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Top Exciting Adventures in Sri Lanka – A Nation of Many Marvels

On the charming island of Sri Lanka, you will have the chance to enjoy many exciting adventures such as a tuk-tuk safari in Colombo, a Yala wildlife safari, snorkelling at Pigeon Island and more!


Colombo tuk-tuk safari

Travelling by tuk-tuk will always be an adventure and exploring the charming city of Colombo by tuk-tuk, is sure to be an enthralling experience for the curious sightseer. Colombo is a city of many attractions and this tour will enable you to experience some of them. On this safari, you will be able to visit an engrossing Hindu kovil and explore the bustling market of Pettah. After having a refreshing fruit juice, your tour will take you to the Dutch Hospital Precinct so that you can enjoy a relaxed tea while observing the sunset. You may round off your excursion by savouring some hoppers and touring sites like the Gangaramaya Temple and Independence Square.


Yala National Park safari

The well-known Yala National Park takes pride of place amongst Sri Lanka's nature sanctuaries. If you happen to be a wildlife or nature lover, your stay in Sri Lanka would be incomplete without undertaking a safari at this national park. On such a safari, you may have the opportunity to spot different kinds of wildlife including creatures like leopards, elephants and even the elusive sloth bear. Many interesting kinds of birds can also be seen at Yala National Park such as the well-known jungle fowl and groups of peacocks. Additionally, this nature sanctuary features many diverse kinds of plants and trees as well as idyllic coastal areas too.


Pigeon Island snorkelling

Avid snorkelers are sure to appreciate the chance to go snorkelling at the engrossing Pigeon Island. The waters surrounding this appealing island, which is situated in the district of Trincomalee, is home to a marine national park that offers an entrancing experience for snorkelers as it contains many natural wonders. After entering this mesmerising marine environment, you will encounter abundant coral formations as well as many fascinating varieties of fish. To snorkel at Pigeon Island and experience other captivating Sri Lanka tours, a specialist to consider would be Walkers Tours.


Tour for wanderers

This amazing adventure tour will take you off the beaten path so that you can truly experience the rustic wonders of Sri Lanka. Through this adventure, you will be able to explore the island nation's secluded wildernesses as well as experience the traditional lifestyle of its rural folk. You will also have the chance to engage in plenty of trekking, appreciate the beauty of nature, spot interesting kinds of wild animals and spend time camping in the wilderness. You may also visit mountain ranges like the Knuckles Mountain Range and explore jungles in the company of a naturalist guide on the tour.


Whale watching cruise

If you have a liking for marine mammals, particularly whales, you will be enthralled by a whale watching cruise that you could undertake in the environs of the town of Mirissa. You will be able to take to the ocean waters on a luxurious yacht on an excursion that the whole family can enjoy. On such adventures, you will be able to bask in the bracing sea air and marvel at the sight of the mighty whales that frequent this part of the ocean including blue whales.