Negombo: Galle Day Tour with Stilt Fishing

Negombo: Galle Day Tour with Stilt Fishing

From $87 per person

A day trip from Negombo to experience the best of Galle. While there you will encounter the local fort, before experiencing the famed local profession of stilt fishing.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 10 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Instant confirmation
Driver
English
Pickup included
Your Negombo accommodation.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the town of Galle
  • Enjoy a stilt fishing photo shoot experience
  • Experience Galle Fort
Full description
Your tour will begin early in the morning at 7:00AM, as your friendly driver picks you up from your Negombo hotel. From here you will depart for your destination of Galle. Once having arrived, you will begin with a tour of Galle Fort in Sri Lanka, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Galle Fort (or Dutch Fort as it is also known), is a fortification first built by the Portuguese on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. The initial fortifications (which were built in the late 16th century), were quite basic, but the fort underwent extensive modifications in the 17th century by the Dutch. Following the Galle Fort, you will proceed to lunch. Following your lunch break, you will reconvene your journey to the fishing village of Ahangama for a 1-hour stilt fishing experience. Stilt fishing is an old Sri Lankan way of catching fish, but is today more of a performance for the island's visitors than a part of the fishing industry. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be transferred back to your Negombo Hotel.
Includes
  • Transport by air-conditioned car
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • English-speaking chauffeur
  • Stilt fishing
  • Bottled water
  • Food and drinks (unless specified)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees (if required)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

Select participants and date

Participants

Date

Prepare for the activity

Important information

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour
  • All visitors to Buddhist and Hindu temples are expected to remove footwear and hats (shoulders and knees should also be covered)
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This tour is subject to favorable weather conditions (if canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date)
Organized by

Product ID: 204964