August 17


1. Visit Galle – Only a three hour drive from Colombo, Galle offers a more laid-back, relaxed experience to Sri Lanka’s capital #Travel

Why Visit Galle, Sri Lanka Now?

  • A vibrant and buzzy town with narrow streets and laneways, Galle, has a European feel with Portuguese, Dutch and British influences from its colonial past
  • Interesting blend of historical monuments including 17th Century UNESCO listed Dutch fort with tropical beaches
  • Whale Watching: Sri Lanka’s south coast is renowned as one of the best places in the world to find humpback and blue whales
  • The bustling Dutch market which sits beneath a 300 year-old columned roof sells local produce and spices
  • Galle is home to several non-profit sea turtle hatcheries, ensuring the preservation and protection of a very delicate ocean species
  • Cricket lovers can watch a cricket game at the Galle International Stadium
  • Tropical rainforests near Galle perfect for spectacular nature walks
  • Keen surfers can head to nearby Unawatuna
  • Stunning yoga shalas nestled in the jungle
  • Tea plantations, where the rare white tea leaf grows and is picked using golden scissors

If you ever choose to visit Srilanka, Galle is not to be missed. Here, in this post , I tell you why. So,we started our day from Yala after a sumptuous breakfast and took the road along the south-west coast. A stretch of clear turquoise water accompanied us on one side throughout the journey. It […]

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