Galle Dutch Fort in Sri Lanka

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  • Breakfast Inculed
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Galle Dutch Fort in Sri Lanka

The city of Galle plays an important role in Sri Lankan history, especially when considering about the international relationships during the historical times. Many foreign vendors such as Arabs, Chinese and Greeks visited this place for trading. Even this city was marked in the “Ptolemy’s” world map done on 125-150 AD. Nowadays Galle city is famous all over the world due to Gall Dutch Fort statured facing the Indian Ocean. This is one of the UNESCO heritage sites.

Galle Dutch Fort in Sri Lanka

  • 1. Galle Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, preserved colonial-era fortification the fort,
  • 2. narrow streets lined charming Dutch and Portuguese colonial buildings,
  • 3. The iconic Galle Lighthouse and the picturesque views fort's ramparts

Galle Dutch Fort in Sri Lanka

Tour Plan: Airport /Colombo / Balapitiya / Galle / Colombo
Day 01
Our staff will be there to warmly welcome you at the Airport or maybe you are in sri lanka any hotel to from starting to travel to visiting galle too Galle The city of Galle plays an important role in Sri Lankan history, Dutch Ceylon was a governorate established in present-day Sri Lanka by the Dutch East India Company. Although the Dutch managed to capture most of the coastal areas in Sri Lanka they were never able to control the Kandyan Kingdom located in the interior of the island.]Dutch Ceylon existed from 1640 until 1796. In the early 17th century, Sri Lanka was partly ruled by the Portuguese and Sri Lankan kingdoms, who were constantly battling each other. Although the Portuguese were not winning the war, their rule was rather burdensome to the people of those areas controlled by them. While the Dutch were engaged in a long war of independence from Spanish rule, the Sinhalese king (the king of Kandy) invited the Dutch to help defeat the Portuguese. The Dutch interest in Ceylon was to have a united battle front against the Iberians at that time. Dutch flag entering the name of the VOC & three colors, red, white, Blue they are used By Dutch flag . Especially when considering about the international relationships during the historical times. Many foreign vendors such as Arabs, Chinese and Greeks visited this place for trading. Even this city was marked in the "Ptolemy's" world map done on 125-150 AD. Nowadays Galle city is famous all over the world due to Gall Dutch Fort statured facing the Indian ocean. This is one of the UNESCO heritage sites. Madu Ganga is the second biggest wetland in Sri Lanka. The estuary is spread over 900 hectares of which 770 hectares are covered with water and is inhabited with 64 islands of which 15 islands have a larger landmass. Abundantly rich in biodiversity, in the area surrounding the Madu River you’ll find swampy marshlands covered in mangrove forests. It is also home to 300 species of plants and about 250 wildlife species. Stay overnight at hotel

Activities:
•Visit Galle Fort - Galle Fort is a trendy place to enjoy the architecture, history, shopping and taste some best food and wine in the road side cafes
•Boat ride down the beautiful Madu River, a wetland estuary spreading over 900 hectares of which 770 hectares is covered with water and inhabited with 64 islands
•Visit a Turtle Hatchery to see various verities of Sea Turtles and possibly release a baby turtle to the Ocean
•Visit to Spice Garden & Moonstone mine (Sadakanpasana ) Kahawa Meetiyagoda
•overnight’s stay at Galle Hotel

Day 02,
After breakfast Transfer to the Colombo airports or which is you had stayed at hotel into the Colombo hotel. (if you like to leave early morning you can visit Much More place & according to your flight Schedule) Transfer back to Colombo – 3 hours drive approximately
Activities :
• Colombo Air port
• All the place visit according to your flight Schedule
• Tour End

Galle Dutch Fort in Sri Lanka

Include This Tour

  • • Accommodation for 01 Nights
  • • Air-conditioned vehicle with fuel
  • • English speaking chauffeur guide
  • • Food BB Basic Only
  • • All parking and highway charge where applicable All taxes
  • • Bottled water
  • • Airport pickup and drop-off

Not include This Tour

  • •Tickets for various activities, such as: Massage & Spa, tickets to gardens, orphanage, boat rides, Safaris, laundry, trips mini bar, shopping lists etc.,
  • •Any phone calls made locally or internationally. If you prefer calling us it will be free of charge and for others hotel will charge.
  • •Price list for entrance tickets per 1 person (does not include in the tour cost)

Galle Dutch Fort in Sri Lanka

1.WHO WE ARE

Stelaranholidays (Pvt) Ltd is a fully licensed Travel Agency. We are a team of travel trade professionals which count for over 10 years of collective experience in Sri Lanka. As the company name suggests, we aspire to be the most sought after travel agent in sustainable tourism platform Sri lanka known as the peal of the Indian Ocean which is full of amazing places and things and the greatest place to spend your Holiday. Srilanka is the best Holiday destination in Asia. If you visit Srilanka Once, definitely you will think about a second visit. As a travel agent in Sri Lanka we can arrange the best tour solution. Best choice Stelaranholidays

2.WHY BOOK WITH US

a. Savings you are looking best tour your holiday. your -choice
b. 10 years’ Experience in tourism industry.
c. We will give you the priority to arrange your tour as you wish to get it arranged by us.
d. Experience tour consultant’s Service
e. Customized and flexible tour plans and itineraries
f. Specialize for group and Individual travel arrangements.
g. We are Government approved tour Operator in Srilanka

3.Do you have any optional activities?

a.Yes, we have according to tour itinerary.

4. What is your average group size?

a. Couple, Small group 6 pax or 10 big group 20

5. Do you offer a past traveler discount?

Yes, we are giving special discount (regular customer)

6. What is the level of fitness required?

Best health Conditions it is recommended to have a general level of fitness as you will be required to do some walking on the tours.

7. What is the minimum age allowed?

a. Different on tour we are expects 01 to 85 age better

8. Our resgistirion number& VAT

a. PV: 119492, Vat Tax: 102274385

9.Solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

If you are travelling alone there is a mandatory single supplement as it is not possible to share a room on the tour with another solo traveller.

10.How is the Tour Guides and Naturalist Services?

a. We have exclusive relationships with the best Tour Guides and Naturalists in the industry including the ‘Best National Guide Lecturer’ and ‘Best Chauffeur Guide’ of the Presidential Travel & Tourism Awards. Multi Languages [Hindi, Arabic, English, French]

11.How is the hotel Booking Services?

We provide a complete spectrum of accommodation options to suit all budgets including home stays, back-packer accommodation, 3 – 5 star, boutique/luxury as well as campsites with tented accommodation – service providers

12.What clothes do I need to take?

a. Light cotton or linen clothing. It can be chilly in NuwaraEliya (the hill country) at night, so a sweater is recommended. Shoulders and knees must be covered to enter temples. Socks may also be a good idea for walking round places such as Polonnaruwa – the ground can be extremely hot for bare feet. Cotton t-shirts and shorts. Trousers to visit temples. Sandals. Trainers for walks. Socks. A fleece. Umbrella. Waterproof jacket.

13.Do I require a Visa?

a. You will need to obtain an ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) prior to your visit to Sri Lanka. You can apply directly for an online ETA by visiting the following website: www.eta.gov.lk.
Do not apply too early as it is only valid for 90 days from the date you apply. The cost of the ETA is $20pp (about £13) if you are a UK citizen. Payment is made by either credit card or e-commerce enabled debit cards. Only Visa, Master and American Express Cards are accepted. When applying, you will need your passport details, flight details and the name and address of your first hotel on your tour Children under the age of 12 are free. Please do take the ETA with you when you travel. As at January 2012, if you find that you can’t apply for one before you travel, you can obtain a Visa on entering Sri Lanka, for $25pp (about £16)
your passport must be valid 6 months beyond your intended date of departure from Sri Lanka. A 60-day extension can be requested (variable fee) at the Dept. of Immigration and Emigration in Colombo. It is your responsibility to have the correct personal documents and obtain your Visa, if necessary. As with all foreign travel, it is wise to take a copy of the details page of your passport which will help the British Consulate in providing a temporary one in case of loss.

14.What vaccinations do I require?

a. Please consult your doctor for up to date information before you travel

15. What opportunities are there for photography?

a. There are so many opportunities for photography whether it is of scenes of everyday life by the roadside, spectacular vistas or of the amazing wildlife. Do please take a memory card of sufficient size as you will find you will take so many photographs. It would also be a good idea to bring some small binoculars to view the wildlife in the National Parks as with all wild animals, you will only be able to view them from a distance

16 . Do I need Insurance?

It is your responsibility to ensure that you have adequate travel insurance for the activities that you are doing on your Tour such as white rafting, elephant rides, game drive etc. All travelers booking with us need to notify us of their insurance arrangements prior to travelling.

17.Are you able to book airport transfers?

We offer comprehensive tour packages that include airport drop-off and pickup, as well as arrival transfers.

18.Where can I change money?

a. Yes, you can only purchase Sri Lankan Rupees in Sri Lanka as it isn’t an International Currency. On arrival at Colombo Airport, it is best to change some money at the Banks just before the Arrival Hall where there are 24hr facilities. Banks in towns are generally open 9am to 1pm or 3pm Mon-Fri. All banks are shut at weekends and public holidays. Changing Traveler’s Cheques can be a time-consuming process in a Bank, however, most Hotels will change these but the rate may not be such a good one. ATMs accepting Visa and MasterCard are widely available in cities and towns. If you wish to use Visa or MasterCard’s in ATMs, (as with all overseas travel) it is best to notify your Bank in the UK that you will be travelling to Sri Lanka, prior to your departure. When changing currency in Sri Lanka it is advisable that you keep a copy of the money exchange certificate with you. Always demand this certificate when you change money as you may be asked for this when you leave. You are not allowed to take Sri Lankan Rupees out of the country

19.What is the time difference?

a. It is GMT + 4.5 hrs. In summer and + 5.5hrs in winter

20.Do you offer any additional optional excursions?

There are many fantastic included activities on the tours however if there any additional optional excursions available to you, they will be stated on your itinerary with your finalized travel documents

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Galle Dutch Fort in Sri Lanka
From $ 500
/ Adult
From $ 150
/ Child
  • Standerd Hotel
  • Breakfast Inculed
  • A/C vehicles
  • 01
  • 85

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