Visit the most prestigious beach for surfing in Sri Lanka. Mirissa is a perfect coastal hamlet for numerous activities like surfing, snorkelling, whale watching and nighttime associations. It is situated in the Matara region of the Southeast province in Sri Lanka. Mirissa is most popular among the travellers for nightlife and good vibes. It is also a perfect destination for whale watching in Mirissa day tour, beachside walks, watersports and marine lives. Then you may visit the Dutch Fort in Galle, which is the well reserved true wonder in Sri Lanka. It is also renowned as a world heritage site and South Asia’s well-preserved fortress established by the European occupants.
Of course, if you are looking for a two in one tour comprising beaches and cultural sites of Sri Lanka, this is the right tour for you.
Yes, it is possible. Let us know the additional places – So that we could include them in the tour accordingly.
It is a year-round travel destination. However, the whale watching season begins from November to April. May to October is the best time to spot whales frequently.
Airport – Mirissa – Galle – Airport
Our chauffeur will pick you at the airport or from the hotel you are accommodating in Sri Lanka. You will travel to Mirissa to begin the day by spotting the sea giants. Once you are in Mirissa, don’t waste your time, haste to catch the boats operating whale watching tours. The tour begins between 6.00 am to 7.00 am. Get on board to feel the excitement. You will travel on a sea cruise along with other travellers. Apply sunblock to protect your skin from tanning, wear sunglasses and carry a binocular to spot the whales leaping in the distance. You may also bring a camera if you wish to capture a few photographs. The journey may last up to 3-4 hours or even more depending on the sighting. On a lucky day, you may spot all the sea mammals, including blue whales, sperm whales, Manta rays, dolphins and even sea turtles.
Dutch fort in Galle is also called as “Galle Fort” or the “ramparts of Galle”. This ancient world heritage and archaeological monument speak about the colourful history of Sri Lanka. Built in 1588, Dutch fort in Galle reflects the architectural skills of Portuguese and Dutch colonials. It holds a similar structure like many other forts in Sri Lanka; is put up on a rugged peninsula surrounded by the Indian Ocean. Galle Fort is a mandatory place to visit for discovering Sri Lanka’s international affairs in the bygone era. Explore the antiquity or the sunset in Galle Fort beside the Indian Ocean. Walk along the fortifications to discover the European architecture, feel the beauty of the ocean or watch lads playing cricket matches.
Kosgoda turtle farm, also known as Kosgoda turtle hatchery is the main project brought up to protect sea turtles. As a primary sea turtle nesting ground, many eggs were destroyed due to threats. This program aims to upturn hatching rates by safeguarding sea turtle eggs. The volunteers collect nested sea turtle eggs and relocate them to the farm. Then the hatched baby sea turtles will be released to their natural habitat when it is safe. Learn about sea turtle hatching and nestling or join to release them to the ocean. At the end of the tour, our diver will drop you at the main pick-up point.
Travellers will be enjoying the whale watching tour in Mirissa, visiting the Galle Fort and Kosgoda turtle hatchery.