About Whale Paradise Tour
This tour has been design especially for clients who like to discover Beauty of a special whale colony in sri lanka
In this tour plan We have included all Activities/Sightseeing/Things to do in each locations which we believe suitable for tour heading according to clients interest and requirement we can add or remove Activities/Sightseeing/Things to do.
According to clients arrival and departure flight details tour plan can be changed as client’s requirements.
- Galle city
- Whale Watching
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- Hotels will be booked in above mention location as per request of clients.
- Government tax and Service charge of hotel
- Accommodations sharing twin
- Hotel bookings as per your request in above mention locations(bookings will be done per request)
- Hotel bookings on bed and breakfast basis.
- Transportation by air-conditioned car, van or bus as per your request.
- Fuel of transportation vehicle.
- Service of English Speaking chauffeurs.
- Entrance Fees at sightseeing points.
- Lunch, dinner & beverages throughout tour.
- Tips for Chauffeur
- Personal other expenses not mentioned above.
- Video and photo permits at sightseeing points
Day 01 Arrive at Colombo International Airport(Route: Airport-Colombo)
Our arrival assistant will welcome with Sri Lankan hospitality and assist you for all needs in the airport. The chauffer will be introduced by the assistant. Transfer to hotel in Colombo.
Colombo city excursion
According to the arrival time Colombo city full or half excursion will be done. Colombo is located in the west coast of the island. The city of Colombo offers historical monuments, colonial architecture, festivals and events, fine dining, and shopping. With so much to see, do, and experience in Colombo. Modern Colombo city has many reminders of its European colonial past. We have done all arrangements you may need to make your visit to Colombo a memorable and enjoyable one.
National Museum, which has a good collection of historical works, the Art Gallery, which focuses on portraiture and temporary exhibits by local artists, and the city’s many mosques and Buddhist and Hindu temples.
Don Bastian (de Silva Jayasuriya Goonewardane, Mudaliyar), a famous 19th century shipping merchant who was looking for a suitable land to build a temple for the Matara Sri Dharmarama Thero, He bought a beautiful piece of land which belonged to three Moors, He filled and prepared the land at a great expense. The land bordered on two sides by the Moragoda Ela and the Pettigala Ela was used to build the temple, which was subsequently named the Padawthota Gangaramaya Viharaya. The Mudaliyar, with the assistance of the people built a great ‘Chaitya’ (Dagaba) of 30 Riyans
Dutch Reform Church
Dutch Reformed Church was introduced to Sri Lanka by the VOC with its First church ministrations held in Galle on 6th October, 1642, almost 360 years ago. Its consistory in Colombo was established in 1658 marking the beginning of protestant church or what they called ‘True Christian Reformed Church’ Subsequently, church councils were formed in Colombo.
Independence Commemoration Hall is located in the Independence Square known as one of the most prominent locations in Colombo. It is commonly used as a place where Sri Lankans get together in unity for significant national celebrations and cultural activities.
B.M.I.C.H congress hall
The Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall being the very first purpose built convention center in Asia, combines the best of professional conference facilities with the once in a life time opportunity to visit an island known as the Paradise on earth – Sri Lanka!
View of Parliament Complex at Kotte
The construction of the New Parliament at Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, where the palace of King Vikramabahu III’s powerful Prime Minister Nissaka Alakesvara was situated, began in 1979 and was completed in 1982. Mr. Geoffrey Bawa of Edward Reid and Begg was accepted as the architect and a Japanese consortium of 2 Mitsui Companies were contracted for the construction of the new building complex.
National Zoological Garden
National Zoological GardenGarden situated only 9.5 kilometers from Colombo City is a place that will excite both young and the old when they explore through gardens filled with beautiful birds and fierce animals.
Galle Face Green
Galle Face Green is a beautiful stretch of land around 1/2km by the sea, that’s mostly used as a public walk way, located at the heart of Colombo. It’s situated right in front of the old Parliament of Sri Lanka and most of the best star class hotels are situated around it. Galle Face Green also boasts Colombo’s largest and most elegant promenade which is always bursting with activities in restaurant, bars, coffee shops and boutiques.
Main Shopping Centers- Odel / House of Fashion / Majestic City / Lakmedura & Etc
1st day Night out in Colombo
Day 02 Morning proceed to Mirissa(Route: Colombo-Galle-Mirissa)
Founded in the 16th century by the Portuguese, Galle reached the height of its development in the 18th century, before the arrival of the British. It is the best example of a fortified city built by Europeans in South and South-East Asia, showing the interaction between European architectural styles and South Asian traditions.
Kalutara temple is one of the country’s most holy place of worship and attracts both the South West Buddhists and tourists to its golden Buddhist. Inside the Dagoba is a magnificent array of paintings describing the stories of Buddha. The 3 stories-high Kalutara Vihara, is a Buddhist temple built in 1960s which holds the distinction of being the only shrine in the world that is hollow.
Toddy Tapping means collecting juice from the coconut tree’s flower. It is a great experience to see how these people collect this juice (spirit).
Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery
Kosgoda is the famous turtle hatchery operated by the Wild Life Protection Society of Sri Lanka. Founded in 1981 to protect Sri Lanka’s turtles from destruction. The hatcheries pay the fishermen for eggs that they collect at the beach. Visitors are shown the massive tanks filled with new born baby Turtles. Which are 2-4 days old, are released safely.
Madhu river flows across Balapitiya (approx 80kms down south of Colombo) and is one of the frequently visited perfect attractions for nature lovers in Sri Lanka. Madhu river boasts of having a gather of 64 small islands spotted along her path and the most of which are covered with mangroves.
Ambalangoda Mask Factories
Ambalangoda city famous for masks and puppets. The traditional masks are carved from light Balsa like Kaduru wood (Nux vomica). Kaduru trees grows in the wet lands near the paddy fields. The wood is smoke dried for a week in preparation. The hand carved and hand painted masks for traditional dance, dramas are famous in Ambalangoda.
Bentota Beach – Water sports
During the period of the British (1815-1948) in Sri Lanka, a rest house was built for the advantage of British servants. Today the Bentota is a tropical coastal land which provides the full range of water sports on the beach.
Hikkaduwa Corals – Glass Bottom riding
Hikkaduwa offers the perfect place in the south coast of Sri Lanka’s Galle District,. A holiday at the Hikkaduwa beach will make your dream vacation come true. Hikkaduwa is the most gorgeous bay in the south of the island with blue waters, undamaged coral reefs running up, large waves just perfect for surfing, Tourism is the main source of income here, Many Batik clothes shops are found along the main Galle Road.
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
2nd day Night out in Mirissa
Day 03 Morning proceed to Mirisa Harbor for whale watching
Whale Watching at Mirissa
After the end of civil war Sri Lanka has discovered one of the best Blue Whale colony’s ever known. A beautiful, huge ,perfect creation of God, Blue Whale grows up to 30 meters long and weight 200 tons. Almost all blue whale travel long distance to the North and South Pole in search of food. But the whales in Sri Lanka are different they don’t seem to migrate at all, till now no one knows the reason for it. This is pretty unusual but this gives more chances of viewing this amazing creature and making Sri Lankan coastal area a paradise for whale watching.
3rd day night out Mirissa or Galle
Day 04 Morning proceed to Colombo (Route:Galle-Weligama-Colombo)
Weligama is located at the southern coast of Sri Lanka, about (24) Km from the historic city of Galle. Just half an hour’s drive from Galle, along magnificent coconut groves, brings you to the breathtakingly beautiful Weligama Bay. Enjoy walks along quiet beaches, still untouched by mass tourism and be fascinated by the famous stilt fishing men. But Weligama is more than beach life. Much more. Surrounded by rubber and coconut plantations, ancient temples
Weligama beach is recognized for its stilt fishermen. In chest-deep water on the beach, just few meters off-shore, are the stilt fishermen perched on a cross bar- one on one- of a single pole planted into the sea-bed. These fishermen, spend hours with their lines cast out to the sea to catch small fish.
Proceed to Airport to departure Meet the Departure Assistant and Give ideas of your tour