Embark on a captivating Galle City Day Tour starting from Weleges Place in Hikkaduwa, immersing yourself in the rich history and charm of this ancient city. Explore the iconic Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and wander through its cobblestone streets lined with Dutch colonial buildings. Visit the historic Galle lighthouse, take in panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, and meander through the local markets brimming with exotic spices and handicrafts. Indulge in delectable local cuisine at quaint cafes or simply bask in the laid-back coastal vibes that define this enchanting destination. With its blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, a day trip to Galle promises an unforgettable travel experience.
If you Start the tour at Evening
- 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Travel to Galle Begin your journey from Weleges Place Hotel to Galle. The travel time is approximately 30 minutes.
Galle Fort Exploration:
- 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM: Explore Galle Fort
- Walk along the historic Galle Fort walls.
- Visit the Dutch Reformed Church.
- Stroll through the narrow streets with charming cafes and shops.
- Explore the Maritime Archaeology Museum.
Late Afternoon Break:
- 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Refreshment Break Enjoy a refreshing drink or snack at a local cafe within Galle Fort.
Galle Lighthouse and Sunset:
- 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM: Galle Lighthouse and Sunset at Flag Rock
- Visit the iconic Galle Lighthouse.
- Head to Flag Rock for a picturesque view of the sunset over the Indian Ocean.
Evening Stroll and Dinner:
- 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM: Leisurely Stroll and Dinner
- Take a leisurely walk around Galle Fort.
- Explore the Old Dutch Hospital Shopping Complex.
- Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant within Galle Fort.
Return to Hikkaduwa:
- 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Travel back to Weleges Place Hotel Depart from Galle and return to the hotel.
This half-day evening tour allows you to experience the charm of Galle Fort, witness a beautiful sunset, and enjoy the evening ambiance within the historic surroundings. Adjust the timing based on your preferences and opening hours of attractions and restaurants. Enjoy your evening in Galle!