1st Test Tour (excluding international flights)

Package includes: 

  • 8 nights’ 4★ accommodation with breakfast


  • Barmy Travel welcome drinks reception
  • Exclusive Barmy Travel tour shirt
  • 12 month complimentary First Class Barmy Army Membership
  • Barmy Travel representatives
  • Short transfers to the cricket in Galle

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At a glance

Full itinerary

  • Day1

    Arrive Sri Lanka

    Make your own way to Koggala and check into your hotel for an eight night stay on a bed and breakfast basis. Settle into the hotel ready to enjoy everything it 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. Bottled water will be provided on transfers. 

    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

    Departure Day

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



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

Galle International Stadium


The Long Beach Resort, Koggala

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!


  • Spa Magosa
  • A La Carte Restaurant