White Water Rafting
White Water Rafting is a challenging recreational activity and an exhilarating water sport. The activity is great fun for first timers and experts alike, with a wide range of grading rapids on some of Sri Lanka’s more turbulent waters such as Kitulgala, Kalani River and its surroundings will make you feel enchanted with a memorable experience to water sport enthusiasts.
Scuba Diving & Snorkeling
Sri Lanka is a wonderful place for Scuba diving and Snorkeling. There are several dive sites along the island's coastline which give you a fantastic opportunity to see marine life such as Coral, Ship Wrecks, and a myriad of Tropical Fish including Coral Fish, Angle Fish and Puffer Fish. Hikkaduw, Nilawali and Kalpitiya provide breathtaking Snorkeling and Scuba Diving opportunities in Sri Lanka.
Whale and Dolphin watching
Sri Lanka is becoming a major spot for watching Whales and Dolphins situated within the International Whaling Commission's protected zone in the Indian Ocean. Of the 80 species of Cetaceans observed and identified worldwide, 26 are found in the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal. West coast locations from Alankuda Beach in Kalpitiya season are from November to March, Mirissa in the south is from January to April, the east coast of Tricomalee from June to September.
Elephant Riding Safari
Elephant riding in Sri Lanka is one of the newest and most thrilling safari experiences in Sri Lanka. , it's an unforgettable experience where clients get to interact with the elephant as well as enjoy a ride through wilderness areas and beautiful reverie scenery. Whether it's game viewing from their backs, picnicking with them in the bush, grooming, feeding or swimming with them, or simply experiencing the pleasure of being close to such magnificent animals, the encounter is truly unforgettable. There are only a few places to do elephant rides, one place is in Pinnawela near the elephant orphanage and the other place is in Habarana and Sigiriya.
Five out of the seven species of sea turtles come ashore to nest in Sri Lanka, making it an ideal country to go Turtle Watching. They are the Green Turtle, Leatherback, Hawksbill, Loggerhead, and the Olive Ridley. All 5 species have been recorded to nest along specific areas of Sri Lanka’s coast. The hatchery aims to prevent predators from marauding the nests or catching the hatchlings. Eggs are retrieved from the nests and reburied in a sandy enclosure completely covered by netting. At the point of emergence, hatchlings are transferred to tanks of sea-water to be fattened for a few days before being released directly into the sea. Rakwa and Kosgoda are the best place to watch Turtles.
Cultural Dance Show
The famous Kandy cultural dance show. It starts in the evening and runs for more than 1 hr. The skills of the traditional musicians of Kandy, their drums and dance are all very entertaining. There are seven different kinds of dances including the Cobra Dance and Low Country Mask Dance. Like many different culture dances the fire show takes everyone by surprise with fire eating, rubbing fire on their body and walking on the fire. Traditional folk dance is a part of the Sri Lankan way of life and dates back many years; it’s a really nice experience going to the cultural show.
Ayurveda translates into English as the Science of Life. This is an ancient healing system is based on 5000 years of tradition. Also this healing system has been used for more than 5000 years in India & Sri Lanka. This curative art was passed down from time immemorial through an oral tradition by old masters to their disciples. Ayurveda is a holistic system of curative and preventive medicine, focusing on the prevention of disease through a deeper connection between the mind and the body. It concentrates on a state of total health based on vigor, energy and balance. The concept of balance is important in Ayurveda the balance of body, mind and consciousness based on each person's individual constitution. Ayurveda an approach to healing that has been proven and tested over thousands of years and that only uses medicines that are found in nature. Are you overworked & stressed out? Need to re-energize your batteries? Then take a look at our Ayurveda treatment in Sri Lanka. The all natural science of health and good living.
Sri Lanka’s abundant bird-life makes the island a true Ornithologist's paradise. Of the 427 recorded species, 250 are resident and 23 are endemic to the country. With such a variety of environments ranging from wet to dry zone, forest to jungle, and hill country to low lands, there's no end to the fascinating locations in which to spot many of these beautiful birds. Most of the endemic birds are restricted to the wet zone. There are many bird sanctuaries across the little island. Kumana is situated in East Coast, Bundala in the southern coast, Sinharaja Rain Forest, Udawatta Kale, Horten Plains, Muthurajawela, Kudulla, Kitulgala, Yala and Udawalawa National Parks are other important Bird Watching locations. In addition you can see birds throughout the country in pockets of forests, lakes, lagoons and riverside’s during your travel.