The island of Sri Lanka is a tropical paradise with so many adventurous things to do. The land is so diverse in terms of cultures and landscapes that there’s always something for everyone here. Listed below are some of the most fun things you can try on your next vacation.
Hike Little Adam’s Peak
If you’re not that much into hiking but are a sucker for views, the trek up Little Adam’s Peak is ideal for you. You’ll be able to see all of Ella once you’re at the top. You can catch the best sunsets and sunrises in Sri Lanka. The trail has moderate, comfortable inclines and plenty of lookouts and shaded areas perfect for clicking pictures.
Trek through a tea plantation in Sri Lanka
If you’re looking to learn about the Sri Lankan culture and the impact of colonialism and how the famous Ceylon teas are made, visiting a tea plantation is the best thing to do. This is a unique way of experiencing true Sri Lanka; you can even stay in a colonial-style bungalow such as the ones offered by Boutique Collection by Amaya.
Go on a safari
The best places to visit in Sri Lanka are the national parks. Some of the most popular include Yala, Wilpattu and Kaudulla. You can arrange for a park guide and your very own safari jeep at the entrance. Elephants, deer, leopards and many other species of Sri Lankan wildlife can be seen in their natural habitats. You can observe them, take pictures and spend days here as long as you don’t litter or harm the animals.
Surf at Hikkaduwa
Have you ever come across a surfing paradise that’s also filled with monkeys, peacocks and jungle bliss? Hikkaduwa is the perfect surfer’s paradise with warm waters and breaks around every corner. The sun shines all year round and the culture there is very hip and lively. Nowhere in the world can you find the jungle and beach waves all in one place.