Sri Lanka’s landscape enriched with jungles, mountains, giant rocks, balmy ocean water, rainforests, and hills is a paradise for sports and adventures. Mountain hiking, jungle trekking, hot air ballooning, surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving, kitesurfing, windsurfing, white water rafting, and zip-lining are some of the exciting outbound activities in Sri Lanka, to experience. The Sinharaja Forest is the last-remaining Sri Lankan primary rainforest you can trek through. Knuckles mountain range consists of an undisturbed forest cover to hike through discovering many wonders. Mirissa, Arugam Bay, Weligama, and Hikkaduwa are fabulous surf spots. The southern coast is scattered with reefs and wrecks, setting the scene for mesmerising dives. While Pidurangala, Ella Rock, and Little Adam’s Peak are the most rewarding rocks to climb, Adam’s Peak is the most sacred mountain to climb in Sri Lanka. Kalpitiya Peninsula and Pigeon Island are exceptional watersport destinations. There are various adventure hotels in Sri Lanka designed for leisure activities.
Tips to remember
- Always wear protective gear when required
- Never wander off a nature trail by yourself
- Do not attempt activities by yourself
- Always carry essentials
- Be aware of the dangers
- Research the day’s weather