Think of KARRYON as the White Rabbit of your next holiday adventure, telling you to “hurry, hurry don’t be late” or you’ll miss out on a “very important date” in Sri Lanka.

G Adventures says it’s almost sold out of its inaugural season sailing along the south coast of Sri Lanka, which also happens to be the first time this type of sailing has been made available to tourists in the area.


The tour operator said that the season, which launched in February this year, is 90 percent full, demonstrating the popularity of the island nation as a travel destination.

This strong response to sailing trips along with three times more land-based bookings in the destination has prompted the operator to launch a second sailing itinerary along the east coast.

G Adventures Sri Lanka Sailing Trip 2

Setting off from July to September 2018 is the Sailing Sri Lanka-East Coast itinerary, during which eight guests spend a week on a 52-foot catamaran visiting untouched beaches, temples and national parks, while enjoying stand-up paddle boarding along deserted beaches, kayaking, whale-watching and more.

G Adventures’ Global Sailing Manager, Vince Donnelly, said the second trip adds “valuable extra capacity” to a popular destination, while also creating opportunities for guests to explore new territories.

G Adventure Sri Lanka Sailing Trip

“We were thrilled to be the first small group adventure company to explore Sri Lanka by sea, and we’re even more excited to be offering a second ‘travel first’ with this new itinerary along the east coast,” Donnelly said.

The East Coast cruises start and return to Negombo and are priced from $1,999 per person.


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