Bentota is one of superb another tourist attraction beach close to Colombo. Early in the morning start the journey to Madu River, One of finest wetland in Sri Lanka and mangroves covered island with many small islands will the added enormous feeling to your journey. Fish therapy also one of the great expeditions can be gained in this Madu River. Another close destination is Lunugala garden which made by Geoffery Bawa, well-maintained landscape with picturesque surroundings will heal mind as well as the soul. Boat ride and having some relaxation at the Bentota is the final event of the journey. Overnight stay at Bentota
Madu River – This is one of amazing creation of Mother Nature and it is recorded as the most valuable wetland in Sri Lanka. There are many endemic fauna and flora can be found in this sanctuary. Also, it nestled to many immigrant birds as well. There are many small islands can be visited and there is a Buddhist Temple located middle of the lagoon. Having boat ride on this beautiful picturesque place will highly effect for having great tranquillity.
Lunugala Garden – A great architect called Geoffrey Bawa developed this great land as one of finest tourist attraction. There is find Asia’s most prolific and influential architects. The well-maintained garden with the beautiful superb landscape is a truly amazing thing. Something never missed and this place also demonstrates its beauty in a perfect way.
The day begins on Hikkaduwa one of finest and highest tourist attraction with blended of joy. There is one of superb surfing point and vast spread coral sanctuary is the most attractive thing. There is a great opportunity to attend many water sport activities such like surfing, Jet Ski, banana boat ride, wakeboarding can be listed as few not even that moonstone mine which is located near Hikkaduwa. Moonstone find only in here and that is semi-precious stone and visiting that place is a great opportunity to grab more information. Mask making also another traditional tourist attraction in Ambalangoda. There are many rituals which mixed with each and every mask. Also there are some ancient temples expect to be visited. Overnight stay at Hikkaduwa.
Hikkaduwa Beach – This is one of highest tourist attraction place, sun-kissed beach with golden sandy, a crystal clear beach is a superb place to having great holiday experience. There are many water sports activities listed to be attended. Diving is one of top priority there are many great shipwrecks located in close. Coral Sanctuary is the main attraction and snorkelling is a great unforgettable experience. Shopping on the beach also a tremendous experience for you
Moonstone mine – Semi-precious stone found in Ambalangoda and according to the people those stones found as blessings of Moon. A great place to observe the rituals and the traditions of mining. This journey adventurous blended joy can observe about the inside of the tunnels of moonstone mine. Also, they demonstrate about the whole process in an interesting way.
Mask Making – A tradition over thousand years, Ambalangoda is the major hub for mask making. Each and every mask has own ritual as well as the interesting story. The mask museum is the great place to observe the traditions and rituals of the mask. Even can visit some workshops where prepared masks and that will be more interesting to observe the hidden tradition of Sri Lanka.
Early in the morning visit Mirissa fort for having tremendous Whale Watching tour there are many Blue whales can be seen in near Dondra Point. After that start journey spends time to visit Stilt fishermen one of tradition fishing method Sri Lanka. Visit Cinnamon Island with a boat ride at Koggala Lake. Even visit the Galle Fort one of tremendous well preserved Dutch fort in Galle. Walking through the masonry pillars of the Colonial era with colonial buildings make a tremendous expression. End of the day spending time on superb Mirissa Beach.
Whale watching – The journey starts from Mirissa Fishery Harbor usually 9-15 natural miles travel during one journey. It is a truly amazing tour and many blue whales can be spotted in near Dondra Point. Blue Whales, Bottle Nose Dolphin, Turtles can be seen while on the journey. Breakfast and snakes will be provided while on the journey.
Stilt Fishermen – One of the traditional fishing method of Southern Province of Sri Lanka which comes generation to generation. Fishermen sitting on a narrow pole which fixed to the sand bed of Ocean. They never use bait and only attend the only morning, noon or evening. It is a way of living with a patient because fishermen have to wait more hours to capture a fish.
Cinnamon Island – This is located in Koggala Lake a spate island doing only cinnamon making process. The whole island consists of Cinnamon and people doing cinnamon industry of living and it is a great place to explore their hidden life. Not even that boat ride at Koggala Lake makes more sweet memories to the life.