If you have never heard of a river safari, there’s no better place to try this out than down the Madu River! Read on more to find out what to expect, where to stay and everything you need to know to plan this excursion.
Where is it?
The Madu river, which is referred to as “Madu Ganga” by the locals, is located in the sunny south of Sri Lanka. A short drive from Galle, some of the nation’s most precious mangroves are found in and around the Madu River. Sri Lanka has many rivers and waterways but the Madu river safari is among its best so make sure you check it out!
Where Can I Stay?
The southern belt of Sri Lanka is dotted with plenty of warm and welcoming accommodations from hostels to hotels such as Heritance Ahungalla. Whatever your budget is, there’ll always be a place to stash your bags and rest your head while you explore the island.
What Can I Expect?
Whether or not you’re a nature buff, the pristine surroundings of the mangroves will leave you in awe of its natural beauty. With plenty of endemic and endangered species of birds as well, you’ll be able to see and learn all about this incredibly important ecosystem. Who said you can’t keep learning while on holiday?