Trinco City Tour – Historical

Coveted for centuries for its strategic importance as one of the world’s deepest natural harbours, Trincomalee was once heralded as the ‘Rome of the Pagans of the Orient’. Characterised by the distinctive Swami Rock and its pristine beaches, the city of Trincomalee offers travellers a rare glimpse into a bygone era shrouded in mystery and folklore, ancient ruins and temples, towering colonial forts, and underwater worlds waiting to be discovered. Together with tales of unrequited love and the tragedy of Sri Lanka’s own version of Pearl Harbour, your trip to Trincomalee will be one to remember.

  • Time of Departure – Early morning or afternoon
  • Duration – Four-and-a-half hours including a 45-minute drive to Trincomalee and back
  • Distance – 27 km
  • What is included – Transport to Trincomalee, water bottles, entrance fees to museums, a picnic drink and snack, fresh juice, and a cool towel upon your return
  • What to bring/wear – Comfortable, cool clothes which are suitable for temple visits, a sunhat, gym shoes, and your camera
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