HMS Hermes Tours 2019 / 2020
02/08/2019 – 10/08/2019 — 6 spaces free Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
24/09/2019 – 30/09/2019 — 4 spaces free
01/04/2020 – 09/04/2020 — 6 spaces free
01/05/2020 – 09/05/2020 — 6 space free
Spectacular Dive Expedition to the wreckage of the first purpose built Air Craft Carrier of the world in a depth of 53 m which was bombed and sunk by the Japanese on the 9th of April 1942 during World War II
(Minimum certification requirement Tec 45 / equivalent or get trained and certified to dive)
Extend your depth range with Full Trimix, Heli Air and Heliox!
The next day we leave the hotel at 6 AM after an early breakfast to climb (1400 steps) the 5th Century rock fortress Sigiriya with its world famous 5th century wall paintings, the ruins of the Pleasure garden with the natural water fountains. Thereafter proceed to Kandy via Matale which is famous for spices. Brief stop at a spice garden, drive to Kandy to spend the night in the Hill capital and the last stronghold of the ancient kings of Sri Lanka. Should you feel inclined we will take you on a City tour. Royal Botanical Gardens the shooting locations of the award winning film Bridge on the river Kwai and Indiana Jones. The temple of the sacred tooth relic of the BUDDHA. Further we visit the handicrafts-men a, Gem museum and the folk dance and the fire walking on request. Overnight stay in Senani Hotel or an alternative Hotel.
Departure to Negombo. En route visit a tea plantation and a Tea factory. Drive to Negombo / airport for your return flight.
* Extension of the stay can be arranged along with tours to other cities.