Trincomalee

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Visit Trincomalee

Trincomalee is a charming coastal town on the northeast coast of Sri Lanka, situated approximately 110 miles northeast of Kandy. The city is built on a peninsula, dividing the inner and outer harbours. Trincomalee’s natural deep-water harbour has attracted traders, pilgrims, and seamen from around the world since ancient times. The port of Trincomalee has played a significant role in Sri Lanka’s history and is a major center of Tamil-speaking culture on the island.

Historically known as Gokanna or Gokarna, Trincomalee’s seaport has a rich maritime and international trading history in Sri Lanka. The city offers a wealth of attractions for discerning travelers, including historic temples, forts, stunning beaches, and museums. Some of the top attractions in Trincomalee include Thirukonamalai, Pathirakali Amman Temple, Pigeon Island National Park, Velgam Vehera, Maritime and Naval History Museum, Uppuveli & Nilaveli Beaches, Trincomalee War Cemetery, Seruwila Mangala Raja Maha Vihara, and St. Mary’s Cathedral. Delux Holidays is here to make your holiday to Trincomalee exceptional! Contact Tour Operator to Sri Lanka – Delux Holidays to visit Trincomalee.

Interesting Travel Facts

Trincomalee, ancient Gokanna, town and port, Sri Lanka, on the island’s northeastern coast. It is located on a peninsula in Trincomalee Bay—formerly known as Koddiyar (meaning “Fort by the River”) Bay—one of the world’s finest natural harbours.

The best time to visit Trincomalee is during the months of January to September and then December, when the weather is pleasant and rainfall is minimal, with an average high temperature of 36°C and minimum temperature of 31°C in March and January respectively.

Trincomalee has historically been one of Sri Lanka’s most attractive locations, known for its deep, sapphire-blue harbour, its powdery beaches, and its charming Hindu culture.

Trincomalee, popularly referred to as “Trinco”, is nearly a 30 kilometers long continuous stretch of beautiful beach with unspoilt white sandy beaches and clear blue waters, known as Uppuveli, Nilaveli and Kuchchaveli beaches.

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