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    Hikkaduwa
    h2 Hours

    About the Activity:Hikkaduwa is the perfect location to experience a perfect dive in Sri Lanka, the advanced open water dive package includes two adventure dives along with the gear.Explore the immense cargo holds of intact freighters such as the cargo wreck and WWI wreck sites.During this two hours diving activity starting at 8 AM, you will get a chance to go for one shallow and one deep dive of 2m and 6m respectively.If you are a macro photographer you can search for nudibranchs, crabs, shrimps, electric rays, pipefish, sea moths and other critters on the rocky reefs.End your amazing and adventurous diving session at around 10 PM.  

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    Hikkaduwa
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Hikkaduwa is the perfect location to experience a perfect dive in Sri Lanka, the advanced open water dive package includes two adventure dives along with the gear.Explore the immense cargo holds of intact freighters such as the cargo wreck and WWI wreck sites.During this two hours diving activity starting at 8 AM, you will get a chance to go for one shallow and one deep dive of 2m and 6m respectively.If you are a macro photographer you can search for nudibranchs, crabs, shrimps, electric rays, pipefish, sea moths and other critters on the rocky reefs.End your amazing and adventurous diving session at around 7 PM.

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    Galle
    h7 Hours

    About the activity:Join an organised walking tour to meet new friends and learn more about the Kottawa Rainforest and Arboretum woods.Get picked up from your hotel in Galle and start your tour at 7.30 am for morning departure or 2.30 pm for afternoon departure. Walk over tropical lowland rain forest or tropical wet evergreen forest and be prepared to get your boots dirty.Kottawa Rainforest and Arboretum guided walks are a great way to see the forest through the eyes of a local expert, listen to interesting facts and stories about the landscape and wildlife.End your seven hours walking tour at around 2.30 PM for morning session and 9.30 PM for the afternoon session by getting dropped off to your hotel in Galle. 

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    Galle
    h10 Hours

    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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    Akuressa
    h11 Hours

    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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    Galle
    h11 Hours

    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. 

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    Galle
    h6 Hours

    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. 

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    Galle
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity: If you are looking for some adventurous cycle tour to explore the beautiful Galle Fort and Galle city, this tour is a perfect fit for you.Get picked up from your hotels in Galle Fort, Unawatuna, and Koggala at around 1.30 PM and begin the exciting excursion to Galle fort around 02:00 PM and enjoy cycling a stretch of around 16 km which you will be completing in a time span of around 3-4 hours.During your cycling trip, witness and admire the awe-inspiring beauty of this 90 acre fort which has been categorized in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.Enjoy the peaceful beauty of this city while cycling with your group through the colorful and hidden streets of Galle.End your amazing cycling trip at around 6 PM by getting dropped off to your respective hotels. 

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    Galle
    h6 Hours

    About the Activity: Indulge in an exhilarating hiking tour with your family or friends in Hiyare, a small town near Galle in Sri Lanka.Begin this delightful trek at around 08:30 AM after getting picked up from your hotels in Galle Fort, Koggala, and UnawatunaAfter a quick briefing session get transferred by Tuk Tuk to local village where you will begin your hiking tour. During your trek, take a walk through the local village, witness the local tea plantation and begin the hike to the top of the hills that will take approximately 2 to 3 hours. Delight in the beauty of a small waterfall fresh water fed from the Hiyare rainforest and enjoy a light refreshments during your trip. Dry off from your time in the water before finishing your hike.End your hiking tour at around 2.30 PM by getting dropped off to your hotels. 

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    Hikkaduwa
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Hikkaduwa is the perfect location to experience a perfect dive in Sri Lanka, the advanced open water dive package includes two adventure dives along with the gear.Explore the immense cargo holds of intact freighters such as the cargo wreck and WWI wreck sites.During this four hour diving activity starting at 8 AM, you will get a chance to go for one shallow and one deep dive. If you are a macro photographer you can search for nudibranchs, crabs, shrimps, electric rays, pipefish, sea moths and other critters on the rocky reefs.End your amazing and adventurous diving session at around 12 PM.  

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    Galle
    h12 Hours

    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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    Galle
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Spend a day fishing in a private boat charter with your family and friends and indulge in a fishing experience in Galle, Sri Lanka.Get picked up from your hotel in the morning at 7 AM and proceed to the starting point from where you will depart for the amazing bottom fishing activity in the boat. During your trip, refresh yourself with sandwiches, a bottle of cold beer and enjoy the exciting sport of bottom fishing on the southern coasts of Sri Lanka.This tour is designed to accommodate veterans and beginner angler as you will be assisted by instructors for an enjoyable fishing experience. After fishing for four hours, at around 11 AM head back to the harbor and get dropped off to your respective hotels in Galle. 

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    Galle
    h6 Hours

    About the Activity: Enjoy an adventurous cycle ride to a lagoon and village in Galle.Get picked up from your hotels in Galle Fort, Koggala and Unwatuna at around 8 AM and proceed to the start point from where the cycling will start at around 8.30 AM.During your cycling trip, cycle through gravel roads passing mangroves, villages and beautiful paddy fields and enjoy a light refreshments too. The journey will be of around 12 KM, which will take approximately 6 hours to complete.End your adventurous cycling trip at around 2.30 PM by getting dropped off to your respective hotels. 

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Attractions

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Old Dutch Hospital

This building is one of those areas that have preserved their charm for quite a few centuries now. Constructed during 1681, this building crossed many stages before getting converted into a shopping complex that it is today.

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Location
: This shopping arcade is located in the Galle Fort area, at Hospital Street.

Highlights
: This is the most ancient building in Colombo Fort and was set up with the main purpose of providing medical assistance to people working for Dutch East India Company. Do not miss to visit Odels, one of the most decent joints selling high-quality souvenirs and clothes. If you are interested in shopping and eating good food, you have to visit this area as it lined with lots of cafés and eating joints.


Timings
: It is open from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM on all days of the week. 

Price
: Entry to this place is not chargeable.
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Galle Fort/Dutch Fort

Dutch Fort is one of the most extraordinary historical and archeological sites of the world. The fort was first constructed by Portuguese in the late sixteenth century and fortified expansively by the Dutch in the mid-seventeenth century. It is a stunning blend of archeology, architecture, and history in the backdrop of the tropical atmosphere.  Its appeal lies in that it is not just a historical monument. Even today the life is buzzing inside it, with a museum, gorgeous villas, administrative offices, antique shops, cafes, bookstores and lifestyle stores.


Location: Situated in the Southern Sri Lankan Coast in the Bay of Galle just 132 KM from Colombo.

Highlights: A stroll on the streets will let you experience the beautiful architecture of the colonial style buildings that still exudes the warmth and charm. Visit National Maritime Museum, stop by Meera Mosque and enjoy delicacies at Lucky Fort Restaurant and Galle Fort Hotel Restaurant.

Timing: Opened 24 hours a day 

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Dutch Reformed Church

One of the finest and most traditional Tourist attractions in Galle which is worth to visit and admire is the Galle Fort. The Dutch Reformed Church is the ancient building located in the premises of the fort. The building’s date goes back the 18th century during the Dutch period.

A walk through the Fort ground along with the humble caretaker, immersing in his never-ending fancy stories will take you back to the era whence it was built. The Church is also known as Groot Kert.



Highlights: Many tombstones dating back to the 17th can be observed; this church also is a Cruciform with shorter transepts separated by two arches. The floor is marked with gravestones. The beautiful pulpit made from Malaysian wood, calamander is a beautiful sight and near to the pulpit is the memorial of De Ly Family.

Location: Church Street, Galle fort

Timings: 9 am to 5 Pm
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Flag Rock

After a tiresome day, if you wish to end it with some peace and watch the sun set on the horizon, hear the seagulls beckoning you and also observe the waves crash the rocks forming a soulful music then Galle Flag Rock Bastion is where you need to go.  The Flag Rock an ex-Portuguese Bastion, situated at the southernmost end of the Galle Fort, today is a popular destination for tourists to witness the sunset. This Rock was a natural defence center during the Dutch period, from where ships were alerted about dangers lurking and also from the unseen rocks underwater by firing Musket shots from the Pigeon Island.



Location: Rampart St. Galle 

Highlights:
Scenic surrounding; to your west, you will be able to locate the lighthouse and the Gunpowder Museum opposite to the Meeran Masjid.

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