Sailing Vacation in Trincomalee (7 Days)
The East coast of the island emerging as an up and coming beach tourist destination, offers endless pristine beaches, beautiful coves surrounded by lush vegetation and fascinating marine life, including whales and dolphins and an array of tropical fish and colorful reefs. The East Coast Cruise departs from Trincomalee and returns to Trincomalee.
Day 01 - Sail in Koddiyar Bay, Trincomalee
Board Dutch Bay, Trincomalee at 4 pm. Sail in the Magnificent Koddiyar Bay, taking in the dramatic coastline with the ancient Koneswaram temple perched high on the hill, enjoy a stunning sunset drink with dinner onboard. Guests can swim, canoe and enjoy stand up paddle boarding. Night at Back Bay, under the Koneswaram temple.
Day 02 - Pigeon Island Coral Reef Natonal Park, Nilaveli
Departure after breakfast towards Nilaveli (1h30), viewing whales and dolphins on the way. Lunch of the coast of the Pigeon Island and guests can snorkeling of the magical pigeon island coral reef. Sail towards Kuchcheveli in the afternoon. Arrival at sunset for dinner on board or a beach BBQ.
Day 03 - Pigeon Island Coral Reef Natonal Park, Nilaveli
Early breakfast and on shore exploration of the area known as jungle beach. Aquatic activities such as stand up paddle boarding, and swimming. Lunch on board. In the afternoon, sail to Nilaveli (2h30). On shore sunset drinks on the beach followed by a special seafood dinner at a popular local restaurant. Night anchorage at Nilaveli.
Day 04 - Pigeon Island Coral Reef Natonal Park, Nilaveli
Morning snorkeling, followed by breakfast. Sail past Trincomalee in search of dolphins for 3 hrs. Arrive at Elephant Rock, at the entrance to Trincomalee Harbor at midday for lunch on board followed by snorkeling and stand up paddle boarding. Sail to Sallitvu Island (1h30). Arrival at sunset for dinner and night at anchorage.
Day 05 - Water Actvites at Passikudah Bay
Sail south passing vast swathes of palm fringed deserted beaches, to arrive at the jewel of Passikudah Bay. A haven for all types of water activities, including snorkeling. Lunch on board. BBQ beach dinner.
Day 06 - Snorkeling at Ilantatunu
Sunrise swim in Passikudah followed by breakfast. Departure for Ilantatunu point for snorkeling and stand up paddle sessions. Lunch on board and departure for Dutch Bay/Trincomalee. Arrival at Dutch Bay for at sunset for drinks and dinner. Evening visit to Koneswaram Temple can be arranged.
Day 06 - Return to Back Bay
Early swim and breakfast at Back Bay. Short sail to disembarkation at Dutch Bay in Trincomalee by 10 am.
As featured on:
- 06 nights’ Accommodation in a yacht
- 03 Meals per day - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Only Breakfast 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