Trincomalee- Unmissable Beach Getaway 2 Day Tour

The long white golden sandy Beaches, the civil war and history, the historical and religious temples and hindu kovils, the ancient forts, the small yet magnificent island Trincomalle is like a little slice of Sri Lankan paradise. Trincomallee is a coastal bay that sits on one the world’s finest natural harbours. This historic city is old almost beyond reckoning. The east coast is upcoming and is way quieter than the south, which is a perfect reason to plan a visit. Trincomalee is surrounded by wildlife, hilltops, and rock formations.

• Enjoy personalized attention on a private tour
• Hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-offs
• Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned vehicle with a travel guide driver
• Explore the Sri Lankan History and architecture
• Experience the Coastal life Style

per adult from

$295

NZD

Duration

2 days

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Hotel Pickup and Drop Off
    • Entrance Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Maritime And Naval History Museum | සමුද්‍ර හා නාවික ඉතිහාස කෞතුකාගාරය
    • Entry/Admission - Pigeon Island National Park
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Colombo/Negombo - Trincomalee

      Stop At: Fort Frederick, Trincomalee Town, Trincomalee 31000 Sri Lanka
      Occupying the neck of a narrow peninsula, Fort Frederick has been a defensively important site for centuries. It was initially built by Portuguese in 1623 and then rebuilt by Dutch. The fort was built on top of the highest point in the city – at the summit Swarmi Rock which has a rich history. Ruins of the ancient Gokanna monastery also had been found in the fort premises.The fortress is today used by the Sri Lankan army dotted with assorted cannons and artillery around the enclave with an occasional spotted deer gazing under the huge banyan trees. . The views from the rock are impressive, you can see far up and down the coast, and over the town and harbour.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Koneswaram Temple, Trincomalee Sri Lanka
      The Holy Koneswaram Temple, is a Hindu temple which lies on a high rocky promontory surrounded on three sides by the sea. It bears a history of over three millennia with its records indicating its roots in 1580 BC. The temple has gained its name from its deity, Lord Shiva. his, still beautiful, historical monument is what remains of what once was a sprawling temple city equal to the ancient city of Madurai, India. This site is a religious pilgrimage center and is one of the 5 “Pancha Ishwarams” that were built in the coastal region to honor lord Shiva. Surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery on all sides, the colorful Koneswaram temple sits high above the bay, a classical-medieval complex in the Eastern Province city of Trincomalee.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Maritime And Naval History Museum | සමුද්‍ර හා නාවික ඉතිහාස කෞතුකාගාරය, Lavender Ln, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
      The museum was declared open on 3 February 2013 by then Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapaksa coincide with the country's 65th Independence Day celebrations. A grand 18th-century Dutch colonial building has been renovated and turned into a museum. The museum is used to display country's maritime history, marine biodiversity and information of the history of the local Naval affairs.Upstairs there's a lot of useful info on the flora and fauna of the east coast, especially that of Pigeon Island. Wide porches are fine places to pause and take in the views. Make sure you explore both storeys, as it is arranged in a manner that will take you through maritime history in chronological order, along with the marine life that thrives under the azure waters.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Overnight stay in a 3 star Hotel in Trincomalee

      Day 2: Trincomalee - Colombo/ Negombo

      Stop At: Nilaveli Beach, Nilaveli Sri Lanka
      Nilaweli Beach is a stretch of beach which is situated approximately 16 kilometres North of Trincomalle, passing a thriving lagoon on either side and lush coconut palm groves and hordes of cattle. Across the beach 2 Kilometers into the sea you can see the Famous Pigeon Island. For year Nilaweli beach was considered as a one of Sri Lankas’ best beaches due to its paradise-island remoteness, with plenty of palms swaying over the golden sandy beach. One can really connect with this beach at an intence level due to its uniqueness. Exuding a laid-back atmosphere and simple way of life, Nilaveli captures the essence of a paradise island, with endless possibilities for a relaxing holiday.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Pigeon Island National Park, Public Beach Road, Nilaveli 31010 Sri Lanka
      Floating 1 km away from the golden sandy shores of Nilaweli Beach, The pigeon island stand with its majestic breath taking beauty, the pigeon island gained its unique name due to the Rock pigeons who has colonialized the island. Sri Lanka is popular for its two marine national parks, out of which the Pigeon Island national park has always been the crowd puller. The Pigeon Island National park is spread around an area of 470 plus hectares and was classified as a sanctuary in the early 1960s but changed to a national park in 2003 – making Pigeon Island National park 17th national park in Sri Lanka. This sceneric island was once used as a shooting range during the colonial era.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Velgam Vehera, Vilgam Vihara Road, Trincomalee 31000 Sri Lanka
      The ruins of the little-known ancient monastery – Velgam Vihara – lay hidden in the dense jungle near the quaint Periyakulam Tank. Its ancient stone inscriptions testify to the fact that both Sinhala and Tamil Buddhists venerated this site for generations. The temple has been declared as an archaeological protected site in Trincomalee District by Sri Lanka Archaeological Department. The temple has been declared as an archaeological protected site in Trincomalee District by Sri Lanka Archaeological Department.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      • Breakfast
      Accommodation included: Overnight stay in a 3 Star Restaurant in Colombo/Negombo
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We pick up all travelers from Negombo and Colombo areaAirports
      • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
      Departure Time :
      7:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
      • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
      • Face masks required for guides in public areas
      • Face masks provided for travelers
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
      • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
      • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
      • Guides required to regularly wash hands
      • Regular temperature checks for staff
      • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
      • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    4

    Organised by Classic Travels

    Activity ID: V-230295P106

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