7 Best Things To Do In Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

1. Nilaveli Beach

Rent a motorbike for your whole stay (±1500 LKR per day) and go explore the nearby beaches.  

2. Whale Watching

The whale season in Trincomalee runs from March until August. 

3. Chill at Fernando

Just skip lunch or dinner here, and go to one of these restaurants in Trincomalee. 

4. Visit Sri Pathrakali Amman Kovil

This beautifully colored Hindu temple is located in town and easy to visit. 

5. Visit Fort Frederik

These days it is used by the Sri Lankan military but it’s open for visitors.  

6. Enjoy the bay view at the Koneswaram Temple

From Fort Frederik, you can follow the road until the viewpoint area and Hindu temple Koneswaram. 

7. Snorkel at Pigeon Island

Pigeon Island is great for a morning or afternoon tour. Don’t forget your snorkel gear. 

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