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Category Archives: Day Tours

25 Jun

Galle – Hikkaduwa – Bentota

This one day tour will commence from Negombo up to Galle Fort along Negombo-Colombo Expressway  to Kadawatha, continuing from Kadawatha to Bentota along the  Southern Expressway and from thereon along the costal road up to Galle. You will see Bentota River and people having fun in the river while bathing. Crossing the river, Bentota Resort

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25 Jun

Pinnawala

When leaving for a one day tour of Pinnawala about 6.00 in the morning  we arrive at the town called Dankotuwa after passing Maoya in Kochchikade. It is in and around Dankouwa that the tile and brick industry is carried out in a large scale. Dankotuwa Porcelain Factory occupies  a prominent place for its high

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25 Jun

Colombo

We have the option to choose one route out of three when going to Colombo the capital of Sri Lanka. They are the expressway, Colombo-Puttalam road or along the coastal road which runs along the fisheries harbour and in between the Negombo lagoon. 20 km. after passing the lagoon the road runs parallel to the

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25 Jun

Udawalawe Naional Park

Udawalawe National Park 200 km. away from Negombo is a popular sanctuary in which elephants are seen in abundance. This includes an elephant orphanage too where they are preserved, looked after, fed, bathed  and rared.  Permits are needed  to visit the orphanage as well as the national park that can be toured only in 4-wheler

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25 Jun

Anuradhapura

A tour of Anuradhapura, situated in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka, should begin early in the morning to cover a distance of about 180 km. from Negombo which is about a four-hour journey via Puttalam and Wilpattu National Park. This is a sacred city where the sacred Bo-Tree known by Buddhists as ‘Sri

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25 Jun

Wilpattu National Park

Wilpattu in native language means ‘natural lakes’ which is just right, becasue about sixty lakes or tanks also known as ‘villus’ are found to which animals come for water during the dry season. It is appropriate that a tour of Wilpattu National Park begins early morning, leaving Negombo at least by 6.00 a.m. or preferably

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25 Jun

Sigiriya

“Sigiriya” meaning the Lion’s Rock was a fortress of an ancient king named ‘Kashyapa’ who chose this rock to build his palace after he went into hiding to escape the wrath of his brother who sought to kill Kashyapa for murdering his father, King Dhatusena. This is a world heritage. Sigiriya  is 155 km away

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25 Jun

Negombo

Located 12 kilometers from the International Airport and 35 kilometers from the capital city of Colombo, Negombo is a charming city in  the western costal belt of Sri Lanka. Among the major attractions are the Buddhist Temple of Angurukaramulla, St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the colourful paintings on the roof ceiling and windows, fisheries harbour,

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25 Jun

Kitulgala – White Water Rafting

It takes approximately three hours from Negombo to reach the destination for white water rafting which is about 95 kilometers via Minuwangoda,, Ruwanwella to Kitulgala. After traveling a distance of 35 kilometers from Negombo you will  come across the beautiful view of the  hills on which rubber and pineapple plantations exist  on either side of

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