14 THINGS MUST DO WHEN YOU ARE IN SRI LANKA
The TukTuk Tournament –October is a three-wheelers Tournament is of three-days, a festival
Surfing from November to April generally western and in southern coastal regions Weligama and Hikkaduwa of Sri Lanka. Arugam Bay is the best place between April to October
Scuba Diving in Sri Lanka's South coast starts from November to April, and between April to October in the Eastern coast of Sri Lanka. Many diving stations are available.
Trekking or Hiking in Sri Lankan in the hill country side offers excellent choices for it. Lakegala , Ella , Bandarawela, Sinharaja forest are the best place for hiking and trekking lovers.
Rock climbing in Sri Lanka is located in Buttala, Bambarakanda, Habarana , Ella, Pidurangala are more popular.
Hot air ballooning is also available in the Dambulla region. Though it is seasonal, it starts from November and lasts till April. It is operated by certified pilots of Sri Lanka, mostly during morning time.
White water rafting normally in scenic fast flowing waters of river Kelani in Kitulgala rain forest which is ideal for adventurous activities subject to age restrictions.
Sport fishing or Game fishing tours are available near the coast and lagoons of Negombo , Mirissa Bentota,etc. are the most famous places to do so. This sort is seasonal and starts from November to April. The fishes are Baramundi, Barracuda, Bonefish, Grouper, Indian Mackerel, Jackfish, Kingfish,Shark, Marlin, Sailfish, Snapper Emperor, Spanish Mackerel, Swordfish, Trevally, Tuna ,
Sailboat or Catamaran cruising- There are few luxury Catamaran and Sailboat cruising from October to April in the southern coast between May to October in eastern coast.
Wildlife Tours of Sri Lanka -sea turtles farm and hatchery in Bentota beach
Elephant Ride at Pinnawala, Sigiriya, Minneriya, and Habarana areas.
Whale and Dolphin Watching in Sri Lanka is more popular than before. It is Seasonal, and begins from December to April on the west coast. In the South coastal region of Sri Lanka it is from June to September in Trincomalee. Sri Lanka is situated in the international whale commission protected zone of Indian Ocean.
West coast Alankuda beach in Kalpitiya, Mirissa or Dondra Point of down south,
It's not advisable for people who have seasickness the cost is Rs. 6,500/-pp (approx). For this , one has to go deep into the sea around 4am for a morning trip.
Volunteering in Sri Lanka offers educational work and conservation of wildlife