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Galle Day Trip
  • English and Spanish
  • 12 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Discover one of Sri Lanka's most spectacular destinations on this private tour of Galle: explore the fortified city with your own exclusive English-speaking guide.

Galle Day Trip

Having been picked up from your accommodation at 7 am, you'll set off to the south to the city of Galle, a fascinating historic city located on Sri Lanka's southern coast.

Arriving in Galle, you'll embark on a guided tour of its most important places of interest: discover the Galle Fort, one of the oldest fortresses in Asia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built by the Portuguese in the 16th century and later fortified by the Dutch, you'll feel as though you're travelling back in time as you admire the incredibly well preserved ramparts.

Visit beaches and the turtle sanctuary located to the south of the city, and learn more about Sri Lankan culture as you watch the locals stilt fishing along the beautiful shoreline, a traditional method of fishing involving sitting on wooden stilts above the water. Truly unique!

You'll also have the opportunity to visit the Tsunami Museum to learn of the tragic events that created so much destruction in 2004.

Discover the Moonstone mines, where this beautiful gemstone is excavated, and delve into Sri Lankan cuisine exploring a herb and spice garden in Galle.

At the end of this unforgettable day of history and tradition in Galle, you'll return to Colombo for around 7 pm.

Personalise your tour

As this is a private tour, you can modify the itinerary to suit your interests and needs. All you need to do is indicate your preferences when making your reservation.

The entrance fees to monuments and places visited on the tour are not included. If you'd like to visit inside any of these sites, you'll have to pay to enter on the day of the tour.

Price

This is a private tour organised exclusively for you and your partner, friends or family.

Up to 2 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
Private English language tour
US$ 125
US$ 187.50
US$ 287.50

Private English language tour

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 125
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 187.5
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 287.5

More Information

Duration

12 hours.

Language

This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.

Included

English speaking guide.

Private and exclusive tour, there will be no one else in the group.

Transport.

Pick up from your hotel or alternative central meeting point.

Not included

Food and drink.

Entrance fees.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 7 days before (Colombo local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not advisable for people with reduced mobility).

Per group from
US$ 125
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 7 days before

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 7 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 5 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.