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Private Day Trip: Explore Bentota from Colombo
"Your vehicle will pick you up from your hotel at 7:30 am. It will take approximately 1-1.5 hours to reach Bentota so you will arrive there before 9:00 am. The first item in your itinerary will be Bawa’s estate in Lunuganga. Sir Geoffrey Bawa the much renowned lawyer turned architect made the estate his country home from 1947 till his death in 1998. During his sojourn there he used the place as his experiment lab and made many architectural and interior additions. While visiting the estate you will get to see the beautifully designed gardens that are now open to the public. Some of the buildings of the estate are also now a arriving at 11:20 am. Here you will be spending an hour getting to know about sea turtles and their conservation. The best part of the hatchery is the touch pools deep tubs of seawater with baby sea turtles swimming in them. Visitors are allowed to pick up and handle then to some extent. There are also fully matured sea turtles of different kinds
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Private Day Tour: Coastal Ride to Galle from Colombo
"Colombo - Bentota Leave your hotel at about 7am. You can have your breakfast (at own cost) on your way or pack a breakfast from your hotel and then head to the South West coast of the country.At approximately 9am you will visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. Kosgoda Turtle Care program aims to protect sea turtle eggs and increase hatching rates to prevent the species from becoming endangered. Afterward engage in a 15 minute drive to Madu Ganga where you will enjoy a River Safari at Madu Ganga for 1.5 hours.Take an hour break for lunch (at own cost) at about 12pm.Balapitiya – Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka is an island floating in the blue a World Heritage Site and one of best preserved Dutch forts of Asia. Originally built by the Portuguese and fortified by the Dutch the fort was well used by the British for their administrative purpose of the Galle district.At about 6pm you will begin your way back to Colombo."""
From $41.00
 
Private Day Trip: Explore Bentota from Colombo
"Your vehicle will pick you up from your hotel at 7:30 am. It will take approximately 1-1.5 hours to reach Bentota so you will arrive there before 9:00 am. The first item in your itinerary will be Bawa’s estate in Lunuganga. Sir Geoffrey Bawa the much renowned lawyer turned architect made the estate his country home from 1947 till his death in 1998. During his sojourn there he used the place as his experiment lab and made many architectural and interior additions. While visiting the estate you will get to see the beautifully designed gardens that are now open to the public. Some of the buildings of the estate are also now a arriving at 11:20 am. Here you will be spending an hour getting to know about sea turtles and their conservation. The best part of the hatchery is the touch pools deep tubs of seawater with baby sea turtles swimming in them. Visitors are allowed to pick up and handle then to some extent. There are also fully matured sea turtles of different kinds
From $57.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Beruwala

BIRDWATCHING: the Kingfisher

The small blue Kingfisher (Alcedo attis taprobana)is a resident breeder in Sri Lanka and southern India. Its upperparts are bright blue, not green-blue; it is the same size like the Indian species,...
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Oct 07, 2008

See the Brief-Garden Chameleons !

See the Brief-Gardens tip on my Bentota "Things to do"-page !In the wonderful tropical park you may find some Chameleons, if you know where to search. Just ask the park-guide, he will show them to you...
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Oct 07, 2008

Visit the crocodile-hunters

Between Beruwela and Bentota a sweet-water river hosts many species of lizards and even crocodiles.Although there are not much of them to find, local fishermen know very well where in the...
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Oct 07, 2008

Living Dinosaurs: Water Monitors !

The Water monitor, Varanus salvator is a large species of monitor lizard capable of growing up to 3 meters (9.8 ft) in length and are close in size to the Komodo Dragon. Maximum weight of Varanus...
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Oct 07, 2008

BIRDWATCHING: Cormorants

The Indian Cormorant (Phalacrocorax fuscicollis) is a member of the cormorant family of seabirds. As a rather common and widespread bird species, it breeds in tropical Asia from Oman, Yemen, Pakistan,...
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Oct 07, 2008

Watch the Palm-Squirrels !

The Indian Palm Squirrel (Funambulus palmarum) also known as Three-Striped Palm Squirrel, is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found naturally in India and Sri Lanka.Squirrels are...
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Oct 06, 2008
 
 
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BIRDWATCHING: The "Red vented Bulbul"

Red-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer) is about 20cm in length, with a long tail. It has brown or black upperparts, with a white rump. The breast is brown or black, and the rest of the underparts are...
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Oct 06, 2008

Brief Garden, our paradise

We love Brief Garden, and had to return here, Built in 1930,s it still retains its charm. We brought our friend simon to Sri lanka and he found brief wonderful. The gardens are still fantasic with...
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Mar 27, 2006

Cheeky Monk

The small, 4th monk from the back in the photo, seems to be quite a hard nut. All the others either ignored us, or smiled at us, but he just kept scowling. Which made me determined to make him smile. ...
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Apr 15, 2004

Sri Pushparama Ancient Temple

Our Tuk Tuk driver took us to his temple one evening. It was a magical experience, just as dusk was falling, the smell of Incense, prayer candles burning, & then to top it off all the young &...
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Apr 15, 2004

Prayer Flags

Around a shrine within the temple grounds were these Prayer flags drapped all the way round.
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Apr 15, 2004

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