Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

The elephant orphanage located in Pinnawala is home to many of these gentle giants who have been rescued as they have been at risk of poachers. The orphanage provides a home as well as a safe sanctuary to raise awareness about the conservation of these beautiful animals. A highlight of the day includes watching the baby elephants feeding off their mothers and the young ones being fed through a baby’s bottle.

Vesak Festival

Vesak is a significant day for the Buddhist people and is a pivotal day in Sri Lanka. It commemorates three significant milestones in Lord Buddha’s lifetime: the birth of Buddha, him attaining Enlightenment and his
passing away into Nirvana.  Vesak is celebrated on the day of the full moon in May.

Botanical Garden at Hakgala

Hakgala Botanical Gardens has an abundance of tall lush trees and wide spread of beautiful flowers and vegetation. Hakgala Botanical Gardens is special as it is also home to the
well known legend of Ramayan. It is believed that this beautiful garden was the pleasure garden of King Ravana. Legend suggests that this may have been place where Lord Ram’s wife Sita was held captive by King Ravana.

Botanical Garden at Peradeniya

Peradeniya Gardens is one of the largest of the three botanical gardens in Sri Lanka. Located in Kandy, it is surrounded on three sides by river Mahaweli. Many visitors also enjoy the manmade lake situated in the centre of the garden, which contains beautiful water plants. Whilst visiting Peradeniya Gardens, be sure to identify trees planted by influential figuressuch as Indira Gandhi, Yuri Gagarin, Marshal Tito, U Thant & Harold Macmillan.

Dolphin and Whales Watching

The majestic beauty of Blue Whales and Sperm Whales to the playful antics of Spinner,
Humpback and Bottlenose dolphins, dolphin & whale watching in Sri Lanka takes you on an
unforgettable voyage. The country has become one of the premier destinations in the world for this activity providing you a unique chance to spot these fascinating marine mammals swimming freely in their natural habitat.

Waterfall Abseiling

Enjoying the view of a stunning Waterfall is already amazing but abseiling takes this adventure far beyond the limits of a normal sightseeing of a tourist. The intense and powerful feeling of the water combined with the fact that you are hanging on a rope and that there is nothing but water beneath and above, will give adrenalin push like you have never experienced before. Waterfall Abseiling is an ideal adventure activity to test your confidence. 

Hot Air Balloon

Adventure takes flight with some of the best sightseeing Sri Lanka has to offer, featuring
unparalleled panoramic views of this island paradise. Taking place in areas such as Kandalama in the Cultural Triangle and Down South coastal region; in Kandalama one has the chance to enjoy unique vistas of the iconic Sigiriya rock fortress, while Down South excursions let you take in stunning views of the sun drenched coast.


The sun drenched coasts of Sri Lanka offer the ideal backdrop in which to head off to sea and enjoy some fun surfing action. Areas such as Hikkaduwa, Midigama and Arugam Bay are some of the best places to go in Sri Lanka if you’re looking for surf-worthy waves. Head down during the surfing season for an exciting adventure in the Indian Ocean that’s challenging enough for novices and pros alike.


Descend to a breathtaking underwater world and uncover the mysteries of the deep with diving excursions in Sri Lanka. Home to colourful corals and a vivid array of marine life, the clear waters that surround the island are perfect for divers looking for adventure beneath the waves. One can also explore the many shipwrecks that lie off the coasts, some of which date back to colonial times.


Explore the wonders of a vibrant underwater world on a thrilling snorkelling excursion that
provides a glimpse into life under the waves. Snorkelling in Sri Lanka can be enjoyed by the
entire family and is a popular activity that can be engaged in around the island, letting you see colorful coral and a vivid array of marine life that call these waters home.

White Water Rafting

Promising a thrilling ride on the rapids, white water rafting is an adrenaline pumping activity that offers plenty of fun thrills and spills for young and old alike. Kitulgala is the premier spot for such activities and the major and minor rapids in this area provide an action packed ride on the water amidst breathtaking natural scenery.

Kite Surfing

Kalpitiya situated in the North West Coast experiences strong breezes of around 18-20 knots and this enchanting coastal locale is the perfect place to enjoy an array of things to do in Sri Lanka including kite surfing. Skim along the waves as you harness the power of the wind that will take you on a ride you will not soon forget!

Boat Safari

Offering a fascinating voyage along some truly scenic waterways, boat safaris in Sri Lanka also provide a fun day out amidst stunning natural backdrops. On your excursions you may come across everything from ancient mangrove forests to small remote islands and colorful birdlife to local fishermen going about their day to day activities.

Bird Watching

Blessed with a rich natural heritage, the island is home to a wide range of endemic and migratory species that have made Sri Lanka a popular destination amongst bird watching enthusiasts. The island’s nature reserves attract many of these birds that can be seen amidst the foliage or flying in the skies above, be it the Purple Heron, Ceylon Junglefowl or the Shahen Falcon.

Turtle Watching

Sri Lanka provide an ideal place in which to engage in some turtle watching to see these endangered creatures be it during nesting or when baby hatchlings make their way to sea. The Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery and the Rekawa Turtle Sanctuary are amongst the best places to visit in Sri Lanka if you want to spend the day turtle watching and get to know more about their conservation too.

Nature Trekking

Discover a land like no other, while embarking on a nature trek in Sri Lanka, from ancient forests seemingly lost in time to nature reserves that are home to endemic flora & fauna. The mist shrouded Knuckles Mountain Range, the lush tea estates of Nuwara Eliya and the diverse Horton Plains National Park are just some of the sites one can plan trekking excursions to.


Experience the breathtaking beauty and secluded serenity of Sri Lanka’s natural splendour when on camping trips in the island. A perfect way to get close with nature, such things to do in Sri Lanka also give you the chance to enjoy trekking and hiking adventures that provide plenty of opportunities to witness the rich biodiversity of local flora & fauna.


Go off the beaten track using good old fashioned pedal power and discover the cultural, historical and natural richness of Sri Lanka. Cycling amidst lively town streets, traditional villages, cultural sites and lush green escapes is an ideal way to experience the island’s diversity which provides fun activities that the whole family can enjoy as well.

Train Journey

One of the must-try activities in Sri Lanka is hopping on a cross-country train. With the island’s well connected railway lines, train rides provide the ideal mode of transport for
those looking to truly soak up the enchanting atmosphere of Sri Lanka. From train rides along the sun kissed shores of the island’s South Coast to the hill country amidst mountains blanketed in emerald tea bushes.

Ayurvedic Treatment

Based on ancient healing rituals and traditions, our Sri Lankan Ayurveda treatments provide holistic healing that help bring about peace for mind, body and soul. Utilizing all natural herbs and ointments, such treatments which include head and body massages and herbal baths, help you unwind and restore that inner peace.


Enjoy some fun retail therapy in an island paradise! Sri Lanka provides a unique shopping experience that gives you a chance to purchase a wide range of international brands be it Nike, Adidas, Mango, Charles & Keith or Levi’s as well as local fashion at shopping centers such as Odel, House of Fashion & Glitz. Gems, spices, handicrafts, batiks and Ceylon tea provide shopping with a local flavor.


Kuda Waskaduwa,
Sri Lanka.