Day tours

Negombo Day Tour ( Sightseeing Tour )

church colombo fishing boat basket-of-fish-negombo-marke

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explore our culture and popular attractions of Negombo. We will let you have a feel and look of Negombo in 6 hours on our half day tours of Negombo.

Highlights: Negombo city, Fish market, dutch fort, Angurukaaramulla Temple, fishermans bay, St. Mary’s Church, Dutch Canal, Fishes drying on the beach

if interested you can take a Dutch Canal or Muthurajawela Marsh private boat tour

Duration: 6 hours

Tour Time : 9:00-14:00 or 13:00-18:00

Includes:
• An english-speaking tour guide with intimate knowledge of the city
• Private transportation for the duration of the tour
• Pick-up and Drop-off where requested

Colombo City Tour ( Day Tour )

Colombo city colombo temple colombo city

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explore our Colombo city tour by car and driver. We will let you have a feel and look of Colombo in 6 hours on our half day city tour of Colombo.

Highlights: Galle Face, Petah Bazaar, Town Hall, BMICH, Colombo Museum Independence square, Jami Ul Alfar Jumma Mosque and more.

We will pick you up at the hotel in the morning or afternoon. Tour will begin from the Fort area of Colombo which has been named fort because of it being a fort during the times of Portuguese and Dutch. Later we will take you to Colombo National Museum to see some of the great specimens of arts crafts and archeology of Colombo.

You will drive through the commercial areas and drive past Pettah, a colorful Oriental bazaar with a mix of people, ancient vehicles, bargains, mosques and temples. You have a chance to see a Hindu Temple, Buddhist Temple and the Jami Ul Alfar Jumma Mosque of Colombo.

Continue your tour of Colombo through the Wolfendhal Dutch Church, Hulfts dorp Law Courts as you drive along the residential area of Cinnamon Gardens, and also visit the Independence Square and Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall. Your tour will end here and we will bring you back to your respective hotel.

Duration: 6 hours

Tour Time : 9:00-14:00 or 13:00-18:00

Includes:
• An english-speaking tour guide with intimate knowledge of the city
• Private transportation for the duration of the tour
• Pick-up and Drop-off where requested

Negombo / Sigiriya / Dambulla Tour ( Day Tours )

elephant group dambulla cave temple sigiriya rock

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leave for Dambulla driving through Kurunagala. Kurunagala is situated at a high altitude most of the city is plain land except the surrounding rocks.

We proceed to Sigiriya. Sigiriya (Lion’s rock) is an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin, We start and climbing the rock. after we are back from the top of the rock we drive to the Elephant riding place. You can decide to take a ride on a Elephant through the Jungle.

On the way back we visit Dambulla. In Dambulla we visit one of the the biggest vegetables market in Sri Lanka. Siteseeing the city and proceed to the Dambulla Caves. Dating back to the 1st century BC, this is the most impressive cave temple in Asia. It has five caves under a vast overhanging rock, carved with a drip line to keep the interiors dry. In 1938 the architecture was embellished with arched colonnades and gabled entrances. Inside the caves, the ceilings are painted with intricate patterns of religious images following the contours of the rock. There are images of the Lord Buddha and bodhisattvas, as well as various gods and goddesses.

After this visit we proceed back to the hotel.

Includes:

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle from pick up to drop off at airport/hotel.
English speaking driver guide.

Negombo / Wilpattu National Park Safari ( Day Tours )

leopard sri lanka elephant family

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Leave for the Wilpattu National Park via Chilaw and Puttalam. the first stop is in Chilaw, There is a saying that “Chilaw is famous for Crabs, Coconuts, and Coreas,” a testament to the influence of the Corea Family who hail from this town. Chilaw is famous for the nearby Munneswaram temple, which is visited by both Hindus as well as Buddhists. We proceed to Puttalam, Puttalam is a small but very populous town. Famous for salt and fishing, Puttalam is the home to one of Sri Lanka’s largest lagoons, also called Puttalam lagoon. We visit the salt factory. After we have seen this we proceed to the Wilpattu National Park (Willu-pattu; Land of Lakes) is a park located on the island of Sri Lanka.

The unique feature of this park is the existence of “Willus” (Natural lakes) – Natural, sand-rimmed water basins or depressions that fill with rainwater. Located in the Northwest coast lowland dry zone of Sri Lanka.The park is 131, 693 hectares and ranges from 0 to 152 meters above sea level. Nearly sixty lakes (Willu) and tanks are found spread throughout Wilpattu.

Wilpattu is one of the largest and oldest National Parks in Sri Lanka. Wilpattu is among the top national parks world renowned for its Leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya) population.We will start the Wild Life Safari and watch the Elephants, Sloth Bears, Leopards, water Buffalo, Sambhur, spotted deer, mongoose, mouse and shrew are more of Wilpattu’s residents.

After the Wild Life Safari we will proceed back to the hotel.

Includes:

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle from pick up to drop off at airport/hotel.
English speaking driver guide.

Negombo / Anuradhapura Tour ( Day Tour )

twin pond Ceylon-Brazen-Palace-Anuradhapura isurumuniya temple anuradhapura

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leave for Anuradhapura via Chilaw and Puttalam. the first stop is in Chilaw, There is a saying that “Chilaw is famous for Crabs, Coconuts, and Coreas,” a testament to the influence of the Corea Family who hail from this town. Chilaw is famous for the nearby Munneswaram temple, which is visited by both Hindus as well as Buddhists. We proceed to Puttalam, Puttalam is a small but very populous town. Famous for salt and fishing, Puttalam is the home to one of Sri Lanka’s largest lagoons, also called Puttalam lagoon. We visit the salt factory.

After this visit we proceed to Anuradhapura, is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Lankan civilization. From the 4th century BC, it was the capital of Sri Lanka until the beginning of the 11th century AD. During this period it remained one of the most stable and durable centers of political power and urban life in South Asia. The ancient city, considered sacred to the Buddhist world, is today surrounded by monasteries covering an area of over sixteen square miles (40 km²). We wil visit the Sri Maha Bodhi An offshoot of the historical Bodhi tree under which Buddha became enlightened was planted in Anuradhapura in 288 BC, Abhayagiri Dagaba, This is one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage towns and extensive ruins in the world. Ruwanwelisaya Stupais considered a marvel for its architectural qualities.Thuparamaya Collarbone of Buddha is enshrined in the chetiya of Thuparamaya. It is the first dagaba built in Sri Lanka.Lovamahapaya Also known as Brazen Palace Lovamahapaya is a complex which was once a structure of its own class.

Jetavanaramaya This is the largest stupa in Sri Lanka. It was the third largest structure in the ancient world. Mirisaveti Stupa It was built by King Dutugamunu after defeating King Elara. A legend associates it with the relics of Lord Buddha.LankaramaThis is a stupa constructed by King Valagamba in an ancient place.

After this visit we go back to the hotel.

Includes:

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle from pick up to drop off at airport/hotel.
English speaking driver guide.

Negombo / Galle / Hikkaduwa ( Day Tour )

galle fort hikkaduwa diving beach hut

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leave for Galle the first stop is at Kosgoda where we will visit the turtle farm, After we visit the turtle farm, we continue our journey to Galle, Galle is the best example of a fortified city built by Europeans in south and southeast Asia, showing the interaction between European architectural styles and south Asian traditions. The Galle fort is a world heritage site and the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European occupiers.

When we arrived in Galle we sight seeing the city, visit the Dutch fort, the Galle Museum, a old Dutch church and the British church , We proceed and see the stilt Fishermen sit on sticks while fishing in the traditional way. We proceed to Hikkaduwa. Hikkaduwa is a small town on the south coast of Sri Lanka. It is located in the Southern Province, about 20 km north-west of Galle. We go with a glassbottom boat and watch the corals, if you like it you can go snorkeling, after that we will have a boatrip at the Maduganga River in balapltiya with his famous 68 islands.

After the river trip we will proceed via Beruwela and Colombo back to the hotel.

Includes:

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle from pick up to drop off at airport/hotel.
English speaking driver guide.