The North East coast extending from Trincomalee to Passikudah is one of the most pristine beachstretches in Sri Lanka. A former British naval base, Trincomalee boasts the fifth largest natural harbor in the world which makes Sri Lanka a strategic location in the Indian Ocean. The tranquil town is renowned for beach activities and whale watching adventures. Hop on a boat and head to the seas for an exhilarating experience of a waterborne safari. In the waters off the coast of Trincomalee, whales emerge from the azure waters of the Indian Ocean and pods of dolphins perform deep sea ballet steps.However, whale-watching remains a seasonal activity due to changing weather and sea conditions. Kuchchaveliis a pretty beach in Trincomalee that is ideal for a morning or an evening stroll. The jungle shrub that adjoins the beach is home to wildlife and if you are lucky you may see an elephant on the main roadside.

Sri Bhadrakali Amman Kovil is situated in the centre of Trincomalee town and embodies the power of Goddess Kali. The Kovil is a massive structure with an elaborately decorated gopuram and its interior is brightly lit with aesthetics that would take your breath away. Built during the Portuguese epoch, Fort Fredrick in Trincomalee is a lasting monument of the island’s colonial history. The Sri Gokanna Raja MahaViharaya is also located within Fort Frederick.A flight of steps takes you to a standing Buddha statue and you can see the entire area from the vantage point right next to the statute.

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