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Sailing Sri Lanka - North Coast

8 days, Colombo to Colombo

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Seeking to satiate your spontaneous spirit? This eight-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.

8 days

Colombo to Colombo

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Trip Code: ASVC

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Seeking to satiate your spontaneous spirit? This eight-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.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Marine

Small-ship adventures on the world’s great seas, rivers, and other places only accessible by boat.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 8

Age requirement: 16+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

8 days

Colombo to Colombo

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: ASVC

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

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Itinerary

Day 1Colombo

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Colombo/Jaffna

An early start in Colombo to catch the train. Enjoy the scenery as you head north to Jaffna, to meet your Sailing CEO and board the boat. Get settled in to your cabin and set sail from the Kurikkaduwan Jetty.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Days 3–6Northern 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.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7Jaffna/Colombo

After a final morning on board, disembark at Kurikkaduwan Jetty, and begin the train trip back to Colombo. Arrive back into Colombo in the evening.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8Colombo

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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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
  • Visit to Adam's Bridge
  • Explore the coral reef off Kakerativu Island
  • Snorkelling, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding equipment
  • Return train journey from Colombo to Jaffna
  • Transfer from Jaffna to Kurikkaduwan Jetty
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Standard hotel (2 nts), sailing catamaran (5 nts).

Meals

7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
Allow USD70-95 for meals not included.

Transportation

Train, 16m (53 ft) sailing catamaran, private minivan.

Staff & experts

Skipper/CEO (Chief Experience Officer), crew.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

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Sailing Sri Lanka - North Coast

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