GALLE

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GALLE, SRI LANKA

Solo Tour Guide Services

Book a Solo Tour Guide, your private friendly tour guide, to fully discover Galle. He will look after your safety and welfare at all times. As well as the major tourist attractions, he will also be able to take you to places off the beaten track.

Naveen

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Naveen is currently an undergraduate student majoring in English at the University of Kelaniya in Colombo. His minors are in Tourism Studies and International Relations. Although he goes to university in Colombo his home town is Galle. He frequents Galle on a regular basis. Prior to entering university, Naveen was an operations cum marketing executive for a shipping agency that specialises in sea activities. Such as yacht handling, ship husbandry services and underwater services. He has a passion for travel and sustainable tourism. Indeed Naveen has joined various eco friendly projects to help clean up the environment. Besides travelling, his hobbies are creative writing and tour planner. Whether it is to get involved with water sports or  see some environmental projects on the go, then Naveen is your guide.

Naveen is 24 years old, is a non smoker and speaks English, French and Sinhala.

Total cost for the guide services of Naveen for one day (8 hours) = a non refundable deposit of USD 45 by paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) PLUS USD 50 in cash to Naveen after his services. Total 95 US dollars.

Similarly the total cost for the guide services of Naveen for half a day (4 hours) = a non refundable deposit of USD 20 by paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) PLUS USD 30 in cash to Naveen after his services. Total 50 US dollars.

This does not include transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs


Sampath

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Sampath is the athletic type. Currently responsible for bicycle tours and boating excursions, he keeps himself in good shape. Sampath also enjoys bird watching. With his pleasant manner, and his professionalism in whatever he does, you can trust Sampath to show you around Galle. He looks forward to showing you fabulous places to eat and visit. And if you want to tour Galle by bicycle, even better!

Sampath is 40 years old, does not smoke and speaks fluent Sinhala and English.

Total cost for 1 full day (8 hours) with Sampath = a non refundable deposit of USD 45 by paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) PLUS 9000 Sri Lankan rupees (approx. USD 50)  in cash to Sampath after his services. Total approx. 95 US dollars.

Total cost for a half day (4 hours) with Sampath = a non refundable deposit of USD 20 by paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) and 5000 Sri Lankan rupees (approx. USD 30)  in cash to Sampath after his services. Total approx. 50 US dollars.

This does not include transport costs, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs.


How To book A Solo Tour Guide

To book any of our Solo Tour Guides please go to the enquiry form.

Or send an email to info@solotourguides.com.

Alternatively whatsapp +94-75-225-0678.

Remember a Solo Tour Guide looks after your safety and welfare at all times.

 

Our other destinations in Sri Lanka are Colombo, KandyNegombo and Sigiriya.

Discover Sri Lanka by booking one or more of these amazing activities to make the most of your stay in this amazing country. 


Highlights of Galle

Fishing Men on Stilts in Galle

Fishing Men on Stilts in Galle

Galle is located in the south western tip of Sri Lanka, and is the capital of the Southern province.

Its location was of major strategical importance for the trade of spices from Sri Lanka to their colonial owners. First came the Portuguese, then the Dutch and finally the British. Ceylon obtained its independence in 1948 from the British. Then came the name change to Sri Lanka.

iVisa.com A legacy of those bygone days, is Galle Fort. A fine remembrance of the Dutch era in the 17th century. And certainly the largest well kept fortress in Asia. It has the honour of being a World Heritage site.

Originally it was the Portuguese that first built the fort in the 16th century, but it was in the Dutch era that significant ramifications were made, and became a true fortress. In addition you can also see the Dutch influence with the 18th century Reformed Church. It was also the Dutch who built the much photographed Galle Lighthouse.

As you travel around Sri Lanka, you will also see many images of fishermen on poles. It is from this region that this image is depicted. Whilst this was a traditional method of fishing, be warned of the photographic tourist trap of “posing” fishermen on poles, looking to earn tips from gullible tourists.

In addition if there is one thing you should not miss it is the boutique shops and small restaurants to be found in the courtyard area of Galle Fort. Truly picturesque and in colonial style, you will find many mouth-watering places to whet your appetite.


     

Worldwide Taxi Service

Find a comfortable and affordable transfer all around the world.

You can pre-order an inexpensive taxi transfer to the city centre or to the airport. A luxury transfer option is also available. The transfer cost is fixed at the time of pre-order and never rises regardless of how long the driver has to wait for you, stoppages and traffic jams.


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