Negombo Day Excursions

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

1 day 2 nights

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Maximum Seats

10

The coastal city of Negombo is located less than 20 minutes away from the Bandaranaike International Airport, making it the perfect place to either start or end your journey to the tropical island of Sri Lanka. Blessed with golden beaches, walk along the shore at the break of dawn and you’ll hear the song of the fishermen as they pull in their catch for the day, sip a king coconut under the shade of a towering coconut tree or embark on an exciting boat ride in Negombo’s historic lagoon. During your stay in this fishing village, you’ll get to experience the best highlights of the city, from cruising through murky marshes to visiting historic places of worship.

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Journey Includes

AC Transport
All drink included
Breakfast
All tickets
Tour guide
Travel Insurance

Tour Overview

Activity 01

Lellama Fish Market (Should start at 6.00 AM)

Head down to the Lellama Fish Market and immerse yourself in the heart of the fishing village. Mingle with the locals as you browse through the open air stalls, while fishermen excitedly sell their catch of the day; from fresh fish, crabs, prawns and more.
Activity 02

Angurukaramulla Temple

Dating back over 300 years, the dragon-entrance of the Anugurukaramulla Temple leads the way to a massive seated statue, over 6m in height, of Lord Buddha along with several murals of paintings and sculptures which depict his journey to enlightenment. The dragon entrance is said to ward off evil spirits.
Activity 03

St.Mary's Church

Known to be one of the largest cathedrals in Sri Lanka, St. Mary’s Church was first constructed in 1874 and completed only in 1922. Life-size statues of significant figures decorate the halls, along with paintings from several sections of the Bible. With stained glass windows and decorated ceilings, the church is one of the most notable places of worship for locals in the area.
Activity 04

St.sebastian's Church

Towering against a bright blue sky, St. Sebastian’s Church with its looming towers, was built in a Gothic style to resemble the Reims Cathedral in France.The cathedral was built to commemorate the life of Saint Sebastian, the patron saint of the sick. Though open for visitors, you are strongly advised against taking picture when you’re inside the church premises.
Activity 05

Negombo Lagoon

Fed by small rivers and canals from around the country, the Negombo Lagoon is surrounded by rice fields, grassland and coconut plantations. The lagoon is most notable for its fishing activities, especially for fresh prawns and crabs. The nearby mangrove swamps are ideal for spotting herons, egrets, terns, gulls and many others.
Activity 06

Muthurajawela Marsh Muthurajawela Marsh

Affectionately translating to ‘Supreme Field of Pearls’, embark on a scenic boat ride through Muthurajawela Marsh and keep an eye out for the 75 bird species that call it home, from purple herons to king fishers, as well as, several other animals like monkeys and crocodiles. There are also more than 170 types of flora that thrive within this mangrove forest. Cruise along the murky waters as you keep your eyes open for the area’s rich wildlife
Activity 07

Catamaran boat ride (Daytime)

You can experience catamaran boat ride which is a unique attraction in Negombo. This is a risky activity and depends on weather and speed of the wind. Set sail on a catamaran and explore a different side to Negombo. This, however, is only possible if weather permits.
Activity 08

Traditional Ayurveda treatments

The traditional healing of an ayurvedic treatment is known to relax your mind, body and soul. Let the expert masseurs work their magic and transform your soul!
  • Children 4 Years +11 months and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • This activity is subject to cancellation based on inclement weather. Activity can be rescheduled or the payment could be refunded.
  • Within 24 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: 100% Cancellation Fee.
  • No Shows – 100% Cancellation Fee.

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Tour Name Price Per Adult Price Per Child Available Seats Departure Date Duration
Negombo Day Excursions $ 295 $ 150 10 Anytime 1 day 2 nights

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