Water Sports on Land and in The Ocean
With over a hundred rivers, marshes, lagoons, and a few interconnecting historic canals and lakes, canoeing and kayaking options abound on a Sri Lanka vacation. Make sure to request it when booking an all-inclusive Sri Lanka vacation. The Kelani River and the Kaluganga River provide excellent opportunities for paddling through the tranquil countryside in typically calm waters. The numerous reservoirs that dot the inescapable paths you must go on a Sri Lanka tour provide excellent canoeing opportunities. The calm waters of the Samanalawewa reservoir, which is easily accessible from Belihuloya, are a favorite canoeing destination.
You may also go hiking or bicycling in the beautiful surroundings of Belihuloya, which includes a hiking track that leads to Horton Plains. Another reservoir for canoeing with a panoramic view of the mountain range that rims it is the Chandrikawewa Reservoir, which is on the road from Rathnapura – the Gem City to the Yala National Park. Your Sri Lanka travel operator will, of course, provide an expert guide as well as contemporary life jackets. Those who have never paddled before will be given a thorough introduction to the sport.
Benthota in the south-west, the Negombo lagoon on the west coast and Trincomalee in the East Coast are the best of many other coastal spots for wind surfing. The experienced windsurfer is assured of an exquisite infusion of adrenaline skimming over the waters in all three points. For beginners of windsurfing, the more tranquil waters of the Bentota River and the Negombo Lagoon are recommended The many tanks and lakes provide ideal training before you head out to the challenge of the ocean from your Sri Lanka beach resorts.The sea off Nilaveli beach in Trincomalee provides a fantastic east coast alternative when h3 monsoon winds make it less hospitable for the sport on the west coast.
The top wind surfing places in Sri Lanka include Benthota in the south-west, the Negombo lagoon on the west coast, and Trincomalee on the east coast. The expert windsurfer is guaranteed an incredible rush of adrenaline when skimming over the seas in all three places. Windsurfing beginners should stick to the calmer waters of the Bentota River and the Negombo Lagoon. The numerous tanks and lakes give excellent practice before taking on the challenge of the ocean from your Sri Lanka beach resorts. When the west coast’s monsoon winds make the waters near Nilaveli beach in Trincomalee unsuitable for the sport, the sea off Nilaveli beach in Trincomalee provides a superb east coast alternative.
Because of the year-round blowing in the Negombo lagoon, it serves as a training ground for this fascinating water activity in a Sri Lanka vacation package. There is constantly a breeze blowing over the Negombo lagoon, and the waves may reach 15cm at times. Scuba diving and snorkeling are inextricably linked to Sri Lanka holiday packages.
Diving on the reefs may reward you with an astounding assortment of tropical fish and wildly interesting ship wrecks that you have only heard about in Sri Lanka travel brochures. The marine sanctuary of the Bar Reef off the west coast of Kalpitiya beach is recommended for passionate marine conservationists. The richness of marine treasures that scuba divers like is enticing enough to consider residing in a Sri Lanka Villa on the west coast or a Sri Lanka boutique hotel near Pigeon Island on the east coast.
Hot Air Ballooning
The optimum season for flying, depending on weather conditions, is from October to April, when light breezes and clear skies are guaranteed. Hot air ballooning is an amazing method to learn a people’s and their land’s strange blend of history, modernism, tranquillity, and religiosity. The bird’s-eye view of temples, shrines, cascading dams, asphalt highways winding through verdant paddy fields, and urban bazaars is well worth the effort. Hot air balloons made by major manufacturers are piloted by instructors certified by the Sri Lanka Civil Aviation Authority. The balloon will carry you above the ruins of the palace atop the Sigriya Rock fortification, a popular tourist destination in Sri Lanka.