• Thomas Tours

  • Ratnapura – Yala – Mirissa – Hikkaduwa – Galle – Turtle farm

    On Day 1 we head south east passing pineapple and rubber plantations to Ratnapura.
    Ratnapura is located between the southern plains and the mountains to the east. From here, one of the pilgrim routes is going to Sri Pada. In the area of Sinharaja,is the last remaining rain forest on the island. Ratnapura is the main center for gemstones in Sri Lanka. There are mainly rubies, sapphires and cat’s eyes removed (a variance of chrysoberyl). In the area of Ratnapura rice, fruits and tea are grown.

    The journey continues through jungle areas, where there are national parks like Bundula and 3 vegetation zones superseding each other.
    Tissamaharama known as a starting point for the safari in Yala National Park is our goal.
    In the afternoon you will have a jeep safari in the Yala National Park.
    Discover the diversity of animal life of Sri Lankan elephants, deer, wild boar, water buffalo, crocodiles, peacocks and leopards, and the numerous bird species

    Overnight stay in Tissamaharama

    Day 2 takes you along the south coast to Mirissa, one of the most beautiful bays in Sri Lanka to stay and swim. Enjoy the sea and the beach before the next day goes on

    Overnight stay in Mirissa

    Day 3 takes you along the south coast back to the hotel.
    After the stop in Mirissa it goes further via Hikkaduwa to Galle.
    Galle has reminded the Sri Lanka’s second largest port and the architecture of the period of Dutch colonial period. You will visit the Dutch Fort and take a walk at the lighthouse.
    On the move away you can visit a turtle farm in Bentota. It explains how turtles are reared and then released back into the wild. A few turtles remain on the farm, because they would not survive in the wild, like the albino turtles. Just touch!

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