1st & 2nd Tests Tour (excluding international flights)

Package includes: 

  • 15 nights’ 4★ accommodation with breakfast in Galle & Colombo

Highlights 

  • Barmy Travel welcome drinks reception
  • Barmy Travel cricket forum
  • River Safari and Colombo City Tour included
  • Exclusive Barmy Travel tour shirt
  • A year's Barmy Army membership
  • Barmy Travel representatives
  • Short transfers to the cricket in both Galle and Colombo

From

£1,499

per person
based on 2 sharing
£2149pp Single Occupancy price

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At a glance

Full itinerary

  • Day1

    Arrive Sri Lanka

    Make your own way to Sri Lanka and check into your hotel for an eight night stay on a bed and breakfast basis. Settle into the hotel ready to enjoy everything Koggala has to offer.

    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.

  • Day2-6

    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

  • Day7-8

    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. 

  • Day9

    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. 

    Galadari Hotel

    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.

  • Day10-14

    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

  • Day15

    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.

  • Day16

    Departure Day

    After breakfast, check out of your hotel and continue with your arrangements.

Tickets

Tickets

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.

Galle International Stadium

1st Test, Galle

Venue: 
Galle International Stadium
Capacity: 
35,000
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

2nd Test, Colombo

Venue: 
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground
Capacity: 
10,000

Accommodation

The Long Beach Resort, Koggala

The Long Beach resort is situated along the 1km stretch of soft sanded beach in Koggala. This is the ideal spot for ultimate relaxation, and with each room boasting plush bedding, walk in showers and stone counters. The hotel has two swimming pools, a pool bar, restaurant, lounge bar and spa – everything you need for your time in Koggala!

Features: 

  • Spa Magosa
  • A La Carte Restaurant

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.

Features: 

  • Multiple choices of dining options
  • Outdoor pool and spa

Extras

1st Test - Non Air Conditioned Seat

1st Test - Non Air Conditioned Seat - Rampart End

£174.72

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

1st Test - Air Conditioned Seat - Pavillion Marquee

£218.40

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

2nd Test - Non Air Conditioned Seat - Tokyo Cement Stand

£174.72

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

2nd Test - Air Conditioned Seat - Dialog Stand

£218.40

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.