Negombo - Authentic local experience in Negombo fish Market

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Authentic local experience in Negombo fish Market

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(28 reviews)
Negombo, Sri Lanka, Negombo, Sri Lanka
30 mins

About the tour

Negombo is a fascinating place to experience the real local fishing culture in Sri Lanka. fish sellers are selling the catch of the day while the excess fish are being salted and drying on the ground next to the beach. people from the neighborhood visits the market in every mornings to buy fresh fish, veggies and spices. dry fish production in Negombo is huge and the finish products mostly distributed all around the Island.

Meet Dilip Fernando

Dilip Fernando

Dilip Fernando or Dilee as his friends call him, is a professional National tourist guide in Sri Lanka. he studied travel tourism and hotel management in University of Colombo. Being an outdoor person, guiding is his passion. He is a nature lover, bike rider as well as a hiker. he love to find out the history of the island and meet the locals in his tours, as he consider the local people as the main highlight of the country. join him to explore this little topical island with excitements, entertainment and fun.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Negombo with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Negombo. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Linda Julie T.

26 April 2021


PT Arizona T.

24 April 2021

Very interesting look at an important part of life in Sri Lanka! Dilip did a great job of showing the process of fish drying and a wonderful tour of the local fish market!

Nancy S.

24 April 2021

Excellent tour

Katie L.

24 April 2021

As someone who likes seafood, this was a very interesting tour! I also just learned about banana blossom. Thanks Dilip!

Jane (from Sequim, Washington State, USA) M.

24 April 2021

Dilip knew his subject and location, and enthusiastically and completely described the dried fish business and introduced us to a wonderful fish market. Loved it!

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