Sri Lanka Cruise Trips 2024/2025

Set sail on a journey of discovery on our Sri Lanka cruise tours. Explore the charming Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that fuses colonial history and modernity, and sail along the southern coast, stopping at Mirissa, a haven for dolphin and whale watching. Continue your voyage to Trincomalee, a tranquil seaside town known for its gorgeous beaches and old Hindu temples. Cruise to the stunning Pigeon Island National Park, where snorkeling reveals vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine life. A cruise tour to Sri Lanka promises an eclectic range of places, each with its own distinct blend of nature, history, and culture along the country’s picturesque coastline.

Check out our list of the best cruise tours in Sri Lanka below.

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Sri Lanka Cruise Tours

A cruise in the Indian Ocean with whales, Sri Lanka cruise tours.
Embark on a Sri Lanka cruise and witness marine magic unfold.

Highlights of Sri Lanka Cruise Tours

  • Uncover the colonial past of Sri Lanka at the UNESCO-listed Galle Fort.
  • Enjoy the views of breathtaking sunset over the Indian Ocean from the comfort of your cruise ship.
  • Explore the ancient Hindu temples at Trincomalee as part of your Sri Lanka cruise tour.
  • Take a tour of Sri Lanka’s picturesque fishing villages and learn more about the local way of life.
  • Immense yourself in vibrant marine life during your Mirissa tour, a paradise for dolphin and whale watching.
  • Cruise along the enchanting Madu River in the southwestern region, navigating intricate Mangrove forests, spotting diverse bird species, and exploring local islets.

Travel Tips for Sri Lanka Cruise Tours

  • The dry season from November to April is the best time to book a cruise tour in Sri Lanka.
  • Prioritize safety by staying informed about weather conditions and following safety guidelines.
  • Pack lightweight, quick-drying clothing, swimwear, and a waterproof bag to safeguard valuables for water activities. Comfortable shoes are also a must for land exploration.
  • Consider planning some independent activities to experience the local culture more intimately.

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