Enjoy the day traveling to down south and ride the boat of Madu river which is very rich in biodivercity followed by visiting landscape architect Bawa’s former home ,with an electric art collection & a sprawing garden nearby.
In the Southern region of Sri Lanka lies the Galle district. Balpitiya is a little town in the district and would be quite unimportant; except for the location of a river. The Madu River is very rich in biodivesity. It passes through the wet zone of Sri Lanka opening up into the large Madu Lagoon on its way to the Indian Ocean. The Madu River Safari is popular activity that has to be on the ‘to do’ list of any respectable Sri Lankan holiday goer. This unforgettable activity last for over two hours and gives a visitor a chance to travel the secretive passages through the mangrove forests and see the ecology.
Bawas Brief garden Located 11Km inland from Bentota. Brief Garden is designed in a concept similar to that of Japanese gardens. It is a creation of late Bevis Bawa, a famous landscape artist. The estate, which was formerly a rubber plantation, today is a combination of a garden and open-air museum. Many sculptures by Bevis and other artists can be seen at this magnificent eco-park spreading over 5 acres.
Our Chauffaur Guide will Pickup from your place and take you to drive down south to Madu Ganga for a 3-hour boat safari.You cruise in canopies, outboard motors powered boats, en route take in the view of a 200 year old temple and watch the locals cultivating cinnamon. You may also see traditional fishing techniques in action and can view demonstrations of coir manufacture and rope making. You can also see 46 species of birds reside in the area including 14 aquatic varieties. You will also spot huge water lilies and colourful butterflies.Have a lunch at resturant and visit to Ambalangoda to see the mask museum.Afterwards, Explore the Architectural is a trip for those who appreciate true beauty of landscapes and unique wildlife. Explore the mangrove depths of Lunuganga Estate/Brief Garden which was once the home of Sir Bawa.Then Drive Back to colombo.