Yala - Galle
After breakfast, check out and proceed for Safari at Yala National Park.
Yala National Park:
This park is famous for leopard spotting. The chances of you catching a glimpse of the usually very elusive, leopard are relatively high in this park compared to the other national parks on the island. The parkland includes many lakes, rivers, and jungles where over 32 species of mammals, over hundreds of species of birds, and many reptiles. The park is located in a dry zone so be ready for an extremely hot safari if you visit the dry season.
After safari drive to Galle. Enroute visit Stilt Fishing (Duration 1 Hr)
From Koggala to Ahangama the southern beach belt is dotted with poles embedded on the seafloor. You will see fishermen perched on these and fishing in shallow water fly fishing. They capture small to medium fish that get carried with the currents onto the shore.
Upcoming visit is Galle. A vintage postcard town straight from the Dutch colonial area, Galle is a tourist must-see. Famous for its Dutch fort that has witnessed conquest after conquest, Galle was a major trading point in British Ceylon. Its paved streets, unique buildings, and the history etched deep within its ancient architecture, speaks volumes about the island's past, and is a great place to visit if you’re interested in surfing, seafood, colonial history, and island life.
Recommended Excursion- Galle Fort walk with Shanjei:
An eclectic walk with a very colorful host who will tell you stories to make your toes curl. You can extend this tour to include a meal at a house with a local. Choose to extend your tour that will include a brief insight into the arts and crafts of Sri Lanka.
Galle Fort is a UNESCO heritage site and offers vast and vibrant insight into the culture that is all Galle.
This tour can also be conducted at night with an extension of a bar visit inside the fort, this will mean you are away from the heat and experience a different atmosphere from the day time crowded
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Breakfast Accommodation Tour