Sailing Sri Lanka - North Coast

Marine, Jaffna to Jaffna

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

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.

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


  • Visit small fishing villages
  • Relax on deserted beaches
  • Experience delft island's unique dutch history
  • Indulge in a traditional lunch in a tamil home
  • A flexible itinerary catering to the group's interests


Day 1 Jaffna (1D) Arrive in Jaffna to meet the group. Transfer to Kurikkaduwan Jetty to meet your skipper and for a welcome meeting. 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: Sailing Welcome Meeting Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran
Day 2 Northern Islands (1B, 1L, 1D) 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. Included Activities: Analathivu, Eluvaitivu & Nainativu Islands Delft Island Jaffna Tour Adam's Bridge Kakerativu Island Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran
Day 7 Jaffna (1B) 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. Included Activities: Departure Day