Galle Day Trip

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Galle Day Trip: Explore the Historic Heart of Sri Lanka's Coastline

For those looking to explore the rich history and culture of Sri Lanka’s stunning coastline, a Galle Day Trip is a must. This historic city is located on the southern coast of Sri Lanka and is known for its stunning architecture, charming streets, and rich cultural heritage.
The day trip begins with a visit to the Galle Fort, a stunning 17th-century fort that is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visitors can explore the fort’s fortifications, admire the stunning views from its ramparts, and visit its many museums and galleries.Next, visitors can take a stroll through the charming streets of Galle, where they can see local craftsmen at work, sample delicious street food, and visit some of the city’s many shops and boutiques. Visitors can also take a tour of Galle’s famous Dutch Hospital, which is now a popular shopping and dining complex.
For those interested in the local culture and history, a visit to the Galle National Museum is a must. This fascinating museum is filled with exhibits and artifacts that tell the story of Galle and its place in Sri Lankan history.
With its rich history, charming streets, and vibrant culture, a Galle Day Trip is the perfect way to explore the heart of Sri Lanka’s stunning coastline. Book your tour today and get ready to discover the rich and varied landscapes of Galle!


  • Tour Highlight: Galle Day Tour - 12 Hours
  • Pickup at 07:00 a.m
  • Welcome to an unforgettable journey through the beauty and culture of Sri Lanka's southern coast. Your adventure begins as we pick you up from your hotel in Colombo, Negombo, or Kalutara and transport you to the historic city of Galle.
  • 1. Stilt Fishermen in Weligama (9:00 AM)
  • Your day starts with a visit to the iconic stilt fishermen of Weligama. Watch in awe as these skilled fishermen perch on tall stilts in the ocean, casting their lines for the day's catch. It's a fascinating glimpse into the traditional fishing methods of Sri Lanka.
  • 2. Jungle Beach in Unawatuna (10:30 AM)
  • Next, we'll take you to the pristine Jungle Beach in Unawatuna. Nestled amidst lush greenery, this hidden gem offers crystal-clear waters and a tranquil atmosphere. Take a refreshing dip, soak up the sun, or simply relax on the sandy shores.
  • 3. Galle Fort (12:30 PM)
  • After some beach time, we'll head to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Galle Fort. Explore the charming cobblestone streets, ancient Dutch colonial architecture, and the historic ramparts that offer breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean.
  • 4. Gem Processing Demonstration (1:00 PM)
  • Discover the world of Sri Lankan gemstones with a fascinating gem processing demonstration. Learn about the art of cutting and polishing precious stones, and perhaps even pick up a souvenir.
  • 5. Lunch at Hikkaduwa Seafood Restaurant (1:30 PM)
  • Savor a delicious seafood lunch at a restaurant in Hikkaduwa. Indulge in local flavors and fresh catches of the day while enjoying the coastal ambiance.
  • 6. Tsunami Museum (2:30 PM)
  • Your journey continues with a visit to the Tsunami Museum. Gain insight into the devastating 2004 tsunami and the resilience of the local communities in the face of such adversity.
  • 7. Spice Herbal Garden and Mask Factory (3:00 PM)
  • Explore the rich world of spices and herbs at a traditional Spice Herbal Garden. Then, witness the intricate craftsmanship behind traditional Sri Lankan masks, a unique art form.
  • 8. Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda (4:30 PM)
  • End your day with a visit to the Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda. Learn about conservation efforts to protect these majestic creatures and even have the chance to release baby turtles into the sea.
  • 9. Return to Hotel (6:30 PM)
  • As the day comes to a close, we'll transport you back to your hotel in Colombo, Negombo, or Kalutara, with cherished memories of a day filled with diverse experiences, culture, and natural beauty.
  • Please note that the schedule is subject to change based on local conditions and availability, but rest assured, your Galle Day Tour will be an enriching and unforgettable experience.

Bulk discount adult
#Discount groupFrom adultTo adultValue
102 Pax0202 38%
403 Pax0303 48%
504 Pax0404 55%
605 Pax0505 60%

  • Experience English speaking Chauffeur with A/C Comfortable new Vehicle
  • Entrance Tickets mentioned the Itinerary
  • Lunch in a beach seafood restaurant in Hikkaduwa.
  • Drinking water
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  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and Donations


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