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From Colombo: Hikkaduwa Village Tour with Boat Ride & BBQ

1. From Colombo: Hikkaduwa Village Tour with Boat Ride & BBQ

Start your tour from Colombo at 9:00am where you will begin the 2 to 3 hour drive to Hikkaduwa. Stop on the way at Kosgoda where you will visit a sea turtle farm run by a non-governmental organization and maintained by volunteers. Next, visit the Ariyapala Mask Museum where you can learn about ancient masks and their part in ancient rituals, followed by the Mask Factory where you will see how these masks are brought to life through the hard work of artisans. After this, you will visit a family run gem and jewellery store and find various items at very affordable rates. Then, visit the agriculture and coir industry of Hikkaduwa, meeting a family that makes various products using coir and see the hard work they put in to make various valuable items. A very important ecological asset of the region is the Hikkaduwa lagoon. Take a boating trip on which you will discover the many avian fauna species of the region. Next up, visit one of the oldest Buddhist temples in the area. The temple is virtually free of tourists and mostly frequented by the local people. Here you can learn all about Buddhism with our local guide. After a busy day full of discovery head to Hikkaduwa beach to have a leisurely stroll and take in the sunset. Taste the most popular Sri Lankan alcoholic drink, Arrack, distilled from 100% coconut syrup.  End your tour with a barbecue dinner, consisting of fish bought from the nearby fishing harbour.

Full-day Sightseeing Tour of Colombo, Sri Lanka

2. Full-day Sightseeing Tour of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Situated on the west coast of Sri Lanka, Colombo is said to be the traditional gateway to the Orient. It is the largest city of the island and due to its vital role in the east-west sea trade dating as far back at the 5th century, it is possible to see the remnants of Moorish, Portuguese, Dutch, and British settlement throughout the city. On this full-day tour, you will be given an insiders view to the bustling metropolis and discover the many layers, which form its colorful character. During the day you will have the opportunity to visit sites including the mile-long promenade of Galle Face Green, the exclusive district of Cinnamon Gardens where you will find Independence Hall, the vibrant bazaars of Pettah, and the pristine beaches of Mt. Lavinia. Your journey will be enhanced by the many religious sanctuaries, which manifest in their variety, the peaceful tolerance of the city’s diverse inhabitants. There will also be time to investigate Colombo’s National Museum and get a real taste of the ancient, colonial and modern influences, which make up the city. To keep you refreshed and revived, there will be a delectable lunch overlooking the sea at the Galle Face Hotel and an afternoon tea in the extraordinary restaurant of Colombo Fort, which was once a Dutch hospital.

Bentota to Colombo International Airport Transfer

3. Bentota to Colombo International Airport Transfer

Book a modern, air-conditioned taxi for your transfer from Bentota to Colombo International Airport. The taxis are available throughout the day and the transfer can be arranged for any time from your hotel. Please meet the driver in the lobby area of the hotel. Enjoy a safe drive to the airport where your driver will drop you at the departure lounge. The newly opened southern expressway has curtailed the time of transfers from Bentota to Colombo Airport and now it takes between 1.5 to 2 hours.

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Excellent tour of Columbo. Recommended.

We had a really good day. The guide took us to all the important sights/places in Columbo and was very knowledgable. I would recommend this tour to others as a good way of seeing Columbo in one day.

Very good introduction to Colombo. Guide was flexible and tailored the tour to our interests. Highly recommended for the beginning of your visit to the city.

We had a great tour around Colombo with Prassad! He took us to some places that I'm sure we had missed them without him! Thanks!!;)

We had an enjoyable day with Prasad. he was knowledgeable and friendly and would recommend him to other tourists.

It was a great day

Lots of culture. Lots of spiritual experience The market was great.