Day 01 - Bentota > Ahangama > Galle > Ahangama
Start your journey at 0830 hrs from your hotel in Bentota. You will be met by a designated chauffer guide from Lakpura Travels. After the formalities at the hotel, you will be escorted to your air-conditioned vehicle and proceed to Ahangama and visit Handungoda Tea Factory.
Handunugoda Tea Factory which is also known as the Virgin White Tea Factory. Learn the history of the tea that this factory produces. Get to know how the famous Virgin White Tea is plucked and processed completely untouched by human hands. Get a chance to purchase some tea leaves as a souvenir.
Thereafter proceed to the hotel, check in and relax. Later in the evening visit Stilt Fisherman in Koggala and Old Colonial City of Galle.
Watch the captivating sight of fishermen perched on stilts in the waters along the coast of Koggala. Hear the stories of how stilt fishing came to Sri Lanka, from the mouths of the fishermen who have practiced the craft for generations. Learn how the stilt fishing is done in detail and marvel at the level of skill that goes into it.
Discover the city of Galle, where the Portuguese and Dutch made their headquarters, and its secrets. Visit the Galle Fort which is one of the best-preserved fortifications in Asia. View the Maritime Museum, Galle National Museum and the lighthouse. Walk through the cobblestoned streets with their Dutch names as you learn more about their histories.
On completion return back to the hotel and relax.
Day 02 - Ahangama > Mirissa > Matara > Galle
Early in the morning reach Mirissa Fishery Harbor by 0600 hrs to go on a Whale Watching tour.
This tour gives you an opportunity to see the biggest mammals on earth, the whales, in their natural habitat. Get a chance to see blue whales, sperm whales and fin whales as they swim in the waters to the south of Sri Lanka. Gain more knowledge about the whales as a species from a qualified naturalist and learn to identify them. This tour gives you a responsible whale watching experience with a minimal imprint on nature.
After the tour return back to the hotel, relax, check out and proceed to Matara and visit Snake Farm. (Travel Time – 20 to 30 mins)
Matara Snake Farm. For three generations, this farm was run by the Bandara family. Mr. Wikman Bandara, 40 years of age is the man in charge. His father, 76-year-old Wijepala Bandara practices Ayurvedic Snake Medicine. The Snake Farm will give you the chance to learn about the cold-blooded reptiles that roam the island and also a first-hand experience with some of the snakes if you are brave enough for the challenge.
On completion start your journey back to your hotel in Bentota. (Travel Time – 2 to 2 ½ hrs)
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