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Day tour to Galle - from Colombo

Enjoy a private day tour to Galle a major city of South-western tip of Sri Lanka and experience the largest fortress remaining is Asia built by European occupiers.
From $195 per person

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Spend a day exploring the beauty of Galle

You will be picked up from your hotel (only in Colombo city) or in front of Dutch hospital Colombo 01 by our chauffeur guide at 07:30 a.m. and commence the day tour to Galle. You will be transferred via Southern highway and reach Galle city within 2 to 2:30 hours.

On arrival to Galle you will be directed to Galle Fort Sightseeing. Galle Fort was first built by Portuguese and it was again fortified by Dutch when Sri Lanka was Colonial under them. It was built on a rocky peninsula and three sides are covered by sea. Just after the entrance you can see the front wall and a clock tower at the top of the wall. When you climb the front wall you can will experience some amazing views including the Galle international Cricket stadium.

When you move to the southernmost end of the fort you can see the Flag Rock, which was used as a bastion by Portuguese. Recently it has become more attractive for tourist visits due to the locals leaping into the water from the rock with the intention to earn some money from the foreigners.

Next up on your Day tour to Galle, you will be met at the Light House located in southern end of the promontory. The Light House was built in 1938 in order to aid ships entering Galle harbour.

You can enjoy a Sri Lankan buffet lunch at a local restaurant which is situated in Galle Fort (at your expense). After lunch you can visit various kind of shops which are available in Galle fort such as art and crafts, jewellery, antiques, clothes etc.

Then on your day tour in Galle, you will take tours of the Maritime Archaeology Museum, Dutch Reformed Church (which dates back to 1640) and Galle National Museum.

On completion of Galle tour, you will transfer back to Colombo and be dropped off at your hotel or chosen collection point.

Departure from : Your hotel in Colombo or Dutch hospital (Colombo 1)
Departure time : 07:30 a.m.
Duration : 8 to 10 hours

The Galle Tour Includes
• Transportation by a private air Conditioned vehicle.
• Service of an English Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
• Bottled water

The Tour of Galle Excludes
• Entrance tickets fees of 5US$ per person which to be paid in Sri Lankan Rupees(LKR)( Kelaniya Temple, Gangaramaya temple,National Museum )
• Lunch & Drinks (Available to purchase)
• Video & Camera fees, Permit fees.
• Expenses of personal nature such as - Tips for Guides,Drivers, Porters & waiters. -Laundry ,medical bills, telephone calls,personal travel insurance etc.

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OK Lanka Travels is one of the best upcoming tour operator in Sri Lanka and specialized in providing day tours from Colombo, Negombo, Dambulla (or Sigiriya) ,Kandy and Yala. We provide you awesome private day tours to each important attractive destination which will give you the best experience about most of the cultural, archaeological, geographical, natural, economical values of Sri Lanka with the maximum satisfaction. Apart from day tours we provide other tour packages such as Heritage & Culture tours, Honeymoon tours, Bird watching tours, Safari tours which you can choose as per your interest and possible to customize on request. ​Further we provide comfortable cars and vans for hiring on your own tour in Sri Lanka with our well experienced drivers. We have well trained and experienced tour guides, chauffeur guides, drivers, helpers who gives their maximum service throughout the tour in order to satisfy the guest requirement exactly. Our objective is to satisfy the customer requirements beyond their expectation. We focus on ensuring all our clients have satisfactory experience from the inquiry till end of the tour.

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