Distance from Trinco – 157 km (3 hours 25 minutes)
Batticaloa Lagoon is a large estuarine lagoon situated in Batticaloa District of the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. The Batticaloa district has three lagoons namely Batticaloa lagoon, Valaichchenai Lagoon and Vakari Lagoon. The Batticaloa Lagoon is the largest lagoon in the whole of Batticaloa district and is 56 km long. The Batticaloa Llagoon extends from Eravur in the Batticaloa district to Kalmunai in the Ampara district.
Getting to Batticaloa Lagoon
From Trinco take the Trincomalee Highway and go past Kinniya, Seruwawila, Kalkudah, Chenkaladi, Batticaloa, Kattankudy up until Thalankudah. Continue on to Manmunai Bridge to reach the Batticaloa Lagoon.