Marine: Sailing Sri Lanka - East Coast (ASVT)
Countries Visited: Sri Lanka Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
Trip Style: Marine - Small-ship adventures on the world's great seas and rivers The poles of the Earth, the wonders of the Galapagos, the mysteries of the Amazon, out-of-the-way Greek Islands and other great places are best (and sometimes only) accessed by boat. Marine trips get you there aboard small ships, exclusive yachts and catamarans.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 8
Meals Included: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Explore Koneswaram Temple in Dutch Bay, enjoy a beach barbecue, visit Vakari Lagoon, stand up paddle or relax along stunning beaches
Spend a week sailing along Sri Lanka's east coast and you'll see why this island's starting to emerge as a must-visit destination. Stand up paddle along deserted beaches, visit Koneswaram Temple, and snorkel in Pigeon Island National Park. When you're ready to chill out, head back to the catamaran or to the shore where countless untouched beaches await. Don't just listen to the travel buzz, see it for yourself.
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|Day 1||Negombo||Day 1 Negombo/Trincomalee (1D)|
Have a safety briefing and early dinner on board, then spend the evening in Dutch Bay, getting acquainted with the crew and boat. Additional Notes: Please note: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of your tour you will be advised of any amendments. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Transport: None None
|Day 2||Pigeon Island||Day 2 Pigeon Island, Kuchchaveli & Sampur (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Enjoy the scenery and visit isolated beaches to snorkel, swim, stand up paddle board (SUP), or kayak. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and whales along the way. Transport: None
|Day 4||Sallitivu||Day 4 Sallitivu, Passikudah & Ilanativu (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Spend the next three days discovering the beautiful coast between Trincomalee and Kalkudah. There are plenty of opportunities to get out on the water, or head to dry land to explore the Vakarai Lagoon, or beaches of Sallitivu, Passikudah and Ilanativu. Return to Dutch Bay, then enjoy a visit to the Koneswaram Temple at sunset. Transport: None
|Day 7||Negombo||Day 7 Trincomalee/Negombo (1B)|
After a final breakfast onboard, disembark in Trincomalee, and begin the road trip back to Negombo. Arrive back into Negombo in the mid-afternoon. Tour ends on arrival. Included Activities: Departure Day Transport: None None
Local Flights: N/A
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.