Sailing Sri Lanka - North Coast Sri Lanka

Sailing Sri Lanka - North Coast

Sri Lanka

Sailing
Snorkeling
7 days
2019

Sun, Nov 17

Sat, Nov 23

€1,339

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Overview

Seeking to satiate your spontaneous spirit? This seven-day sailing tour around the north coast of Sri Lanka ensures you hit all the region's best highlights but leaves room in the itinerary to explore hidden gems and join activities that best meet the interests of the group. Expect to visit plenty of remote islands with deserted beaches and small fishing villages, experience Tamil traditions with lunch in a local's home, and tour Delft Island to learn about Sri Lanka's Dutch colonial history. There's plenty of time in between for swimming, snorkelling, stand-up paddleboarding, and kayaking to complete your experience on the water.

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Itinerary

Day 1Jaffna
Arrive in Jaffna to meet the group. Transfer to Kurikkaduwan Jetty to meet your skipper and for a welcome meeting.
Day 2Northern Islands
Located between India and Sri Lanka, the Palk Bay and Strait are home to tiny islands, unique coral formations, isolated fishing communities, and centuries of history, culture and tradition. Spend the week exploring temples, beaches, and reefs, and meet the people who call this remote corner of Sri Lanka home. Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you’re looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Day 3Northern Islands
Located between India and Sri Lanka, the Palk Bay and Strait are home to tiny islands, unique coral formations, isolated fishing communities, and centuries of history, culture and tradition. Spend the week exploring temples, beaches, and reefs, and meet the people who call this remote corner of Sri Lanka home. Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you’re looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Day 4Northern Islands
Located between India and Sri Lanka, the Palk Bay and Strait are home to tiny islands, unique coral formations, isolated fishing communities, and centuries of history, culture and tradition. Spend the week exploring temples, beaches, and reefs, and meet the people who call this remote corner of Sri Lanka home. Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you’re looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Day 5Northern Islands
Located between India and Sri Lanka, the Palk Bay and Strait are home to tiny islands, unique coral formations, isolated fishing communities, and centuries of history, culture and tradition. Spend the week exploring temples, beaches, and reefs, and meet the people who call this remote corner of Sri Lanka home. Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you’re looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Day 6Northern Islands
Located between India and Sri Lanka, the Palk Bay and Strait are home to tiny islands, unique coral formations, isolated fishing communities, and centuries of history, culture and tradition. Spend the week exploring temples, beaches, and reefs, and meet the people who call this remote corner of Sri Lanka home. Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you’re looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Day 7Jaffna
Disembark after breakfast. Having spent the night at Kurikkaduwan Jetty, you will be ready to continue your exploration of Sri Lanka, or head back to Colombo after breakfast.

Accommodation

4 double/twin bed cabins (6 nts).

What's Included

Sailing Sri Lanka's north coast. Visits to Nagadeepa Viharaya and Nagapooshani Amman Temples. Delft Island tour with local seafood lunch. Jaffna city tour with traditional lunch in a Tamil home. Visit to Hammenheil Fort. Visit to Adam's Bridge. Explore the coral reef off Kakerativu Island. Snorkelling, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding equipment. Transfer from Jaffna to Kurikkaduwan Jetty. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Meals Included

6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners

What to Take

We recommend the use of a duffel bag or backpack. A daypack is also useful. Luggage storage space is limited to under bed drawers, no hard suitcases are permitted.

Map

Itinerary

Day 1Jaffna
Arrive in Jaffna to meet the group. Transfer to Kurikkaduwan Jetty to meet your skipper and for a welcome meeting.
Day 2Northern Islands
Located between India and Sri Lanka, the Palk Bay and Strait are home to tiny islands, unique coral formations, isolated fishing communities, and centuries of history, culture and tradition. Spend the week exploring temples, beaches, and reefs, and meet the people who call this remote corner of Sri Lanka home. Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you’re looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Day 3Northern Islands
Located between India and Sri Lanka, the Palk Bay and Strait are home to tiny islands, unique coral formations, isolated fishing communities, and centuries of history, culture and tradition. Spend the week exploring temples, beaches, and reefs, and meet the people who call this remote corner of Sri Lanka home. Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you’re looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Day 4Northern Islands
Located between India and Sri Lanka, the Palk Bay and Strait are home to tiny islands, unique coral formations, isolated fishing communities, and centuries of history, culture and tradition. Spend the week exploring temples, beaches, and reefs, and meet the people who call this remote corner of Sri Lanka home. Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you’re looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Day 5Northern Islands
Located between India and Sri Lanka, the Palk Bay and Strait are home to tiny islands, unique coral formations, isolated fishing communities, and centuries of history, culture and tradition. Spend the week exploring temples, beaches, and reefs, and meet the people who call this remote corner of Sri Lanka home. Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you’re looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Day 6Northern Islands
Located between India and Sri Lanka, the Palk Bay and Strait are home to tiny islands, unique coral formations, isolated fishing communities, and centuries of history, culture and tradition. Spend the week exploring temples, beaches, and reefs, and meet the people who call this remote corner of Sri Lanka home. Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you’re looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Day 7Jaffna
Disembark after breakfast. Having spent the night at Kurikkaduwan Jetty, you will be ready to continue your exploration of Sri Lanka, or head back to Colombo after breakfast.

Accommodation

4 double/twin bed cabins (6 nts).

What's Included

Sailing Sri Lanka's north coast. Visits to Nagadeepa Viharaya and Nagapooshani Amman Temples. Delft Island tour with local seafood lunch. Jaffna city tour with traditional lunch in a Tamil home. Visit to Hammenheil Fort. Visit to Adam's Bridge. Explore the coral reef off Kakerativu Island. Snorkelling, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding equipment. Transfer from Jaffna to Kurikkaduwan Jetty. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Meals Included

6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners

What to Take

We recommend the use of a duffel bag or backpack. A daypack is also useful. Luggage storage space is limited to under bed drawers, no hard suitcases are permitted.
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€1,299

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7 days
2019

Sun, Nov 17

Sat, Nov 23

€1,339

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