Whether you are an adrenaline junkie or just love to be active on holiday, Sri Lanka has something to offer you! So let’s dull those lock down blues with a list of reasons why Sri Lanka should be on your post-pandemic, adventure bucket list.
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Top Adventures On Land
There are a variety of landscapes perfectly suited to hikers of all levels in Sri Lanka. The country has spent the last few years further developing trails in order to attract more keen ramblers. The cooler climes of the hill country in the centre of the country attract the most hikers, the most popular being Adam’s Peak, offering commanding views of the surrounding landscape and an important pilgrimage site for local Hindu’s, Buddhist’s and Muslim’s. The view from ‘The World’s End’ at Horton’s Plain National Park or the famous Nine Arches Railway Bridge in Ella are also not worth missing. Further North, where the climate is drier and hotter, you will find stunning walks through paddy fields and traditional villages, but the most iconic climb is to the top of Pidurangala Rock. Best enjoyed at sunset, the hike provides views of the iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress, with mountains, grasslands and forest as the backdrop.