Once you arrive in Uppuveli, the guide will show you the village and beach around Uppuveli. You will check-in and meet the team. In the spare time, you may relax on the beach, go snorkeling or whatever you like. You will start heading to Koneswaram Hindu Temple at 5:30 p.m. In the evening, after returning to the accommodation, you will enjoy a barbecue grilled dinner or Sri Lankan food and take a rest.
Day 2: Uppuveli – Open Water Diving and Theory Lessons
You will begin your day by enjoying a breakfast buffet (a combination of Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily). You will have a beginners diving lessons or professional dive guiding at a diving school near the beach for almost three hours. Then, you can collect your basic equipment and start your practice with the diving teacher.
What you will do?
- 3 hours video annalists education
- Shallow water dive practice
- Learn safety and how to use equipment
You will have buffet for lunch. In the spare time, you may relax on the beach, go snorkeling, or practice surfing in the afternoon. If you like, you can go watch the evening sunset locations on the beach and do yoga with a yoga teacher till the sun goes down. In the evening, you will enjoy barbecue grilled dinner or Sri Lankan food and take a rest.
Day 3: 2 Diving Lessons – Marble Beach Tour
Wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast (Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily as you wish). This will be day two of your diving career, so slap on the sunscreen, take your theory and practical lesson at the theater, jump in a tuk-tuk, and head to the dive school for either a lesson or guided dive. The afternoon is yours for the taking.
In the evening, you will have a tuk tuk tour to Marble Beach and you can have a snorkeling session at the beautiful beach. Then, head back to camp. You will enjoy barbecue grilled dinner or Sri Lankan food and take a rest.
Day 4: 2 Diving Lessons – Tot Water Wells
After your breakfast, you will have a diving lesson or professional dive guiding at the campsite. After this two dives and lunch time, Lankan Tour Hub (Pvt) Ltd. will provide you with equipment for free snorkeling today as well. Private lessons are available on this day.
In the afternoon at around 4 p.m., you will be heading to watch and bathe at the natural hot water wells located in Kinnia. You will return to the accommodations at around 6:30 p.m. and you will enjoy your evening with dinner while relaxing.
Day 5: Final Exam – Whale Watching Tour
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. Once you return to the accommodation, you will have your late breakfast.
After your breakfast, head to the dive school where you will have a final theory exam (1 hour). After this, all the lessons are finished and hopefully, you will dive on your own at a dive spot with the team.
You may explore Trincomalee, shop, relax at the beach, or go snorkeling. Tour Hub will have recommended optional adventures for you to do in the afternoons and enjoy the nightlife on the beach. Enjoy your own dinner and end the day with some well-deserved beers and rest as you wish.
Day 6: 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 a mobile tent. The 20-minute journey will take you to the island and you will set up your camp at the beach according to your selection. You will have a snorkeling guide and you can go snorkeling around the island as you like with 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 accommodations at around 6 p.m. and you will enjoy your evening with dinner while relaxing.
Day 7: Tour Ends – Check Out
Wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast (Sri Lankan and western foods changing daily as you wish). This will be the last day of your diving career with the team. Check out is by 11 a.m. Grab some photos in the surf camp to show off to your friends. Make sure you’ve got everyone on Facebook and say goodbye to your surf camp family. They miss you already.
- Pigeon Island snorkeling tour
- Hindu Temple tour
- Hot water wells tour
- Whale watching tour
- Marble Beach tour