Kitulgala Adventure Tour

Kitulgala Adventure Tour

Kitulgala has located 60 km South-West of Kandy at the Colombo-Nuwara Eliya road. The rain forest patch at the Kitulgala adds natural beauty to the area. The film “The Bridge on the River Kwai” that won 8 Academy Awards in 1958 was filmed on the Kelani River near Kitulgala. However, nothing has remained now except the concrete foundations for the bridge. Kelani river flows through the Kitulgala. It provides the best stretch of water for white water rafting in Sri Lanka.  There are plenty of adventures other than white water rafting that can be done in Kutulgala. As per your interest and strength, you can select your adventure activities during this one–day tour.

Adventure activities to choose from:

White water rafting

It is all about excitement, relaxation and teamwork that you will enjoy multiple sensations, the exhilaration and thrill from nature's powerful forces at work. The whitewater and the respect that it commands will thrill you in the spectacular scenery that encompasses there throughout the journey. Further, you will relish the contentment of the achievement and fulfilment of personal and team challenges met and mastered along the way. The journey takes 90 minutes for the total distance of 6.5 km under the Grade 02 and 03 rapids.

Jungle Track, Rock Sliding with Confident Jump

The journey takes approximately two and half hours to reach the destination and return. It is about 02 Km walking distance and the natural rock on the way provides one the thrill of sliding into the water of the lagoon. It is an interesting and enthusiastic event that provides maximum fun. Further, this includes a jump from the natural rock into the deep water, which will help one to build up confidence.  

Mountain Cycling Tour – To Belilena Cave

This is a world-class cycling trail covering, mountains, valleys, tropical rain forests, reservoirs, ancient cities, and remote villages. Furthermore, this will be a learning intervention to a 2500-year culture and an insight into a unique way of life in this land of discoveries.

Water Fall Abseiling 

Nothing can beat the thrill and excitement experienced when one confronts abseiling down the 15- meters height Waterfall, “Sandun Ella”. This waterfall is 30 Meters (100ft) high, joins the Kelani river. 

Solo Kayaking

Paddle through the Kelani river while exploring the flora and fauna of the surrounding lush environment. Basic training will be given before starting the Kayaking paddle. 

14 hours
Suitable Period
Any time
Good for 
Anybody. But depending on the health and the strength
Moderate & difficult
Shorts/ long pants/ tight & T-shirt/Swimwear (optional), A set change clothes/Towel
Strap sandals/ shoes, Goggles for contact lenses
No. of participants:
Any number

Starting from Car USD 0 | Van USD 0

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Key Highlights

  • White water rafting
  • Waterfall abseiling
  • Mountain biking

What's included

  • Transport with an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Service of an English speaking chauffeur guide
  • All highway and Parking charges if applicable
  • All taxes incurred

What's Not included

  • Entry fees for the mentioned activities
  • Meals and refreshments
  • Specialist guide’s fee
  • Tips (optional)
  • Expenses of personal nature

You will be picked up from your hotel in Kandy at 6.00 am. Transfer you to Kitulgala. Approximately 2 and half hours’ drive

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Engage in adventure activities as per your interest and strength. Lunch will be served during the activities. 


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Adventure activities will finish at around 5.00 pm and transfer you back to Colombo. Approximately 2 and half hours’ drive.

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