Adventure in Sri Lanka
Trekking and Hiking
There are a multitude of roads winding through expanding mountains, lush green forests, paddy fields, parks and sleepy villages. Sri Lanka offers a plethora of opportunities to the keen hikers and trekkers. The highlands of Sri Lanka offer virgin rain forests, sacred mountains and lush tea gardens. Many plains are filled with rare birds and insects. Coupled with mild temperatures and welcoming smiles of the villagers provide the ideal setting to an unforgettable walking experience.
Surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka offers colourful coral gardens, a multitude of exotic fishes and ancient wrecks. In Sri Lanka you will have one of the best diving experiences in the world. The most beautiful coral gardens are along southern coasts. There are many old and new ship wrecks around Galle harbour.
Deep Sea Fishing
Sri Lanka is surrounded by the Indian Ocean and filled with fresh water reservoir inland. This makes it a hidden paradise for extreme anglers. With a shoreline of 1,140 miles and a continental shelf of 10,000 square miles, the sea around Sri Lanka is one of the most challenging marine game fishing locations. The outfalls of 103 major river basins and hundreds of estuaries, lagoons and coastal lakes all around the country are yet to be fully explored by sporting anglers.
Experience the thrills of crumbling rocks beneath the feet, head spinning heights and the earth expanding beneath conquering the mountains of Sri Lanka. The ranges of mountains standing guard around the highlands of Sri Lanka including the Knuckles range, Ella range, Habarana, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Horton Plains and Buttala provide challenging climbs to amateur as well as experienced climbers. The newest experience in mountaineering is waterfall climbing with exciting climbs like the rock face of Bambarakanda waterfall, the tallest in the country.
Hot Air Ballooning
Roam the skies of Sri Lanka enjoying the signs and sites from the heavens above. Floating at heights of 500 to 2000 feet on average, effortlessly drift over the treetops, wildlife, lakes & rivers, cultural sites, local urban homesteads & landmarks like Sigiriya Rock. The sunrise rides are offered at day break to enhance the experience by accompanying the sights and sounds with magical experience of dawn.
The ocean around Sri Lanka is home to the gentle giants and the performers of the ocean. Dolphins and whales parade their presence at various locations around Sri Lanka during the months of December to April. Being situated on and around the migrating routes of whales and dolphins, Sri Lanka is in a vantage point to observe the migration of 26 species of whales including blue whales, sperm whales, pilot whales, fin whales and a large variety of dolphins.