Fit For Adventure
A dazzling list of adventures that takes you through the whole island; witness the endless possibilities in Sri Lanka for the finest adventure tour experience. The Perl Island is blessed with plenty of adventure yet to be explored; Water sports to flora & fauna, cycling to hiking and cliff climbing to waterfalls; all the list of adventures in your books waits just for you. A comprehensive adventure tour coverage in Sri Lanka with the must-do adventures on the list.
Once on your arrival at Bandaranayake International Airport in Colombo, you will be picked up and greeted by our delegate and then will be transferred to your hotel. Relax at the hotel and feeling comfortable to do the activities in the evening or Following Days
During your stay in Sigiriya First two days Visit Rock Fortress of Sigiriya and marveling at its frescos. Visit Polonnaruwa, It was the second capital of Sri Lanka after the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993. It comprises, besides the dramatic monuments built by the Cholas, the monumental ruins of the fabulous garden-city created by Parakramabahu I in the 12th century. Take off a wild exclusion at Minneriya reservoir; it contributes to sustain a large herd of elephants. Individuals of elephants gathered here is numbering around 150-200. Some reports account number of elephants to as high as 700. They migrate here from surrounding national parks and fragmented forests.
After breakfast at the hotel Visits to Royal kingdom of Kandy, which is the second largest city after Colombo and was the last Capital city of the ancient Kings’ era of Sri Lanka. Enroute Visit the Elephant Riding and Orphanage and then Short break at Spice Spice and Herbs Trial.
During your Stay in In Kandy, Visits Kandy City which holds the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha thus, is a city which is considered highly by the Buddhist crowd of Sri Lanka. It is also one of the most scenic cities in Sri Lanka. Visit the Temple of the Tooth in the morning and adore its wonderful architecture and the culture incarnated in it. Explore the Kandy Lake with City tour and worth to see the Kandian Traditional dancing program. Royal Botanical Garden, Peradeniya is located in close proximity to the city of Kandy and also Peradeniya botanical garden is near to Mahaweli River which is the longest river in Sri Lanka.
visits to Nuwara Eliya exquisiteness scenic island of Sri Lanka. Upon your arrival at Nuwara-Eliya Visits Nuwaraliya Town., En route Nuwaraliya Enjoy the most beautiful Scenic Island with Waterfalls and tea and rubber plantation, Experience white water rafting in the picturesque Kelani River. In the afternoon take pleasure in the Kitulgala forest reserve would be the ideal rainforest habitat to spot most of the lowland endemic species of birds including the Green-bill Coucal, Chestnut-backed Owlet, Dollar Bird, Red-faced Malkoha, Sri Lanka Spot-winged Thrush, Grey Hornbill, Sri Lanka Spurfowl, Ceylon Frogmouth and Yellow-fronted Barbet.
In the Morning visits to Nuwara Eliya exquisiteness scenic island of Sri Lanka. Leave to Ella by train early in the morning. Get in the train from Nanuoya railway station and get off at Ella railway station in order to proceed with the rest of the day’s activities. The train ride from Nuwara-eliya to Ella runs through tea estates, beautiful nature, small waterfalls and breath-taking landscapes. Ella is known as the “highest village” in Sri Lanka and offers many ways to experience the amazing flora and fauna of Sri Lanka’s Hill Country first-hand.
If time permits in the Evening Guided trekking tours, waterfalls, tea factories and the various activities at the so-called “Ella Adventure Park” are making Ella a great place for ECO tourists and nature lovers. Admiring the Rawana Ella waterfalls and Sita Cave the Sita or Rawana Ella Cave is located about 2 km outside of Ella. A small cave, connecting to other, deeper ones. According to local legend it that it was used by the Demon King Rawana to hide the Princess Sita, after abducting her in India. The story is part of the famous Indian epic Ramayana.
Retreat to Yala, Stay at the Camp site or tee house Enjoy the wild exclusion at yala national park in early morning or evening. Yala national park is one of the most famous park to see the wild life in Sri Lanka, especially leopards. Yala national park is the most visited park in Sri Lanka. It covers approximately 980 square kilometers The Park is a 30 minute drive away from “Yala Heights”. The park is an amalgamation of multiple eco-systems ranging from moist monsoon rain forests to grasslands and fresh water and marine wet lands.
Take off the Sinharaja For Hiking at Sinharaja Rain Forest, Sinharaja is the country’s last viable area of primary tropical rainforest. More than 60% of the trees are endemic and many of them are considered rare. There is much endemic wildlife, especially birds, but the reserve is also home to over 50% of Sri Lanka’s endemic species of mammals and butterflies, as well as many kinds of insects, reptiles and rare amphibians.
The climate in the park is characterized by a seasonal rainfall and uniformly high temperature conditions. A short dry spell is experienced in February- March and a prolonged dry period is observed from mid May to end of September. The climate in the park is characterised by a seasonal rainfall and uniformly high temperature conditions. A short dry spell is experienced in February- March and a prolonged dry period is observed from mid May to end of September.
Driving to weligama, you come across the famous Southern Coast For Water related thrilling Adventures. Water sports are a great way to kick off your holiday. There are plenty of water sports to take up if you’re in Sri Lanka. These include activities such as windsurfing, wave boarding, banana-boating, jet skiing, scuba diving, sea Kayaking, tube riding, water Skiing and a lot more adventures just to add the thrills and excitement to your holiday.
During your Stay in South Coast Visits to Galle is famous for its old Dutch fort which was originally built by the Portuguese in the year 1588 and then was fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century. More than any aspect of Galle, the history of this beautiful city is the most intriguing. A Whale watching tour at Mirissa is the best and the most exciting way to view Blue whales in the surrounding ocean of Sri Lanka. November to April being the best season for whale watching tours at Mirissa, the boats leave the shores early in the morning.
Departure to the Airport on time and if time permits, you can stop by for photographs to capture some wonderful moments that you may never forget.
Sigiriya is most commonly know for its Rock Fortress structure from 5th Century BC, once Kingdom to Kashyappa seen by some as a God King and by others as Tyrant who gruesomely murdered his father. What ever the truth, Sigiriya to date holds its mysteries for archaeologists to decipher from the many remnants of past glory.
The Sigiriya site consistes of a 180m tall granite rock, whose sides are so steep that at some points the top overhangs the base. At the top of the site there is a palace complex. The ruines of various chambers, stairways and pools can be seen at the top. There is a stone stairway leading from the base to the top of the mountain. About half way to the top, there is a pair giant pair of lions paws which is infact the ruind of a huge head of a lion whose open mouth served as the entrance to the royal palace. Surrounding the palace complex are the ruins of a garden complex consisting of two moats, various pools.
Polonnaruwa was the second capital of Sri Lanka after the downfall and down fall of Anuradhapura in 993. On the other hand It comprises, besides the Brahmanic monuments built by the Cholas, the monumental ruins of the fabulous garden-city created by king Parakramabahu I in the 12th century. Well known King Parakramabahu1; epitome of entire mankind was the greatest King who ruled Polonnaruwa during the Polonnaruwa era for 33 years from 1153-86 AD. Moreover it had been a prosperous , tranquil time for the entire island nation. At that time, numerous architectural activities were done that can still see even today. Parakrama the great designed the city with the realm of architects and technicians brought down with the exposure to the Indian architecture and can be seen from many well preserved sites existing today . Mostly Polonnaruwa Architecture, Art and Sculpture are well displayed at Gal Viharaya , Thuparamaya Image House , Lankatilaka Image House and many other sites scattered throughout Polonnaruwa ancient city. Polonnaruwa kingdom was quanquered due to invasions of Cholas for about 73 years. Polonnaruwa kingdom was abandoned bravely by Sinhala kings in the latter part of the 12th century.
Cycling or walking through the surrounding nature of the most beautiful trails of Sri Lanka will offer you a much varied adventure. The tea estates, rubber estates, Heritage and the other surroundings along with small villages will give you a taste of how life is in the hilly and low-lying areas of Sri Lanka.
Kandy is one of the most beautiful cities of Sri Lanka that is known for its scenic beauty and rich cultural value. Spread over an area of around 1940 square kilometers, it is counted amongst the world heritage sites of UNESCO, A lovely centrepiece for the town, Kandy Lake was created in 1807 by Sri Wickrama Rajasinha, the last ruler of the kingdom of Kandy, Royal Botanical Garden Peradeniya, is located in close to the city of Kandy and also Peradeniya botanical garden is near to Mahaweli River which is the longest river in Sri Lanka. Tea museum and Tea factory, Tea museum occupies the 1925-vintage Hanthana Tea Factory, 4km south of Kandy on the Hanthana road. Abandoned for over a decade, it was refurbished by the Sri Lanka Tea Board and the Planters’ Association of Sri Lanka. There are exhibits on tea pioneers James Taylor and Thomas Lipton, and lots of vintage tea-processing paraphernalia.
Pinnawella elephant orphanage which is situated northwest of the Kegalla town. This orphanage was designed to provide care and protection to many baby elephants found in the jungle without their parents. Next visit would be to the Millennium Elephant Foundation, a home for retired old elephants, where you can go on elephant rides and plenty of other activities; it’s simply getting closer to the magical creatures and then to the tea factory
White water rafting is one of the very famous events among foreigners who visit the Kitulgala area. The 6.5 Km run down the Kelani River will be sure to give you one of the most thrilling adventures of your life. There are about seven rapids to tackle in this run down the river which are of their own distinct character. White water rafting will be an adrenaline pumping activity for all those who love great adventure.
Bullock cart tours in Sri Lanka will bring you multiple joys as you travel through serene villages and the beautiful nature in a cart being dragged by a bull. These tours will let you experience the life of rural Sri Lankans and also the beauty of the surrounding nature and the picturesque landscapes which you’d come across along the way.
Adam’s peak, also known as the “Samanala Kanda” is located in the southern reaches of the central highlands, in the Ratnapura district of Sri Lanka. The mountain is 7359 ft. tall and is conical in shape. It is known for its ‘sacred footprint’, which Buddhists believe is of Lord Buddha which can be seen on rock, at the top of the mountain. The view throughout the trek to the top of the mountain is one of the most picturesque and breath-taking sights.
Hiking and trekking in Sri Lanka will offer you a close view of the breath-taking scenery of nature. Discovering the nature trails, forests and waterfalls, and trekking through and towards them will bring you exultations as you explore the nature in the best and the closest way possible
This is rather a unique experience and a new trend of tourism, the moment of exploring the caves that the train passes through and the hills, tea plantations, the waterfalls, rivers are all wonderful to see. Journey by the train is a great way to interact with the locals as there are plenty of people travelling and the local sellers in and out of the train, songs, joy and laughter is always a part of it. The time just flies through while experiencing the irritable nurture.
There are plenty of trains to most parts of the island and its one of the best mode of transportation when compared to the busy day traffic.
Udawalawe National Park. This park is known as the second largest park for herds of wild elephants, the Udawalawe National Park lies in the lower catchment of Udawalawe Reservoir in the country's Intermediate Lowland region. The reservoir of Udawalawe is surrounded by open plains and foothills such as kalthota Escarpment and spectacular Diyawinne Fallto in the north and Ulgala in the west. The climate in the park is characterized by a seasonal rainfall and uniformly high temperature conditions. A short dry spell is experienced in February- March and a prolonged dry period is observed from mid May to end of September.
Being the most famous spot for water sports and adventures, it will offer you some activities which are exhilarating and fun at the same time. Relax on the beach or take up some great water adventure by participating in water sports. There are number of water activities such as windsurfing, wave boarding, banana-boating, jet skiing, scuba diving, sea Kayaking, tube riding, water Skiing and a lot more adventures just to add the thrills and excitement to your holiday.
Kiting is a fun filled, stimulating surface water sport combining the aspects of windsurfing, surfing, paragliding, wakeboarding and gymnastics into one extreme sport. For adventure seekers, this sport is one which would be most interesting because of its unique style and fun involved in, together with a whole lot of speed on the surface of water.
Wind surfing is a surface water sport combining the aspects of surfing and sailing. This thrilling adventure sport will engage your Adrenalin in a way that it would give you a totally different experience on surfing that you would only want to come back for more. It’s thrilling, exciting and a very interesting water sport to take up.
Turtle watching is one of the most interesting activities which you’d come across in Sri Lanka. This is because five out of the seven turtle species come ashore to Sri Lanka to lay their eggs, thus making Sri Lanka one of the best places to go turtle watching. You’d be able to watch how turtles lay eggs, how they are hatched, and also you’ll be able to hold tiny baby turtles in your hands who were born a few days ago, giving you an experience to remember a lifetime.
The estuary of the Madu Ganga River is a complex coastal ecosystem of mangroves and islands. It may be one of the last remaining tracts of pristine mangrove forests in Sri Lanka. A boat trip is a wonderful way of seeing some of the hundreds of species of plants and animals.