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WHALE & DOLPHIN WATCHING

WHALE & DOLPHIN WATCHING

06 NIGHTS / 07 DAYS

Day 1

AIRPORT ( KATUNAYAKE)/NEGOMBO

Approx 10km & travel time approx 20minutes

Met on arrival at the airport arrival hall & transfer to Negombo & rest at the hotel.

Relax & do own activities. Overnight in Negombo.

Negombo ...is the heart of Sri Lanka's fishing Industry. The sea and catamarans is the backdrop of the Negombo scenery. You can visit the Negombo lagoon, fish auction, Dutch Fort and Catholic Church.

(Please advice the complete arrival flight details with flight number & time)

 

Day 2

NEGOMBO/MIRISSA

Approx 190 km & travel time approx 4 hours excluding sightseeing

After breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed to Mirissa.

En route do a city tour of Galle which includes Dutch Fort, Museum & Koggala Lake. Thereafter continue to the hotel and rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Mirissa.

Galle-was once the chief port of Sri Lanka. It is still well known for hand-made lace.You can also visit the Galle Fort (spanning 90 acres), which was originally built by the Portuguese and later Extended by the Dutch in 1663. This is also a World Heritage Site.

Koggala Lake-The largest lake in the island, Koggala lake is an un-spoilt ecological haven. The small islands scattered in the lake ideal for bird watching at sunset. This beautiful turquoise lagoon is just a couple of kilometers away from the town; dotted with rocky islands & fringed with mangroves. The lagoon is teemed with bird life & supply prawns in abundance. Motor boat trips & catamaran rides take you to the smaller islands around the lagoon, each showcasing a unique experience in itself.

 

Day 3

MIRISSA

Early morning do a Whale/Dolphin watching safari with breakfast packs. Thereafter return to the hotel & at leisure.

Overnight in Mirissa.

 

Whale & Dolphin Watching -Sri Lanka is becoming a major spot for watching Whales and Dolphins. of down south in Sri Lanka is the main port of Whale Watching in Sri Lanka during . Out of these months of sightings. During these months there is 95% chances of spotting and great chances of spotting as their migration path is just off Dondra Point. We are able to arrange Whale Watching Trips off Dondra Point in a fully insured trawler boat which will last for 3 hours. Also there are good

chances of spotting also off Dondra. Ample of accommodation options are available as Dondra point can be reach easily from which are popular beach locations in Sri Lanka.

 

November to April is considered as the main season for Whale / Dolphin watching.August is regarded as a rainy month.How ever Whale/ Dolphin tours are on right through out the year depending on the weather pattern.

    

Day4

MIRISSA

Early morning do a Whale/Dolphin watching safari with breakfast packs. Thereafter return to the hotel & at leisure.

Overnight in Mirissa.

 

Day 5

MIRISSA/TANGALLE /MIRISSA

Approx 50 km per way & travel time approx 2hours per way excluding sightseeing

After breakfast proceed to Tangalle & visit turtle hatchery in Rekawa.

Thereafter return to the hotel & rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Mirissa.

Optional -Visit Dickwella lace maker

 

Rekawa-Millions of years before man colonized Sri Lanka, Marine turtles had been coming to the undisturbed beaches of the tiny island to lay their eggs. While there are only 8 species in total in the world, 5 of these species have come to nest in Sri Lankan beaches, one of which being Rekawa.More importantly, these 5 species have been identified either as threatened or endangered. At Rekawa you get to observe these magnificent species in their natural behavior. The Species include: Logger head,Green Turtle,Leather back,Olive Ridley,Hawks Bill

 

Day6

MIRISSA

Breakfast at the hotel.

Relax /own activities in Mirissa.

Overnight in Mirissa.

 

Day 7

MIRISSA/AIRPORT (KATUNAYAKE).

Approx 180 km & travel time approx 4 hours

After breakfast proceed to airport for the departure flight via Galle / Colombo expressway.

(Please advice the complete departure flight details with flight number & time)

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