Explore Sri Lanka


Water Sports



There are number of water activities you can involve at the beach. Some of them are, Swimming, Wind Surfing, Boat Riding, Diving.



Whale Watching



You will get the opportunity to watch Blue Whales, Sperm Whales and also hundreds of Spinner Dolphins. From November to April, Whales come to find warm water and it would be the great time period to watch whales easily.


Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage



This is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village. The orphanage spread through 24 acre and it has the greatest herd of elephants in captivity in the world.




Sinharaja Forest



Sinharaja forest reserve is one of the least disturbed and biologically unique lowland rain forest in Sri Lanka.This forest covers an extent of about 11187 hectares from east to west .The length of the forest is about 21km and width from North to South is about 3.7km  It was declared a National wilderness area in 1988 and lately a world heritage site in 1989.



Shopping- Gem & Jewellary



Aluthgama and nearby Bentota are The famous places for shopping Gem & Jewellery. And also there are wide range of antique shops from the Dutch, British and Portuguese era. You will find local markets, supermarket and many small shops to explore.

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Madu Ganga - River Safari



Madu Ganga is a complex coastal ecosystem of mangroves and islands. A boat trip is a wonderful way of seeing hundreds of plants and animals species. You will see Kingfishers wait patiently on the banks and eyeing the water for prey, Lizards glides slowly through the water and fishing




Sigiriya Rock Fortress



The Archeological Wonder of Sri Lankan City Planning, Arts, Garden, Engineering, Hydraulic Technology and Defense of the 5th Century AD. It contains the beautifully and elaborately landscaped water gardens, contain a complex network of underground water distribution system, and about halfway up the rock is a sheltered gallery of frescoes painted on the sheer rock face, the Mirror Wall with Graffiti, Lion's platform and the summit.





Sri Pada



Sri pada or Adam's Peak is a2,243 m (7,359 ft) tall conical mountain located in central Sri Lanka It is well known for the Sri Pada, i.e., "sacred footprint", a 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in) rock formation near the summit, which in Buddhist tradition is held to be the footprint of the Buddha, in Hindu tradition that of Shiva and in Islamic and Christian tradition that of Adam, or that of St. Thomas






National Park - Yala



Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. The park covers 979 square kilometers (378 sq mi) and is located about 300 kilometres (190 mi) from Colombo. The park is best known for its variety of wild animals. It is important for the conservation of Sri Lankan Elephants and aquatic birds. It is one of the 70 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Sri Lanka. Yala harbours 215 bird species including six endemic species of Sri Lanka.




Botanical Garden - Peradeniya



The gardens consist of nearly 150 acres dedicated to the flora of Sri Lanka with a spectacular arboretum that includes many endemic trees. There are over 110 endemic plants, as well as major collections of palms, bamboo, cacti, flowers and orchids in a delightful orchid house. There are more than 200,000 dried and preserved specimens in the Herbarium, collected during the 180 years the gardens have been in existence.






Pasikuda



Pasikuda beach, recognized as one of safest beaches in Sri Lanka is very famous among the travelers who travel around the Sri Lankan tourism areas. It is located in the eastern coast of Sri Lanka. Pasikudah is known to have one of the longest stretches of shallow coastline in the world. Visitors are walking kilo meters in to the sea because the sea is not compared to other beaches of Sri Lanka. They play, scream and entertain themselves in the beach. Even small children can dive in the sea. Some try to play with a surf board.




Water falls - Nuwara Eliya



There are a number of stunning waterfalls within easy reach of the city, Devon Falls and St Clairs being the most notable. The former has a drop of some 318 feet, offering some excellent photo opportunities. Bambaragama Falls on Ella Wellawaya road are also well worth a visit.








White Water Rafting- Kitulgala



Experience White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River in Kitul gala covering 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids. The distance covered is around 5 KM. The river and its surrounding will make you feel enchanted, with a memorable Experience during your White Water Rafting Tour in Kitulagala. White Water Rafting can be coupled with adventurous confidence jumps and Water sliding technically known as Canoeing





Coral Garden - Hikkaduwa



Hikkaduwa Coral Sanctuary is spread out a couple of hundred meters offshore from Hikkaduwa shore. The Coral sanctuary is one of the most popular and respected coral reef destinations in the Country. The Coral sanctuary has approximately seventy varieties of multi coloured corals. Visitors can either swim or hire a guide with a glass bottomed boats to view the corals.






Kandy Esala Perahara



Esala Perahera (the festival of the tooth) is the grand festival with elegant costumes held in July or August in Kandy Sri Lanka. It has become a unique symbol of Sri Lanka. It is a Buddhist festival consisting of dances and colorfully decorated elephants. There are fire-dances, whip-dances, Kandyan dances and various other cultural dances. The elephants are usually adorned with lavish garments. The festival ends with the traditional 'diya-kepeema'.