Outdoor Activities To Do In Sri Lanka

When you think you have seen it all in the world you see more things that remind you why traveling is so much fun. Going to a different state may seem exciting at the moment but you cannot compare it to travelling to a different country. You get to see so many different cultures and people who bring you a deeper understanding of diversity.

If you decide to go to Sri Lanka then you’re in for a treat. The large amount of culture in the area is great for anyone who wishes to have themselves a spectacular time in the country. This is why you should get the following events out of the way when you visit the country.

  • Take a tour of Colombo.

This city can be said to be Sri Lanka’s, Mumbai. You definitely want to take a look at this town by taking a guided tour. The city tour bus makes 3 stops at Arcade Independence center, Town Hall, and National Museum.

  • Visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.

This is the world’s largest population of captive and orphaned elephants. Enjoy seeing the oldest in the group that is the biggest tourist attraction. The three legged elephant has been at the orphanage since it started.

  • Hike up to the Worlds End.

This is one of the most visited areas in Sri Lanka. It is a cliff where you can get an awesome view of the Indian Ocean. You may need to take it easy if you are afraid of heights since it is 4000ft above sea level. The hike is however not that long being about two miles or so to the top. You will need a guide to get to the cliff if you are not too sure of the way.

  • Get an aryuvedic oil massage

This is one of the most popular things to do when you go to Sri Lanka. You will really enjoy this because the oils are so relaxing they lessen the pain in your muscles. You do not have to be unwell in order to have the therapeutic massages. There are plenty of rejuvenating therapies available.

  • Go surfing in Arugam Bay.

This is the most engaging beach in this area. It is always flooded by tourists, travelers and plenty of sunbathers. If you would like to go surfing then the best times are in May and October all the way to November. The best places to do this is the Crocodile Rock, Peanut farm and the point. If you are a beginner then the Crocodile Rock is a great place to start. The point is a great place for experienced surfers.

  • Scuba diving in Bentota.

This is one of the most fun things you can do in Sri Lanka. Enjoy the scuba diving in this area while you’re touring the country. Other activities in this area are wind-surfing, kite surfing and parasailing.