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2025 SRI LANKA CRICKET TOUR : 28 January - 12 February 2025

Sigiriya
Australian Cricket Tour of Sri Lanka
Australian Tour of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Cricket Tour

  • Tuesday 28 January, 2025
    On arrival at Colombo Airport, make your way to Negombo Heritance, a short trip from the airport, for the first night of the tour.

     

  • Wednesday 29 January, 2025
    This morning we'll transfer to Galle where we'll spend the next seven nights at Araliya Beach Resort (or similar). This afternoon we'll have a tour of Galle before our welcome dinner at local restaurant.
     

  • Thursday 30 January - Monday 3 February 2025 - First Test, Sri Lanka vs. Australia
    Today (and the following 4 days) we’ll transfer to the Galle International Stadium, one of the world’s most picturesque cricket grounds ringed by the Galle Fort and the Indian Ocean for the 1st Test Match – Sri Lanka v Australia. Our air-conditioned box, lunch and drinks makes this an enjoyable day at the cricket.
     

  • Tuesday 4 February, 2025
    After breakfast we'll transfer to Weerawila where we'll spend the next two nights at the DoubleTree by Hilton (or similar). The rest of the day is free at your leisure.
     

  • Wednesday 5 February, 2025
    With a packed breakfast we'll head off early for a morning safari at Yala National Park. Its usual inmates cover herds of elephant, sloth bear, spotted dear, jackal, extensively populated birdlife as well as the highest density of leopards in the world.
     

  • Thursday 6 February, 2025
    This morning we'll transfer to Colombo where we'll have the next six nights at the Galle Face Hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.
     

  • Friday 7 - Tuesday 11 February, 2025 - Second Test, Sri Lanka vs. Australia
    Today (and the following 4 days) we’ll transfer to R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo's 35,000 seat stadium for the 2nd Test Match – Sri Lanka v Australia. Our air-conditioned box, lunch and drinks makes this an enjoyable day at the cricket. On the final night we'll have our farewell dinner included at a local restaurant.
     

  • Wednesday 12 February, 2025
    Make your way to the airport for your flight home or onward travel, ending the tour. For those continuing on The Maldives we'll have a transfer to the airport.

Pre-Tour Add-On: Mini Highlights of Sri Lanka

  • Thursday 23 January, 2025
    On arrival at Colombo Airport, make your way to Negombo Heritance, a short trip from the airport, for the first night of the tour. 

     

  • Friday 24 January, 2025
    This morning transfer to Dambulla, en route visiting the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. This afternoon check in to our hotel Heritance Kandalama for the next two nights.
     

  • Saturday 25 January, 2025
    Early this morning we'll have a hot air balloon ride over the cultural hub of Sri Lanka. Our pilot will toast us with a glass of champagne before returning to the hotel. This afternoon we have a tour to the ancient ruins of Anuradhapura, the ancient centre of Theravada Buddhism and site of rich historical, religious and cultural heritage. 
     

  • Sunday 26 January, 2025
    Depending on group size, this morning a 2nd hot air balloon ride for those who were not on yesterday's trip. On return to the hotel we'll check out and transfer to Kandy. En route we'll stop for a tour of the Dambulla Rock Temple. On arrival in Kandy we'll have a city tour of this World Heritage Site & last royal capital of Sri Lankan kings. Overnight at Earl’s Regency Hotel Kandy.
     

  • Monday 27 January, 2025
    After breakfast we'll transfer to the railway station for our scenic trip to Nuwara Eliya. This train ride offers an unparalleled view of both scenic and culture of the hill country. On arrival, the coach will pick us up for a tour of Nuwara Eliya. We'll spend the next two nights at Heritance Tea Factory.
     

  • Tuesday 28 January, 2025
    This morning we'll have a tour of a local tea plantation. Visit the misty hills and cap of the tour with a blend 
    of Ceylon Tea. The rest of the afternoon is free at your leisure.
     

  • Wednesday 29 January, 2025
    This morning we'll depart for Galle where we'll begin the main component of the 2025 Sri Lanka Cricket Tour.

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Post-Tour Add-On: Maldives

  • Wednesday 12 February, 2025
    Transfer to Colombo Airport for our flight to Male. On arrival a speedboat transfer to our beautiful Bandos Resort.
     

  • Thursday 13 February, 2025
    A day in paradise to do as little or as much as you like, diving, fishing, spa treatments etc. All inclusive - Full board and drinks.
     

  • Friday 14 February, 2025
    Second day in paradise to do as little or as much as you like, diving, fishing, spa treatments etc. All inclusive - Full board and drinks.
     

  • Saturday 16 July, 2022
    Same again, but this evening we transfer back to the airport for your flights back to Australia or onward travel.

Tour Cost - Price Per Person

Premium Sport Tours are pleased to announced that former Australian Test and ODI player Ray Bright will be joining our tour as host for the 2025 Sri Lanka Cricket Tour. Ray has hosted several tours with Premium Sport Tours, including the last tours of Sri Lanka in 2016 & 2022. Most recently Ray has worked as a coach and selector for the Victorian Men's Cricket team and has an extensive knowledge of the current Australian Test team.

Ray Bright

Tour Inclusions - Sri Lanka

  • First class 5 star accommodation in all locations with breakfast.

  • Match tickets and hospitality for the 1st and 2nd Tests.

  • All travel and transfers in air-conditioned first class coaches.

  • All sightseeing and touring with entrance fees included.

  • Welcome and Farewell dinners as indicated.

  • Services of an experienced Premium cricket host.

  • Services of an experienced Premium tour manager.

  • Travel kit including a sports shirt and cap.

Tour Exclusions

  • All international flights and taxes.

  • All items of a personal nature.

  • All meals and drinks unless specified.

  • Sri Lanka Visa Click Here To Apply

  • Travel Insurance (Strongly Recommended).

Tour Inclusions - Maldives

  • Return speedboat transfers from the airport.

  • First class accommodation.

  • All inclusive with full board and drinks.

  • Services of an experienced Premium tour manager.

Tour Conditions

  • Tour conditions as per our Reservation Form.

  • Deposit of $2,000.00 per person, non-refundable due upon booking.

  • Final balance due on 25th October 2024.

  • Sri Lankan tourist visa is compulsory.

  • We strongly recommend you take out travel insurance.

  • We recommend that you check with your doctor as immunizations & medications may be applicable in your particular case.

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