Galle is a coastal town where the Dutch presence is still visible. Galle was an ancient port (said to be the legendary Tarshish of the Bible), and our first international commerce and trade
centre. Today, Galle is the bustling provincial capital and administrative centre of the
It is famous for its lovely Unawatuna Bay, where the sea is reef protected and therefore safe
for swimming. The old Dutch “Star Fort” (a World Heritages Site) covering 36 hectares, the
well-preserved Groote Kerk (Dutch Church), Dutch Government House, the New Oriental Hotel (built in 1684) old bell tower and a tide-based Sewage-System, also
introduced by the Dutch. In Galle they still make the Dutch ‘pillow-lace’ and do fine ebony carving and gem polishing.
On completion proceed to your hotel and stay at leisure.Overnight stay at Shinagawa Beach Balapitiya or similarDAY 6- DAY 7, 10, 12 OR 14 BALAPITIYA
Breakfast at hotel, spend rest of the day at leisure by beach or pool and enjoying the other facilities of the hotel.
Located in the South coast, Hikkaduwa is a place for underwater delights. Well known for its coral gardens, guests can hire a glass bottomed boat or a pair of goggles and flippers and explore the magical underwater life to your hearts’ content. It is advised not to purchase or encourage sale of corals in order to protect the natural environment.
Overnight stay at Shinagawa Beach Balapitiya or similar.
DAY 8, 11,13 or 15 BALAPITIYA - AIRPORT
Today after breakfast you will be transferred to Colombo Airport to catch your flight back home.