Experience Sri Lanka Galle Tour 4 Nights / 5 Days Trip
Ayubowan” on arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by the Fly High Holidays Representative and escorted to the vehicle. Then you will start your journey towards Galle by exploring the beauty of Sri Lanka. Galle is a beautiful city to witness the sun and sand. Galle Harbor was frequented by Chinese and Arabians sailors before the Portuguese occupied Galle in the 16th century. The Dutch captured Galle in 1640 and handed it over to the British in 1796. History reveals that the Chinese Admiral Zheng He, who commanded seven great voyages through the South China Seas and the Indian Ocean between 1405 and 1433, erected a tablet in 1409 in Galle in commemoration of his second visit to Sri Lanka. The trilingual tablet discovered in 1911 has inscriptions in Chinese, Tamil and Arabic languages, suggesting that the Chinese were dealing with a cosmopolitan trading community at that time. In the evening leisure at hotel. Overnight stay in Galle / Koggala.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel, proceed with Galle city tour. City tour: During your city tour you will visit the Galle Dutch Fort which is among the most popular sites in Galle where it attracts those who value archaeological reserves and heritage. It is known as the oldest fort in Asia, named as a world heritage by UNESCO. Inside the fort, travelers can find other attractions such as the Dutch Museum, which contains paintings, pictures and furniture of the Dutch Reformed Church. The fort is built on small peninsula that can be easily accessed from the Galle town. It is the best place to visit during an evening as the picturesque scenery of the sunset can be witnessed at its best. The trilingual inscription is in the National Museum in Colombo and a copy can be found in the Maritime Museum in Galle. Overnight stay in Galle / Koggala.
Galle / Colombo
After Breakfast We Leave For Colombo. Colombo Is The Commercial Capital Of The Country. Attractions Are Buddhist Temples, Hindu Temples, Churches, The Old Parliament Building, The Zoo, Museums And Art Galleries. In The Evening Visit Anjaneyar Temple In Kalubowila. Dinner And Overnight In Colombo.Anjaneyar Temple This Is The First Anjaneyar Temple In Sri Lanka And Also The Only Panchamuga (Five Faced) Anjaneyar Temple In Sri Lanka. It’s The Only Temple In The World To Have A Chariot For Ajanyear.
Colombo / Chilaw / Negombo
After Breakfast We Leave For The Munishwaram Temple & Manavari Temple In Chilaw. Dinner And Overnight In Negombo. Munishwaram Temple It Is Believed That Munishwaram Predates The Ramayana And A Temple Dedicated To Lord Shiva Was Located Here. Munishwaram Means The First Temple For Shiva (Munnu + Easwaran). A Shiva Lingam Was Already Here When Lord Rama Visited This Place. Lord Rama After His Victorious Battle Left For Ayodhya With Sita In One Of King Ravana’s Vimanas. He Felt He Was Being Followed By A Bramhaasthi Dosham (A Malevolent Black Shadow) As He Had Killed King Ravana Who Was A Brahmin. Manavari Temple When The Vimana Was Passing Over Munishwaram, He Felt The Vimana Vibrating, And Realized The Brahmaasti Dosham Was Not Following Him At This Particular Point. He Stopped The Vimana At This Juncture And Asked God Lord Shiva For Advice. Lord Shiva Blessed Lord Rama And Advised Installing And Praying At Four Lingams Located At Manavari, Thiru Koneshwaram, Thiru Ketheshwaram And Rameshwaram In India As The Only Remedy To Get Rid Of The Dosham. The First Lingam Was Installed At Manavari About 5km From Here, Near The Banks Of The Deduru Oya. At The Manavari Temple Chilaw Manavari Is The First Lingam Installed And Prayed By Rama And Till Date This Lingam Is Called As Ramalinga Shivan. Rameshwaram Is The Only Other Lingam In World Named After Lord Rama.
Colombo | Departure
After early breakfast, and then travel to Colombo airport for your way back home.
2 Nights Accommodation at Galle hotel
2 Nights Accommodation at Colombo hotel
04 breakfast at hotel
Transportation in an air-conditioned mini coach/car with the services of an English speaking chauffeur guide.