Colombo
Half Day City Tour Overview: After your hotel pick up in the morning or afternoon, see the Fort area, drive through the commercial areas and past the bustling Pettah or bazaar. See a Hindu temple, Buddhist temple and Jumi-ul Alfar Jumma Mosque, the Wolfendhal Dutch Church and Cinnamon Gardens. Visit Independence Square and Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall before returning to the hotel.
Full Day Bentota & Beruwala Overview: After your hotel pick up at 9 am, drive to Bentota, famous for its golden beaches on the southern coastal tip of the Galle District. Facing the Indian Ocean, a tropical lagoon and a major river, Bentota offers good water sports facilities. Visit Beruwala a small fishing village en route. Relax on the beach or swim, weather permitting. Optional lunch stop on the way. Return late evening to your Colombo hotel.
Full Day Galle Overview: After your hotel pick up at 9 am, drive 119 km to Galle on the southwestern tip of Sri Lanka. Visit the Galle Fort a World Heritage site, built by the Portuguese and later extended by the Dutch in 1663. Stop for optional lunch at Galle. Visit a mask factory in Ambalangoda the turtle hatchery in Kosgoda where several species of turtles, especially the endangered hawksbill are protected. Return to Colombo.
Full Day Negombo Overview: Visit Negombo in the heart of Sri Lanka's fishing industry. Negombo is dominated by shrines and picturesque churches and offers good beaches on the west coast. Visit Negombo Lagoon, see a fish auction, the Dutch Fort and a Catholic church. Optional lunch in Negombo. Return to Colombo hotel.