13N / 14D
Dive into the deep sea and Explore the ancient shipwrecks
Places you will see:
NEGOMBO | GALLE | TANGALLE | HAMBANTOTA | NUWARA ELIYA | COLOMBO
Itinerary in Detail
Arrive and you will be transferred to the arrival terminal. On arrival transfer to Negombo. Afternoon city tour of Negombo. Visit the Lagoon area and the Fish market.
After breakfast meet and discuss with the Diving Instructor / Guide, regarding the programme, and arrange all equipment / assistance and safety precautions necessary. Afternoon training and acclimatizing dive at Negombo. Proceed by boat to "Ula Gala" a coral formation at Negombo and dive to a depth of 3 to 15 meters. See the corals, Fish etc. on the Rock formation here. On completion return back to the hotel.
After breakfast, at 9.30 a.m. go by boat to a distance of 3 miles off Brown Beach Hotel at Kudapaduwa where there is a Ship-wreck over 40 years old. Look for Corals, Groupers, Moray Eels and other dwellers of the ship. Return to the hotel. Afternoon proceed to Katuneriya (30 minutes by boat).There are two shipwrecks at Kepungoda ( Uswetakeiyawa) - 2 miles from the coast. There are several coral reefs, on rock formations between Marawila and Wennappuwa in which Lobsters, Groupers, Coral Fish, Sea Cucumber and other fish are found.Return to Hotel in the evening.