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Top 10 Excursions in Pasikuda – Island Adventures Galore!

Nestled along Sri Lanka's East Coast, Pasikuda is also a great place from which to set out on excursions. Uga Bay Resort not only offers luxurious Pasikuda accommodation but makes an ideal base from which to begin your adventures as well.

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Puliyanthivu (Batticaloa)

Puliyanthivu (Batticaloa)
  1. Puliyanthivu (Batticaloa) – Discover Batticaloa's rich heritage when you explore Puliyanthivu where you will find well known sites such as St. Mary's Cathedral, Jami-Us-Salam Mosque and the famed Batticaloa Gate.
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Old Dutch Fort (Batticaloa)

Old Dutch Fort (Batticaloa)

Constructed during the period of the Portuguese colonisation, the Old Dutch Fort dates back to the 17th century. It is bordered by the lagoon and features canons from days of old.

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Batticaloa Lagoon Park

Batticaloa Lagoon Park

Home to the popular 'singing fish' phenomena, Batticaloa Lagoon Park is the perfect place for some fun recreation and one can enjoy activities such as kayaking and paddle boating.

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Nilaveli Beach (Trincomalee)

Nilaveli Beach (Trincomalee)

This idyllic stretch of shore offers a relatively crowd free coastal escape and is the perfect place to soak up some sun.

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Pigeon Island (Trincomalee)

Pigeon Island (Trincomalee)

Within easy reach of Nilaveli Beach, Pigeon Island makes for a fun excursion and those visiting this rocky islet can look forward to seeing fascinating blue-rock pigeons.

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Koneswaram Hindu Temple (Trincomalee)

Koneswaram Hindu Temple (Trincomalee)

This ancient temple is a site that boasts a rich history. Constructed on Swami Rock, this sacred place of worship also offers stunning views of the surrounding areas.

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Whale Watching in Trincomalee

Whale Watching in Trincomalee

One of the best places for spotting whales, Trincomalee offers memorable excursions at sea where one may see Sperm Whales , Blue Whales and even dolphins.

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Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Polonnaruwa is one of the country's ancient capitals and is where one will find a stunning array of historical monuments, temples and archaeological sites.

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Minneriya National Park

Minneriya National Park

Witness the awe-inspiring site of hundreds of Sri Lankan Elephants coming together in an event known as "The Gathering" at this National Park which is home to other exotic wildlife too.

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Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Standing proudly over the landscape, the stunning Sigiriya Rock Fortress is another of the country's UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is where one can see the famous frescoes painted on the rock.