Sri Lanka is a fascinating island to the south of India in the Indian Ocean. This place boasts of breathtaking diversity of scenery and landscapes. Its pristine environment and diverse terrain make for a great backdrop to outdoor and activity holidays. Water-based sports like diving and surfing can also be enjoyed here along with plenty of other adventurous activities to explore, ranging from mountain biking and trekking to ballooning and yoga. Sri Lanka holiday packages allow visitors to experience an enthralling hot air balloon ride that has recently been very popular with locals and tourists alike.
White Water Rafting
Water rafting is a challenging recreational activity and requires participants to flow along the wave of an intrepid water sport. This enthralling sport, generally performed in turbulent white-waters, brings about exhilarating experience to the adventure enthusiasts. Some of the rivers of Sri Lanka offer a perfect setting for this adventurous activity. Travellers can book Sri Lanka holiday packages to travel to the small town of Kitulgala, located about 80 km from Colombo, to experience the best white water rafting in the country.
Located to the south of India in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is a small island, famous for surfing. The country has a tropical climate and the best time for surfers to go to Sri Lanka is from April to October when the ocean swells are consistent and wind conditions are favourable. As per experts, tourists can plan their surfing trip in the morning as tides are usually high. Booking Sri Lanka holiday packages is a great idea to enjoy the best of surfing around Hikkaduwa. It is a paradise for surfers and offers many spots for this adventurous activity, including Arugam Bay and Midigama. Surfing boards can be availed on rent at all these places. Surfing trainings around the coast are also, combined with tours for sightseeing.
Fondly called the pearl in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka offers one of the best scuba diving and snorkelling experiences in the world. The country is blessed with a multitude of tropical fish, well-preserved coral reefs and unspoilt ship wrecks, which can be explored at several locations off the south coast. With rich coral reefs and tropical fish, Hikkaduwa is counted as one of the best spots for scuba diving on the southwest coast of the country. Another important place for this adventurous sport is Kalpitiya in the Puttalam district of Sri Lanka.