Sailing Vacation in Jaffna (7 Days)
The Palk Bay remains one of the most untouched parts of the country. Located between India and Sri Lanka, this narrow strait is home to sparsely populated tiny islands, bizarre coral formations, calm waters, a thriving fishing tradition and desolate landscapes . The once magnificent city of Jaffna, is slowly regaining its colorful lifestyle and spiritual culture. A total and unique sailing adventure!
Day 01 - Welcome onboard
Board in Kurikkaduwan Jety (40 min from Jaffna town) at 4 pm. The captain welcomes guests, and sets sail at sunset in front of Nanaitvu Island and its wonderful temples.
Day 02 - Nagadeepa
Breakfast on board while sailing to islands of Analathivu for relaxed swimming and Eluvathivu for an onshore visit. Lunch on board near Eluvaitvu. Afernoon sail to Nainaitvu (1h). Visit of the island and the famous Nagadeepa Viharaya and Nagapooshani Amman Temple
Day 03 - Delf island
Early breakfast with a 9 am departure for 2 hour sail to Delf island. A local guide will share the history of this unique island famous for its Dutch history, coral walls and wild miniature horses. Local seafood lunch on Delf island. Swim in waters of the coast of Delf island and return to the yacht for dinner.
Day 04 - Onshore Trip to Jafna / Traditonal Lunch
Afer breakfast, on shore exploraton of the archeological site of Jafna Fort with a guide. Visit to the Nallur Temple and artsanal woodcrafsman village. Followed by a traditonal lunch in a Tamil home. Explore exquisite Hammenheil Fort and return to anchorage and dinner on board.
Day 05 - Adam’s Bridge
Breakfast on board will be followed by a departure towards Talaimannar. Guests will visit Adam’s Bridge, a unique formaton of a chain of limestone shoals and a mythical bridge connectng India and Sri Lanka and Talaimannar Pier. Return to anchorage for swimming. Dinner on board at Talaimannar.
Day 06 - Kakaratve Island
Breakfast and early morning sailing towards Kakaratve. Onshore visit of the tny island inhabited only by migrant fsherman and migrant sea birds. Guests can snorkel in the regeneratng reef. Lunch onboard and departure for Nainatvu. Arrival at sunset to sail in front of the Nagadeepa Temple. Dinner on board.
Day 07 - The end
Afer breakfast, guests will disembark at 10 am, at Kurrikaduwan Jety (40 min from Jaffna town).
As featured on:
- 06 nights’ Accommodation in a yacht
- 03 Meals per day - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Only Breakfast on Day 07)
- Service of an English-Speaking captain
- Drinking Water
- All applicable current local taxes, but subject to change at the time of booking
- Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details / submit your individual visa application
- International / Domestic Airfare
- Any expenses of personal nature
- Tips & Portages
- Cost of Beverages
- Meals where not specified
- Entrance fees and other services not mentioned above