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Day Excursions to Galle Fort & Bentota from Colombo provided by Apple Vacations Srilanka

Day Excursions to Galle Fort & Bentota from Colombo

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Visit Galle, the capital city of the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. The town has a World Heritage Site to its name and that is predominantly responsible for its popularity with tourists. This is the 300-year-old Dutch Fort, but there are other historical buildings to view as well.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Madu Ganga Biodiversity Area
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Galle Fort
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 3
    Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 4
    Galle Fort Lighthouse
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    Dutch Reformed Church
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 6
    Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Colombo
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Important Information
Duration
10–12 hours
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off by an air conditioned vehicle
  • English Speaking Driver Cum Guide
  • Bottled water
  • Complimentary WiFi Excess During the Travel (Subjected To Availability)
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance Fees (Fish Massage)
  • Entry/Admission - Madu Ganga Biodiversity Area
  • Entry/Admission - Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather,You will be given the option of an alternative date
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Madu River Boat Ride Solo Traveler USD 25, If 02-03 Pax Traveling to-gather USD 20 Per Person
  • Most travellers can participate
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Stephanie H wrote a review Feb. 2020
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As a solo traveler staying in Colombo, this tour was perfect to see Galle and the sights on the way. The tour is flexible and the drivers are willing to stop at any time for you to take pictures, shop, ect. It is very relaxing and doesn't feel like you are being rushed from
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Response from AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Day Excursions to Galle Fort & Bentota from Colombo
Responded 9 Feb. 2020
Dear Customer! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It’s always good to know that our customers are out there, enjoying our service and finding it memorable. Its always a pleasure serving you and certainly look forward to doing that in your future trips too. Once again thanks a bunch for selecting us as your traveling partner and for giving us this opportunity, we couldn’t have done it without you We really appreciate your kind words about Apple vacations service on your review, it always makes our entire team super excited when our valuable customers are happy that they tell the world. We hope to keep up our performance and wish that you will remain confident in us for your future trips. CHEERS! With Love, Apple Vacations
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Kimmiscka P wrote a review Nov. 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa6 contributions5 helpful votes
Bisakar was a good driver and very patient with us. He adhered to all our requests. It would have been convenient to be informed that all of the entrance fees were cash only and all the activities ( fish massage, monkey picture, crocodile picture) were also cash only. Overall
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Response from AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Day Excursions to Galle Fort & Bentota from Colombo
Responded 13 Nov. 2019
Dear Kimmisckap! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It’s always good to know that our customers are out there, enjoying our service and finding it memorable. Its always a pleasure serving you and certainly look forward to doing that in your future trips too. Once again thanks a bunch for selecting us as your traveling partner and for giving us this opportunity, we couldn’t have done it without you! Thank you so much for mentioning Visagan (Not Bisakar) in your feedback, which will help him to improve his skills. We really appreciate your kind words about Apple vacations service on your review, it always makes our entire team super excited when our valuable customers are happy that they tell the world. We hope to keep up our performance and wish that you will remain confident in us for your future trips. CHEERS! With Love, Apple Vacations
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Camelia C. wrote a review Jul. 2019
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We had a lovely, unforgetable daytrip with our driver Aaron. He was very helpful and kind, driving to all these beautiful places, giving us useful informations and also considering our wishes on the way.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Day Excursions to Galle Fort & Bentota from Colombo
Responded 21 Aug. 2019
Dear Cameleon! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It’s always good to know that our customers are out there, enjoying our service and finding it memorable. Once again thanks a bunch for selecting us as your traveling partner and for giving us this opportunity, we couldn’t have done it without you! We really appreciate your kind words about Apple vacations service on your review, it always makes our entire team super excited when our valuable customers are happy that they tell the world. We hope to keep up our performance and wish that you will remain confident in us for your future trips. CHEERS! With Love, Apple Vacations
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joydeM wrote a review Mar. 2019
Wollongong, Australia226 contributions56 helpful votes
Coastal views quite interesting, Turtle Farm informative, Ramsar Wetland & Sanctuary -relaxing on board a boat with an exit for fish cleaning our feet. Not many birds around due to being midday. Many fishing/prawn nets on the lake. Galle was some distance from Colombo and
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Day Excursions to Galle Fort & Bentota from Colombo
Responded 13 Mar. 2019
Dear Joyde! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It’s always good to know that our customers are out there, enjoying our service and finding it memorable. Its always a pleasure serving you and certainly look forward to doing that in your future trips too. Furthermore, you have always been a source of support for us to reach our company goals. Your review is very important as we are constantly looking for ways to improve our customer satisfaction. We really appreciate your kind words about Apple vacations service on your review, it always makes our entire team super excited when our valuable customers are happy that they tell the world. We hope to keep up our performance and wish that you will remain confident in us for your future trips. CHEERS! With Love, Apple Vacations
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Fabiancowan wrote a review Nov. 2018
Mumbai, India26 contributions4 helpful votes
Getting up early on a holiday is a bit of a stretch, but when the destination is Galle why would you mind? yes....as they say a fulfilling life is made out of many memorable moments and our visit to Galle was just that....memorable! We (my wife and I) headed for breakfast as
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Day Excursions to Galle Fort & Bentota from Colombo
Responded 13 Feb. 2019
Dear Fabian! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It’s always good to know that our customers are out there, enjoying our service and finding it memorable. Its always a pleasure serving you and certainly look forward to doing that in your future trips too. Furthermore, you have always been a source of support for us to reach our company goals. Your review is very important as we are constantly looking for ways to improve our customer satisfaction. Once again thanks a bunch for selecting us as your traveling partner and for giving us this opportunity, we couldn’t have done it without you! We really appreciate your kind words about Apple vacations service on your review, it always makes our entire team super excited when our valuable customers are happy that they tell the world. We hope to keep up our performance and wish that you will remain confident in us for your future trips. CHEERS! With Love, Apple Vacations
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Professions services
Very professional services. From beginning they were so easy to deal with. Great communication and quick response.
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pasladlode
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Unbelievably good service
It's my pleasure to express my gratitude towards apple Vacations for their responsible service during covid 19 pand
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shawncaulfield
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Disappointed- Terrible customer service
We've used Apple Vaca several times before and we travel frequently to different parts of the world, however given
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JohnWongPE
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Fair price for 1 day trip
Car is normal. Driver is nice and driving skill is good. The visit of two places went well. The driver gave enough
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ionica9
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Best experience in Sri Lanka with Aaron
Aron, our tour guide is was very kind to drive us everywhere, even if we wanted to stop every day for fresh pineap
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sumilumi
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Great way to see the major tourist spots in these towns!
Loved this tour with Keerthi! He was kind and attentive to my needs. I got to see ideal glimpses of each town prett
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Natasha T
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Great full day excursion
This was so much fun! It was definitely a full day--4:45 pick up, drop off about 9 pm. Loved seeing the Bhuddas and
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Taxi service became a tour
We have book the airport transfer and we have impressed about driver attitude and politeness so we don’t won’t to s
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davelV907WW
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Afternoon tea at churros
Absolutely fantastic the food was amazing and the service was amazing see photos would definitely recommend it
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303ifeanyi
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Amazing day trip with an engaged, personable professional guide/driver
Yesterday we went on a day excursion with Johny to Sigiriya world heritage site and temple in Dambulla. This has b
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638mitchellw
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Great Landmarks
During your trip you will see some amazing landmarks. Just be aware that you will be visiting some shops after your
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yohtakubo
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An amazing day trip!
This tour was amazing. We started at 5am and finish 4pm. We were planning to stay in Kandy after this trip and they
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janicej767
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Highlight of my visit to Sri Lanka
This tour is an absolute must for visitors to Sri Lanka. CJ, the guide and driver, was superb. He went out of his w
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msripun2017
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Great trip with Great company
Simply can't say enough good things about Apple Vacations! We were so well looked after during our recent trip to
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Test of Patience
We set off for whale watching with Dansuhka. The ferry takes 70 pax, double Deck, 3 seats on each side. On the uppe
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10–12 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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