10 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Discover Sri Lanka’s alluring southwest coast and Galle on a private day trip from Colombo. Drive along the coastal expressway and enjoy a boat ride around the wildlife-rich mangroves of the River Madhu. Later, choose to take a glass-bottom boat ride or snorkel, dive or surf at coral-ringed Hikkaduwa beach before a visit to historical Galle. Visit the UNESCO-listed Galle Fort, built by the Dutch in the 1600s, and explore its cobbled lanes filled with shops and colonial buildings.
- Private Sri Lanka coast and Galle day trip from Colombo, led by an expert guide
- Ride a boat around the mangroves of the River Madhu, a haven for wildlife
- Enjoy optional water sports at Hikkaduwa beach (additional cost) to see its coral reefs
- Tour 17th-century Galle Fort, the best-preserved sea fort in all Asia
- Wander around the fort's cobbled streets and museums as you learn about Galle's maritime history
- Enjoy the personalized attention of a private guide
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Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle.
Service of an English Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off.
1 Boat Safari in Madu River.
1-Liter water bottle per person per day.
Food and drinks
Fees for the optional scuba diving, snorkelling or surfing
Expenses of personal nature
Departure & Return
Departure PointTraveler pickup is offered
Your Hotel in Colombo.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Hats and comfortable walking shoes are recommended
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- OPERATED BY Lakpura LLC
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
- 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.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Coastal Ride to Galle from Colombo?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
What is the policy on sanitization during Coastal Ride to Galle from Colombo?
A:The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during Coastal Ride to Galle from Colombo?
A:The policies on social distancing are:
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Coastal Ride to Galle from Colombo?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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