Get back to nature with adventure travel in Sri Lanka. We've selected our favourite outdoor activities in Sri Lanka, including the best tours and trips that you can experience on your holiday.
There are adventure sports in Sri Lanka such as white water rafting, surfing and kite-surfing, though in general the activities that we include in our holidays are relatively gentle and relaxed. We're not an activity holiday specialist; we're more about revealing the fabric of the destination.
That said, we're bursting with trip ideas for Sri Lanka, and we'd be delighted to share them with you. It's all about your holiday. Have a look at what's possible and get in touch today.
Outdoors & Adventure Experiences in Sri Lanka
Adam's Peak (Sri Pada)
Sri Lanka's holiest mountain. An exhausting yet invigorating and magical climb above the clouds
Arankelle Forest Monastery
Ancient monastic ruins hidden away in the forest just north of Kurunegala.
Explore Bentota by bicycle, visiting the Virahaya Temple and Lunuganga House.
Climbing Sigiriya and Cycling Tour
Conquer the mighty rock fortress and cycle through its shadow
Deep Sea Fishing
Spend the early morning fishing in the rich waters around Sri Lanka's southwest coast.
Golf, Nuwara Eliya
Play Golf on the course at Nuwara Eliya and stay in one of the may excellent hotels in the region.
Golf - Victoria Course, Kandy
A round on one of the most scenic golf courses in Asia
Hill Country Adventures
Hiking, Mountain Biking, Kayaking & Rafting around the Kelani River
Horton Plains & Worlds End
Stunning wilderness National Park high in Sri Lanka's mountains
The wildest new extreme sport has arrived in Sri Lanka
Lahugala National Park
Sri Lanka's smallest national park, Lahugala is a great spot for watching Asian elephants in the wild and is just a skip from Arugum Bay.
Learn to Surf
Take advantage of Sri Lanka's East Coast waves with surf lessons at Arugam Bay
Take a walk up to the legendary Sir Thomas Lipton's favourite spot for a spectacular view.
Maligawila Standing Buddha
Sri Lanka's largest standing Buddha, hidden within the jungle of the lower hills.
Walking the Pekoe Trail provides the chance to see Sri Lanka's beauty, meet with local people, and learn about the culture of tea.
Just beside Sigiriya Rock Fortress lies another granite rock jutting out of the surrounding lowland, Pidurangala Rock.
Polonnaruwa Cycling Tour
Cycle around the relatively compact and well preserved ruins of Sri Lanka's second great historical capital.
Half day rock climbing excursion in Avissawella
Rural cycling and Polonnaruwa
A lovely rural cycling trip around villages with an afternoon explore of ancient Polonnaruwa
Dive and explore the coral reefs of Sri Lanka's beautiful coastline.
Exciting full-day sea kayak trip from Bentota
Stunning scenery, culture and some of the world's oldest rock paintings.
Train through the hill country
One of Asia's great train journeys, with spectacular views from start to finish.
Walking in the Hills
Taking in Adam's Peak and much more, this privately guided walking tour takes in some mind blowing scenery.
Water sports in Bentota
Try your hand at windsurfing, water skiing, wake boarding, banana rides, jet skiing, canoeing or surfing at Bentota, one of the best spots for water sports in Sri Lanka.
White Water Rafting
Thrilling ride down the Kelani River and its idyllic surroundings with experienced rafters.
One of Sri Lanka's ancient cities, Yapahuwa once housed the sacred tooth relic.