Turtle –1st & 2nd Test Tour – England Cricket Tour to Sri Lanka

Package includes: 

  • Guaranteed seated air-conditioned ticket to all five days of the first and second Tests
  • 15 nights' accommodation including breakfast
  • Return international flights and airport transfers

Highlights 

  • Gullivers' Cricket Forum
  • Welcome Drinks
  • Wide range of excursion options
  • Tour merchandise
  • Gullivers Tour Manager

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At a glance

Galle International Cricket Stadium

Guaranteed tickets to the 1st and 2nd Tests

This package includes guaranteed seated air-conditioned tickets to all five days of the 1st Test at the Galle International Stadium and the 2nd Test at Pallekale International Cricket Stadium. Drinks vouchers are included

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15 Nights' Accommodation

Bed and breakfast accommodation is included in each Test match location.

Find out more about your Sri Lanka hotels

return international flights

Flights

Flights from London Heathrow to Colombo are included in your package

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Coach transfers

Transfers

Coach transfers to and from the airport and hotel are included in your package. Also included are excursion transfers and daily match transfers.

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Exclusive Gullivers Cricket Forum

Exclusive Gullivers Cricket Forum

Attend our Gullivers Cricket Forum taking place in Kandy on Friday 16 November, where you will be joined by fellow enthusiasts as well as guests from the world of cricket for a Q&A session on the current series.

Excursions

With Sri Lanka offering so many must-do activities, we have some fantastic optional excursions which can fit nicely into your tour.

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Gullivers Social Event

Gullivers Social Events

Join us and your fellow tourists at our welcome drinks function on your first evening in Bentota.

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Gullivers Tour Manager

Gullivers Tour Manager

A dedicated Gullivers Tour Manager will be with your tour every step of the way.

Full itinerary

  • Day1

    Depart London Heathrow for Sri Lanka

    Arrive at London Heathrow where you will be met by your Tour Manager to check-in to your flight to Colombo, Sri Lanka.

    Flight from London Heathrow to Colombo

    Departs: 
    12:35
    Arrives: 
    04:30 (next day)
    Airline: 
    SriLankan Airlines
  • Day2

    Arrive Bentota

    Arrive in Colombo and transfer to the Centara Ceysands Resort in Bentota for an eight night stay on a bed and breakfast basis. Settle into the hotel ready to enjoy everything Bentota has to offer.

    Centara Ceysands Resort

    Eight night stay at the Centara Ceysands Resort

    Welcome Drinks

    Meet with your Tour Manager and the rest of your group and enjoy a drink. It's a great chance to get to know each other and have a relaxed start to the tour.

  • Day3–7

    1st Test

    Each morning, transfer to Galle International Stadium for all five days of the first Test. At the end of each day's play, you will be transferred back to your hotel. 

    Sri Lanka v England 1st Test Match

    Days 1–5

  • Day8–9

    Days at Leisure

    Days at leisure in Bentota.

    You have the option to take part in our fantastic excursions on both the Sunday and Monday, or alternatively can join our two night trip to Yala!

    This trip will mean that you depart Bentota on Sunday 11th November, and then arrive in Colombo on Tuesday 13th November.

    Please see the excursions tab for more information.

     

    11 Nov Optional Excursion - Whale and Dolphin Watching

    See excursions tabs for more information. Additional cost.

    12 Nov Optional Excursion - Turtle Hatchery and Boat Safari

    See excursions tabs for more information. Additional cost.

    11 - 13 Nov Optional Two Night Excursion - Yala

    See excursions tabs for more information. Additional cost.

  • Day10

    Arrive in Kandy

    After breakfast, transfer to Kandy and check into the Ozo Kandy Hotel for a six night stay.

    Ozo Kandy Hotel

    Six night stay at Ozo Kandy Hotel

  • Day11–15

    2nd Test

    Each morning, transfer to Pallekale International Stadium for all five days of the second test match.

    On the Friday night, you are invited to our exclusive Gullivers Cricket Forum.

    Sri Lanka v England 2nd Test Match

    Day 1-5

    Friday 16 November - Gullivers Forum

  • Day16

    Arrive in Colombo

    After breakfast, transfer to Colombo and check into the Cinnamon Lakeside for your last night in Sri Lanka.

    You have the option to take part in an excursion to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage along the way!

    Cinnamon Lakeside

    One night stay at Cinnamon Lakeside

    Optional Excursion to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

    See excursions tabs for more information. Additional cost.

  • Day17

    Departure Day

    After breakfast, board your transfer to the airport for your flight back to London Heathrow. 

    Flight from Colombo to London Heathrow

    Departs: 
    13:05
    Arrives: 
    20:00
    Airline: 
    SriLankan Airlines

Tickets

Galle International Stadium

1st Test Match, Galle

Venue: 
Galle International Stadium
Capacity: 
35,000
Pallekale International Stadium

2nd Test Match, Kandy

Venue: 
Pallekale International Stadium
Capacity: 
35,000

Accommodation

Centara Ceysands Resort and Spa, Bentota

Located on Bentota peninsula, this fantastic resort has the Bentota River on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other. Accessed by a short boat ride across the lagoon, the Centara Ceysands offers a stunning natural environment with vivid rooms designed in eclectic fashion.

Features: 

  • 5 Restaurants
  • Pool Bar

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo, Colombo

Cinnamon Lakeside sits in the heart of Colombo, nestled in between a lake and the bustling city. Boasting the city's largest swimming pool, a floating restaurant, and an aqua foot lounge, you can enjoy the luxuries of resort life. The resort also houses 10 restaurants, with an array of culinary delights and speciality cuisine at your fingertips.

Features: 

  • Pool Bar
  • Azmaara Spa

OZO Kandy, Kandy Sri Lanka

The OZO Kandy features rooms inspired by Sri Lankan charm, with a modern, clean and crisp design, signature soft beds and all the facilities you require after a day of divine exploration. Located just minutes from the renowned Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, the hotel boasts views over the mist-covered mountains, so you can enjoy a drink on the rooftop lounge while taking in the fresh mountain breeze.

Features: 

  • Rooftop Bar and Lounge
  • Complimentary WiFi