Galle, Hikkaduwa, Bentola and Kosgoda
The day begins with visiting a noble and endearing venture, the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. You will visit a Turtle conservation project that helps to preserve endangered turtles, hatches them with care and finally, releases them into the ocean. Get acquainted with five out of seven sea turtle species, some of which are critically endangered. Know more about the turtles, their habitat, and how the lives of sea turtle are at stake. The vibrant awareness campaign and the stories of Tsunami affected marine life is sure to leave you in awe. This tour is a perfect blend of information and entertainment.
Move on to our next location for the day, Galle. Adorned with colonial Dutch buildings, this sea-side city, rich in heritage and culture has several important sightseeing destinations. The prime attraction is an ancient Dutch fort, elegantly standing over a 35 hectare ground with the sea gushing on three sides. Walk along the carved stones of the fort, or sit back in a small boutique cafe to admire Galle’s beauty. Make a stop at the Galle museum, and admire the restored Dutch building that houses it. From antique typewriters to colonial artifacts, the museum is quite an amusing place to enjoy your time. While in the city, also visit the Old Dutch church and British Church and observe its architectural beauty.