Updated: Aug 13, 2022
Trincomalee – Wilpattu – Kalpitiya – Negombo (03Days/02Nights)
Day 01 - Arrival at Colombo airport - Trincomalee
Nilaveli Beach Trincomalee
Is a stretch of beach which is situated approximately 16 kilometers North of Trincomalee, passing a thriving lagoon on either side and lush coconut palm groves and hordes of cattle, note that the people in the area are predominantly Hindu and consider the cows sacred. Arriving at the hamlet of “Errakkandy”, a sharp right turn will take you down a gravel road to Nilaweli beach, almost a kilometer of in length, white sandy beach with gentle surf. Across the beach about two kilometers into the ocean you will see the famous pigeon island, named due to rock pigeons roosting on it by the hundreds and crystal-clear water around it to snorkel on to the clear depths of a reef. Further up North you will see a cluster of reddish rocks which are referred to as the red rock beach.
Swim with turtles and sharks on Pigeon Island a 10 minutes boat ride from Nilaweli beach.
Stay in Night at Nilaweli beach side
Day 02 – Kinniya hot water springs – Kaneswaran Temple – Wilpattu
Kinniya hot water spring, Trincomalee
There are seven wells in a square shape. Wells are only 3-4 feet deep and you can clearly see the bottom. The temperature is considerably high but vary from one spring to other wells run out of water, when 10-15 buckets of water are taken out.
Enjoy the bay view at the Kaneswaran Temple
The temple is built on a grate location with an insane drop into the ocean. Make sure the visit the back of the temple area. Kaneswaran Temple is one such temple complex that was built by Ravana in Trincomalee. It is believed Ravana and his mother used to worship Lord Shiva at this temple.
Wilpattu Safari Camp: 01 Night Camping
Wilpattu is the largest and one of the oldest national parks in Sri Lanka. Wilpattu is world-renowned for its leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya) population. The best time to visit the 'land of the lakes', or Wilpattu National Park, is May to early September during the drought, when animals are drawn out to their waterholes. The biggest draws in Wilpattu are Leopards (Panthera pardus kotiya) and Sloth bears (Melursus ursinus). Apart from those two mammals are Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus), Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, jackals, sambhur, barking deer, mouse deer Wild Pig, Water Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) and Mugger Crocodiles.
Meet with our crew at wilpattu National Park entrance at 12 noon and be driven to the campsite the wilpattu national park.
· Lunch at the camp
· Evening Game Drive
· BBQ Dinner and overnight stay the camp
Stay in Night in Wilpattu camping
Day 03 – Kalpitiya
It has a marine sanctuary with diversity of habitats ranging from bar reefs, flat coastal pains, saltpans, mangroves swamps, salt marshes and vast sand dune beaches. It provides nursing grounds for many species of fish and crustaceans. The coastal water is also home to spinner, bottlenose, and Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins, whales, sea turtles, and the elusive dugong. In there; Go kitesurfing, go dolphin and whale watching, Tour the Dutch Fort, Lounge at the beach.
Negombo city tour
Transfer to Airport for departure flight.
• Accommodation on sharing a double/twin/triple room at the hotels specified in hotel collection.
• Include Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
• Transport in a Private Vehicle, inclusive of all Chauffeur accommodation, cost of fuel, parking & highway tolls.
• Private Transport with airport transfers in an Air-Conditioned Vehicle throughout the tour
• Service of an English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
• Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details
• International / Domestic Airfare.
• Any expenses of personal nature.
• Tips & Portages.