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Galle Private Day Trip
Per group from
US$ 125
Free cancellation up to 7 days before
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Discover one of Sri Lanka's most spectacular destinations on this private tour of Galle: explore the fortified city with your own exclusive English-speaking guide.

Galle Private Day Trip

Having been picked up from your accommodation at 7 am, you'll set off to the south to the city of Galle, a fascinating historic city located on Sri Lanka's southern coast.

Arriving in Galle, you'll embark on a guided tour of its most important places of interest: discover the Galle Fort, one of the oldest fortresses in Asia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built by the Portuguese in the 16th century and later fortified by the Dutch, you'll feel as though you're travelling back in time as you admire the incredibly well preserved ramparts.

Visit beaches and the turtle sanctuary located to the south of the city, and learn more about Sri Lankan culture as you watch the locals stilt fishing along the beautiful shoreline, a traditional method of fishing involving sitting on wooden stilts above the water. Truly unique!

You'll also have the opportunity to visit the Tsunami Museum to learn of the tragic events that created so much destruction in 2004.

Discover the Moonstone mines, where this beautiful gemstone is excavated, and delve into Sri Lankan cuisine exploring a herb and spice garden in Galle.

At the end of this unforgettable day of history and tradition in Galle, you'll return to Colombo for around 7 pm.

Personalise your tour

As this is a private tour, you can modify the itinerary to suit your interests and needs. All you need to do is indicate your preferences when making your reservation.

The entrance fees to monuments and places visited on the tour are not included. If you'd like to visit inside any of these sites, you'll have to pay to enter on the day of the tour.

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This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Up to 2 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
Private English language tour
US$ 125
US$ 218.75
US$ 318.75

Private English language tour

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 125
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 218.75
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 318.75

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.


12 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.


English speaking guide.

Private and exclusive tour, there will be no one else in the group.


Pick up from your hotel or alternative central meeting point.

Not included

Food and drink.

Entrance fees.

When to book?

You can book up until 7 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Per group from
US$ 125
Free cancellation up to 7 days before


Free! Free cancellation up to 7 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 5 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.