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Adventurous activities in Sri Lanka




The unspoilt environment of Sri Lanka offers a wonderful option for planning your tour to this mind blowing holiday destination. One can enjoy a lot of fun activities and can enjoy the eye-soothing ambiance. Different outdoor activities like snorkeling, surfing, water-rafting, cycling and many more can be enjoyed here. For adventurous people Srilanka can offer ballooning, mountain riding, and yoga as well. Here are the most promising adventurous activities that Sri Lanka can offer.

Surfing

Srilanka is a perfect place for enjoying surfing. The waves rinsing the Sri Lankan coast travel all the way from Antarctica. There are numerous exceptional surfing spots in its coastal areas. One of the most famous destinations is obviously Arugam Bay on the east coast which has earned an international repute amongst surfheads. Other top surf spots include nearby Medawatta, Hikkaduwa the south coast village of Midigama. At Arugam Bay the surfing season starts at April and continues upto October, and from November to April you can go to Midigama and Hikkaduwa.


Trekking

Trekking around the country is another activity to be enjoyed in Sri Lanka. You can contact to Sumone Bandara and Ravi Kandy at Sri Lanka Trekking for organizing a trekking expeditions around Kandy. You can also try for camping at the jagged Knuckles Range.


Whitewater rafting

Enjoy whitewater rafting around Kitulgala in Srilanka. Here the Kelani Ganga River comes down with strong force out of the hill country. It creates boulder-strewn grade 3–4 rapids. Plan something in advance. If you couldn’t plan earlier, no need to worry, trips can be arranged locally as well. If you can contact with local operators then additionally you can enjoy kayaking and canoeing as well.


Diving and Snorkelling

Though Sri Lanka is not termed as one of the most perfect diving destination in Asia, yet it’s not so option less as well. There are plenty of underwater magnetisms to quench your indomitable thirst of diving. Spending a very less amount you can learn diving here. Schools are available in Beruwala, Hikkaduwa, Bentota, Weligama, Unawatuna, and Uppuveli. Marine life is quite rich here, as you can enjoy the sites comprising of underwater cave and rock complexes.


Cycling

Just avoid the main highways of Sri Lanka, as these are quite risky for cycling. The scenic beauty of the hilly regions and the less trafficking ways are the best tracks to enjoy mountain biking. Be out of the main road to safe yourself from the dangerous movement of buses and trucks. 



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