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Shore Excursions: Balapitiya and Galle from Colombo Port

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    Stop At: Madu Ganga Biodiversity Area, Balapitiya Sri Lanka

    The Madu Ganga is a minor watercourse which originates near Uragasmanhandiya in the Galle District of Sri Lanka, before widening into the Madu Ganga Lake at Balapitiya. The river then flows for a further a 4.4 km (2.7 mi) before draining into the Indian Ocean.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hikkaduwa Beach, Hikkaduwa 80240 Sri Lanka

    Enjoy The Beautiful Beach

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Galle Fort, Church Street, Galle 80000 Sri Lanka

    The Galle Fort, or Dutch Fort as it is also known, is a fortification first built by the Portugese on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. The initial fortifications, which were built in the late 16th century, were quite basic. However the fort underwent extensive modifications in the 17th century by the Dutch, making it one of the most important archeological, architectural and historic monuments to illutrate the European influence in South East Asia between the 16th and 19th centuries. According to a statement by UNESCO the site was recognized as a World Heritage Site for its unique exposition of an urban ensemble which illustrates the interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions from the 16th to the 19th centuries which is the criteterion number four for such recognition.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Port Of Colombo

    Ports
    Colombo Port
    Duration
    12h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Service of an English Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
    • Port Pick And Drop
    • 1 Boat Safari in Madu River.
    • 1-Liter water bottle per person per day.
    • Entry/Admission - Madu Ganga Biodiversity Area
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Fees for the optional scuba diving, snorkelling or surfing
    • Expenses of personal nature
    • Entry/Admission - Hikkaduwa Beach
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

    It was not the best start to the tour as the ship docked at the container port that was 5 km from Gate 1 where we expected to be docked. We therefore had to pay $15 for a taxi to Gate 1. Once we arrived...More

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    Binupa T, Public Relations Manager at Lakpura LLC, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

    J19313 Thank you so much for taking your time to share an insightful review of your experience and our service. We are thrilled to hear the lasting impression the experience has left on you, Your wonderful comments and positive feedback is a great incentive for...More

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