Scuba Diving, Snorkeling Camp & Historical Sites

11 Days
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  • Kandy Tooth Relic Temple
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  • Pidurangala rock, Sigiirya view
  • PADI Scuba Diving Sri Lanka
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  • PADI Scuba Diving Center Sri Lanka
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  • Trincomalee beach, Sri Lanka
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  • Pigeon Island, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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  • Pigeon Island, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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  • Trincomalee Beach, Sri Lanka
  • Trincomalee Beach, Sri Lanka
  • Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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  • Mirisawetiya stupa, Anuradapura,
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  • Konesvaram Hindu Temple, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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  • Sandakada Pahana, Moonstone, Anuradapura
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  • Lankathilaka Vihara Geya, The Image House
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  • Royal Places of King Parakramabahu, Polonnaruwa
  • Gal Viharaya, Rock Temple, Polonnaruwa
  • Royal Places of King Parakramabahu, Polonnaruwa
  • Trincomalee beach, Sri Lanka
  • Gal Viharaya, Rock Temple, Polonnaruwa
  • Royal Palace and Council Chambers, Polonnaruwa
  • Gal Viharaya, Rock Temple, Polonnaruwa
  • Isurumuniya Temple, Anuradapura
  • Gal Potha (Stone Book)
  • Gal Viharaya, Rock Temple, Polonnaruwa
  • Ran Kot Vehera – The Golden Pinnacle Dagoba
  • Kuttam Pokuna, Twins Pond, Anuradapura
  • Gal Viharaya, Rock Temple, Polonnaruwa
  • Kiriwehera, Polonnaruwa
  • Abayagiri Stupa, Anuradapura
  • Thuparamaya, Anuradapura
  • Anuradapura, Sri Lanka
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  • Ranmasu Uyana, Anuradapura
  • Isurumuniya Temple, Anuradapura
  • Kuttam Pokuna, Twins Pond, Anuradapura
  • Jaya Sri Maha Boodhi, Anuradapura
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  • Ruwanwelimahaseya, Anuradapura
  • Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
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  • Thisa wewa, Polonnaruwa
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  • Anuradapura, Sri Lanka
  • Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
  • Anuradapura, Sri Lanka
  • Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
  • Anuradapura, Sri Lanka
  • Anuradapura, Sri Lanka
  • Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
  • Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
  • Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
  • Dambulla Royal Cave Temple

11 Days Diving and Snorkeling Camp with Safari and Historical Sites in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.

 

Join Sri Lankan Tour Hub on an amazing adventure camping tour that will have you travel across lakes, safari, historical cities, Pigeon Island, and beaches of Sri Lanka! Sri Lankan Tour Hub will guide you through this magical journey where you will have the perfect opportunity to escape yourself from the daily mundane life. In this getaway, you will have the chance to spot Sri Lanka’s adventure sites such as Trincomalee diving and snorkeling, safari at Wilpattu National Park, motorcycling, Anuradhapura and Pollonnaruwa historical sites, island camping, amazing historical city tours at Sigiriya Lion Rock, and whale watching tour while discovering the history, culture, beauty, and adventure of Sri Lanka.

 

Highlights

  • 6 discover diving tours
  • Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa historical sites
  • Motorcycling tours and safari at Wilpattu National Park
  • Sigiriya Lion Rock hiking tour and Matale Spicy Garden education tour
  • Pigeon Island snorkeling camp and whale watching tour
  • 10 nights accommodation
  • Daily delicious breakfast
  • Airport pickup

 

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

 

Styles

  • Diving.

 


10 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Sinhalese, Spanish
Airport transfer included: Bandaranaike International Airport
Airport transfer available:
Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (US$100 per person)

Accommodation

Check-in Time:
12:00
Check-out Time:
11:00

Facilities

  •  Hot spring
  •  Air-conditioned rooms
  •  Bar
  •  Barbecue facilities
  •  Cafe
  •  Dining area
  •  Environmentally friendly
  •  Garden
  •  Honesty bar
  •  Lobby
  •  Meditation garden
  •  Picnic area
  •  Restaurant
  •  Special menu request
  •  Terrace
  •  Yoga deck
  •  Bicycle rental
  •  Board rental
  •  Car rental
  •  Currency exchange
  •  Dry cleaning
  •  Free parking
  •  Free Wi-Fi
  •  Internet access
  •  Ironing / ironing board
  •  Laundry
  •  Medical assistance
  •  Meeting room
  •  Parking lot
  •  Tour assistance
  •  Wireless internet

During this holiday, you have the option of staying in a private room in the villas / resorts or 3 / 4-star hotels depending on your budget or needs.

  • 20 private rooms with AC and no AC
  • 25 luxury private rooms in villas

Program

Course.

This course includes theoretical learning, skills in the swimming pool, and four open water dives in the ocean. You will be given all the skills and knowledge to become a competent diver at a slow and relaxed pace that suits you. You will be provided all equipment and materials needed to complete the course, and you can even choose which language you’d like to learn in to make your experience more enjoyable and comfortable.

 

What you get

  • You may be able to get college credit for the Open Water Diver course.

Requirements

  • Age: 12 years or older
  • Time commitment: Approximately 8 – 15 hours course prerequisites
  • Able to swim
  • Medically fit for diving

 

The PADI Open Water Diver Course Consists Of Three Main Phases:

Knowledge Development

Knowledge development (online/independent study / in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving.

Confined Water Dives

Confined water dives are to learn basic scuba skills.

Open Water Dives

Open water dives are to use your skills and explore.


Itinerary.

 

Day 1: Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) – Wilpattu National Park Camping Site

Once you arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB), Sri Lankan Tour Hub’s guides will pick you up from the airport. Then, you will directly be transferred to the safari camp in Wilpattu, Sri Lanka. The journey will be 3 hours and 28 minutes (160.3 kilometers) via Colombo Puttalam Road/Puttalam – Colombo Road/A3.

On this day, the guides will show you the city and village around Wilpattu National Park. You will check-in and meet the team. There, you will enjoy local foods and Sri Lankan style cocktails. Afterward, you can visit a village, the lakeside, or take a rest as you wish.

 

Day 2: Wilpattu Safari – Trincomalee – Hindu Temple

You will begin your day by enjoying a breakfast buffet, a combination of Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily. You will have an adventure safari or professional wildlife guiding at the Wilpattu National Park. You can collect your basic camera equipment and start your adventure safari.

Here, you will have the opportunity to see a lot of leopards, wild elephants, water buffalo’s, alligators, bears, deer, and various kinds of birds. You will have a jungle camp experience by going on a safari with the wildlife guide and team (transportation in a 4×4 off-road Jeep). Safari will end at 12 p.m. Go back to the hotel and you will have your lunch on your adventure campsites.

After lunchtime, you will travel to the Trincomalee dive campsite which takes around 2 hours 30 minutes (143.6 kilometers) and then you will move to watch other landscapes, lakes, and accommodation. You will also have a chance to see an evening sunset at Koneswaram Hindu Temple in Trincomalee. You will have your dinner on the beach and then go back to your accommodation to relax.

 

Day 3: 2 Diving Sessions at Suwami Rocks and Cave – Snorkeling at Marble Beach

Wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast (Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily as you wish). This will be day 1 of your diving career. The diving class starts at 9 a.m. for beginners. Intermediate or advanced divers will be transferred to the diving spot directly. Take your theory and practical lesson on the beach and shallow water. At around 12 p.m., the session will end for the day and you will be back to the accommodation for lunch.

In the evening, you will have a tuk tuk tour to Marble Beach and you can have snorkeling sessions at the beautiful beach. After that, head back to camp and you will enjoy a barbecue grilled dinner or Sri Lankan food and take a rest.

 

Day 4: Whale Watching – 2 Discover Diving Sessions

Today, you will have an early bird tea with some fruits. At around 6:30 a.m., you will board the boat to start the whale watching tour. It will end before 9 a.m. and once you return to the accommodation, you will have your late breakfast.

At 11 a.m., you will start the discover diving sessions at various places. The diving sessions will end at around 1 p.m. and you are free to have your lunch at the accommodation. In the evening at around 4 p.m., you will bath at the natural hot water wells located in Kinnia. You will then return to the accommodations at around 6:30 p.m. and you will enjoy your evening with dinner while relaxing.

 

Day 5: Snorkeling Camp Around Pigeon Island

Wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast (Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily as you wish). At 9 a.m., you will start heading to Pigeon Island by boat with your snorkeling equipment along with your mobile tent. The 20-minute journey will take you to the island and you will set up your camp on the beach according to your selection. You will have a snorkeling guide and you can snorkel around the island as you like with the support of the guide.

The hotel will deliver the pre-ordered lunch to the campsite and you are free to taste your lunch in the camp site. You will stay till 5 p.m. at the campsite and you can do as you wish (snorkeling or resting). You will return to the accommodation at around 6 p.m. and you will enjoy your evening with dinner while relaxing.

 

Day 6: Two Diving Sessions – Snorkeling Tour

Wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast (Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily as you wish). This will be day five of your diving career. The diving class starts at 9 a.m. for beginners. For intermediate or advanced divers, they will be transferred to the diving spot directly. Take your theory and practical lesson on the beach and shallow water. Around 12 p.m., the session will end for the day and you will go back to the accommodation for lunch.

In the evening, you will have a tuk tuk tour to Marble Beach and you can have a snorkeling session at the beautiful beach. As you head back to camp, you will enjoy a barbecue grilled dinner or Sri Lankan food and take a rest.

 

Day 7: Pollonnaruwa Historical Site

Wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast (Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily as you wish). After breakfast, you will start heading to Polonnaruwa World Heritage Site. You will be transferred to the hotel for check-in. After lunch, you will start exploring the ancient ruin of Polonnaruwa. You will then return to the accommodations at around 7 p.m. and you will enjoy your evening with dinner while relaxing.

 

Day 8: Polonnaruwa – Anuradhapura Historical Site 

Wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast (Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily as you wish). After breakfast, you will start exploring the rest of the Polonnaruwa World Heritage Site. After lunch, you will start heading to Anuradhapura and you will be transferred to the hotel for check-in. At around 5 p.m., you will start visiting the ancient Anuradhapura city and will be back to the hotel at around 7 p.m. You will enjoy your evening with dinner while relaxing.

 

Day 9: Anuradhapura – Dambulla Royal Cave Temple – Sigiriya

Wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast (Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily as you wish). After breakfast, you will start exploring the rest of the Anuradhapura World Heritage Site. After lunchtime, the guides will be going to show you the Dhambulla Royal Golden Temple and Rock Cave Temple before you reach the Sigiriya village and accommodation.

After visiting Dambulla Temple and continuing to Sigiriya at around 5 p.m., it’s time to enjoy elephant bathing and village life. You can enjoy motorcycling and some visits. The guide will arrange and show you activities as you wish. There will be free time at the accommodation for you to rest or do as you wish.

 

Day 10: Sigiriya Lion Rock – Pidurangala Rock – Motorcycle Tour

You will begin your day by enjoying a breakfast buffet (a combination of Sri Lankan and Western foods changing daily). You will have a motorcycle tour to the Sigiriya Lion Rock; the most popular place in this wonderful country.

The Sigiriya Rock and garden is an archaeological complex composed of ruins of an ancient palace, monastery, and other buildings declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. A local guide will explain to you what you must know.

Then, you will have free time to enjoy your day as you wish. The team has organized a motorcycle tour for you to visit Pidurangala Rock and the temple.

You will also have a chance to see an evening sunset. You will go back by bike. You will have your dinner at the river edge restaurant. Enjoy your night and then go back to your accommodation and relax.

 

Day 11: Sigiriya – Matale Spice Garden – Kandy City – Tour Ends

After breakfast, you will depart, accompanied by the guides to Kandy City. The guides will show you the spice garden in Matale village. There, you can explore Sri Lankan spices, natural trees, and Ayurvedic medicine.

You will have your lunch after visiting the spice garden. Then, it’s time to enjoy the lakeside and city life. You can enjoy activities as you wish.


 

Included excursions

  • Pigeon Island snorkeling camp
  • Whale watching tour
  • 3 tuk-tuk tours
  • Marble Beach tour
  • Hot water wells tour
  • Koneswaram Hindu Temple tour
  • Wilpattu safari and transportation in a 4×4 Jeep
  • Anuradhapura sites visits
  • Dhambulla Royal Cave Temple excursion
  • Sigiriya Lion Rock hiking tour
  • Pidurangala hiking tour
  • Matale Spicy Garden education tour
  • Kandy city tour
  • Motorcycle tour

 

Location

Sri Lanka is a great place to learn to dive with the PADI Open Water Diver course. The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Enriched Air Diver, PADI Deep Diver, and PADI Wreck Diver courses are popular to dive many of the sites and wrecks off the coastline of Sri Lanka. You can also become a PADI Divemaster or PADI Instructor from this island paradise.

This dive camp will take place at Trincomalee beach’s diving center in Uppuveli, Sri Lanka. The camp is located near the beach that will give you easy access to the diving spots. It is also less crowded, giving you a hassle-free time to learn properly or enjoy the waves to the fullest. As well as sunrise dive, the sunset snorkeling is the most awesome experience to do. This is also one of the best places to go dolphin watching during the whale season: April to October.

Distances

  • Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI), 7 hours 17 minutes (370.5 kilometers) via Ambepussa – Kurunegala – Trincomalee Highway / Ambepussa – Trincomalee Highway / Kandy Road / A6
  • Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB), 5 hours 16 minutes (233.3 kilometers) via Ambepussa – Kurunegala – Trincomalee Highway / Ambepussa – Trincomalee Highway / Kandy Road / A6

Food

On this dive camp, you will be served daily breakfast (included in the price). For the rest of the meals, you can have the best local food experience as well as Western and Sri Lankan foods in the local restaurants.

 

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Drinks

 

The following drinks are included:

  • Coffee
  • Tea

 

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Seafood
  • Whole food
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it’s a good idea to communicate it to the organizer when making a reservation

 

 What’s included

  • 6 discover diving tours
  • Pigeon Island snorkeling camp
  • Whale watching tour
  • 3 tuk-tuk tours
  • Marble Beach tour
  • Hot water wells tour
  • Koneswaram Hindu Temple tour
  • Wilpattu safari and transportation in a 4×4 Jeep
  • Anuradhapura sites visits
  • Dhambulla Royal Cave Temple excursion
  • Sigiriya Lion Rock hiking tour
  • Pidurangala hiking tour
  • Matale Spicy Garden education tour
  • Kandy city tour
  • Entrance tickets to all the places
  • Boat rental and transfers to the beach of the day
  • Small group sizes (between 1 – 4 students per instructor/guide)
  • Professional local and foreign internationally qualified instructors
  • Airport pickup
  • 10 nights’ accommodation
  • 10 buffet breakfasts
  • Motorcycles and fuel
  • 11 days of free transport
  • Village and culture tours
  • Free coffee, tea, and king coconut every day
  • Free filtered water top-ups

 

 What’s not included

  • Airport transfers to Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)
  • Flights to and from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)
  • Lunch and dinner for 11 days
  • Massage and spa treatments
  • Optional activities

Things to do (optional)

  • Spa and body massage
  • Yoga Classes

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) or Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI). Transfer from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) is included. Sri Lankan Tour Hub will pick you up from the airport.

Airport: Bandaranaike International Airport Airport transfer included: Bandaranaike International AirportNo additional charges. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport Airport transfer available: Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (US$150)

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 25% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 14 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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