Sailing Sri Lanka - North Coast

Marine, Jaffna to Jaffna
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Tour description

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

Highlights

  • 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

Itinerary

Day 1: Jaffna Arrive in Jaffna to meet the group. Transfer to Kurikkaduwan Jetty to meet your skipper and for a welcome meeting.

Day 2: Northern 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.

Day 3: Northern 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.

Day 4: Northern 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.

Day 5: Northern 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.

Day 6: Northern 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.

Day 7: Jaffna Disembark after breakfast.