Trinco City Tour – Historical
Trincomalee famed as the ‘Rome of the Pagans of the Orient’ in the sixteenth century has been, coveted since the dawn of time for its beauty along with its strategic importance as one of the world’s deepest natural harbours. Characterised by the distinctive Swarmi Rock the city offers a rare glimpse into a past world shrouded in legends and myths, ancient temples, romantic colonial forts, tales of unrequited love and underwater discoveries as well as the tragedy of Sri Lanka’s little known version of its own Pearl Harbour.
- Time of Departure – Early morning or afternoon
- Duration – 4: ½ hours ; includes 45 minutes by vehicle to Trincomalee and back
- Distance – 27 km
- What is included – Vehicle transport to Trincomalee, water bottles, entrance fees to museums, a picnic drink and snack, fresh juice and cool towel on your return
- What to bring/wear – comfortable, cool clothes which are suitable for temple visits, a sunhat, gym shoes, your camera.