Lanka at a Glance
Sri Lanka’s idyllic scenery is an ideal setting for romance and for Weddings
hill capital blend the Sri Lankan kingdom is linked with amazing history involving
5th century B.C. oldest capital entwines a chain of monarchial rule treasured
East, West Coast & Safari Beaches, Coral gardens, Tropical fish & under water sceneries...
city situated in mild mountain plains above 3000ft. is the central region of
Precious stones, Gem Mines, cutting and polishing stones Ratnapura which carries
reputations as the ...
/ special interest choice in Sri Lanka Water-based sport/ adventure
Lanka has over 1600Km. of tropical beaches circled by the warm water of the
Indian ocean, bays, lagoons, river-mouths, off-shore islands, multi-coloured
coral reefs and submerged, centuries-old shipwrecks. Sea-water temperature
average 27 degrees C. high season underwater visibility is betWeen 15m. to
over 40m. and wind velocity from 2 to 6 on the beaufort scale. (November to
April in the south and West and May to September in the eastern and northern
varied and exciting water-sports range include wind-surfing, water-skiing,
surfing, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, speed-boat, banana-boat, jet-scooter
and fun-tube riding. Boat cruises in rivers and lagoons offer adventure and
insights of rivers-bank and Wet-land flora and wild life.
courses of more than a hundred rivers, lagoons, natural and(a large number
of) irrigation lakes promise exciting canoeing and kayaking year-round. Programmes
frequently include camping in unspoilt rural mooring sites. Popular choice
include the Kalu Ganga
Kalani Ganga(river) which flow through Highly scenic landscape. David Lean’s
Bridge on the River Kwai, winner of 7 Academy Awards, was shot at Kitulgala,
a picturesque up- river canoeing/ Kayaking location on the Kelani Ganga.
Fast headwaters and rapids on the Kelani (especially at Kitulgala) and Kalu
And many other offer ideal sites in fine Weather periods (mainly November
when rivers are not over-loaded with heavy rains.