Batticaloa – Boating in Unnichai

This is a drive to Unnichai from Batticaloa. On the way we visit to a village Hindu temple. Visit paddy fields and cultivation areas, observe wildlife, chill out, bathing and walking around Unnichai Tank. Lunch is arranged by a local family. Discounts are available for children and for budgeting meal option. Read below & contact us. (updated on : 03 Sep 2020)

Munneswaram Temple Sri Lanka
Batticaloa Fort
Kalladi Bridge - Batticaloa
Batticaloa Lagoon
Munneswaram Temple Sri Lanka
previous arrow
next arrow


Let’s guide you inland, in-depth, to off-the-beaten-track rural villages.

Luxuriant paddy fields, untamed wildlife, secret ponds, mighty rocks, cultivation areas and more are just part of the experience. Be welcomed by real villagers in real villages, share a moment of their life, taste their food and get to know them.

In the tour 'Boating in Unnichai', you will leave the coastal area to reach rural villages.

As you proceed inland, depending on the season, you will be able to observe the farmers and cultivation areas, paddy fields or vegetable gardens. You’ll make a stop at a local Hindu temple and feel its peacefulness. When reaching Unnichai, you’ll be free to bathe, walk, chill out around its immense water tank or observe the buffaloes and birds around. After a village lunch in a family, local boatmen will take you on board in their traditional fishing boats for a ride on the tank. Enjoy the beautiful simplicity of village life…

On Google Map, you could clearly see the route to destination, local excursions and tourist interests. To have a clear view click "  " and then un-click "  " irrelevant layers.

Terms and conditions

Booking : Book online, call us or drop us an email.
Price :
 The price may slightly go up or down at the time of booking.
Payment : Full payment is settled prior starting the tour/excursion.
Days of the tour or the hours of excursion : The tour or the excursion is completed within mentioned time.
Per hour vehicle detention fee : 3 USD - Tuk Tuk / 5 USD Standard car & van
Weather : If weather conditions are unfavourable activities will be adjusted accordingly.
Today's Marine Forecast : Sri Lanka Department of Meteorology / Buoyweather
Transportation to a destination : Click Here to reserve with an excursion.
Refund : Refund will be determined after reducing third party's and our costs.

About this activity

Best season : All year around
Available : Daily
Arranging time needed : 1 day 
Hottest month :

Arranging time needed : 1 day
Starting point : Our driver will pick you up and drop you off again at the end at your accommodation in Batticaloa.
Activity starting time : 8 AM
Finishing time : 5 PM
Total Kms driven : 130 app

Restrictions : Do not touch corals please / Be a responsible and ethical snorkeler and diver / No flash photography of ancient paintings / Cover your knees and shoulders before enter any temple. / Do not leave plastics behind / Please do not feed wild animals.

Price includes : Vehicle, if selected, reflecting number of pax or you can use your own vehicle and driver with our guide / Boat trip / Local guide / Lunch made by a local family / All Gov taxes.

Discounts : Above price comprises a gourmet meal (more curries, 1 sea food curry, more fruits for dessert). Discount can be offered with budget lunch option, which will generally be rice and fish curry.

Child discount rates : Aged 0 - 2: free of charge / Aged 3-5 years: 4000 Rs discount / Aged 6-11 years: 3000 Rs discount / Normal rate applies to children over 11.

Feedback us : Our drivers and service providers are advised not to promote any other activities or nudge you for shopping. Please leave your feedback on Google.

Optional : A well-spoken local animal expert / historian could be arranged with an additional fee.

You may bring : Water / Hat and sun glass / Sun cream / Camera

We love holiday planning!


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Batticaloa – Boating in Unnichai”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.