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Jaffna Peninsula Tour
Experience the Wonders of the North

SLDT/1802/CT06

Why should you book this trip?

  • Explore the Jaffna Peninsula with a well-informed guide from the area to show you the most beautiful wonders of the region

  • Spend a day exploring Jaffna covering every religious and cultural attraction, including the ancient Naguleswaram Hindu temple and some 15th century Relics

  • Enjoy a ride around the busy streets of Jaffna and suburbs

  • Visit Karainagar Island, Casuarina Beach and witness the amazing panoramic view of the ocean.

  • Take a look at the Nilavarai Bottomless Well, 180m depth ancient pond, which is related to Indian Ramayana story

  • Stop for refreshments and snacks at different places such as Rio Ice Cream or 11 to Eleven Pizza. You are free to get adventurous with the street food as well

  • Excellent Photo Opportunities

  • This is a delightful community-based tour where you receive great value for money

 

STARTING FROM

30 USD 
PER PERSON
 1 PERSON   - 74 USD                          
2 PERSONS - 37 USD PER PERSON

PERSONS - 34 USD PER PERSON
PERSONS - 30 USD PER PERSON

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(+94) 70 222 8 222

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  Quick Facts

  • The Jaffna City Tour is a full-day programme

  • Suggested excursion starting time is 8.00 am

  • Excursion is available all year around

  • Arrival and departure transport to any location can be organised on request for an additional fee

  • Meeting point can be arranged at your convenience

You will meet

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Mohan

Mohan is a middle-aged, well-experienced guide with a vast knowledge on the history and facts of the Jaffna peninsula. Since he grew up in the northern region of the country with his family, he has a thorough idea about the day-to-day activities and the native people. Previously, he worked in various fields, but he chose to follow his passion and become a full-time guide.


Included in the price

  • Cost of vehicle ride
  • All entrance tickets
  • King Coconut water and bottled water during excursion
  • Experienced local guide
  • All applicable Gov. Taxes

Exclusions

  • Transportation to and from starting point

  • Extra food and beverages consumed

  • Any tips to the staff

  • Any other expenses not mentioned in ‘Price Inclusions’ section

Tour in brief 

Start your tour from a pre-agreed place around the Jaffna city. Get in your ride and visit the Keerimalai, an old holy spring, but not be confused with a hot water spring. After that, ride through the Jaffna-Kayts Road to see prawn and crab farms and fish hubs which is a unique experience. Grab something to eat from 11 to Eleven Pizza and have an ice cream on the way. See the ancient Naguleswaram Hindu temple, Karainagar Island, Casuarina Beach and also the 15th century relics of the last Tamil ruler, King Sangiliyan, which cannot be forgotten.

Important

Personal gear for warm, windy or rainy conditions should be carried by clients. Sunscreen is recommended.

Jaffna

Jaffna is the 12th largest and the capital city of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. Known for rich cultural heritage and natural beauty, Jaffna's suburb Nallur served as the capital of the four-century-long medieval Jaffna kingdom. Prior to the Sri Lankan civil war, it was Sri Lanka's second most populated city after the commercial capital Colombo. Since the end of civil war in 2009, refugees and internally displaced people have started to return to their homes and government and private sector reconstruction has begun. Jaffna is home to many historical sites such as the popular Jaffna Library that was burnt down and rebuilt and the Jaffna fort rebuilt during the Dutch colonial period.

 

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