Galle Shore Excursion

$From 150 USD / Per person

Overview of Galle Shore Excursion!

Galle, a captivating coastal city in Sri Lanka, is a treasure trove of history, culture, and natural beauty. As a trusted tour operator specializing in Galle Shore excursion, we invite you to explore the wonders of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Galle Fort, the jewel of Galle, is a living testament to the city’s colonial past. Its well-preserved architecture, cobbled streets, and historic landmarks transport you to a bygone era. Stroll through the fort’s narrow alleys, visit the Dutch Reformed Church, and savor views from the fort’s ramparts that overlook the Indian Ocean. Galle Fort is not just a place; it’s an immersive journey into history.

Beyond the fort’s walls, Galle offers a unique blend of Sri Lankan culture and charm. Explore the bustling markets, where vibrant stalls offer an array of goods and local delicacies. Dive into the depths of the local seafood market, and delight in the flavors of fresh catches. As a tour operator, we ensure your Galle shore excursion immerses you in the island’s vibrant life and provides an authentic experience. Galle’s beauty extends to its pristine beaches, inviting you to unwind by the sea and appreciate its breathtaking sunsets.

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  • 8 Hours
  • Pick & Drop  to Ship
  • Galle Port 
Destination:Galle , Sri Lanka
Arrival Time:Required
Departure Time:Required
Tour Time: 6 – 8 hours 
  • Licensed Guide
  • AC Car or Van  
  • Entrance Fees
  • Pick and drop to the Passenger Terminal.
  • Food & Beverage
  • Personal Expenses

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Tour Plan

Experience the convenience of our Galle Shore Excursion, where we pick you up from your ship and ensure a comfortable drop-off at the passenger terminal. Your journey begins in Galle and concludes in Galle, offering a comprehensive exploration of this enchanting coastal city. However, if you prefer a shore excursion that starts and ends in Colombo, we recommend our Colombo-Galle Shore Excursion. This option caters to those looking for a seamless experience from Colombo, ensuring you make the most of your time in Galle while still returning to Colombo by the end of your adventure. Choose the itinerary that suits your preferences and embark on a memorable exploration of Galle and its surroundings.


Pick up from Ship & Visit Tea Factory

When your ship docks at the Galle port, we'll be there to greet you at the passenger terminal, holding a sign with your name. From there, we'll embark on an exciting journey to a tea estate and factory in Ahangama, where you'll have the chance to savor delicious Sri Lankan tea and discover the fascinating world of Ceylon tea production.

    At the tea estate, you'll learn about the journey of tea from plant to cup. We'll explain how tea grows, how it's plucked, and the intricate process that turns those leaves into the delightful beverage you enjoy. As you explore the estate, you'll also have the opportunity to discover Sri Lanka's rich flora and fauna, gaining insight into the diverse natural beauty that graces this remarkable island.
  • This excursion promises a blend of cultural enrichment and natural exploration, offering you a taste of Sri Lanka's tea heritage and the chance to connect with its beautiful surroundings.
  • Tea estate & factory visit
  • Tea Tasting

Stilt fishing in Ahangama

Stilt fishing in Ahangama, Sri Lanka, is a captivating and time-honored fishing technique that combines skill and tradition. Local fishermen perch on slender wooden stilts, perched above the tranquil waters of the Indian Ocean, casting their lines to catch the day's bounty. This iconic sight offers a unique glimpse into the cultural heritage of the coastal communities in this region.

    As you observe the fishermen in action, you'll not only witness their remarkable balance and precision but also have the opportunity to engage with them and learn about their fishing methods passed down through generations. Stilt fishing in Ahangama is more than a fishing technique; it's a living testament to the resilience and resourcefulness of the local people, making it a must-see experience for travelers seeking to connect with Sri Lanka's coastal traditions.
  • Watch stilt fishing in Action
  • Photos & Filming is possible.

Visit Historical Dutch Fort & Lunch

Explore the rich history of the Dutch Fort, an iconic heritage site that tells tales of colonial times in Galle, Sri Lanka. Wander through its cobbled streets, admire well-preserved Dutch and Portuguese architecture, and soak in the historical ambiance

    After your cultural exploration, indulge in a delicious lunch, savoring local and international cuisine at one of Galle's charming eateries. This culinary break will rejuvenate you for further exploration or relaxation, making it a delightful addition to your Galle adventure.
  • Lunch in Galle fort
  • Guided Walking Tour which covers more than 20 iconic places in the Fort
  • walk through Local Fruit & Vegetable market in new town

Shopping & Back to Ship

Wrap up your Galle Port excursion with a shopping opportunity in the historical port area. If you're interested in mementos or souvenirs, explore the local shops for unique treasures and handicrafts.

    Afterward, we'll ensure a seamless return to the ship terminal in Galle Port, marking the end of your enriching journey through this historical and culturally rich coastal city. Your day will be filled with exploration, culture, and perhaps a few memorable souvenirs to take home as a reminder of your visit to this charming destination.
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