Negombo is a major city in Sri Lanka, situated on the west coast and at the mouth of the Negombo Lagoon, in Western Province. Negombo is the fourth largest city in Sri Lanka and it is also the administrative capital centre of Negombo Division. Negombo is one of the major commercial hubs in Sri Lanka and it is a very important economic centre in the country with about 144,551 inhabitants within city limits.
It is approximately 35 km (22 mi) north of Colombo. Negombo is known for its centuries old fishing industry, with busy fish markets and long, sandy beaches. Negombo is a vibrant city and it is one of the major tourist destinations in the country. Get into the spirit of seaside Sri Lanka in Negombo - a historical commercial centre surrounded by a fascinating network of canals teeming with rural life.
• Hindu Temples
• Local market
• Dry fish market
• Fresh fish market
• St. Mary’s church
• Angurukaramulla temple
• Dutch canal boat trip
Hindu temple still remains in an old fashioned pose and you can visit for Pooja and offerings.
Negombo is also home to the country's second-largest fish market including dry fish market and local market which gives tourists a chance to meet the area's fishermen.
St Mary’s church is the biggest church with beautiful frescoes
Agurukaramulla Temple is a famous Buddhist temple bringing Buddhists from all over Sri Lanka to Negombo.
The Hamilton Canal (commonly known as the Dutch Canal) was constructed by the Portuguese in the 17th century continuous line of waterways from Putlam to Colombo.
• Approximately tour time will be 6 ½ hrs and return to Negombo
• Meeting point
Pick up and Drop can be organized from hotels, airport and the other well known landmarks.
• What’s Include
Air conditioned vehicles with English speaking Sri Lankan tourist board licensed chauffer, petrol, passengers insurance, road parking payments.
• Not Included
Entrance fees for sites.