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Trincomalee,
Sri Lanka

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8 Days / 7 Nights

Various dates from May- Oct

From beautiful bright white beaches, with crystal clear waters, to historical buildings, Sri Lanka has a mix of everything.

Embark aboard your catamaran to sail along the east coast of this island full of interesting stories from its tragic wartime past. Come explore this jewel of nature so long ignored. To enjoy the sun and avoid the rain, we advise you to plan your cabin cruise during the dry season between April and October.

Trip Start: Various May- Oct

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VESSEL

Vessel Type

Ceycat 53

Vessel Length

53ft

Skipper

Yes

Berth

Modern double cabin with air-con

YOUR TRIP

Deposit and cancellation:

25% and strict.

NB when booking a voyage of 26 days or more, as well as the 25% deposit to confirm your booking, a further non-refundable payment of 25% of the voyage fee must be paid at least 6 months prior to the date of departure of your voyage.

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Included

  • Accommodation in air-conditioned double or twin cabin with private bathroom
  • (A/C in service from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm)
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch, diner)
  • Service of the crew : 3 persons (captain, steward/cook, deckhand)
  • 2 sets of linen, towels and beach towels per person/week
  • Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water)
  • Insurance for the yacht and the passengers
  • Water sports on board : snorkelling equipment and sea kayak

Additional

  • Airfares
  • Transfers airport – base – airport (optional)
  • Beverages, soft and alcoholic beverages
  • Cash box (mandatory) : 170 Euros per person per cruise payable on spot upon arrival

GETTING THERE (AND BACK)

Getting there

Fly to Colombo Airport, Sri Lanka

Getting back

Fly from Colombo Airport, Sri Lanka

From beautiful bright white beaches, with crystal clear waters, to historical buildings, Sri Lanka has a mix of everything.

Embark aboard your catamaran to sail along the east coast of this island full of interesting stories from its tragic wartime past. Come explore this jewel of nature so long ignored. To enjoy the sun and avoid the rain, we advise you to plan your cabin cruise during the dry season between April and October.

ITINERARY

SRI LANKA DREAM EAST ITINERARY
7 days / 6 nights cruise, Trincomalee – Trincomalee

Day 1 – Sunday –Trincomalee / Koddiyar Bay and Back Bay
Board Dutch Bay, Trincomalee at 4 pm. After installation on board and security briefing, we sail the Magnificent Koddiyar Bay, along the spectacular coastline with the ancient Koneswaram temple perched high on the hill. Enjoy a stunning sunset drink and dinner onboard after a nice swim or a
stand up paddleboarding session. Night at Back Bay, under the Koneswaram temple.

Day 2 – Monday – Back Bay / Pigeon Island Coral Reef National Park, Nilaveli / Kuchcheveli
Departure after breakfast towards Nilaveli (1h30), watching whales and dolphins on the way.We’ll have lunch off the coast of the Pigeon Island. Incredible snorkelling session on the Pigeon Island coral reef. In the afternoon we set sails to Kuchcheveli where we arrive at sunset for dinner on board or a beach BBQ.

Day 3 – Tuesday – Kuchcheveli / Nilaveli
After an early breakfast we’ll explore ashore the area known as jungle beach. Aquatic
activities such as stand up paddle boarding, and swimming. Lunch on board. In the
afternoon, we sail to Nilaveli (2h30). On shore sunset drinks on the beach followed by a
special seafood dinner at a popular local restaurant (with extra charge, payable on spot). Night anchorage at Nilaveli.

Day 4 – Wednesday – Nilaveli / Sallitivu Island
Morning snorkeling, followed by breakfast. We sail past Trincomalee in search of dolphins for 3
hrs. Arrival at Elephant Rock, at the entrance to Trincomalee Harbour at midday for lunch
on board followed by snorkeling and stand up paddle boarding. We then head to Sallitivu Island
(1h30). Arrival at sunset for dinner and night at anchorage.

Day 5 – Thursday – Sallitivy Island / Passikudah Bay
We sail south along palm fringed deserted beaches and arrive at Passikudah Bay, an absolute jewel,
a haven for all types of water activities, including snorkeling. Lunch on board. BBQ beach dinner.

Day 6 – Friday – Passikudah Bay / Ilantattunu / Trincomalee, Dutch Bay
Take a swin at sunrise just before breakfast. We then depart to Ilantattunu Point where we’ll snorkel and stand-up paddle board. After lunch on board we set sails to Dutch Bay / Trincomalee. Arrival at Dutch Bay for at sunset for drinks and dinner. Evening visit to Koneswaram Temple can be arranged (with extra charge, payable on spot).

Day 7 – Saturday – Trincomalee, Dutch Bay
Return to Back Bay. Early swim and breakfast at Back Bay. Short sail to disembarkation at Dutch Bay in Trincomalee by 10 am.

Itinerary is subject to modifications without any notice for technical and/or weather reasons. It is upon skipper’s decision.

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