Tour of Trincomalee

Drive to the naval base, and take a shuttle boat to Sober Island to walk along the British built gun batteries and watch towers, which protected Trincomalee Harbour, slowly being reclaimed by the jungle. Continue to one of the coves for a picnic lunch. Back on the mainland, visit the Second World War cemetery before heading to  Fort Frederick, constructed in 1624, and still in use as a military fortress. You can walk inside and visit the Koneswaram Temple in time for the afternoon pooja. Continue through the lively Trincomalee market to end your day, seeing the local way of life on show before you.

Itineraries

A Summer holiday in Sri Lanka

Horathapola - Kandy - Cultural Triangle - Wilpattu National Park - Trincomalee - Negombo  

Most people think Sri Lanka is just a winter-sun destination, but much of the north and east of the county is perfect in the summer months.

15 days from £3654 p. p.

Undiscovered East Coast of Sri Lanka

Negombo - Gal Oya - Passekudah - Trincomalee  

The East Coast of Sri Lanka is slowly opening up to tourism. Combine a spot of wildlife in Gal Oya with a visit to Passekudah and ending in Trincomalee.

14 days from £2955 p. p.

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Jungle Beach Resort

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Jungle Beach is a spectacular property set in natural surroundings on the unspoilt north east coast of Sri Lanka close to Trincomalee.

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