Uncover Galle’s Colonial Past

Galle 3-day City Tour - Sri Lanka

Prices from £175 pp

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Duration3 days / 2 nights (flexible)


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A beautifully preserved port town sitting on the southwestern tip of Sri Lanka, Galle is well known for its multi-cultural heritage. Embraced by the Indian Ocean from the three sides, its iconic Dutch fort is not only a famous landmark but a living community worth plunging into! Galle’s entangled streets will take you on an adventure through the centuries. Enjoy the bohemian vibe - there are numerous art shops, galleries and quaint cafes dotted around.

What's included

  • Guided city tour
  • Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing
  • Breakfast

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Arrival in Galle:

Galle is on everybody’s travel list and today it’s time for you to explore what’s hidden behind the ancient fort walls! This town’s certainly got character and for you to fully immerse in its rich culture and history, we have found a charming hotel which will be your home for the next few days. Located in the heart of Galle’s old quarter, with numerous cafes and restaurants on the doorstep, this colonial building with galleries and courtyards will transfer you right back to Galle’s glorious days.

Cathedral in Galle, Sri Lanka

Walking Tour and Free Time:

Today you will discover the history and heritage of Galle with a local guide, who will take you on a walking tour around Galle’s most significant landmarks and give you an insight into the city’s colonial history. The rest of the day is free for you to do as you please – enjoy quaint cafes, wander around the town and sample some seriously sumptuous street food. If you happen to be here on a Sunday, we highly recommend visiting the Flea Market where you can easily send a good few hours.

Sunset in Galle, Sri Lanka

Departure from Galle :

Sadly, it’s time to leave Galle today. You can continue exploring Sri Lanka’s Southern coast and stay on one of the many beaches for a few days of relaxation. Or, if your adventure has come to an end, head to Colombo for the final day on the emerald island.

Rugged coast near Galle in Sri Lanka
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