Rent a tuktuk in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka!
The best way to travel around Trincomalee is by driving your own tuk-tuk. Trincomalee is situated in the Northeast coast of Sri Lanka.
Trincomalee is one of the quiet towns in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. Trincomalee is occupied by the majority of the Tamil community on the island. This city has played a vital role being a major maritime seaport in Asia in the history of international trading. The city is now enjoying its freedom and emerging to be a touristy location after 30 years of war that affected their livelihood drastically.
Sights in Trincomalee
A golden sandy beach located north of Trincomalee, where it is blessed with clear water. The clean surrounding and the tropical sun will make you fall in love with this joyful location. You can find this location here.
Not less beautiful and serene than the Uppuveli coastline, Nilaveli beach is also paradise for both locals and tourists for its gold sand, calm and quiet location to relax. You can find the location of the dam here.
Pigeon island – snorkeling and diving
Known to me as one of the 3 marine national parks in Sri Lanka, Pigeon island opens up a beautiful pathway for snorkeling and diving. You can find this location here.
One of the best places to experience Whale watching is in Trincomalee, the season for this would be from March until August.
Food & Drinks
Fernando’s Beach Bar
A beachside bar and restaurant famous for tourists who visit Trincomalee, you can sit and enjoy a cold beer while witnessing the sunset. The cost would be about $8-$10 for two people to dine here. For the location of the restaurant click here.
Be Cool Juice Bar and Seafood Restaurant!
A small restaurant offering a wide range of food items to satisfy your cravings. Rated highly for the fresh food and presentation. It would cost about $8 – $10 for two people to dine here. For the location of the restaurant click here.
Ape Thena Family Restaurant
A quiet and serene location to enjoy your meal with great people to serve and look after you, made with extra love and fresh ingredients. The cost would be about $8- $10 for two people to dine here. For the location of the restaurant click here.
Comfortable and simple accommodation with great service, not to forget very affordable as well. The price per night is affordable at $25 for two people. For the location of the hotel click here.
Dots Bay Cabana
Private cabanas with comfortable accommodation facilities and other amenities and great hospitality. The price per night is affordable at $18 for two people. For the location of the hotel click here.
Amaranthe Bay Resort & Spa
A 4-star hotel with an amazing pool, great atmosphere, and great staff. The spa section of the hotel will provide you with their best facilities. Would cost about $60 for two people. For the location of the hotel click here.
HOW TO GET TO TRINCOMALEE FROM COLOMBO
How to get to Trincomalee from Colombo by train
You could take the train from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee, one to two trains available daily. The journey would last for 8 hours 15 minutes in the night mail train and it would take 3 hours and 40 minutes in a normal train to your destination and would cost you around Rs 220 to Rs 730 for second-class (which will most of the time guarantee you a seat).
How to get to Trincomalee from Colombo by bus
From the Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus terminal, you could hop onto a bus to Trincomalee (route 49), it would take about 6 hours and 30 minutes to arrive at your destination. Would cost Rs 300 – Rs. 500 for this journey.
How to get to Trincomalee from Colombo by taxi
You can also arrange a private vehicle and driver to take you via a rental car or use one of the apps named Uber or Pick me (Sri Lankan app). This is the fastest but most expensive way to travel. It will take approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes from Colombo to Gampola. The ride would cost you around Rs 20,000 – Rs 25,000.
How to book a tuktuk in Trincomalee
- RESERVE YOUR TUKTUK.
- Check your mail inbox for the confirmation email.
- Upload your license details through the link in the email.
- Get ready at your requested booking time at Samaaya Guesthouse.
Need more help? Email us at HELLO@TUKTUKRENTAL.COM or call/WhatsApp us on +94 772928618 and we’ll answer any of your questions!
By renting a tuktuk through tuktukrental.com you can start and end your journey in Sri Lanka at any of our 27+ locations around the island.
What’s more, you’ll be supporting the local economy and one of our valued tuktuk owners. We are a social enterprise and all of our vehicles are owned by local Sri Lankans.
tuktukrental.com Trincomalee location details
After you make a booking, one of our driving instructors will meet you at Bunkyard Hostels, to hand over your tuk-tuk and provide you with a comprehensive driving lesson.
Samaaya (Trincomalee) – tuktukrental.com Meeting Point
North Coast road,
No 360 7 Weeranagar,
We’ll be in communication with you in the period leading up to your reservation to make sure everything has been arranged for you (including your local driving permit).