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Madu Ganga River Safari

Product ID: 39448
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The most important asset of the fragile Eco-system of Madu Ganga is its mangrove forests. These mangrove forests are providing the protection for large number of aquatic bird, animal and plant species.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Mangrove vegetation
  • Riverine environment
  • Bird watching
  • River cruise
  • Wet land animals
  • Optional fish massage
Full description
Madu Ganga is one of the most important natural assets of Sri Lanka. It is located 70km south of Colombo on the Colombo-Galle main road. Madu Ganga is the second largest wetland in the island, consisting of 28 islands. The number of families living in the islands estimated to be around 250. Madu Ganga spreads over 915 hectares of wet land and harbors multi-varied Bio-diversity Eco-system.  Madu Ganga wetland is fed by seven tributaries and forms the body of the wetland. The water runs through a course of land that span of 2300 hectares that was declares as a national sanctuary in 2006.

A cruise on a modern motor boat is the best way to exploring the natural wealth of Madu Ganga, the islands in the wetland are largely inaccessible by road. The inhabitants are also using the boats and more often paddle boats as the means of transport. Seerendipity tours offer a particularly appealing boat trips around Madu Ganga. This Ramsa Wetland is one of the most visited natural attractions of Sri Lanka’s west coast, with riverscapes to quiet thick grown islands and mangrove forests with sites of immense natural interest. There is plenty of opportunity to spot fascinating wild life based on aquatic environment, throughout the tour.

The most important asset of the fragile Eco-system of Madu Ganga is its mangrove forests. These mangrove forests are providing the protection for large number of aquatic bird, animal and plant species. The Eco-system in Madu Ganga is the home for different kinds of  aquatic plants, crabs, shrimps, fish, insects, amphibians and other animal life including crocodile.
Includes
  • Return transfer from Colombo in a modern, comfortable vehicle
  • Modern motorboat and controller during the excursion
  • help of a tour guide during the excursion
  • 2 hours boat tour including visits to a temple and an island
  • Mask museum
  • Bentota beach
  • Turtle hatchery
What’s Not Included
  • Any personal expenses
  • Tips for services
  • meals and drinks
  • entrance fees to turtle hatchery

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Meeting point

Colombo or any other location within the island. There may be additional charges if the meeting point is not located in Colombo. Please inquire.

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Cancellation Charges
21 days or less- 100% cancellation charge.
Between 21 days and 30 days - 50% or the equivalent of the first two days charges.
Above 31 days - No cancellation charges provided no commitment or advances are made to 3rd parties.
Cancellation policy will be applicable for any reduction of rooms after the release period.
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Seerendipity tours

Product ID: 39448