Private guide in Negombo, guided tours in Negombo, Sri Lanka
Currency: Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)
Information about Negombo
Negombo is a terrific choice in vacation spots due to the diverse activities offered. Negombo has a tropical rainforest climate that falls within the Köppen climate category. Rainfall occurs chiefly from southwestern monsoons from May to August and then from October to January.
Negombo consists of mostly Roman Catholics as well as Buddhists, Muslims and Hindus. The Katuwapitiya, Sea Street, and Grand Street Churches are the three largest parishes in Negombo. Agurukaramulla Raja Maha Viharaya is a renowned Buddhist temple that attracts Buddhists from all over Sri Lanka to Negombo every year. Hindu temples are numerous and encompass Muththumari Amman, and Karumari Amman. Negombo has various Jumma mosques and one of the most colossal is Negombo Grand Jumma situated in Sri Lanka. There is a huge fish market in Negombo where visitors can purchase fish and arrange fishing excursions into the spectacular lagoon and ocean.
Another attraction to see is the protected mangroves of the Negombo lagoon which houses more than 190 different types of wildlife. Also interesting are remains of a Dutch fort constructed in 1672 and the ceiling murals of St. Mary's cathedral church. Negombo has an awesome beach on the west coast of Sri Lanka where water sports and diving are enjoyed. A 50-year-old shipwreck can be viewed in the distance by spectators.
For guests who are partial to shopping, there are local handicrafts and jewelry for sale on the beaches and in the city shops. We ask that you consider Negombo for your next vacation destination.
I am Upali Amarasiri Daluwatta; I am Ceylon Tourist board approved official chauffeur and I have more than 20 years of experience in guiding, lecturing and driving. I can handle any number of tourists at a time.
Popular tours in Negombo
Private tour in NegomboSri-Lanka Classic Tour 7 Days/6 Nights with 4/5 stars hotels
Negombo, Nuwara Eliya, Kandy, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Colombo
950 Euros per personTour Duration
7 Days/6 Nights