Negombo city tour (English medium)

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Explore Negombo with a local. Go to the local places where life happens. Hear the stories of places and people. Take a bite/zip of what you like. Freely talk to any locals, make a photo with them!

Highlights

  • Travel by AC car, get down and go there when it's time to visit
  • Hear what you don't see, ask your local guide, tell him how you feel
  • Taste what is on street and drink King coconut/Young coconut
  • Smell Negombo in all forms in different places
  • Free Pick up and drop off within Negombo city limits

Description

You will start off with a 30 minute site seeing drive in the urban outskirts of Negombo. You will drive along the Islam and Bhuddist neighborhoods and will pass the Grand mosque and Angurukaramulla temple along this drive. You will also pass the Negombo administrative area before entering the main street. The main street is where people do their day to day shopping. At the end of the main street is Negombo town. Your first stop will be in the middle of the town and there your guide will take you on a 30 minutes walk through different markets in the town including the daily fair and the fruits & Vegetables market. You will taste at least three different fruits at the market. From there you will drive to the sea street along the Dutch canal. You will be able to picture the elegance of some of the iconic Roman catholic churches in this stretch up to the old Negombo Fort area. You will also drive through the Tamil neighborhood in Negombo along this stretch. You can visit the churches and Hindu Kovils depending on your interests. Negombo was a major trading fort during the colonial times, your next stretch is through some of the colonial houses in the old fort area up to the old Negombo Dutch fort which is in a corner where small boat fishing happens. You will do a short walk around this area exploring the dry fish industry and the central fish market. There you will enjoy a King coconut/Young coconut drink and refresh before you move on. Your next stretch is from Kothalawala bridge to the fishermen's church (Our lady of good voyage church) in Pitipana village by the Indian ocean. You will make stops to observe and photograph lagoon based fishing activities including rod fishing at the Pitipana bridge. You will also pass multi day fishing boat yards and Lellama (A major fish trading port). Then you will cross over to the other side of Negombo where you will find the sandy golden beaches. You will visit Negombo beach park with your guide and call off the city tour. You may enjoy the rest of the day in this lively touristic area before you call the day off.

Includes

Local guide Vehicle 3 fruits + King coconut 1 small bottle of water

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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