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 pm
Duration:1.5 - 2 Hours
Starting/Ending Point: Galle Fort Old Dutch Gate
How to reach?
You will easily get public and private transportation to reach the starting point of the location.
-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.