12 Best Sightseeing Tours in Galle - 2020 (with 444 Reviews)

Popular Galle Sightseeing Tour Packages

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Unawatuna Sri Lanka | Lagoon Canoeing Tour | Flat 14% off 2H ₹ 1999 4.0 star View Details
Galle Fort & City | Cycling Tour | Flat 25% off 3H ₹ 2700 4.0 star View Details
Galle Dutch Fort | Walking Tour | Book at Flat 31% off 1H ₹ 2599 4.0 star View Details
Day Outing Places in Galle | Half-day Bicycle Tour | 15% off 3H ₹ 1430 4.0 star View Details
Day Safari at Galle in Sri Lanka 10H ₹ 2500 4.0 star View Details
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Unawatuna Sri Lanka | Lagoon Canoeing Tour | Flat 14% off Best Seller
Unawatuna Sri Lanka | Lagoon Canoeing Tour | Flat 14% off

2H

Unawatuna

Galle implies a location that is composed of beautiful sparkling water bodies such as rivers, lakes, lagoons, canals, etc. Experience canoeing on the blue water bodies of Galle and witness the local culture of Galle. View industries, lagoon and mangroves and the fauna-flora composition of the location. Interact with the local people and witness the process of catching crabs.About the Activity:The delightful Lagoon Canoeing activity in Galle enables you to enjoy the countryside appeal of this place while cruising in canoeing boats. The trip starts at the tour operator's house, where you are provided with safety manual and life jackets. Start hopping on to your canoeing boats and make your way through beautiful rivulets adorned by stunning mangrove forests. The experienced and professional guide will assist you throughout the entire trip.The package comes with two timing options i.e 8.30 am or 2.30 pm. You can choose in between any two schedules according to your comfort. During canoeing, also enjoy spectacular views of various known and unknown bird species flocking on the distant trees, as the area is filled with rich population of birds. End your adventurous canoeing tour on the edge of 2 hours head back to your respective hotels. Start Point of the Activity: The starting point of the activity is No: 49/A, Heenatigala Road, Unawatuna,  Galle, Sri Lanka (80600)
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38 Ratings

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38 Ratings

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INR 2,348

INR 1,999

Galle Fort & City | Cycling Tour | Flat 25% off Best Seller
Galle Fort & City | Cycling Tour | Flat 25% off

3H

Galle

Explore the fortified city of Galle on two wheels on this cycling tour. Led by a cycling guide, set out into the city with your bicycle and helmet and ride past the old Galle Fort and city.  Enjoy light refreshments along the way.About the activity:-This cycling tour will start at 2:30 pm and the assembly point of the tour would be the operator house/office. Here you will be greeted by your cycling guide that will accompany you on the tour. Further, you will be provided with bottled water, helmets and a city bike or mountain bike of your size. -After a short briefing, you start the tour with an experienced English-speaking local guide. Ride from office to Galle city. En-route, you can see many activities of the local people and fishermen working. -After reaching Galle city, a visit to Galle Fort can be conveniently started at the old entrance after cycling along the seaside towards the old warehouse.-After cycling inside the Galle Fort, we come out from the New Entrance that was constructed in 1873 piercing rampart between Son and Moon Bastions which is being used even today. -Also, visit the Murugan Hindu Temple which was established in the 1790 and fruit market and vegetable market established in 1880. As the tour concludes, you will back to the same destination from where you have started. Timings: 2.30 pm (except Monday)Total Distance: 16 Km / 10 MileStarting/Ending Point: No: 49/A, Heenatigala Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka (80600)How to reach?You will easily get public and private transportation to reach the starting point. Note:-The tour can not be booked on Monday.-Minimum age should be 10 years.-Half price for children under the age of 12.
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33 Ratings

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33 Ratings

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INR 3,600

INR 2,700

Galle Dutch Fort | Walking Tour | Book at Flat 31% off Best Seller
Galle Dutch Fort | Walking Tour | Book at Flat 31% off

1H

Galle

Visit this historic, colonial-era Galle fort at a leisurely pace with this guided walking tour. Your local guide will be accompanied you and take you around the fort, answering any questions you might have and showing you areas and points of interest you might not have otherwise found on your own.About the tour:-Your assembly point would be the Galle Fort walk old Dutch gate where you will meet your experienced local English-speaking guide. Start the tour from here of Galle Fort that covers an area of 52 hectares. -During this walking tour, you get a chance to explore heritage monuments in the fort includes the Dutch Reformed Church with its historic belfry dated 1707 and cast in 1709 that rings every hour, the old Dutch government house, the residence of the Commander, Great Warehouse near the Old Gate that is now National Maritime Museum, the Old Dutch Hospital, the Meera Mosque, the Buddhist temple built at the site of Portuguese Roman Catholic church, the All Saints Anglican Church, the 1882 Clock Tower and the 1939 Galle Lighthouse and many more.-Although it takes a complete one day to explore Galle Fort properly as this is a walking tour so it will carry out in a leisurely and relaxing manner. Timings: In Between 8.30 am to 5:00 pmDuration:1.5 - 2 HoursStarting/Ending Point: Galle Fort Old Dutch GateHow to reach?You will easily get public and private transportation to reach the starting point of the location. Note:-Light refreshments and entrance fees are included in the package.-It is recommended to choose morning or evening timings to avoid the mid-day heat. -Hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included in the package. -Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.-Maximum 15 people are required to book this tour. 
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37 Ratings

4.0

37 Ratings

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INR 3,799

INR 2,599

Day Outing Places in Galle | Half-day Bicycle Tour | 15% off Best Seller
Day Outing Places in Galle | Half-day Bicycle Tour | 15% off

3H

Galle

The Lagoon and Village Cycling Tour lets you experience an offbeat activity where you explore12 km of the spot on 2 wheels comfortably. Paddle on dirt and gravel tracks and witness the local culture of Galle. View industries, lagoon and mangroves and the fauna-flora composition of the location. Interact with the local people and witness the process of catching crabs.About the Activity:Enjoy an adventurous cycle ride to a lagoon and village in Galle. Get picked up from your hotels at 8.30 am for morning schedule or 2.30 pm for the afternoon schedule, and proceed to the start point from where the cycling will start. During your cycling trip, cycle through gravel roads passing mangroves, villages and beautiful paddy fields and enjoy a light refreshments too. The delightful journey will take 3 hours for a complete exploring of the location. End your adventurous cycling trip and get dropped off to your respective hotels. The package provides you with comfortable bikes for the activity. You are also provided with an experienced local guide who would assist you throughout the journey. The package ensures safety by providing helmets along with water and refreshments to enhance the experience. The package is inclusive of all government taxes and service charges.Start Point of the Activity: The starting point of the activity is No: 49/A, Heenatigala Road, Unawatuna,  Galle, Sri Lanka (80600)Timings: The package comes with two time period options i.e 8.30 am in the morning and 2.30 pm in the afternoon.Note: The participants below 12 years of age will be considered as children.
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37 Ratings

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37 Ratings

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INR 1,700

INR 1,430

Day Safari at Galle in Sri Lanka
Day Safari at Galle in Sri Lanka

10H

Galle

About the Activity:If you are looking for an amazing day tour to Galle in Sri Lanka, this is a perfect fit for you.Get picked up from your hotel in Galle at around 7:00 AM and begin your trip to visit the turtle hatchery point located 5 Km north of Balapitiya where you can see the cute little turtles hatching and making their way into the sea.Aftermath, take a walk through spice herbal garden, and acquaint yourself more about the local plantation.Embark on an approx. 2 hour Madu river boat safari and delight in the picturesque environs accompanying you. Later, visit the famous mask factory in Ambalangoda and then reach Moonstone mine place at Hikkaduwa and admire the skill of locales in extracting this precious stone. Admire the stunning Buddhist temple, Cinnamon Island, Hikkaduwa, Galle dutch fort city and T-Sunami photo museum.Conclude this exciting trip by going on a shopping spree in Bentota and then you will be dropped off to your hotel in Galle at around 5:00 PM.
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35 Ratings

4.0

35 Ratings

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INR 2,505

INR 2,500

Mountain Biking Tour at Akuressa in Sri Lanka
Mountain Biking Tour at Akuressa in Sri Lanka

11H

Akuressa

About The Activity: Enthrall in a 35 km bike ride through the tea plantation in Akuressa, the journey is a relatively leisurely with small uphill climbs and terrains. Get picked up from your hotel in Galle Fort, Unawatuna or Koggala at around 8.30 AM in the morning and proceed to the starting point. Enjoy a pit stop for a refreshment at the tea plantation and take a 15 minute walk to the river where you can enjoy a dip in the fresh waters of Hiyare Rain forest. The bike ride is provided with all necessary equipment for an enjoyable ride through the rough terrains.End your amazing mountain bike ride in the evening at around 7-8 PM and get dropped to your respective hotels in Kandy.
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28 Ratings

4.0

28 Ratings

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INR 2,382

INR 2,178

Family Cycling Tour in Galle
Family Cycling Tour in Galle

6H

Galle

About the Activity: Delight in this amazing cycling tour which is recommended for families with kids for a truly exhilarating experience.Get picked up from your hotels in Galle Fort, Unawatuna, and Koggala at around 8 AM and proceed to the start point, from where the activity starts at around 8.30 AM.Continue your journey and enjoy the scenic beauty of Galle and visit some of the most beautiful and important tourist locations of the same. The duration of the tour is around 6 hours, giving you sufficient time to explore the beauty of surroundings and the places. End your amazing cycling tour at around 2.30 PM and head back to your respective hotels. 
Superb

38 Ratings

4.0

38 Ratings

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INR 1,361

INR 1,089

Day Tour in Coastal Sri Lanka
Day Tour in Coastal Sri Lanka

11H

Galle

About the Activity: The journey of a sightseeing tour through coastal Sri Lanka begins as you are picked up from your hotel in Colombo at around 7 AM and proceed towards the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery that aims to protect the sea turtles and their eggs where you can witness the turtles hatching and crawling towards the ocean. Thereafter, you will be proceeding towards Madu Ganga, where you can enjoy a river safari for 1.5 Hours.The evening brings with it, a visit to Galle Fort and the lighthouse which is built in the Dutch style of architecture.End your amazing exploration trip of coastal Sri Lanka at around 6 PM by getting dropped off to your hotels in Colombo. 
Very Good

38 Ratings

3.0

38 Ratings

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INR 9,186

INR 8,506

Hiyare Reservoir | Walking Tour | Book at Flat 33% off Best Seller
Hiyare Reservoir | Walking Tour | Book at Flat 33% off

3H

Galle

Hiyare Rainforest is a preserved rainforest that runs as an Animal Rescue Programme. Your visit here will bring you very close to injured wild animals that have been rescued and are receiving treatment. And, the short guided nature walk in the rainforest will allow you to enjoy some endemic flora and fauna that can be seen in Sinhara Rain forest. About the tour:-You will be picked up from your hotel by an air-conditioned car with an experienced driver and drive to Hiyare. -Visit Hiyare forest which will bring you close to the wild animals. After it, enjoy a short nature trail in the rain forest which will best for those who do not want to spend a long time trekking.-As the tour concludes, you will be dropped off at your hotel.Timings: 7:30 am - 10:30 am Time duration- 3 HoursStarting/Ending Point: Your hotel from GalleNote:-Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour. -Maximum 8 people are required to book this tour. 
Very Good

41 Ratings

3.0

41 Ratings

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INR 3,600

INR 2,400

Bike Tour with Tea Tasting in Galle
Bike Tour with Tea Tasting in Galle

12H

Galle

About the Activity:If you are looking for some amazing and adventurous cycling trip, this tour is a perfect fit for you. Your trip begins at 07:30 AM, by meeting at Sri Lanka Bicycle Trips shop and proceed to Galle Fort, from where the cycling trip will startCycle along vast stretches of paddy fields and coconut farms, before you stop for a lip-smacking lunch at around 1 PM in the home of an aristocratic Lankan family. During your lunch, acquaint yourself about their authentic culture and traditions and also get a chance to learn a few words from their language. Aftermath at around 3 PM start cycling again and reach the tea factory, where you can witness the process of tea making and also can taste various types of teas.Leave from the tea factory at around 4.15 PM and cycle till the Galle Fort where you will drop your cycles.Transfer back to Colombo from Galle Fort and after reaching there at 7.30 PM. end your tour.
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37 Ratings

3.0

37 Ratings

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INR 10,500

Galle City Tour - Flat 18% off
Galle City Tour - Flat 18% off

12H

Galle

About Galle City Tour:- The Galle City Tour is a day-long, guided tour with which you can witness the key attractions of the region.- The tour features handpicked destinations from in and around the Galle city in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka- You will be picked up at 7:00 am from your hotel, then you will head to the ancient Buddhist temple of Kalutara Bodhiya with its impressive dome and rich history. It also includes a visit to a 300-year old Dutch fort and a lighthouse in the old, colonial part of the town - On the tour, you will also halt at Our Lady of Matara Shrine which is a Roman Catholic church dedicated to the Virgin Mary.- You can get to visit Pigeon island and enjoy the view of the hanging bridge.- The tour also includes activities at Polhena beach like swimming and snorkeling in the clean clear waters- The tour also covers a trip to a turtle hatchery in Kosgoda where you can learn about the turtles in the area and their preservation. You will be drop off at 7:00 pm to your hotelAbout Galle City:Galle city is considered to be one of the major cities in Sri Lanka and its history dates back as early as 1400 BC. Today, it is the administrative capital of the Southern Province. Its colonial history and natural settings make it one of the most exciting and diverse places to see in Sri Lanka.Upon their arrival in the 16th century, the Dutch developed Galle extensively and the architecture and cultural influence on the place is still clearly visible. The Galle Fort which was built by the Portuguese and later taken over by the British is a world heritage site and the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European occupiers.Situated on the southwestern tip of Sri Lanka, the city is home to some of the most spectacular beaches in the country, like the Beruwala Beach. The wildlife in the area is also spectacular and the locals put all efforts into preserving it. The Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery which was started almost 40 years ago is a prime example and is responsible for protecting the turtle eggs till they are ready to hatch underwater. Apart from preservation, wildlife is also a huge tourist attraction with boat rides to the Balapitiya River where you can spot rare birds and baby crocodiles.With the Galle City Tour, you get to experience all this and much, much more!
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41 Ratings

4.0

41 Ratings

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INR 4,007

INR 3,285

Sri Lanka Family Tour For 10 Days
Sri Lanka Family Tour For 10 Days

10D/9N

Colombo

About the Activity:This tour of Sri Lanka for 10 days takes you through umpteen number of wonderful landmarks of the country which symbolise its historic transformation.You will get more than enough time to rediscover the treasures hidden in the different cities like Siligiriya, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Galle, Yala, Bentota and Colombo.During this extensive sightseeing tour, you cross a lot of tourist destinations of Sri Lanka viz. Polonaruwa museum, Minneriya national park, Dalada Maligawa, Dambulla cave temple, Peradeniya botanical gardens and  Pinnawala elephant orphanage.Also, you might be strolling along the wonderful tea plantations in Nuwara Eliya, the famous temples in this city, the beaches in Bentota, the old streets of Galle etc.Marvel at the nightlife of Colombo as well during your pleasant trip.The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the trip.
Superb

41 Ratings

4.0

41 Ratings

Starting from

INR 108,865

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Superb
It was a wonderfull day tour and the pickup was on time. We have also enjoyed the snorkelling and swimming activities. Nice experience!