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School Hockey Tour to Sri Lanka

Best time to travel: December to August

Give your students a thrilling sporting experience combined with the discovery of a faraway culture on a school hockey tour to Sri Lanka. You’ll tour this fascinating country in the Indian Ocean whilst taking on strong opposition

This tour will not only build on your team’s competitive experience, it will also broaden their horizons. They’ll love sharing their passion for hockey with their local opposition, discovering the rich Sri Lankan culture at the same time. 

As well as hockey fixtures, you’ll also visit numerous sites of interest, including an elephant orphanage and turtle hatchery. You’ll enjoy city tours of Colombo and Kandy, and can even take a boat safari or try your hand at white water rafting

Sample Itinerary

13 days/11 nights

Price from £1800

Tour price includes:
  • 11 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Airport, training, fixture and excursion transfers
  • Return flights
  • x 6 friendly fixtures against local opposition
  • English-speaking guide throughout 
  • Entrance to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Kandy Temple of the Tooth visit
  • Cultural show
  • Balapitiya Boat Safari and Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Detailed information pack
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Itinerary planning service
 MorningAfternoonEvening
Day 1  

Meet at London airport 

Check in and depart for Sri Lanka

Overnight travel
Day 2

Arrive in Sri Lanka

Transfer to accommodation

Check in to accommodation

Afternoon at leisure to acclimatise

Evening meal at accommodation
Day 3 Morning by the pool Guided city tour of Colombo, incl. visit to Independence Square, Nelum Pokuna etc. Evening meal at accommodation
Day 4 Morning by the pool Friendly fixture against local opposition Evening meal at accommodation
Day 5 Morning by the pool Friendly fixture against local opposition Evening meal at accommodation
Day 6

Check out of accommodation

Transfer to Pinnawala

Visit elephant orphanage

Onward travel to Kandy Evening meal at accommodation
Day 7 Friendly fixture against local opposition Kandy city tour Evening meal at accommodation
Day 8 Free morning or pool recovery session Friendly fixture against local opposition Evening meal at accommodation
Day 9 Transfer to Waskaduwa Stop en-route for white water rafting at Kitulgala Evening meal at accommodation
Day 10 Transfer to Galle Friendly fixture against local opposition Evening meal at accommodation
Day 11 Transfer to Balapitiya for boat safari down the Madu River

Transfer to Kosgoda

Visit turtle hatchery

Evening meal at accommodation
Day 12 Morning at leisure Friendly fixture Evening meal at accommodation
Day 13 Check out of accommodation Transfer to airport for return flight to UK Arrive back in UK
Juventus F.C. were extremely welcoming and friendly. Our students thoroughly enjoyed the experience and learnt a great deal. Would definitely recommend and alre...

— Aiglon College

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