Adventure tourism in Srilanka

white water rafting in kithulagala

Adventure Tours in Srilanka

Adventure travel is a type of niche tourism, involving exploration or travel with a certain degree of risk (real or perceived), and which may require special skills and physical exertion. The benefits that can obtain through the adventure tours in Srilanka are countless. Adventure travellers are able to discover Heart-Stopping untouched places, enjoy a heart-pounding experience, literally, adventure tours offer something for everyone. There are two main categories of adventure activities, hard adventure or soft adventure and it can be identified separately with its primary activities that need to do.

Adventure tourism is steadily growing in Sri Lanka as there is a multitude of adrenaline-inducing experiences in a whole host of beautiful and stunning natural landscapes. Sri Lanka offers a variety of exciting adventure tours like Trekking and Hiking, Diving and snorkelling, Deep Sea Fishing, Rock Climbing, Hot Air Ballooning, Whale Watching, white water rafting, wildlife safaris and many more here mentioned.

Here is the Sri Lanka destination that is best for adventurous activities.

Adventure water sports

Kayaking and canoeing can be considered as rare water adventure activities available in the world. In Sri Lanka, it is available in the Negombo, Weligama, Kalpitiya, Bentota, Kitulgala. Tourists also enjoy kitesurfing in Bentota, Kalpitiya, Weligama, Arugambay area. Scuba Diving, Snorkeling activities are available at Trincomalee, Bentota, Galle, Unawatuna, Hikkaduwa, Kalpitiya, Mirissa coastal area.  Arugambay is considered as the best destination in the world for Surfing. For White Water Rafting, Kithulgala is famous in Sri Lanka.

Camping in Srilanka

The island of Sri Lanka is home to many national parks and natural areas where travellers can go camping. Knuckles Mountain Range, Riverston, Ella, Kitulgala, BelihulOya, Yala National park, Udawalawa National park, Gal Oya National park, Wilpattu national park.

Exploring Caves

Sri Lanka is dotted with many Caves and almost all cave holds archaeological value as it contains evidence of human habitation that dates back to 32,000 BC. Batatotalena (Batadombalena) Cave, Belilena Cave, Wavulpone Cave, Mahalenama Cave, PannilaCalcarious Cave, Rakwana, Sthripura Cave – Welimada, Rawana Ella Cave – Ella are famous cave tourism as experts known as ‘speleology’ destination in Sri Lanka.

 Trekking, Hiking and Walking tours in Srilanka

Trekking, Hiking and Walking tour opportunities provide all around Sri Lanka especially in the Central Hills. Ella, Haputhale, Nuwara Eliya, Matale, Anamaduwa are some of the emerging destinations for adventure tours. Adventure tourism or Adventure Travel is a type of niche tourism that combines physical activity, as well as promoting excitement, adrenaline, and exploration.

Here are some Adventure tour packages that have designed by our Overa Team. Those have been designed including several adventure activities.

Please refer below link for adventure and cycling tours,

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