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8 Days Tour Package

SOUTH COAST GETAWAY - 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

Package summary

This Special Package is for the Beach & Ocean lovers. While You are sighting the beautiful sunset and you relax beside the beautiful ocean. This particular Package allows you to enjoy the Southern Coasts of the Island Paradise, Sri Lanka.

01 Night - Negombo

02 Nights - Yala

01 Night - Mirissa

01 Night - Galle

02 Night - Bentota.

8 Day(s) & 7 Night(s)

  • Accommodation
  • Airport Pickup
  • Breakfast
  • Transport
Complementary Items : Flower Garlands on Arrival - On Arrival Water Bottles - Free International Sim Cards - Free Highway Entry and Exit - Free Country Map and Booklet - Shopping and discount vouchers - Honeymoon amenities
* Rooms are subjected to availability

Itinerary

ARRIVAL

WE WELCOME YOU TO SRI LANKA: AYUBOWAN! Upon landing at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo, you will be met by a tour representative. Then proceed to Little Rome,

NEGOMBO

Negombo is sand, sails and the sea.Negombo is a modest beach town located just 10km from Bandaranaike International Airport. With a stash of decent hotels and restaurants to suit all pockets, a friendly local community, an interesting old quarter and a reasonable beach, Negombo is a much easier place to find your Sri Lankan feet than Colombo. The Dutch captured the town from the Portuguese in 1640, lost it, and then captured it again in 1644. The British then took it from them in 1796 without a struggle. Negombo was one of the most important sources of cinnamon during the Dutch era, and there are still reminders of the European days. The busy centre of Negombo town lies to the west of the bus and train stations. Most places to stay, however, line the main road that heads north from the town centre, with the beachside hotel strip starting about 2km north of town.

MAIN FISH MARKET

Each day, fishers take their oruvas (outrigger canoes) and go out in search of the fish for which Negombo is famous. They’re a fine sight as they sweep home into the lagoon after a fishing trip. Fish auctions on the beach and sales at the fish market near the fort are a slippery and smelly affair, but one that’s well worth forgoing some pool time for.

DUTCH FORT

Close to the seafront near the lagoon mouth are the ruins of the old Dutch fort, which has a fine gateway inscribed with the date 1678. Also here is a green, called the Esplanade, where cricket matches are a big attraction. As the fort grounds are now occupied by the town’s prison, the only way you’ll get a peek inside is by committing a serious crime. You’d need to be very interested in old Dutch architecture to go to such lengths.

YALA

Welcome to Yala National Park.Yala is Sri Lanka's most famous national park. Forming a total area of 1268 sq km of scrub, light forest, grassy plains and brackish lagoons, it's very rich in wildlife and you're virtually certain to encounter elephants, crocodiles, buffaloes and monkeys. Plan your trip carefully, however – such is Yala's appeal that the main tracks and viewing spots can be crowded.

YALA NATIONAL PARK

One of the most popular national parks in the country, Yala National Park boasts a wide variety of animals, and does important work in conserving and growing populations. Running wild through the forests and grasslands, leopards are perhaps the biggest attraction of Yala National Park, although safaris also seek out populations of Sri Lankan elephants and endemic bird species, such as the Sri Lankan grey hornbill. Long coastal areas provide a habitat for many species of endangered sea turtle, as well as a large number of waterbirds.

MIRISSA

The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination. Once known for its hauls of tuna, snapper, and butterfish, Mirissa's reputation today rests mainly on the scenic quality of its sandy coastline and its wealth of whale-watching spots. A set of squat buildings sit by the sand, including guesthouses, cafes, bars, and seafood restaurants, but Mirissa tourism does not yet feature the same number of large resorts and high-rise hotels found in other beach towns. Overall, Mirissa's limited development adds to its relaxing, paradisal atmosphere.

MIRISSA BEACH

Tucked away beneath prodigious Sri Lanka palm tree groves, hidden from the main shore of Mirissa, you’ll find the area’s hush little locale: the appropriately-named “Secret Beach.”

MIRISSA WHALE WATCHING

The ever smiling, mischievous dolphins will put on a show while some of the oldest and the largest sea creatures, the humpback and the blue whales, will nonchalantly glide past you, when you embark on a whale/ dolphin watching excursion off the Southern, Eastern or the West coast of Sri Lanka. Be fortunate to see Blue Whales; the largest creatures on earth, Bryde’s Whales, Sperm Whales, Killer Whales and Fin Whales. You can also meet pods of friendly Dolphins such as the Common dolphins, Bottlenose dolphins, Spinner dolphins, Risso’s dolphins and striped dolphins as they playfully somersault and dance on the ocean waves. There’s also a good chance of seeing flying fish, turtle, manta rays and even sharks.

GALLE

Galle Is the timeless song of the sea.Welcome to Galle. Galle is a jewel. A Unesco World Heritage Site, this historic city is a delight to explore on foot, an endlessly exotic old trading port blessed with imposing Dutch-colonial buildings, ancient mosques and churches, grand mansions and museums. Wandering its rambling lanes you'll pass stylish cafes, quirky boutiques and impeccably restored hotels owned by local and foreign artists, writers, photographers and designers. Built by the Dutch, beginning in 1663, Galle's core is the Fort, a walled enclave surrounded on three sides by the ocean. A key part of the Fort’s appeal is that it isn’t just a pretty place. Sure, tourism now dominates the local economy, but this unique city remains a working community: there are administrative offices and courts, export companies, schools and colleges. Most travellers are utterly seduced by Galle's ambience, and it's undoubtedly southern Sri Lanka's one unmissable sight.

FLAG ROCK

Flag Rock, at the southernmost end of the Fort, was once a Portuguese bastion. Today it is easily the most popular place to catch a sunset. During daylight hours you may see daredevil locals leaping into the water from the rocks. Numerous vendors sell good street food such as fresh papaya with chilli powder from carts. During the Dutch period, approaching ships were signalled from the bastion atop Flag Rock, warning them of dangerous rocks – hence its name. Musket shots were fired from Pigeon Island, close to the rock, to further alert ships to the danger. Later, the Dutch built a lighthouse here; since removed, the nearby street name survives.

GALLE DUTCH FORT

Galle Fort, in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards. It is a historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument, which even after more than 423 years maintains a polished appearance, due to extensive reconstruction work done by Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka.

LIGHTHOUSE

Guarding against the rocks at the southern end of the Galle promontory, this elegant 27m working lighthouse dates from 1939, though there's been a lighthouse in Galle since 1848.

JUNGLE BEACH

One of those 'secret' spots that everyone seems to knows about, Jungle Beach is a pretty bay just west of Unawatuna. There are a couple of slim-line sandy coves here, some snorkelling offshore (though the reef is degraded) and a cafe (the venue for excellent DJ-driven parties on Wednesdays in high season). It's a pleasant, hilly 2km walk from Unawatuna; access by road is only via a side lane from the highway. Tuk-tuks charge Rs 400 from Unawatuna.

BENTOTA

The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests. The golden sands of the beach serve the large package hotels in the main town, although some quieter spots can be found further along the coast. Turtle hatcheries also serve as a major attraction of Bentota, with different institutions doing good work to manage the population levels throughout the year. Known as a center of Chaplon tea production, the plantations and old estates here date back to the British colonial era, and bare the hallmarks of colonial British design.

KOSGODA TURTLE HATCHERY

Kosgoda is famous for its turtle hatchery operated by the Wild Life Protection Society of Sri Lanka. It was established in 1981 to protect Sri Lanka's turtles from extinction. The hatcheries pay fishermen for eggs that they collect at night along the long sandy beach. Visitors are shown the huge tanks filled with new born but lively hatchlings. After being fed the hatchlings are taken to the sea and released when they are 2 -4 days old. They are not always released during the safer hours of darkness. Although October to April is the main laying season, some eggs can be found at Kosgoda throughout the year.

MADU GANGA (RIVER BOAT SAFARI)

River Boat Fishing – 915 -hectare Madu Ganga Estuary is connected by two narrow channels to the Randombe Lake, forming a complex wetland system encompassing 64 mangrove islets. In the year 2000, International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) undertook a detailed biodiversity survey of the region & revealed the existence of no less than 10 major wetland vegetati on types supporting over 300 plant species & 248 species of vertebrates

DEPARTURE

head towards Bandaranaike International Airport as for flight schedule, for your Departure in time to catch your flight.END OF THE TOUR IN SRI LANKA WITH A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCES AND MEMORIES.

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Child Policy

All children are welcome. Children from 0 - 4.99 are FOC. 5 - 11.99 YEARS children 50% from the Adult rate with sharing parent's bed. The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1. Extra bed US $20.00 per day. Above 12 Years Consider as an Adult. Child meal & Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations within 14 days of the arrival date – 100% of the value of the booking Cancellations within 21 days of the arrival date – 50%of the value of the booking. Cancellations within 30 days of the arrival date – 25% of the value of the booking Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Terms and Conditions

Hotels & Rooms are subjected to availability. Check in time 1400 hrs, Check out time 1200 hrs.

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