Sri Lanka cricket toursbesttimetotour_oct-apr

Cricket is almost a religion in Sri Lanka and you can be sure that a good crowd will come to watch even school games in this cricket loving nation!

With our close relationship with cricket in Sri Lanka we are able to offer a range of unique and high quality cricket experiences.

As well as organising your team a bespoke tour, we also offer a number of Tournaments. Please visit our Tournaments page for more information.

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Highlights of a cricket tour to Sri Lanka…

  • Visit a completely cricket mad country
  • Experience sub-continental conditions and pitches
  • Play at international grounds
  • All levels of opposition catered for
  • A chance to play against a different style of cricket
  • Warm tropical climate, every day of the year

The benefits of Sri Lanka as a tour destination include…

  • Excellent value for money
  • Incredibly hospitable, English speaking hosts
  • High quality hotels and airlines
  • Unique and fascinating range of non-sport, downtime activities
  • An opportunity to experience a truly different culture

Sample itinerary

All of our tours are tailor-made to meet the requirements of each school and club but to give you an idea of how a cricket tour to Sri Lanka could look here’s a sample itinerary…

Day 1 – Arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo where you will be welcomed by and transferred to the Jetwings Lagoon Hotel, Negombo. The afternoon will be free for your leisure and then at 4pm you will depart for a River Boat cruise on the Gin Oya River and BBQ.  

Day 2 – Breakfast in the hotel. Leave the hotel at 9.00am and proceed to the Kadirana grounds for a Middle practice session. 9.30am-11.30am. Relax and enjoy the pool and beach in the afternoon. Dinner in the hotel and overnight stay.

Day 3 – Breakfast in the hotel. Leave the hotel at 08.00am and proceed to the SSC Test ground, Colombo for Match 1. 10am start. Lunch packs will be served in the ground. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4 – After breakfast, checkout at 10am from the hotel and proceed to Pinnawela to visit the elephant orphanage. Enjoy lunch with a vantage view of the bathing elephants. Continue to Kandy, arriving in Kandy in the late afternoon. Check in to the Hotel Suisse at approximately 4pm. Visit the Tooth Temple in Kandy at 5pm. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5 – Breakfast in the hotel. Leave the hotel at 08.30am and proceed to St Anthony’s College ground in Kandy for Match 2. 10am start. Lunch packs will be served in the ground. Depart 4pm for the Cultural show in the evening in Kandy.  Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6 – Breakfast in the hotel. Leave the hotel at 08.30am and proceed to Dharmaraja College ground in Kandy for Match 3. 10am start. Lunch packs will be served in the ground. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 7 – Checkout from the hotel at 5:30 and take the train from Kandy at 06:15 arriving in Colombo at 09:30. A bus will take you from Colombo to Hikkaduwa in the afternoon. Check in to the Hotel Coral Sands at about 14:00 where you will have dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 8 – Breakfast in the hotel. Leave the hotel at 08:30 and proceed to the Galle Test Ground for Match 4. 10am start. Lunch packs will be served in the ground. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay. 

Day 9 – Breakfast in the hotel. Leave the hotel at 08:30 and proceed to the Uyanwatta-Matara ground for Match 5. 10am start. Lunch packs will be served in the ground. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 10 – After breakfast, checkout from the hotel at 10:00 and proceed to Mount Lavinia. You will arrive in Mount Lavinia in the afternoon. Check in to the Mt.Lavinia Hotel. Optional City Tour of Colombo. Rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay

Day 11 – Breakfast in the hotel. Leave the hotel at 8.00am and proceed to the De Soysa-Moratuwa ground for Match 6. 10am start. Lunch packs will be served in the ground. Return to the hotel for End of tour dinner and overnight stay.

Day 12 – Transfer to Colombo airport. Flight home.

 

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