The Galle Fort
A World Heritage Site
Stroll along the ramparts and take in the imposing buildings, all of which have been preserved in their former splendour. The Galle Fort is a marvel of engineering that was built by the Portuguese in 1588. It was renowned worldwide as a trading hub, and its strategic location was vital for many shipping routes.
You can take a guided tour to learn about the history that is found at every turn, or just wander through and maybe walk into one of the museums. There’s also a multitude of cafes, restaurants and street food found within the streets of the fort. Classic car tours are also available, where you can truly indulge in the colonial charm while taking in the sights in an open-top vintage car.
An enchanting odyssey
Walk through colonial architecture while truly immersing yourself in history alongside the hustle and bustle that comes alive through the streets of the fort. From arts and crafts, and museums to a spectrum of culinary adventures, the Galle Fort is a wonderous encounter that is steeped in history and colour.
Other experiences that your might like
Enjoy Ahangama's natural beauty while being fascinated by this wonderful glimpse of coastal life, surrounded by the warmth of the Indian Ocean. There are several thrilling encounters in store for you.
Weligama, which only 20 minutes away from Ahangama is celebrated for the fantastic surf the waves have to offer. Whether it's your first time or you're looking to test your skills as a veteran, the southern coast has the perfect waves for you.
The stilt fishermen are a popular sight in Ahangama, as they sit silently and unmoving on their poles, high above the sea surface, for hours, waiting to catch the small fish that swarm in the shallow offshore waters.
Whale And Dolphin Watching
Experience one of the most exciting excursions you can do on the island. Come observe the playful dolphins or the gigantic whales that call the ocean home.
Cinnamon Island is in the southern province of Sri Lanka, where you can learn about cinnamon harvesting and production. An educationally fun excursion for all ages.
Gem & Jewelry Factory
The gems of Sri Lanka have been famous throughout history. The island is home to nearly 75 varieties of coloured and colourless gemstones. Witness the masters of their craft at work.
Learn the processes of production of a resource whose importance knows no bounds. Rubber manufacturing began in Sri Lanka in 1876, when 1,919 rubber plants were planted at the Henarathgoda Botanical Gardens in Gampaha
Be enthralled by the fascinating snake species and learn about habitation and the importance of protecting these animals. An up-close and personal experience with some of the most beautiful creatures that call the island home.
Observe the endangered sea turtles whose curious demeanour will leave you fascinated beyond belief.The most visited sea turtle hatchery in Sri Lanka is located near the beautiful golden sand beach in Habaraduwa, a short trip from Ahangama.
Organic Fruit Farm
Come explore the colourfully vibrant organic fruit farm. Learn about the process of making the most pristine produce and the taste the best, nature has to offer.
Handungoda Tea Estate
This exquisite tea plantation in the hills above Koggala offers (free) highly informative tours of the estate. Handunugoda produces the famous 'Virgin White Tea' which has attracted attention from tea enthusiasts worldwide
Be amazed at how valuable a coconut tree is, from acting as a staple in Sri Lankan cuisine to the variety of products created using this plant. Learn the intricacies of a classic craft and an industry that has survived the test of time.
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