Mirissa is a small town sprawled on the Southern coastline of Sri Lanka which offers many beach activities to its visitors and also, an amazing nightlife experience. The scrumptious Sea Food delicacies that many restaurants along the running coastline of Mirissa sell also makes it a very wonderful experience for the food lovers. The town is filled with beaches that often offers a rare sight of many exotic animals like dolphins, whales, turtles, etc.
- Go whale watching on a trip to the Indian Ocean.
- Enjoy a scenic journey to Mirissa from Colombo.
- Enjoy surfing on Mirissa Beach and also climb up the Parrot Rock.
- Taste the scrumptious Sea food meals here in Mirissa.
- You can also rent a body boarder here in Mirissa beach.
Tour Itinerary - Mirissa City Sightseeing Tour
Day 01 : Pick-up from Colombo – Sightseeing tour of Mirissa
As per the scheduled departure, you will be picked up from your hotel room in Colombo and will be transferred to Mirissa for a two-day adventure journey. You will enjoy a very scenic journey during your transfers from Colombo to Mirissa.
On reaching Mirissa, first, you will check-in to your hotel room and enjoy an hour-long refreshment. Then, you will proceed towards your sightseeing adventure of Mirissa.
First, you will visit the Polhena Beach which is little uncrowded beach where you can spot many turtles floating in the ocean and you can also swim with them. Here in Polhena Beach, you will enjoy some wonderful sights of sea turtles living their usual day.
Next, you will move to Mirissa Beach, which is a famous beach here in Mirissa and it also opens up door for other exciting sites in Mirissa. On reaching Mirissa beach, you will first visit the Parrot Rock which is almost a rocky surface giving away an amazing view of the Indian Ocean and has a very steep path to walk up to that.
After this, you will visit the Coconut Tree Spot which is only minutes away from Parrot Rock and see a wonderful cliff hurdled by long coconut trees.
Later, you will enjoy lunch at one of the famous restaurants in Mirissa Beach where you can savor any Sea Food meal that you have been meaning to taste.
And afterwards, you have the whole evening to engage in various sports activities on Mirissa Beach like surfing, body boarding, etc.
You can either chill around here, exploring the street culture of this beach, can also buy souvenirs from the small-small shop lined up along the coastline.
Late, you will be escorted back to your hotel room where you will enjoy the cold breeze coming in your hotel room via the window.
Day 2 :Drop to Colombo
A boat trip on the Indian Ocean and watching whales – Drop to Colombo
After the excursion, you will be escorted back to Colombo where this trip will finally end and our representative will say his goodbye to you.
Next morning, you will wake up early for your boat trip on the Indian Ocean for whale watching. You will enjoy a packed breakfast during this trip. When you will cruise on the Indian Ocean, you will some rare of sights of dancing dolphins and angry whales swimming beside you.
After this boat trip, you will be transferred back to Colombo where your trip will come to an end.
- Pick-up and drop from Colombo for the Mirissa city tour.
- Accommodation in a 3-star hotel room.
- Packed Breakfast for the boat trip on Indian Ocean.
- Transfer to various sightseeing site on a private vehicle.
- Any personal expense like camera fee, baggage fee, etc.
- Dinner will also be covered by you.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q.Why is Mirissa famous?
A. Mirissa is famous for its largest fishing port in the south coast known for capturing mullet, snapper, tuna etc.
Q.Suggest some places to visit in Mirissa.
A. Here are some of the places to visit in Mirissa: secret beach, Mirissa beach, Parrot rock beach, coconut tree hill, weligambay beach, taprobane island.
Q.Tell me something about the whale watching trip in Mirissa.
A. Mirissa is famous for its whale watching experience. The average duration of whale watching is 3 to 4 hours. The tour normally begins early in the morning at 7.
Q.When is the best time for whale watching in Mirissa?
A. November to April is the best time for whale watching in Mirissa.
Q.What are the top activities in Mirissa?
A. Here are the top activities in Mirissa: whale and dolphin watching; safari at Yala national park, snorkelling with sea turtles etc.