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Kitulgala Day Tour: White Water Rafting Adventure Departing from Galle

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Tour Details

Kitulgala Day Tour Overview

Embark on an exciting Kitulgala day tour with Lanka Tour Experts, departing from Galle. Kitulgala, just a 4 hour drive from Galle, is a stunning rainforest area that attracts both local and international travelers. Known for its natural beauty, Kitulgala is the perfect destination for white water rafting and a variety of other adventure activities.

TOUR STARTGalle/Hikkaduwa/Bentota/Mirissa
TOUR ENDGalle/Mirissa/Hikkaduwa/Colombo
Private air-conditioned vehicle
Private English-speaking driver for the entire journey
Guidance to locations
All government taxes
All travel expenses are covered, including highway tolls, fuel, and parking
Entry fees for the attractions and activities
Guide/driver tips

Highlights of the Kitulgala Day Tour

White Water Rafting in the Kelani River

The highlight of the Kitulgala day tour is white water rafting in the Kelani River. This thrilling activity covers 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids, making it suitable for anyone over the age of 10. Safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing by our experienced instructors ensure a fun and safe adventure.

Rainforest Walks and Waterfalls

Explore the pristine beauty of Kitulgala’s rainforests. The trek to the natural rock pools and waterfalls of Kataran-Oya is a must. This 1.5 km hike takes you to seven natural pools where you can slide down a waterfall, jump into a rock pool, and swim in the cool, clear waters.

Other Adventure Activities

In addition to white water rafting, the Kitulgala day tour offers a variety of other activities:

  • Mountain Biking: Ride through forest trails and roads.
  • Visiting Belilena Caves: Explore the prehistoric caves where 12,000-year-old skeletal remains of the ‘Balangoda man‘ were discovered.
  • Waterfall Jumps and Abseiling: Test your courage with waterfall jumps and abseiling.
  • Bird Watching and River Expeditions: Enjoy the diverse wildlife and serene river landscapes.

Enjoy a Sri Lankan Lunch

After an action-packed morning, savor a traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry lunch. This delicious meal is a perfect way to recharge before heading back to Galle.

Typical Itinerary of the Kitulgala Day Tour

  1. Pick up from Galle hotel at around 6:00 AM and transfer to Kitulgala: The journey takes approximately 2.5 hours.
  2. Rainforest Trek: A 1.5 km trek to the natural rock pools and waterfalls of Kataran-Oya.
  3. White Water Rafting: Experience the excitement of rafting in the Kelani River.
  4. Lunch: Enjoy a traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry meal.
  5. Return to Galle: Transfer back to Galle, approximately a 4 hour drive.

FAQs about the Kitulgala Day Tour

What should I bring for the Kitulgala day tour?

Bring comfortable clothing, swimwear, a change of clothes, sunscreen, a hat, and a camera. Water shoes or sandals with good grip are recommended for water activities.

Is the Kitulgala day tour suitable for children?

Yes, the tour is suitable for children over the age of 10 for white water rafting. Other activities may have different age requirements, so please check with us in advance.

How safe are the activities?

All activities are conducted with the highest safety standards. Our experienced instructors provide safety gear and thorough briefings before each activity.

Can the Kitulgala day tour be customized?

Absolutely! Our Kitulgala day tour is fully customizable to suit your preferences. Let us know your interests, and we will tailor the itinerary accordingly.

How can I book the Kitulgala day tour?

You can book the Kitulgala day tour directly through our website or contact us for personalized assistance.

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