WHALES AND GALLE

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WHALES AND GALLE

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Early in the morning you will be met and greeted by our representative who will take you to the cruise on the Mirissa harbor. The cruise will leave before 0700 to see the living giants of the planet. Spot the largest animal of the planet, the Blue Whales. The Dolphins, Sea Turtles, Common Whales and Sperm Whales are also common to see in this tour. The journey will be 3 - 5 hours.

Afterwards, travel to Galle. On the way you will be stopped at the Weligama coast to watch the most famous Sri Lankan Stilt Fishermen. It is one of the traditional ways of fishing using a long stick and the fishermen sitting on another stick fixed on the water.

Visit the Ancient Temple of Yatagala. Follow the steps to the under the shade of the temple trees to the shrine on the top of the mountain. Feel the calm nature at the top with cool breezes.

Next, travel to the Galle Dutch Fort, an UNESCO world heritage site. Enjoy a beautiful lunch at a restaurant inside this amazing place. Walk along the streets and the huge walls to witness the influence of the Dutch culture in the 18th century BC. Visit the Light-house, the Clock-tower and the buildings from the colonial period. It is also a place with many attractive stores for someone who loves to do some shopping.

Day 01
Mirissa > Galle

Early in the morning you will be met and greeted by our representative who will take you to the cruise on the Mirissa harbor. The cruise will leave before 0700 to see the living giants of the planet. Spot the largest animal of the planet, the Blue Whales. The Dolphins, Sea Turtles, Common Whales and Sperm Whales are also common to see in this tour. The journey will be 3 - 5 hours.

Afterwards, travel to Galle. On the way you will be stopped at the Weligama coast to watch the most famous Sri Lankan Stilt Fishermen. It is one of the traditional ways of fishing using a long stick and the fishermen sitting on another stick fixed on the water.

Visit the Ancient Temple of Yatagala. Follow the steps to the under the shade of the temple trees to the shrine on the top of the mountain. Feel the calm nature at the top with cool breezes.

Next, travel to the Galle Dutch Fort, an UNESCO world heritage site. Enjoy a beautiful lunch at a restaurant inside this amazing place. Walk along the streets and the huge walls to witness the influence of the Dutch culture in the 18th century BC. Visit the Light-house, the Clock-tower and the buildings from the colonial period. It is also a place with many attractive stores for someone who loves to do some shopping.

    Hightlights

  • Whales and Dolphins Watching
  • Ancient Temple of Yatagala
  • Stilt Fishermen
  • Galle Dutch Fort

INCLUSIONS

  • Airport / Hotel pick up
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking chauffer
  • Airport / Hotel drop off
  • Parking tickets

EXCLUSIONS

  • Personal expenses
  • Driver / Guide tips

HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Ancient Temple of Yatagala
  • Stilt Fishermen
  • Galle Dutch Fort

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