Blessed by one of the world’s finest natural harbours, Trincomalee (or ‘Trinco’ as it’s commonly known) was contested for centuries by European powers. Its strategic importance on the island’s northeastern coast saw it evolving into a vital British naval base during the Second World War. The recent ‘peace dividend’ (resulting from the demise of the Tamil Tigers) means Trinco and adjoining regions finally seem set to leave behind their ethnically-fraught recent past.

The island’s dry east coast has always been sparsely populated and something of a world apart. Yet here stretch some of Sri Lanka’s emptiest and most idyllic beaches, among them Nilaveli which, at around 5 miles (8km), is among the longest on the island. Accessible by boat, nearby Pigeon Island provides added interest for snorkelers and divers. In the town itself, the 17th century Portuguese fort (now called ‘Fort Frederick’), Swami Rock and a cliff-side temple along with the views from Orr’s Hill provide plenty of agreeable distraction from days of endless relaxation on the beach.

Talk to the Experts

At TransIndus we are committed to quality and determined to ensure every one of our clients enjoys the best holiday possible. Having lived or worked, and travelled extensively in their specialist countries, our consultants are experts whose advice can be depended on. To make an enquiry, call us on 0208 566 3739

Make an enquiry

020 8566 3739

TransIndus Brochures 2019/20

India & the Subcontinent
Download PDF
Download PDF
The Far East
Download PDF
Download PDF
Southeast Asia
Download PDF
Download PDF
Group Tours
Download PDF
Download PDF

order brochures

Brochure Order

Our beautifully produced brochures are designed to give you all the information you may need when planning a holiday to one of our destinations. They feature information about the destination and experiences and suggested tours you can enjoy as well as the practical details needed during planning.

Please select the brochure you would lie to receive:

Note: If you are already get our newsletter list, your preferences will remain the same. Remember you can unsubscribe at any time

You can be assured that TransIndus will never allow third parties to use your data and store your financial information. We protect your data as if it was our own, because we're people too!

By submitting this form you agree to our Privacy Policy

Submitting form...