A popular destination for camping Sri Lanka which has higher biodiversity and fantastic natural landscapings.The Academy Award-winning ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’ was filmed on the Kelani River near Kitulgala.
Elusive endemic species like Sri Lanka Spurfowl, Green-Billed Coucal and Spot-Winged Thrush may be easier to see.
White Water Rafting:
Kitulgala is one of the wettest places in the country. Now a days Kitulgala is very famous for White Water Rafting.
DX Holidays has included this White Water Rafting as an optional activities to the 12 days tour plan ‘Adventure Sri Lanka’.
Still you can add Camping in Kitulgala Rain forest or White Water Rafting to your customize tour plan or your chosen favorable tour package.
Riverston gap was located in the middle of Rattota – Pallegama road and it was the summit of the same. Being located in a windy gap on a range of scenic mountains with frequently changing climate, Riverston was highly popular with local travelers. The climate was changed in every minute. Sometimes it brought little sun rays. Sometime a tiny rain with cool wind. But most of the time we were wrapped with a mist. Really that was an amazing experience.
Pitawala Pathana is a grass cover spreads over an area of about 10 ha of a gently sloping rock slab covered with just a thin soil layer. The turf grass of about 10 cm in height gives a velvety appearance to this sloping expanse of grassland. Isolated and scattered trees and shrubs could be seen. Many endemic plant and animal species are found.
The Knuckles Mountain Range lies in central Sri Lanka, in the Districts of Matale and Kandy. The range takes its name from a series of recumbent folds and peaks in the west of the massif which resemble the knuckles of clenched fist when viewed from certain locations in the Kandy District. Whilst this name was assigned by early British surveyors, the Sinhalese residents have traditionally referred to the area as Dumbara Kanduvetiya meaning mist-laden mountain range
The entire area is characterised by is often robed in thick layers of cloud. In addition to its aesthetic value the range is of great scientific interest. It is a climatic microcosm of the rest of Sri Lanka as the conditions of all the climatic zones in the country are exhibited in the massif. At higher elevations there is a series of isolated cloud forests, harbouring a variety of flora and fauna.
Lakegala Mountain is situated in Sri Lanka about 175 kilometers away from the capital Colombo. This is the place where King Ravana lifted his historical aero plane called Dhandu Monara according to a popular legend. This mountain is situated in Meemure village.
Lakegala is situated near the Border between Kandy and Matale Districts. There are several access points to Lakegala rock but the safest access road is from Meemure Village. "The Rock of Lanka" is the meaning of "Lakegala" in Sinhala language. The rock is about 1310m high and it is in the Knuckles mountain range.
According to the Sinhala legend, the Lakegala rock is considered as the Kingdom Lankapura where King Ravana’s capital. It is also said that Ravana met Princess Sita, the Queen of Rama beside this rock. But the most of Meemure Villages believe that Lakegala is the place where King Ravana lifted his air plane called "Dhadumonara"; an ancient glider; an Air Chariot. The triangular shape of the Rock is ideal for such an operation. This Dhadu Monara was his official Plane and he makes use of travels and used to capture Sita from India.
Ramboda Falls is 109 m (358 ft) high and 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 729th highest waterfall in the world. It is situated in Pussellawa area, on the A5 highway at Ramboda Pass. It formed by Panna Oya which is a tributary of Kothmale Oya. Altitude of the falls is 945 m (3,100 ft) above sea level.
A biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
It is a treasure trove of endemic species, including trees, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
The reserve's name translates as 'Lion Kingdom'.
An interesting phenomenon is that birds tend to move in mixed feeding flocks, invariably led by the fearless greater Racket-tailed Drongo and the noisy Orange-billed Babbler. Of Sri Lanka's 26 endemic birds, the 20 rainforest species all occur here, including the elusive Red-faced Malkoha, Green-billed Coucal and Sri Lanka Blue Magpie.
You can request for including Sinharaja Rain Forest visit to your chosen favorable tour package. Also you are welcome to add this destination to your customized tour plan.
Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. It is situated in the southeast region of the country.
There are six national parks and three wildlife sanctuaries in the vicinity of Yala. Among the largest is Lunugamvehera National Park. Yala is a famous destination for
Bird Watching etc.,
'Vist Yala' has included to Kiss of Sri Lanka 2 Tour Package.
Still You can request for including Yala visit to your chosen favorable tour package. Also you are welcome to add this destination to your customized tour plan.
Horton Plains National Park is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. This plateau is rich in biodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the region.
The Horton Plains are the headwaters of three major Sri Lankan rivers, the Mahaweli, Kelani, and Walawe. In Sinhala the plains are known as Maha Eliya Plains. Stone tools dating back to Balangoda culture have been found here.
A key tourist attraction place in Sri Lanka, “World's End” is located in Horton Plains National Park & It is a sheer cliff, with a drop of about 4,000 feet.
'Vist Horton Plains' has included to "Embrace Sri Lanka", "Love Sri Lanka", "Adventure Sri Lanka" & "Taste Sri Lanka 2" Tour Packages.
You may request for including Horton Plains visit to your chosen favorable tour package. Also you are welcome to add this destination to your customized tour plan.
The unique feature of Wilpattu National Park is the existence of "Willus" (Natural lakes) - Natural, sand-rimmed water basins or depressions that fill with rainwater. Located in the Northwest coast lowland dry zone of Sri Lanka.
Nearly sixty lakes and tanks are found spread throughout Wilpattu. Wilpattu is the largest and one of the oldest National Parks in Sri Lanka. Wilpattu is among the top national parks world-renowned for its leopard population.
Wilpattu is a Non-Hunting Area and you may watch many endemic Mammals, Birds, and Reptiles & Butterflies from your naked eyes here.
'Vist Wilpattu' has included to "Embrace Sri Lanka" & "Love Sri Lanka"Tour Packages.
You may request for including Wilpattu visit to your chosen favorable tour package. Also you are welcome to add this destination to your customized tour plan.
Minneriya National Park is a national park in North Central Province of Sri Lanka. Large numbers of Sri Lankan elephants are attracted to grass fields on the edges of the reservoir during the dry season.
The park is an important habitat for the two endemic monkeys of Sri Lanka: purple-faced langur and toque macaque. Large herbivorous mammals such as Sri Lankan Sambar Deer and Sri Lankan Axis Deer frequent the park. Rare and endangered species such as Sri Lankan Leopard and Sri Lankan Sloth Bear inhabit in Minneriya.
Most of the time we advise our victors who has special interest on watching Elephants to not to select the destination earlier. Because the Elephants in this park, regularly migrate to Kaudulla & Wasgamuwa National Parks. So we guide our guests to reach where the Elephants are flock at the time they reach there.
Another famous national park which located in the north central province of Sri Lanka.
Along with Minneriya and Girithale Bird Life International have identified Kaudulla as an Important Bird Area.
Most of the time we advise our victors who has special interest on watching Elephants to not to select the destination earlier. Because the Elephants in this park, regularly migrate to Minneriya & Wasgamuwa National Parks. So we guide our guests to reach where the Elephants are flock at the time they reach there.