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Templeberg Villa is the perfect gathering place for unforgettable tours Galle, whatever the reason. What better place to stay and then explore the rest of Sri Lanka than from the seclusion and exotic beauty of this elegant private retreat.

Renowned for our personalised service and immaculate surroundings, we’ll ensure your loved ones, friends/colleagues can expect the best of everything. Ask us about a tailoring a special tour or trip for you.

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Places To Visit in Galle, Sri Lanka

Here at Templeberg Villa we want you to enjoy your holiday to Sri Lanka and our friendly team can easily provide you information about the best places to visit in Sri Lanka as part of a tailored tours Galle. Our 5 star hotel is situated on the edge of Galle, a historic and vibrant Sri Lanka tourist attraction.

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Our team of friendly and local experts can help with all your sightseeing requirements, from booking local car hire to arranging a stunning safari or visiting the golden beaches of our stunning Sri Lanka island.

Visit Historic Galle, Sri Lanka

Whilst staying at Templeberg Villa we highly recommend visiting Galle and the UNESCO listed Fort. Galle is a superb place to visit in Sri Lanka, boasting an impressive fortified city, which combines traditional Portuguese architecture and native buildings.

Stroll around this vibrant city, visit the natural and historic harbour, the beautiful St Mary’s Cathedral built by Jesuit priests or enjoy a refreshing ice cold sipping drink at the cafe on the fortified walls. Watch the beautiful sunset from the city walls. Paradise!

Tours Galle Sri Lanka

Our registered Sri Lankan tour guide Sandrew can arrange any number of personalised tour options for you while staying at Templeberg Villa. On this page you will find some examples of Templeberg Villa’s tours. We can arrange safari tours in Yala National park, car hire in Sri Lanka, white water rafting in Sri Lanka. Should you wish to rent a car in Sri Lanka, we have a number of half day tours which are suitable for car hire tours.

Some of Sandrew’s most popular Tours Galle are his 1 day, 3 day, 5 day and 7 or 10 day tours of Sri Lanka include:

  • Day Trip to Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage – an animal sanctuary, nursery and captive breeding facility for thousands of South Asian Elephants

  • Day Trip to Udawalawe National Park to see water buffalo, elephant, leopards, the Rudy mongoose and the Tufted Grey Langur

  • 9 day tour Galle, Nuwara Eliya, Kandy, Bandarawella, Dambulla, Sigiraya and Anuradhapura

  • 10 day tour taking in Galle, Tangalle, Yala, Ella, Kandy and Habarana

Coconut Plantation Tour

Explore the surrounding estate where coconuts are regularly plucked.

In March, June and October and December every year, Templeberg Villa arranges for our coconuts to be plucked. Ask us about how your stay can coincide coconut plucking and learn about the various coconut species. Have your very own King Coconut plucked fresh from one of our many trees.

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Mountain Biking Tour

Our resident tourist guide Sandrew can arrange a two person cycle tour to the nearby rural village where you can watch the production of cotton using local looms and he can help you discover village life unfolding at its own pace, away from tourist areas.

Visit the village temple and the local market where fresh produce is grown and can be purchased.

Yala National Park One day Tour

Sandrew is able to drive guests to Yala National Park to join the early morning Safari to view Elephants, Leopards, Mongoose, Peacocks, alligators and other tropical animals. After the Safari let Sandrew take you on a short tour of the local tour before returning to Templeberg Villa or transferring to Ella Gap. Departure is 3am to join the morning safari which departs between 5am and 6am at sunrise.

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Sandrew and Rajan’s Walking Tour

If you are interested in Sri Lankan culture Sandrew and Rajan would be delighted to show you around the local village. Templeberg is fortunate to be positioned beneath the main temple which is so special. If you are lucky enough to be there during a major ceremony it is an added bonus.Rajan is a village Elder and is able to take you to parts of the Temple others are not able to access. Price: 3,000 SLR for 1.5 hours

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Guided Bike Tours

A lovely bike trip includes a ride from the villa down to nearby Jungle beach. There is a steep hill to negotiate but a dip in the sea afterwards is a great way to cool down. During the rice season, a ride inland provides stunning paddy field views. In and around Bird Island there are many examples of tropical birdlife. Contact: Alex Barret 077 906 156 for tailored tours or speak with Sandrew.

Tea Estate and Factory

Hanunugoda Estate, about 25 minutes away is a fascinating lowland tea plantation operation. Three of the tea plants at Templeberg Villa come from this Estate. There is a guided tour of the plantation and a highlight is seeing an example of a working boiler, made by the same company that supplied the boilers in the Titanic. Refreshments and a slice of cake are included in the tour.


Turtle Sanctuary

In July, seven native turtle species come up on the beaches in the Southern province to lay their eggs. Year round though, it is possible to see many examples of turtles at Haberaduwa, a 25 minute ride away.


Cooking Class

In addition to Trixie providing regular meals, she does special cooking classes showcasing breakfast cuisine, vegetarian treats and a fresh seafood fair. Some of the classes include a trip to the local vegetable market and local seafood stalls to purchase ingredients. Participants get to eat their creations. Price: 3,000 SLR included guided market tour. Ingredients are purchased and paid for separately as part of the market tour.

Tricksey's Cooking

To learn more about places to visit in Sri Lanka contact our friendly team today. They are always happy to discuss your specific requirements, so you, your family or business associates have a fabulous holiday in Sri Lanka.