Experience the charms of galle and southwest cost of Sri Lanka on a day trip from RIU Ahungalla or Heritance Ahungalla hotels. View endangered sea turtles hatchery, see the still fisherman at weligama and Explore UNESCO Listed Galle fort Where 17 th century ramparts enclose colonial buildings, museum and shops. Learn about Galle’s maritime history and visit Talawatta’s simple burt moving tsunami photo museum to chart the impact of the 2004 disaster before returning Ahungalla, discover Induruwa beach and the river Madhu where maze like mangrove provide a heaven for wildlife.
Enjoy a beautiful boat ride in the Madu lake
Glimpse through the Galle Dutch Fort
Touch the Sri Lankan beaches
Interact with turtles
The Dutch Fort in Galle is one of the best preserved sea forts in all of South Asia. UNESCO recognized it in the late 1980s as a unique example of urban ensemble that exhibits a fusion of European architecture as well as South Asian traditions between the 16th to 19th centuries.
The famous unforgettable river boat safari in Madu Ganga is GOALS! And yes, don’t miss the fish spa and the Cinnamon island visit! One of the best excursions that can be done while in Sri Lanka, this Boat Ride will give you the experience of a lifetime and is bound to keep you dazed and amazed at what Sri Lanka has to offer each and every single nature lover.
Here you can observe the old and mind boggling custom of using stilts for fishing. These fishermen are often seen on the beaches at sunset, noon and sunrise. They walk into the water with their poles and engraft them into the sea bed, and balance themselves on a cross bar attached to the pole.
Turtle hatchery: Begin at the Kosgoda sea turtle hatchery, home to seven species of marine turtles and other wild sea life.
This is where sea turtles are preserved in Sri Lanka. It is a non-profit organization maintained to preserve sea turtles for the coming generation. Since its establishment in 1986, approximately 500000 sea turtles have been released into the ocean.