8N / 9D
Spend a fun filled adventure in Sri Lanka for the whole family.
Places you will see:
GALLE | BUTTALA | UDAWALAWE | NEGOMBO | COLOMBO
Itinerary in Detail
You will be met on arrival and driven to Galle. Built by the Dutch beginning in 1663, the 36-hectre fort occupies most of the promontory that forms the older part of Galle. UNESCO has recognized Fort as a World Heritage Site. You can relax at the hotel or enjoy an evening tea at the hotel or walk around the fort area to Padlar’s Inn who has a reputation for chocolate brownies and toasted sandwiches served with sweet chutneys. For dinner you may try Italian food at Anura’s Restaurant , according to the guide lonely planet you get the best thin crust light pizza in Sri Lanka here and they also have a range of vegetarian food. Or if your choice is for Sea food would recommend Rampart Hotel where they serve s full range of seafood dishes and the coldest beer to be found in the fort.
Jetwing Light House
Enjoy the morning breakfast at your hotel, after Breakfast you can visit Galle Fort to see the Fort Jumpers spring in to action each day from 9 a.m -6 p.m. This hair –raising forty five foot jump is from the top of the wall at Flag Rock, between point Utrecht Bastion and Triton Bastion may wander the atmospheric streets of Galle or a visit to the Museum or you may even visit the silk factory where you get a varied selection of silk clothes and gifts. Or you may just relax at your hotel and enjoy a swim at the lovely swimming pool or simply read a book while enjoying the breeze from the Indian Ocean.
Jetwing Light House
Depart Galle for Buttala. Arrive at Galapita Healing Garden which is one of those rare and magical places built atop a magnificent rock that soars like a huge bathing elephant out of the water of the Menik Ganga (Gem River). There are four ecological pavilions each built using local materials such as stone, wood, mud and thatched roofs. All reflect a contemporary interpretation of traditional Sri Lankan style. Galapita provides you with a unique experience in Sri Lanka. Spend your days having a massage, reading, panning for gems, swimming in the river, eating superb curries, canoeing, taking a picnic to the magnificent herb garden, enjoy a day out at the 50ft tall cascading pigeon falls, swing in your hammock by the river or just bliss out!