

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Colombo City by World War Jeep from Colombo Port

Colombo City by World War Jeep from Colombo Port

Get this rare opportunity to see the most important landmarks in Colombo while riding vintage jeeps.(SKU: LK81010800)

Highlights

  • Family-friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Overview

Get this rare opportunity to see the most important landmarks in Colombo while riding vintage jeeps. Select World War II jeeps, Vietnam War jeeps or early model land rover jeeps to enjoy your excursion and be the envy of your peers. See some of the most historical places in the city as well as the Attidiya Bird Sanctuary. Get your sunbathing done in style on the way.

What to Expect

You will be starting your tour either at 0900 Hrs. or 1500 Hrs.  from your hotel in Colombo where you will be picked up. You can select to tour in either a World War II Jeep (1942), a Vietnam War Jeep (1945) or a Land Rover Series 1 jeep (1948 - early version). The jeeps offer 360° visibility with the open-air feature, which is perfect for photographs and videos.

Your tour will be unique traveling in a vintage jeep in the Colombo city traffic filled with cars, buses, motorbikes, three-wheelers, and other modern vehicles. You will be able to bask in both the sun and the attention as you enjoy this tour.

You will be touring the following landmarks:

This tour package also includes bottled water and soft drinks for the duration of the tour. Of you are a motor vehicle enthusiast, you also can try driving the vintage jeep on your own in the bird sanctuary. Once the tour is over you will also get still photos and a video of your tour taken with good quality cameras. You will also receive soft copies of them and can opt to have them uploaded on Facebook if you so wish. Your tour will be completed at 1230 Hrs.  or 1830 Hrs. when you are dropped off back at your hotel.

Additional Note

Comfortable Walking Shoes Recommended for this tour. Drive time may change due to unpredictable road traffic. Photography stops on the way can be arranged but within locations with reasonable parking areas.

Tours Include

  • Transport throughout the tour with World War Jeep (A Jeep can carry a maximum of four adults).
  • Service of an English-Speaking Chauffer Guide.
  • 1 Liter of Bottled Mineral Water Per Person.
  • All Taxes & Service Charges.

Tour Excludes

  • Entrance Fees.
  • Food or Drinks.
  • Gratuities (Optional).
  • Expenses of Personal Nature.

( SKU: LK81010800)


  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
USD $48.00

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Colombo City Tour from Colombo Port

Colombo City Tour from Colombo Port

The Colombo City Tour takes you on a journey into the heart of the capital city of Sri Lanka, to show you its most spectacular sights. (SKU: LK81010400)

Highlights

  • Try street food in Galle face green. 
  • Walk down the memory lane of historic Colombo.


Overview

The Colombo City Tour takes you on a journey into the heart of the capital city of Sri Lanka, to show you its most spectacular sights. View elegant colonial buildings rising in tandem with shiny new business constructions in the sprawling metropolis. Visit the ancient temples that create havens in the midst of all the bustle and hustle. Get to know Colombos history and legends through some of its most interesting landmarks. Embark in an adventure that shows you the wonderful secrets of Colombo.

What You Can Expect

You will start your tour when you get picked up by your chauffeur at 0900 hrs from your hotel. Journey into the heart of Sri Lanka on
this private  Colombo City Tour and witness spectacular sights with memorable experiences.

From the elegant colonial buildings to the sprawling metropolis of the city, Colombo has a multitude of sights and sounds for you to experience. With all these spectacular scenery, this wonderful city will never cease to amaze you. Visit amazing historical landmarks with captivating stories and learn the history behind one of the richest cultures in Asia. Embark in an adventure like never before and become a part of the city with this private tour of Colombo.

Colombo LighthouseThe Prison Cell of the last Sri Lankan KingLighthouse with Clock Tower designed by Lady Ward (built before the Big Ben in London), Galle Face Promenade with cannons of World War II, South Expansion of the Colombo Harbour, York Street with remnants of British Colonial Architecture, BMICH, the scenic Beira Lake in the heart of the city, The War Memorial, Public Library, National MuseumNelum Pokuna TheatreGangarama TempleDewatagaha MosqueVihara Mahadevi ParkColombo Town Hall, and many more historical and important landmarks and places that make an interesting tapestry of the life within the city limits of Colombo.   

At the end of your tour you will be dropped off back at your hotel.

Additional Note

       • Comfortable Walking Shoes Recommended for this tour.

What's Included

       • Transport throughout the tour with an air-conditioned vehicle.

       • Service of an English-Speaking Chauffer Guide.

       • 1 Liter of Bottled Mineral Water Per Person.

       • All Taxes & Service Charges.

What's Excluded

       • Entrance Fees (National Museum, Gangarama Temple).

       • Food or Drinks.

       • Gratuities (Optional).

       • Expenses of Personal Nature.




 


  • Duration : 6 Hours (approx.)
USD $23.00

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Kosgoda, Balapitiya and Galle from Colombo Port

Kosgoda, Balapitiya and Galle from Colombo Port

Experience the magnificent southern coast of Sri Lanka with its beautiful coconut palm-fringed beaches and picturesque views. (SKU: LK81010300)

Highlights

  • Visit a Sea Turtle Hatchery in the South Coast
  • Go on a lovely boat ride in the Madu River.
  • Sightseeing tour inside the Galle City and Fort

Overview

The Coastal Ride in the South of Sri Lanka takes you to the most
memorable places you've ever seen! Visit the Kosgoda Turtle hatchery, a safe haven for an
endangered species and the perfect place to get acquainted with the local wildlife. Afterward, quench your thirst for adventure
with a river safari in the Madu Ganga. See the famous Hikkaduwa coral reefs and meet its fishy
resident's first hand. You will also visit a World Heritage site, a Dutch Fort in Galle which is considered
one of the most well-preserved forts in all of Asia. You'll never run out of
things to see!


What You Can Expect

Your tour starts at 0830 hrs when you will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo and then head to the South West coast of the country. Ensure that you bring a packed breakfast with you if you are unable to have your meal at the hotel.

The first stop on your itinerary will be the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery Which you will reach by approximately 0930 hrs. (Travel Time 45 mins to 1 hrs)

Visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. Learn more about the five endangered sea turtle species that come to the shores of Sri Lanka to nest. Learn how the Kosgoda Turtle Care Program helps protect the nests until they hatch and increases the chances of survival for the babies. Get a chance to see, touch and feed baby turtles; or even injured adult turtles that the Turtle Hatchery cares for.

Thereafter, proceed to Balapitiya at approximately 1130 hrs and go on a lovely Boat Safari in Madu River(Travel Time 20 to 30 mins)

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.

At approximately 1400 hrs you will have lunch at a place of your choice (At your own expense) and reach Galle by 1600 hrs and visit Old Colonial City. (Travel Time 45 mins to 01 hrs)

Discover the city of Galle, where the Portuguese and Dutch made their headquarters, and it's secrets. Visit the Galle Fort which is one of the best-preserved fortifications in Asia. View the Maritime MuseumGalle National Museum, and the lighthouse. Walkthrough the cobblestoned streets with their Dutch names as you learn more about their histories.  

You will be finishing the tour at 1830 hrs and returning to your hotel in Colombo by approximately 2030 hrs.


Additional Note

Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour. Drive time
may change due to unpredictable road traffic. Photography stops on the way can
be arranged but within locations with reasonable parking areas.

Tour Includes

  • Transport throughout the tour with an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of an English-Speaking Chauffer Guide.
  • 1 Liter of Bottled Mineral Water Per Person.
  • All Taxes & Service Charges.

Tour Excludes

  • Food or Drinks.
  • Gratuities (Optional).
  • Expenses of Personal Nature.

 (SKU: LK81010300)

  • Duration : 12 Hours (approx.)
USD $22.00

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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage from Colombo Port

During this full-day tour to Pinnawala, this tour allows you to have some one-on-one fun with the elephants. Spend some time feeding and playing with baby elephants in the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. (SKU: LK81010200)

Overview

During this full day tour to Pinnawala, this tour allows you to have some one-on-one fun with the elephants. Spend some time feeding and playing with baby elephants in the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Watch the elephants as they bathe and roll in the mud to get cool. Learn more about elephants than you have ever before.

Highlights

What You Can Expect

Your tour starts at 0630 hrs when you get picked up from Colombo Port. Ensure that you bring a packed breakfast with you, if you are unable to have your meal at the hotel. It will take you till 0900 hrs to get to the Pinnawala Elephant orphanage.

The orphanage was created in 1975 to house orphaned or injured elephants. It is currently home to a herd of over 90 elephants. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is the home for young Elephants who have been displaced or lost from their natural habitat, located at Pinnawala village in Sabaragamuwa province of Sri Lanka. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is the best place for an up close and personal experience with the world’s largest land mammals! Today with 70 elephants herein, Pinnawala has become the home to the largest captive group of elephants in the world. Feeding time at 0915 hrs.

The Orphanage is open from 0830 hrs to 1745 hrs and visitors can interact a little with the elephants during the regulated bathing and feeding times. The baby elephants gulp down several huge bottles of milk, fed to them by their mahouts, and then it’s off to the river for a bath. The inherent gentleness of the animals is most obvious during this time. Most of the elephants eventually become ‘working’ elephants, and some older females occasionally add a baby to the herd.

You will be spending approximately three hours at Pinnawala. Shortly after you arrive you will be able experience the feeding session and later watch them bathe.You will also be walking around the orphanage seeing the facility and learning more about the place.

You will be finishing the tour at 1100 hrs and returning to your Colombo by 1500 hrs. You may stop for lunch on your way back to Colombo or even have lunch during your time in Pinnawala (At your own expense).

Additional Note

Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour. Drive time may change due to unpredictable road traffic. Photography stops on the way can be arranged but within locations with reasonable parking areas.

Tours Includes

  • Transport throughout the tour with an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of an English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
  • Entrance Fees to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
  • 1 Liter of Bottled Mineral Water Per Person.
  • All Taxes & Service Charges.

Tour Excludes

  • Entrance Fees where not Specified.
  • Food or Beverages.
  • Gratuities (Optional).
  • Expenses of Personal Nature.

(SKU: LK81010200)

 

  • Duration : 8 Hours (approx.)
USD $24.00

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Lunuganga Estate, Turtles Hutchery and Madu River from Colombo Port

Highlights - Witness Geoffrey Bawa’s creations at Lunuganga Estate Go on a lovely boat safari in Madu River. Visit Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery.(SKU: LK60010800)

Highlights

  • Witness Geoffrey Bawa’s creations at Lunuganga Estate 
  • Go on lovely boat safari in Madu River
  • Visit Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Overview

The first place you will visit is the strange and yet beautiful Lunuganga estate that was once the home of Sir Geoffrey Bawa. The next place for your perusal is the highly engaging Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. Finally you will visit Balapitiya for the ultimate experience, the Madu River Safari.

What You Can Expect

Your chauffeur will pick up from your hotel by 0900 hrs. You will arrive Bentota by approximately 1100 hrs (Travel time 1 ½ to 2 hrs). Ensure that you bring packed breakfast with you, if you are unable to have your meal at the hotel.

The first item in your itinerary will be Bawa’s estate in LunugangaSir Geoffrey Bawa, the much renowned lawyer turned architect, made the estate his country home from 1947 till his death in 1998. During his sojourn there he used the place as his experiment lab and made many architectural and interior additions. While visiting the estate you will get to see the beautifully designed gardens that are now open to the public. Some of the buildings of the estate are also now a country house hotel. The tour of the estate approximately takes two hours.

Thereafter proceed to Kosgoda by approximately 1200 hrs and visit Turtle Hatchery.  (Travel Time 15 to 20 mins)

Here, you will be spending 30 to 40 minutes getting to know about sea turtles and their conservation. The best part of the hatchery is the touch pools, deep tubs of seawater with baby sea turtles swimming in them. Visitors are allowed to pick up and handle then to some extent. There are also fully matured sea turtles of different kinds, receiving treatment for various ailments or wounds.

After that proceed to Balapitiya by 1500 hrs. (Travel Time 20 to 30 mins) En-route you may stop and have lunch at place of your choice. (At your own expense). Thereafter at by approximately 1530 hrs go on a lovely Boat Safari Madu River.

Balapitiya is a little southern town lying in marshy wetlands. The area is a high bio diversity zone that relies on the lagoon created by Madu River as it flows into the Indian Ocean. Your safari will take you on a ride down the river. You will get to see the dense mangrove forest that grows along the marshy banks of the river and the forms of wildlife that call the roots home. Your guide will also take you some of the larger free standing islands on Madu River. On one such island you will find an old Buddhist monastery. Cinnamon harvesting is the main employment of the people of this area.

Another attraction of the safari is the famous fish massage. This ‘massage parlor’ is a hut standing on stilts in the middle of the river. A netted in area contains the ‘massage fish’. You will be sitting on the deck of the hut with your feet in the water, while the fish work their magic.

After this relaxing boat tour, your will be returning to Colombo by 1630 hrs. You will get back to your hotel at 1830 hrs completing the tour.

Additional Note

  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour.

Tours Includes

  • Transport throughout the tour with an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of an English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
  • 1 Liter of Bottled Mineral Water Per Person.
  • Hotel Pick & Drop.
  • All Taxes & Service Charges.

Tour Excludes

  • Entrance Fees (Lunuganga Estate, Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery, Madu River Boat Safari).
  • Food or Drinks.
  • Gratuities (Optional).
  • Expenses of Personal Nature.


  • Duration : 10 Hours (approx.)
USD $27.00

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Last Kingdom of Sri Lanka, Kandy from Colombo Port

Last Kingdom of Sri Lanka, Kandy from Colombo Port

Go on a tour to explore the last Kingdom of Sri Lanka. Visiting Temple of Tooth and more.(SKU: LK81010100)

Highlights

  • Kandy City Tour
  • Visiting Temple of The Tooth
  • Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya

Overview

Start your experience at the world-renowned Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya with a large collection of orchid and other plants and enjoy a traditional cultural show in Kandy to learn more about their culture. The highlight of the tour is the visit to the famous Temple of Tooth along with a relaxing walk by the serene Kandy Lake.


What to Expect

Start your journey at 0700 hrs from the gates of Colombo Port and proceed to Kandy en-route make a pause at Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya, renowned for its variety of plants which are, ornamental, decorative & medicinal. More than 4000 species including indigenous and introduced plants. This garden is best known for its collection of orchids which is the largest in Asia. (Visit Time: 1 to 1½ hrs)

Thereafter go on city and shopping tour in Kandy City. Watch master craftsmen create intricate designs from scratch in the woodcarving center. Go to the gem museum to gain more knowledge on jewels and how they are crafted. Make purchases that will be great additions to your home or as a gift to a friend.

After the city tour have lunch at a place of your choice (at your own expense).

After the lunch, visit the Temple of the Tooth a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built in the 16th century as the place of veneration and protection for Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth. Walk through the beautifully embellished passageways and elaborately painted halls, done in red, cream and black. Lounge against delicately carved pillars and get amazed by the beautiful golden statues. Get an unforgettable experience of history and art.

On completion begin your journey back to Colombo Port at approximately 15:30 hrs.

Additional Note

Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour. Drive time may change due to unpredictable road traffic. Photography stops on the way can be arranged but within locations with reasonable parking areas.


What's Included

  • Transport throughout the tour in an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of an English-speaking chauffeur.
  • 1 Liter of bottled mineral water per person.
  • All taxes & service charges.

What's Excluded

  • Entrance fees (Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya, and Temple of the Tooth)
  • Food or drinks.
  • Gratuities (Optional).
  • Expenses of personal nature.

 (SKU: LK81010100)

 


  • Duration : 10 Hours (approx.)
USD $29.00

Enter Number of Persons *