Trip Style: Marine - Small-ship adventures on the world's great seas and rivers The poles of the Earth, the wonders of the Galapagos, the mysteries of the Amazon, out-of-the-way Greek Islands and other great places are best (and sometimes only) accessed by boat. Marine trips get you there aboard small ships, exclusive yachts and catamarans.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 8
Meals Included: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Stop in the port city of Galle home to a historic fort, look for dolphins and whales along the way, stop by isolated beaches for snorkelling or swimming, have a beach barbecue
Discover the culture and wild, natural beauty of Sri Lanka, with a perfect mix of chill-out time and exploration. Sail along the southern coast of Sri Lanka, stopping along the way at the old trading fort of Galle, remote beach towns, and the fishing village of Kudawella. When your land-locked feet get a little tired, there's plenty of time for snorkelling, surfing, and enjoying the beach. Whether through your sunglasses or goggles, you've never seen Sri Lanka quite like this.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 12/31/2017
- 7 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Mirissa||Day 1 Mirissa (1D)|
Arrive in Mirissa to meet the group and skipper for a welcome meeting. Set sail, relax on board and get to know the other travellers. Enjoy a sunset dinner near Snake Island. Additional Notes: Please note: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of your tour you will be advised of any amendments. Included Activities: Sailing Welcome Meeting Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran
|Day 2||Galle||Day 2 Weligama Bay/Galle (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Watch for whales and dolphins on the way to Galle, then spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach, exploring the city and Dutch Fort, or diving in the bay. Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran (2.50-3.00 hours)
|Day 3||Kudawella||Day 3 Galle/Kudawella (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Cruise along the southern coast to Kudawella, enjoying the scenery and visiting isolated beaches to snorkel, swim, stand up paddle board (SUP), or kayak. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and whales along the way. Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran (6.00-7.00 hours)
|Day 4||Welipatanvila||Day 4 Kudawella/Welipatanvila (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Opt to visit the Hummanaya Blowhole, before continuing up the coast to Welipatanvila. In the afternoon, opt to visit the Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary, or Ussangoda National Park, then end the day with a barbecue on the beach. Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran (6.00-7.00 hours)
|Day 5||Tangalle||Day 5 Welipatanvila/Tangalle (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Continue exploring the endless beaches of Sri Lankas southern coast, stopping to swim, kayak, and catch a glimpse of the marine life. Additional Notes: Tonight we will stay in either Tangalle or Dickwella, depending on the conditions. Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran (3.00-4.00 hours)
|Day 6||Mirissa||Day 6 Tangalle/Mirissa (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Arrive back in Mirissa and opt to dive, surf or enjoy a night out with the group. Transport: 16m (53 ft) Sri Lanka Sailing Catamaran (6.00-7.00 hours)
|Day 7||Mirissa||Day 7 Mirissa (1B)|
Sail back to the Mirissa Harbour and disembark. Tour ends on arrival. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.