Coach transfers to and from the airport and hotel are included in your package. Also included are transfers between locations in Sri Lanka, excursion transfers, and daily match transfers.
Barmy Travel Forum
You are invited to attend the Barmy Travel Cricket Forum in Colombo, where you will be joined by fellow enthusiasts, as well as guests from the world of cricket for a Q&A session on the Test Series so far.
Barmy Travel Representatives accompany you throughout your tour offering assistance and advice.
Board your flight to Sri Lanka from London Heathrow.
Flight from London Heathrow to Colombo
12:45 (next day)
Arrive Sri Lanka
Arrive in Colombo and transfer to your hotel for an eight night stay on a bed and breakfast basis. Settle into the hotel ready to enjoy everything Unawatuna has to offer.
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.
1st Test Match
Each morning, transfer via air-conditioned coach to Galle International Stadium for all five days of the first Test match.
1st Test Match
Sri Lanka v England
Days at leisure
Days at leisure.
On these days, enjoy exploring the beauty of the locality. Rest on the beach and take in the Sri Lankan sunshine, or take a boat out to the nearby coral reef. Alternatively venture across to jungle beach for the perfect picturesque settings.
Galle to Colombo
After breakfast, transfer to Colombo via our excursion to the Madhu river before continuing and checking into the Galadari Hotel for a seven night stay.
Located in a thriving district of Colombo, this is the perfect location in from which you can explore more of the capital city. The hotel is also in a great location for your transfers to the R.Premadasa stadium being located only 5km away.
7 night stay at the Galadari Hotel
Excursion - Boat Safari
On route to Colombo, we have included a boat safari on the Madhu River before visiting the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery.
2nd Test Match
Each morning, transfer via air-conditioned coach to R.Premedasa Stadium for all five days of the second Test match.
On the evening of Day 2 you are invited to our exclusive Barmy Travel Cricket Forum.
2nd Test Match
Sri Lanka v England
Saturday 28 March - Barmy Travel Cricket Forum
Day at Leisure
Enjoy your last day in Sri Lanka at leisure. Enjoy another of the country's famous beaches, or join us on our second excursion!
Excursion - Colombo City Tour (Half-Day)
See excursions tabs for more information. Included in your package.
After breakfast, board your transfer to the airport for your flight back to London.
Flight from Colombo to London Heathrow
Tickets are not currently included in your package, but can be purchased as an additional extra. The options and pricing are detailed on our extras tab and have been provided by the appointed ticket agent of the Sri Lankan Cricket Board.
1st Test, Galle
Galle International Stadium
2nd Test, Colombo
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground
Calamander Unawatuna Beach, Galle
Centrally located in the bay of Unawatuna, the hotel features 3 unique pools, a private beach garden, direct access to one of the best rated beaches in the world and also complimentary kayaks for you to further explore the bay and beyond! It's on-site restaurant is also definitely worth a try, specialising in fresh seafood, and serving a mix of locally and internationally inspired, quality dishes.
Direct access to one of the worlds best beaches
3 unique outdoor swimming pools
Impressive seafood restuarant
The Galadari Hotel, Colombo
Presenting sweeping views across the Indian Ocean, the Galadari Hotel is just 350 yards from the Colombo World Trade Centre. The hotel features no less than 8 dining options and also has an outdoor pool and spa providing the balance between the calm and the busy streets of Sri Lanka's bustling capital city.
Multiple choices of dining options
Outdoor pool and spa
1st Test - Non Air Conditioned Seat - Rampart End
Ticket in non air conditioned seating for all 5 days of the 1st Test in Galle from 19-23 March.
1st Test - Air Conditioned Seat - Pavillion Marquee
Ticket in air conditioned seating for all 5 days of the 1st Test in Galle from 19-23 March. Please note that this seating is not a Barmy Army area.
Boat Safari & Turtle Hatchery
Included in your pacakge
Enjoy a boat safari on the Madhu River before spending the time learning about the importance of turtle conservation at the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery.
Balapitiya - where one could just sit back and observe how ecology and culture combines under the sun! Cut through the clear water of Madu River - a lifeline of Balapitiya - and head towards Kotu Duwa, the small island housing a temple that dates back to ancient Sinhalese kings. Or, sail through tunnels of shady mangroves swaying alongside Madu River - hiding an ecological treasure - to witness the tranquility of this bio-diversity hot spot which boasts of reptiles, mollusks and over 70 species of fresh water fish. Today the region which is strong in observing rural folk life in the island also boasts of cinnamon plantations in abundance.
After this relaxing boat tour, proceed to Kosgoda where you will learn about Sri Lanka's pioneering sea turtle conservation project. Take the time to interact with these magnificent, endangered sea creatures whilst understanding the important work that the volunteers carry out.
2nd Test - Non Air Conditioned Seat - Tokyo Cement Stand
Ticket in non air conditioned seating for all 5 days of the 2nd Test in Colombo from 27 to 31 March.
2nd Test - Air Conditioned Seat - Dialog Stand
Ticket in air conditioned seating for all 5 days of the 2nd Test in Colombo from 27 to 31 March. Please note that this is not a Barmy Army area.
City Tour of Colombo (Half Day)
Included in your package
The throbbing metropolis, Colombo - located in the West - is not only the country's commercial capital, but also the turbine that impels above 50% of the national GDP flanking Colombo's fancy urban development effort. Drive along the clean streets edging the crystal white Race Course - horse racing hub in 1893 and World War II airstrip - furnished today with lavish clothing, food and tea boutiques. Feel the buzz surrounding the upcoming inspiration, the Colombo Port City - an offshore city - featuring parks, commercial complexes and even an F1 track! Head along Bauddhaloka Mawatha towards 'Arcade' facing a historic waypost, the Independence Square. Every designer boutique, top-notch cuisine outlet and even the 'walk-over fish tank', have revamped this colonial masterpiece into one of the trendiest shopping and hangout zones in Sri Lanka.