Welcome on the new version of our website. Work is still in process to offer you a website in both English and French… During that time, you might encounter some navigation problems, especially some non functioning links / downloads inside the pages. Thanks for your patience and understanding, we are working on fixing the errors. Please use the menu on the top to navigate on the website. If you face difficulties, thanks to check again the website within a few days or email us on eastnwestonboard(at)yahoo.com.

Welcome to Sri Lanka!

A gorgeous natural environment, an abundance of preserved wildlife, a country bestowed with an ancient historical and religious significance, a profusion of sandy beaches, an amazing range of mountains and tea plantations, a rich blend of people and cultures, an incredible mixture of tradition and modernity, a world famous cuisine, … are just a few ways to capture our diverse Sri Lanka.

It would actually take a lifetime or a bit more to discover it all. So you might think… where to start?

We have an answer: “Let us guide you around…”



Welcome on Board!


 « East N’ West on Board » is a travel agency founded and managed by a mixed team (Sri Lankan and French). We offer you our experience to accompany you in your discovery of Sri Lanka… at your rhythm !

We offer you all the classical services of a destination management company, as well as some specific services in Eastern Province, and more precisely in our Beautiful Batticaloa District… Discover our offers and services below

Travel with us!

As a classical travel agency registered by the Sri Lanka Tourism Board, East N’ West on Board organises holidays and tours for travellers willing to discover Sri Lanka.


Here are some examples of tours around Sri Lanka with propositions of itineraries for all-island tours of various durations.


Check our page “Tailor Made Tours” and give us the recipe of your dream holidays, we are already in the kitchen!


For people willing to travel on small lanes rather than on big avenues, searching for experiences in fair and solidarity tourism…

Focus on the East !

Yes, our travel agency is situated in Batticaloa, in the East! This is not common, but it is actually quite nice… Bye bye traffic jams and pollution… Be welcome here!


The Eastern Province opens up to tourism… Let us guide you to new horizons on our page “Welcome to the East!”


Get to know about our enchanting Batticaloa district on our page “Unbelievable Batti…” Link towards our Batticaloa tourism information website.


Discover why we like so much bringing our guests to our less known but Beautiful Batticaloa, by wandering in our photo gallery!

Here are our excursions in Batticaloa!

To have a brilliant day in Batticaloa while contributing to the local economy in a substantial and fair way, think about booking one of our excursions in Batticaloa. Whether you are a cycling fan, a cooking enthusiast or a traveler in search of wide open spaces and beautiful meetings, our 3-in-1 excursions should delight you! Nature, Culture, People, let us guide you to meet the 3 jewels of our district!


Your guide takes you to explore the narrow streets and hidden treasures of neighboring villages … The bicycle tours are about 20 to 25 km, divided into stages of 4 to 5 km.


Meet the people of Batticaloa and let them teach you some of their talents: cooking, fishing, local history, glean some secret tips of passionate people …

village-visitsLuxuriant paddy fields and untamed wildlife are just one part of the experience. Meet “real villagers in real villages”, share a moment of their life and get to know them…

Our Community Tourism Services in Batticaloa

All the services we offer in Batticaloa have the dual purpose of providing you the best possible stay in our region while ensuring that local people benefit from your presence.


You would rather share a family’s life than staying in a hotel, but you don’t know how to organize this… Let us help you out with our homestay, sweet homestay network!


To book a taxi or a shared taxi for all destinations to/from Batticaloa, Passikudah, Kalkudah, the Eastern Province, Colombo and its Airport, here we go!


Batticaloa is famous for its palmyrah handicraft, its colourful handloom fabrics and its products derived from coconut. On sale at our place!


Since travelling by bicycle is more fun, you can rent out some bicycles of all sizes to spend a wonderful day in Batticaloa! Here they are on the page Bicycle Rental.


Looking for a recommendation of a good restaurant, a yoga class or a snorkelling session? Please come and meet us! Batticaloa map offered to all our visitors…


Fishing class or local handicraft session, bicycle ride or beach cleaning day… Discover which activities we can organize with guests travelling in groups.

Heart in Action !

Discover our values and what motivates us day after day. Intercultural meetings, always! Unforgettable moments shared with your hosts, this is what we wish you! A greater involvement of local people in looking after travelers, we are working day and night towards this aim…


Because it is essential to the survival of mankind to get to know and respect each other, we do put emphasis on guiding you around the different cultures and religions that coexist in our region.


To get a deep insight into local cultures, spending time in a homestay is a must! Living “as a local”, making some new friends, contributing in improving a family’s income… A homestay tonight?


An article about our journey and reflections regarding the development of our community tourism activities in an area affected by 30 years of civil war. On the way towards another tourism

Who are We?


A page to introduce the members of East N’ West on Board’s small intercultural team!


Find our contact details, address and access map on the page Contact Us.


Keep yourself informed about our Batticaloan and Sri Lankan adventures by visiting the page What’s New ?


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