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Unawatuna Beach: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Bentota: Elephant Transit Camp and Udawalawe Safari

1. From Bentota: Elephant Transit Camp and Udawalawe Safari

See many dozens of wild elephants at close proximate to your safari jeep on the Udawalawe safari. You will never get so close to wild elephant-like in Udawalawe. Udawalawe national park is a haven for wildlife lovers, and it is one of the best places for watching elephants, crocodiles, monkeys, buffaloes, deer, and many other creatures. On your return journey visit the Elephant transit camp, where dozens of orphan elephants gather for feeding. Take a walk along the cobbled stone alleys of Galle Fort and discover medieval-period Dutch-styled constructions. Most buildings in this medieval city are now converted into restaurants, galleries, museums, hotels, and shops. Later stroll along the south coast beach and enjoy the refreshing sea breeze while taking a glimpse of endangered sea turtles. Round out the day with a visit to one of the island’s most famous mask-making cities, and learn about exquisite Sri Lankan masks for an activity-filled, full-day tour. Be picked up from your hotel in Bentota or Kalutara in the early morning and drive for around 3.5-hours to Udawalawe National Park. Get up close to spectacular wildlife as you spend 3-hours on a 4x4 jeep safari tour spotting a large array of wild animals in this animal sanctuary. Sightings include wild elephants, crocodiles, jackals, deer, buffalo, and sloth bears. The next stop is Galle Fort, a Dutch fortification and UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the houses, palaces, galleries, restaurants, cafes, and shops in this historically rich town. Take some time to look at the local stores and find typical Sri Lankan handmade products and souvenirs. From here, head to Unawatuna Beach. Enjoy a swim in the warm water or relax on the beach. Discover the cultural heritage of the island at Ambalangoda, a coastal town famous for its mask-making. Visit a mask museum and learn about the meaning of these colorful works of art and their role in traditional dance rituals and festivals. Pass by local fishing villages, harbors, and fish markets and be dropped off at your hotel between 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM.

Sri Lanka green bless- ultimate 2 days trip to enjoy nature

2. Sri Lanka green bless- ultimate 2 days trip to enjoy nature

Day 1: Meet and greet by your guide and drive in a luxury vehicle to Sinharaja rainforest. After about 2 hours drive, start your jungle trek with our nature guide. Our nature guide will take you on a 3 hours jungle trek, allowing you to witness and learn about hundreds of tropical fauna and flora living in the forest. After the rainforest tour, drive to the next highlight of thde ay, Udawalawe national park. You will make a brief rest at Udawalawe before starting the next event, Udawalawe safari. Set off on the safari of Udawalawe in a 4-wheel drive jeep. Udawalawe is one of the best places to large number of wild elephnats, crocodiles, buffaloes, Jackals and many other wildanimals. Later drive to Tissamharama/Yala for dinner and overnight stay. Day 2 Early morning leave for a Yala nationa park safafari on a 4-wheel drive jeep. Your guide will accompany you on this interesting adevnture. Yala safari is a wonderful opportunity to see the leoprads, black panther, crocodiles, elephnats, monkeys and many other wildanimals. The Safari lasts about 4 hours, see what animals show up before you. Later drive to Galle fort via southern coastal belt, make few stops on the way to enjoy the pristine beaches. Your guide take you around the Fort on a walking tour and show you the important monuments in the ancient Fort. Later drive to hotel in Colombo. End of the tour

Scuba Diving in Unawatuna

3. Scuba Diving in Unawatuna

The waters of Sri Lanka are home to an incredible range of marine creatures from massive blue whales all the way through to tiny creatures. Sri Lanka has an abundance of great sites to discover including wreck dives, which are scattered off the coast where Local divers are still discovering new wrecks as they explore the waters of this island nation. Many of the wrecks are covered in marine life, soft corals, macro critters and large aggregations of schooling fish. Whether a beginner or an experienced diver, with us you will find a dive at your diving skill level. Note : Season for this activity in Unawatuna is between October-May. If you wish to experience this activity in the rest of the months, kindly contact us.

Surfing in Unawatuna

4. Surfing in Unawatuna

Wanna surf your way through the holidays? Unuwatuna is known as a surf spot for those interested and keen on riding with the waves. If you are a beginner - Our instructor will guide you throughout the process until you are up and running all by your self. Unawatuna surf takes you to a chilled and well-developed tourist town just south of Galle. A mellow beach for beginners combines with a few faster reefs for improvers in the surrounding area. Note : Season for this activity in Unawatuna is between October-May.

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Great praise, the driver was very nice and the tour was very interesting