Menik Ganga is a popular stream of water which flows through the country starting from a sprout of water in a peak in the Uva province. In English Menik Ganga gives the meaning the River of Gems. It is called so because underneath the rich soil of the river Menik lays precious stones of all kinds which prosper Sri Lanka. This river has much significance since it flows through the holy city Kataragama. Devotees visiting Kataragama, the city of god Kataragama has made it a tradition to clean themselves from the river and then walk forth to the holy place.
The river is rich with fish since people do not fish in this river in the terrain of Lord Kanda. Menik Ganga is one of the main rivers that flows through the country and helps people in many other ways. Agricultural purposes are fulfilled through this amazing river. There is a period during the year where the sun is so high and the river dries up. However the river does such a great service and adds a lot of natural beauty to the cities it flows through. The river also flows through the Yala National Park which is a renowned attraction in Sri Lanka.
People visiting Yala make it a point to stop by and experience the serene environment of the river where birds rest on bushes and dead trees in the middle of the river. Also crocodiles are a frequent site in Yala where the Menik Ganga is home to them. It drops itself to the Indian Ocean through the Yala Park. People love to camp around the river where the environment is cool and gives the typical feeling of a picnic. Yala Hotels Sri Lanka is very popular among Yala travelers who visit the jungle for fun filled adventures. It’s simply amazing how a Yala Hotel gives you the perfect vacation taking you out into the wild giving the perfect exposure to the wild animals that walk about in peace. Chaaya Wild Yala would be a perfect option if a traveler wishes for an adventurous tour in Yala.