Airport – Negombo
Negombo city, Fish market, dutch fort, Angurukaaramulla Temple, fishermans bay, St. Mary’s Church, Dutch Canal, Fishes drying on the beach.
if interested you can take a Dutch Canal or Muthurajawela Marsh private boat tour.
Option – Boat Safari at Dutch canal
Negombo – Benthota
It has a long broad sandy beach, at its best during the October to April holiday season, with safe swimming – although red warning flags fly when currents are too strong. There are some fine beach side hotels, which also have swimming pools, as well as guest houses to suit all budgets close to the carefully planned developed area.
En route to Benthota visit Colombo City
The city is a jarring mix of old and new, with a central cluster of high-rise office blocks and hotels overshadowing red-tiled colonial-era buildings and sprawling street markets which overflow with high-piled fruit and vegetables, colourful silks and cottons, and deliciously fragrant spices. On its crowded streets stand places of worship, symbolic of Sri Lanka‘s multiethnic heritage: graceful Buddhist viharas (temples), for instance, stand close to extravagant temples encrusted with Hindu statuary, along with Muslim mosques with minarets scattered along Colombo’s streets.
Option – Water Sports
Water skis, surf boards, jet skis and speed boats are available at many sports centres around Bentota beach. Gradually youth are mostly involved with stunning sports. Whether you are not interested, you will be attracted soon as you can see the others. Beginners can be trained under the supervision of professional trainees of water sports.
Benthota – Hikkaduwa
Hikkaduwa is world famous for it’s coral sanctuary. Tourists can go on glass bottom boasts to witness the beauty of the marine life in and around the corals.
Options – Boat Safari at Madu River,
Madu River boat trip is a wonderful way of seeing some of the hundreds of species of plants and animal’s monkeys eat fruit in the trees, a water monitor lizard glides slowly through the water, and cormorants, egrets and kingfishers wait patiently on the banks, eyeing the water for prey.
Visit Turtle Hatchery. Where you will be able to see many varieties hundreds of tiny turtles. You can learn new facts about these little fellows and have fun at the same time.
Options – Snorkeling, Diving, Fishing etc
Hikkaduwa – Visit Galle Fort
Basking on the southern coast of Sri Lanka in the bay of Galle, the Fort was first built by the Portuguese in 1588 before being extensively fortified by the Dutch in the mid 1600s. Recognized by UNESCO for its cultural heritage value, the Fort was declared a World Heritage Site in 1988 as a unique exposition of “an urban ensemble which illustrates the interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions from the 16th to the 19th centuries.”
Options – Whales watching ,
Whale and dolphin watching in Mirissa is one of the most exciting water activities you can do in Sri Lanka during your holiday. Mirissa is the best place to start your whale and dolphin watching tour in Sri Lanka.
In warm Indian ocean you can see Blue whales, Bryde´s whales, Sperm whales, Fin whales, sometimes Killer whales, and Common dolphins, Bottlenose dolphins, Spinner dolphins, Risso’s dolphins and Striped dolphins. Sometimes you can see turtles and various fish species, for example Bluefin tuna and flying fish.
Option – Excursion ( Vist Yala National park )
Yala Much of the reserve is parkland, but it also contains jungle, beaches, freshwater lakes and rivers and scrubland. The latter zone is punctuated with enormous rocky outcrops. The range of habitats give rise to a good range of wildlife. Yala has the world’s highest concentration of Leopards, although seeing this largely nocturnal carnivore still requires some luck.
Mirissa – Airport