Sri Lanka adventure holidays
Route map of Sri Lanka adventure tour
Sri Lanka adventure tours are one of the most popular activity among the foreign travellers and booked by a large number of travellers every year, seerendipity tours alone conduct a large number of Sri Lanka adventure tours every year. And most other tour operators of Sri Lanka also conduct a large number of Sri Lanka adventure tours.
Perhaps you are also looking for ways to make you Sri Lanka holiday packages more exciting and colourful. Whether it is summer holiday or winter holiday more and more travellers in the island are looking for different activities and tours with a touch of refresh in order to relish the freedom of their Sri Lanka adventure tours.
Sri Lanka has the best settings to rest, relax and have fun and adventure at any time of the year. Take the control of your holiday and define the tour package on your own term with seerendipity tours. You will find ample activities with excitement and revitalization in Sri Lanka. Usually the most travellers, regardless of the age of the travellers, they most love to engage in outdoor activities. Below is a Sri Lanka adventure tour itinerary that most travellers love to book with seerendipity tours. This tour package not only helps the travellers to engage in popular adventure sports but also it allows the travellers to experience some of the important cultural and historical places as well as Yala wildlife reserve in southern Sri Lanka.
The highlights of this 6 Days Sri Lanka adventure tour
a. Experience the Joy and Excitement of Trekking
Trekking is one of the very popular soft adventure activities in Sri Lanka and includes in most Sri Lanka adventure tours. It is a kind of activity that makes you refreshed and hence most travellers love to do it. It is inspirational and it is a great way to test your mental and physical strength and endurance. Most trekking sites are located in remote areas and therefore it gives you the opportunity to inhale unpolluted clean and fresh air. Besides, You can feel the warmth of the mother nature, listen to the chirping sounds of avian fauna species and explore the exotic wildlife. Most trekking sites of Sri Lanka are to be found in the mountains and rainforests and the difficulty of treks are largely differing from one place to the other.
The trekking sites in the mountainous areas such as Ella, Bandarawela, they are the most difficult with uneven surface and great opportunity to have an exciting and revitalizing experience. Most trekking sites in Sri Lanka are the least explored tourist destinations in the island, therefore having a trek is a great way to understand the flimsiness of mountain ecology, and explore many unknown territories while realizing the value of Fauna and flora of high altitude. Contact serendipity tours if you need assistance to choose the best trekking sites in your Sri Lanka
Trekking sites included in this Sri Lanka adventure tours
b. Learn the Culture and Sri Lankan Traditions of the country through River Rafting
Whitewater rafting is a popular high-adrenaline water sport in Sri Lanka and loved by many young travellers. By far Kitulagala is the best place for a top-notch whitewater rafting experience in Sri Lanka. Whitewater rafting considered to be a good physical exercise. Whitewater rafting revitalizes you and makes you feel at ease.
Whitewater rafting is a great way to enjoy riverine vegetation and have fun with friends and family. You will enjoy the challenge posed by the swiftly drifting waves to keep the dinghy without toppling. This is a group activity and close collaboration among the team members is highly important.
The difficulty grade of Whitewater rafting in Kitulgala is measured to be at 6, that means it is at the highest difficulty that’s. That’s why you get an experienced local man at the helm to maintain the balance of the dinghy. Whatever the experience you have in white water rafting the local expert makes it easy for you to survive the challenge.
Ability to explore the fascinating wildlife is another great opportunity for people who take part in white water rafting in Kitulgala. As you cruize down the river you can watch the amazing plant life that dominated by mangroves type of plants and trees that cannot be found on the ground. Whitewater rafting enables you to enjoy the beauty of surrounding area. All in all whitewater rafting in Kitulgala is an exciting activity beyond all other factors. It is an exciting, enjoyable, refreshing, and unforgettable it is well deserved to have your time. Don’t forget to wear all safety equipment before you start the journey. Also, don’t forget to wear an easy drying swimming suit.
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c. Give Power to Your Dream of Wildlife Exploration through Safari
The Udawalawe national park is one of the places to explore the fascinating wildlife of Sri Lanka. The Udawalawe national park is one of the biggest national parks in the island and occupies a 978 km2 of dry-zone forests in southern Sri Lanka. Udawalawe consists mainly of dry-zone and arid zone forests. The park is situated at the south-west part of the island in the Sabaragamuwa province. A dominant feature of Udawalawe national park is the formation of huge granite rocks formations with caves. These rocks are so big, they resemble small mountains.
Vast plains and lakes with shimmering water are a great spectacle and provide a great opportunity to photographers. These plains are occupied by many species of animals such as wild buffaloes, elephants, deer, crocodile etc and lakes are occupied by a large number of bird species such as Flamingo, pelican, whistling thrust, buffaloes and crocodiles.
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d. Get a Closer Look at Sri Lankan Amazon or better known as Singaraja rainforest
It is always good to exercise in the fresh air and it makes you feel good and refreshed, you can put Sinharaja trek in the same mould. Trekking through the Singaraja rainforest is a wonderful way to explore one of the oldest rainforests in the world. Sinharaja rainforest trek is a wonderful activity for the entire family and anyone can take part in the trek without any age barrier. This is a good outdoor activity for nature lovers to getting lost in a virgin rainforest and enjoy the peace and serenity of the forest.
It is a great opportunity to get close to nature and it is fun too. Travellers love the idea of exploring tropical plants, trees and fauna of Sinharaja rainforest. Our nature guide helps you to gather information on trees, plants and animal species that you encounter along the way. You hardly see the sun rays within the rainforest due to the canopy and upper canopy of the forest. These two structures obstruct the might sun entering the forest, making a gloomy cathedral type settings at any time of the day.
Trekking at #sinharaja rainforest
e. Enjoy Your Sri Lanka adventure tour through Rock Climbing
Most travellers love the idea or rock climbing because it makes your holiday more exhilarating. It is an activity out of the routine and allows you to spend time with your friends and family members. Apart from the thrill of the union, you get an opportunity to have a workout that uplifts your confidence.
You definitely appreciate the idea of a rock climb because it makes your Sri Lanka adventure tours more exhilarating. Rock climbing is not a routine activity and gives you the opportunity for a great outdoor activity with your family and friends. Rock climbing is a great way to uplifting mental challenge and it is a body workout too. rock climbing improves the confidence level and it is fun to engage in rock climbing. rock climbing is one of the best ways to release your tension and stress.
f. Hug the nature with Kayaking
The Kayaking is another great way of exploring the thousands of kilometres of Sri Lankans magnificent waterways and coastline. A guided Sri Lanka kayaking trip can take you anywhere from the pure waters in Sinharaja to the coastal region of western Sri Lanka, or the towering grandeur of Kitulgala to open water safari around, for instance, Kelaniya river. Paddle with various fish species; paddle around the untamed wilderness of Kitulgala rainforest while listing to the soothing music of birds.
Kitulgala is one of the best places for freshwater kayaking in Sri Lanka, one of the longest navigable waterways in Sri Lanka. It has many rapids enabling you to have an enjoyable kayaking. For an adventurous experience of whitewater try the Kelaniya River, which flows through the Kitulgala rainforest? And if you would enjoy something a bit more tranquil, the water body of the Kelaniya river at the southern part of Kitulgala is an easy way to master the kayaking.
Meet and greet by serendipity tours representative and drive to hotel in Kitulgala. The journey takes place on the Colombo-Nuwara Eliya main road, which is one of the busiest roads in the country but the journey will be one of the most beautiful. At the beginning of the journey you will encounter several busy cities but after travelling round 30 minutes the traffic congestion eases making it easy and swift flow for the traffic.
Towards the latter half of the journey the roads are quiet empty while you see the dense foliage all the time. Paddy fields, coconut plantations, rubber plantations and patches of forests in this neighborhood. The roads is in very good throughout the journey, at the start of the 6 days Sri Lanka adventure tour from Colombo the roads are very wide roads with multiple tracks but the road get narrower as you get closer to Kitulgala, still the road condition is at its best. Winding road with sharp curves towards the latter half of the journey demands you to be more vigilant on the wheel while controlling the speed. The journey from Colombo to Kitulgala takes around 3 hours.
Kitulgala is a laid-back city, hidden in the thick green canopy. This neighborhood is blessed with heavy yearly rainfall, which is the main reason for its large extent of secondary rainforest. Rainforest with the Kelaniya River makes Kitulgala one of the best places in the country for adventure sports. Any adventure tour in Sri Lanka is not completed if it does not include this adventure playground (read more on kitulgala).
In this 6 days Sri Lanka adventure tour we have planned 2 days in Kitulgala. The tour includes 1 water rafting in Kelaniya River and a rainforest trek. Apart from white water rafting and rainforest trekking there are possibilities for many other adventure sports such as caving, waterfall abseiling, kayaking, mountain climbing, mountain biking etc. but due to the lack of time we have included only 1 white water rafting and a rainforest trek in this 6 days Sri Lanka adventure tour.
If the time permits the customers can add several other activities to the itinerary, this is an individual tour and can be customized the way you need it.
Kitulgala is the playground of adventure enthusiast in Sri Lanka. This beautiful countryside is full of green and natural beauty. Here you can capture sceneries that you have never seen before. Keep your camera ready, make photo and share with your friends and family.
This Eco-hotel in Kitulgala, where you will spend the night is located in the Jungles of Kitulgala near the river of Kelaniya. Here you can have a relaxing holiday by the water. All you have to do is sit back and relax while the staff of the hotel caters to all your needs. The staff serves you all meals, beverages and facilitates all activities during your stay at Eco-hotel by the mighty river. When you are in the hotel you can have a refreshing bath in the stream just in front of your room. In the night the whole area will be lit up with lanterns and you will be served BBQ Dinner amidst a roaring sound of the river.
Overnight stay Hotel in Kitulgala
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After the breakfast left for white water rafting at Kelaniya river. The river is just next to your hotel but you will take a jeep to drive to the starting point of the rafting. You have to take about 10 minutes walk through the village and jungle to reach the river bank. You will have an experienced instructor at the helm and help you to control the dinghy boat during the challenging rough ride. Don't forget to wear your safety jacket and the helmet.
The whitewater rafting
The whitewater adventure of Kitulgala starts at the so-called starting point, which is around 5 km away from the Kitulgala town. This is the set-off point for most whitewater adventures. This enthralling adventure lasts around 2 hours with several stops on the way down the river. You will encounter 3 major rapids and 5 minor rapids. The difficulty level of whitewater rafting in Kitulgala is 5, in another world it is at the highest difficulty level. Therefore in every whitewater rafting, the helm is taken by an experienced rafter provided by the organizers, who manure the boat, while the others need to paddle the boat. There is no age limit or experience level to take part in the whitewater adventure.
White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River in Kitulgala covering 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids. This activity is for anyone above the age of 10 years with safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing will be given by our white water rafting instructors beforehand. The distance covered is around 5 KM. The river and its surrounding will make you feel enchanted, with a memorable Experience during your tour.
You will walk through the village, jungle and plantations and search for the indigenous bird. Kitulgala is a top pick among the bird watchers in Sri Lanka where you have the opportunity see many species of birds. Nature lovers, in particular, ornithologists, will be rewarded with sightings of the Crested Serpent Eagle, the Ceylon Spur Fowl, the Ceylon Hanging Parrot and the Lay lard's Parakeet. Activities such as mountain-biking, cultural sites and sites of fruit orchards and lowland tea plantations can be experienced in Kitulgala.
TREKKING THROUGH RAINFOREST
Experience various fauna and flora of the Rainforest of Kitulgala Forest Reserve and see beautiful sceneries of waterfalls and streams hidden inside the forest. Have a cool dip in a scenic flowing water stream during your Rain Forest Trek in the Jungle of Kitulgala.
Unlike the rainforest trek in Sinharaja, the rainforest trek in Kitulgala is not purely within a virgin rainforest. The trek includes a part of the village, rainforest, plantations etc. The trek lasts around 2 hours and our nature expert show you the places of interest along the way while explaining the fauna and flora that you see during the trek.
This 6 days Sri Lanka adventure tour is a private tour; therefore all the activities can be customized the way you wish to. If you are a bird watching enthusiast it is recommended to start the trek early morning (at least by 06.00 am), otherwise the trek can be started later depending on your wish. However, it is recommended to start the trek before 10.00 am due to the mid-day heat.
The trekking lasts around 3 hours and the trekking path is moderately difficult. Suitable shoes for a trek with a light cotton t-shirt and a cotton short is the best combination of attire for the trek. Don’t forget to take a bottle of mineral water with you.
First, you have to cross the Kelaniya River in order to reach the rainforest; we are going to use a hanging bridge to cross the river. The bridge is dating back to many decades. However, the bridge is still in very good shape and it is under the purview of the provincial government. It had been gone through the many renovations and therefore it is a very safe way to cross the river. Hanging bridge connects the mainland and the village beyond the river.
After crossing the river using the hanging bridge you need to walk around 1km through the village. In this small village, you will be able to see a few families. Same time one can see many bird species in the village such as mina, oriole, blue magpies, babbler, red vented bulbul, kingfisher etc. In the village, you will be able to see many useful plants and trees such as coconut palms, tea bush, coffee plants, pepper plants, orange tree, Banana trees, papaya trees, cinnamon, areca nut palms and many flowering plants such as hibiscus, jasmine.
As you pass the village you come to the Kalundewa forest reserve, the foreigners need to pay the entrance before entering the Kalundewa forest reserve. Kalundewa forest reserve is 135 hectares in extent and it will take many days to explore it in details. But in this Sri Lank adventure tour, we plan a trek that lasts around 3 hours and sees a part of the jungle and visit waterfalls.
Kalundewa rainforest is consisting of many species of plants and trees such as ……… there are well-demarcated trekking routes through the jungle, it is very important to follow the well-demarcated routes in order to avoid losing the way in the jungle.
There are many perennial waterways in the rainforest and they are stating in the nearby mountains. These streams get very wide in some locations, making it suitable for refreshing bath. There are several bath ponds in the forest reserve, however, it is recommended to avoid swimming in those ponds on rainy days as the water level could rise abruptly.
You will not encounter large stock of birds within the rainforest however the visitors encounter many species of insects, caterpillar, frogs, lizards and several species of butterflies. Fishing cat, mungo, squirrel, wild boar are the fauna species that can be spotted here.
Kayaking in Kitulgala is another perfect way of exploring the rich fauna and flora of Kitulgala. There are many places to get engaged in this adventurous sport in Kitulgala. You can do bird watching and explore the rich bio-diversity from your kayaking boat.
Today the dinner will be served by Kelaniya River in an open area. The dinner is comprised of barbeque meat such as chicken, pork and sausages with rice, vegetable, pasta and boiled potatoes; however; there can be slight variations of this menu. The dining area is illuminated by oil lamps and candles.
Overnight stay Hotel in Kitulgala
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After breakfast at hotel leave for Sinharaja, the last remaining rain forest in Sri Lanka. Check-in the hotel and leave the forest entrance in the afternoon. This memorable trek in Sinharaja will take about 5 hours and you will have the opportunity to enjoy the untamed wilderness of a natural rainforest. you will be supported by one of the trained forest explorers.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Sinharaja
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After the breakfast leave for Udawalawe en-route visit waterfalls.
UDAWALAWE NATIONAL PARK
The safari at the national park of Udawalawe includes a ride through the jungle with a 4 wheel drive jeep, jungle tracker, entrance fees for the site, and all taxes. Every traveller who enters the Udawalawe national park wishes to see a couple of wild elephants (Sri Lanka's biggest animal). Because Udawalawe is one of the best wildlife parks in the world to spot Asian elephants, it has the largest concentration of elephants compared to any other national parks in the world.
The travellers can see many animal species like elephants, Wild boar, Deer, Buffalo, Monkeys and many other animals with leopards. It also accommodates many species of vertebrate and birds.
Overnight stay Udawalawe
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After the breakfast proceed to the beach hotel in Bentota. En-route visit best preserved colonial city in the island (Galle).
CITY OF GALLE
Galle is the capital of southern Sri Lanka is an economic hub in the region. The history of Galle is dating back to many thousand years and it has some remnants of that are mentioned in Ramayana (Ramayana is a story suppose to took place about 8000 years ago). Later Galle was an important seaport for merchants travelling from east to west and vice-a-versa. In the 15's Galle maritime capital and natural port were under the captivity or Portuguese. later it was controlled by Dutch and English. Today the city is under the local administration after 450 years of colonial occupation. Galle Fort is a UNESCO world heritage site due to its cultural and historical importance.
Next visit Turtle Hatchery.
There are many sea turtle hatcheries along the western and southern sea border of Sri Lanka. Most of them are engaged in protecting the endangered sea turtles. The sea turtle hatcheries
collect the eggs that are been sold by the fisherman and they are hatched. These hatchlings are relased to the sea later.
Sea turtles coming to the shores of West and southern Sri Lanka in order to lay eggs. The animal comes to the shore and dig a hole on the beach and lay eggs later she bury the eggs. These eggs are incubated due to the heat generated through the sunlight. But these eggs are eaten by the human. Some people find the turtle nests and remove eggs for consumption while some others are selling them.
MADU GANGA BOAT RIDE
A cruise on a modern motorboat is the best way to exploring the natural wealth of Madu Ganga, the islands in the wetland are largely inaccessible by road. The inhabitants are also using the boats and more often paddle boats as the means of transport. Seerendipity tours offer particularly appealing boat trips around Madu Ganga. This Ramsar Wetland is one of the most visited natural attractions of Sri Lanka’s west coast, with riverscapes to quiet thick grown islands and mangrove forests with sites of immense natural interest. There is plenty of opportunities to spot fascinating wildlife based on aquatic environment, throughout the tour.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Bentota
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Breakfast at Hotel and Leave for Airport En-route visit Colombo.
CITY & SHOPPING
The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as
Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall
Buddhist Hindu Temple and Town Hall.
House of Fashion
Barefoot and etc
After city tour proceed to the Bandaranaike international airport
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