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Adventure sports to try in Sri Lanka

A country that boasts stunning natural beauty, a utopia for thrill seekers; Sri Lanka offers its visitors a myriad of attraction that will quench their thirst for Adventure.

White Water Rafting | Image Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/96147639@N00">Rob Chandler</a> from Toronto, Canada, <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:White_water_rafting,_Rangitata_Valley,_NZ.jpg">White water rafting, Rangitata Valley, NZ</a>, <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode" rel="license">CC BY 2.0</a>
White Water Rafting | Image Credit: Rob Chandler from Toronto, Canada, White water rafting, Rangitata Valley, NZ, CC BY 2.0

Hiking and Trekking

Sri Lanka is home to a varied collection of landscapes ranging from undulating mountain ranges with stunning views, to breezy and serene plains that are ideal for trekking. Most of these places are also safe for camping since least of the wildlife in Sri Lanka poses threats to campers.

Rock Climbing

Sri Lanka is filled with a number of natural rock formations that are very much exciting to climb Most of the mountains located in the highlands of Sri Lanka and are easily climbable yet you’ll cherish a wonderful experience because of the stunning sceneries you see during your climb!


This is a recently emerging adventure sport that is gaining popularity among youth. If you are interested and you are travelling to Sri Lanka as a group this is certainly an adventure sport worth trying. Most of the adventure sports destinations are located far from major cities but if you are stationed at a luxury apartment in Colombo the likes of One Galle Face, the “Splatter Paintball” range located near a small town close to Colombo area is called Ambagaspitiya.

Whitewater rafting

The country is home to a myriad of rivers that features white waters and are a paradise for kayakers and rafting enthusiasts. Kithulgala is a town located in the banks of the mighty Kelani River and it is one of the most popular rafting destinations in Sri Lanka which never fails to thrill adventure seekers.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+