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Sailing Sri Lanka - North Coast
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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.

  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Average
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: ASVJ/230804
  • Starts: Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Finishes: Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Age requirement: 12 +
You will Visit
  • Jaffna

Itinerary

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Day 1: Jaffna

Arrive in Jaffna to meet the group. Transfer to Kurikkaduwan Jetty to meet your skipper and for a welcome meeting. Opt for a transfer from Colombo Airport.

02

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.
Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you're looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.

03

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.
Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you're looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.

04

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.
Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you're looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.

05

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.
Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you're looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.

06

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.
Flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you're looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.

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Day 7: Jaffna

Disembark after breakfast. Opt for a transfer to Colombo Airport.
Having spent the night at Kurikkaduwan Jetty, you will be ready to continue your exploration of Sri Lanka, or head back to Colombo after breakfast.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • 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 paddle boarding equipment
    • Transfer from Jaffna to Kurikkaduwan Jetty
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • 4 double/twin bed cabins (6 nts)
    • 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
    Transport
    • 16m (53 ft) sailing catamaran, private minivan
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, skipper, assistant/cook
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Tour 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