Sri Lanka has varying climates and offers a range of adventures from the top of mountains to the depths of the oceans. Scuba diving and surfing are the most popular beach sports in Sri Lanka. Scuba diving has long history in Sri Lanka and at present oceans filled with coral gardens, multitudes of exotic fishes and ancient wrecks Sri Lanka offers one of the best diving experiences in the world. Although comparatively new to the country surfing too has made its mark in the Southern and Eastern coasts of the island for the last twenty five years. The sea around Sri Lanka is also one of most challenging marine game fishing place and with water rafting, Kayaking and canoeing are new water sports practices in Sri Lanka.
High mountains, lush green forest, paddy fields, parks and villages Sri Lanka has to offer opportunities to keen hikes and trail blazing through the traces and paths on house or elephant back is a novel experience.
You can experience the thrills of crumbling rocks beneath the feet head spinning heights and the earth expanding beneath when conquering many mountains of Sri Lanka or take over waterfalls climbing with exciting climbs like the rock face of Bambarakanda waterfall the tallest water fall in Sri Lanka.
Boat rides in Maduganga River Safari Cruise through the mangrove and a host little islands along a river resplendent with natural beauty. Maduganga wet land is considered to be one of the pristine mangrove forest in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka is blessed with some of the most beautiful waterfalls in Asia and they make a quite a exquisite during the rainy season. Devon Falls, St’Claire’s falls, Bambarakanda falls, Dunhida falls, Bopath falls, Bakers Falls and Diyaluma falls are few of the famous water falls in Sri Lanka.
Another famous destination in the mountains is the Worlds End in Horton Plains and this is a very high mountain peak where you can even see the coastline on a clear day.
Whale and Dolphin watching is thrilling experience and from Mirissa Harbour one hour ride out to deep sea.
Nature lovers visit Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya Hakgala and Gampaha.