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Cosy Sri Lanka

3 Day tour of Sri Lanka

Escape from the daily urbanised city environment and spend the vacation in your dreams relaxing in the southern Coastal Belt. Experience the Rising Sun and Setting Sun warm your skin and the sea breeze blows by you relieving you from the stress. Explore the beautiful coastal area and walk through the beaches as the tides touch your feet. Enjoy the numerous activities set around the southern coastal belt and have a once in a lifetime relaxed vacation and the true sensation of an Islander.

Highlights

  • World Class – UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Into the Wild – Madu River Safari.
  • On the Shores – Explore the Southern Coast of Sri Lanka.

Itinerary

Galle - 2 Nights

Day 01

Start your journey at 0700 hrs from your hotel in Colombo. You will be met by a designated chauffer guide from Lakpura. After the formalities at the hotel you will be escorted to your air conditioned vehicle and proceed to Bentota and visit Lunuganga Estate. (Travel Time: 2 to 2 ½ hrs)

Lunuganga Estate

Visit the country home of the famous Sri Lankan architect Sir Geoffrey Bawa. Do a tour of its uniquely designed gardens and the sections of the home that are open to the public. See his signature design style that made Bawa possibly the best architect in the history of modern Sri Lanka.

Thereafter proceed to Kosgoda and visit the Turtle Hatchery. (Travel Time: 20 to 30 mins)

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery 

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 and go on lovely boat safari in Madu River. (Travel Time: 20 to 30)

Madu River

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. Observe the waterbirds in their natural habitats.

On completion proceed to Galle and check in to the hotel and relax. (Travel Time: 50 to 60 mins)

Day 02

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Ahangama and visit Handungoda Tea Factory. (Travel Time: 20 to 30 mins)

Handungoda Tea Factory

Visit Handunugoda Tea Factory which is also known as the Virgin White Tea Factory. Learn the history of the tea that this factory produces. Get to know how the famous Virgin White Tea is plucked and processed completely untouched by human hands. Engage in a tasting session with a delicious cup of tea and scrumptious chocolate cake. Get a chance to purchase some tea leaves as a souvenir.

Thereafter visit the Stilt Fisherman in Koggala. (Travel Time: 20 to 30 mins)

Stilt Fisherman Koggala

Watch the captivating sight of fishermen perched on stilts in the waters along the coast of Koggala. Hear the stories of how stilt fishing came to Sri Lanka, from the mouths of the fishermen who have practiced the craft for generations. Learn how the stilt fishing is done in detail and marvel at the level of skill that goes into it. Get some amazing photographs of the fishermen silhouetted against the shoreline at sunset.

Thereafter proceed to Galle and visit the Old Colonial City. (Travel Time: 20 to 30 mins)

Galle Old Colonial City

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

On completion return back to the hotel and relax.

Overnight Stay

Economy Option (3 Star) – Cantaloupe Aqua
Standard Option (4 Star) – Cantaloupe Levels
Luxury Option (5 Star & Boutique) – Jetwing Lighthouse

Departure

Day 03

After breakfast at the hotel on your final day, proceed to the Colombo International Airport (CMB) and get ready for your departure after spending a memorable time on the Pearl of the Indian Ocean.

Price Starting From:

USD 220 Per Person

When to go on this trip?

The best time of the year you can enjoy this trip is from December to May. Calm south coast beaches, cool and sunny climate and green sceneries that blend perfectly with the locations you are traveling to.

When to book

We recommend that you book this tour at least 6 months ahead.

What add-ons are available for this trip?

We can arrange for just about any add-on’s on this trip. Have a chat with one of our Tour Consultants to help you decide.

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For more information or to book this wonderful tour please email our travel experts.

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Hotel Timing

Standard Check in time : 1400 hrs.
Standard Check out time : 1200 hrs.
The above may differ from hotel to hotel. Speak to your travel expert for more details.
We are able to arrange early check-in and late check-outs depending on the hotels you choose. However, you may be subject to additional charges.

Booking Process

After deciding on which trip you want to go, send us an inquiry with the requested details. If you want to further customize this trip, our travel experts would be glad to help perfect the tour itinerary for you. Once all planning is final, the next step is starting the booking process. We request for a 20% deposit to confirm the booking. On receipt of the deposit, our team will start booking your hotels and the vehicles that were agreed upon. The balance 80% payment can be made 30 to 45 days prior to the date of arrival. For cancellation and refund policies please take a look at the terms & conditions.

Price

The price quoted is valid till April 2018. Will be subject to seasonal supplements. Speak to your travel expert to learn more details.

Packing Essentials

When packing for Sri Lanka, you only need to remember that this is a tropical country. Sunny weather & warm water. Hence, packing thin cotton clothing is essential. However, if your stay includes places like Kandy, Nuwara Eliya & Ella, we recommend that you pack a few sweaters just in case. You must not forget the following:

  • Effective mosquito repellent.
  • A good sunscreen.
  • (Ladies) Tampons – Nearly impossible to find outside Colombo.
  • Universal power adapter.

Travel Insurance

We recommend that you purchase travel insurance before you travel.

VISA

Visa can be obtained online via www.eta.gov.lk. You can obtain Visa on arrival as well, however, this option is not available for some countries. Do read more on this topic here.

Travel Information

Sri Lanka is a developing nation. Yet, there are many things you must look out for during your travel. For example; when visiting religious sites, it is important that you dress to cover. All key information you need to know before traveling is right here.