Experiences

OPEN-AIR CAMPING
OPEN-AIR CAMPING

Camping is one of the best ways to truly experience the great Sri Lankan outdoors. This enjoyable outdoor recreational activity is best experienced with Ceylon Tours  – be it wilderness camping out in the open wild or a simple outdoor camping experience to bask in the tranquility of the surroundings. Sri Lanka provides a plethora of camping spots to choose from, leaving campers spoilt for choice. Some of Sri Lanka's best camping sites include national parks such as Yala National Park, Udawalawe National Park and Wilpattu National Park – which all provide an excellent way to in

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EXPLORE ANCIENT CAVES DATING BACK TO PRE-HISTORIC
EXPLORE ANCIENT CAVES DATING BACK TO PRE-HISTORIC

Exploring Sri Lanka's ancient caves is a truly a one-of-a-kind experience that can be compared to none. The country's ancient caves date as far back as the Stone Ages to when the first signs of human life are believed to have been discovered in the country. Ceylon Tours offers several caving tours for travellers – lead by experienced guides who are well knowledgeable about both the history and the routes of all cave locations. Some of the best sites to explore ancient caves in Sri Lanka include the Belilena Caves, Andirilena Caves, Batatotalena Cave, Batadombalena Cave, Pannila Calcariou

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CANOEING / WHITE WATER RAFTING AND KAYAKING
CANOEING / WHITE WATER RAFTING AND KAYAKING

Canoeing, white water rafting and kayaking are three of the most exhilarating outdoor watersports that Sri Lanka has to offer. The activities are truly for the most adventurous of travellers who seek the thrill and adrenaline rush of surging through currents and rapids. Ceylon Tours offers a wealth of options for for adventure watersports – canoeing, white water rafting and kayaking included. Numerous canoe tours are available around the Bo-path Ella waterfall area to the Kalu river, with the Bentota lagoon being another favourite canoeing spot in the country. Kitulgala is by far the mos

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WHALE AND DOLPHIN WATCHING
WHALE AND DOLPHIN WATCHING

Whale and dolphin watching with Ceylon Tours provides an extraordinary way to get close and observe the magnificent gentle giants that roam the world's oceans. Whale and dolphin watching is truly an amazing experience for every outdoor enthusiast and provides the perfect peaceful and relaxing atmosphere for a day out in the seas. Sri Lanka is considered to be one of the best spots in the world for whale and dolphin watching, with several sighting locations across the country. The ideal place to sight these mammals is off the south, east and west coasts of the country. Dondra Point at the south

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SCUBA DIVING
SCUBA DIVING

Similar to snorkelling, scuba diving is another activity that can be taken up with Ceylon Tours to explore the beauty and magnificence of Sri Lanka beneath the ocean's surface. There are many excellent locations for scuba diving in Sri Lanka – particularly along the country’s southern and western coasts. Popular spots in the south include Unawatuna, Hikkaduwa and Weligama, with Beruwela and Bentota in the west, Kalpitiya and Negombo towards the north west, and Trincomalee along the eastern coast. A dive into Sri Lanka's waters is also an excellent way to learn more about its fascin

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HOT AIR BALLOONING
HOT AIR BALLOONING

Hot air ballooning in Sri Lanka and soaring high into the clouds is truly an exhilarating experience. Though the activity was introduced relatively recently to Sri Lanka, ballooning is amongst the most exciting and incredible ways to explore the country's dramatic landscapes and scenery. With Ceylon Tours, travellers may embark on hot air ballooning expeditions and soar into the clouds high above the ground – as high as 2000 feet into the air – to feel the freshness of the cool open air. Hot air ballooning season is generally between the months of November to April – when wea

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JEEP SAFARI
JEEP SAFARI

Jeep safari experiences with Ceylon Tours are like no other. Promising to be an absolutely magical experience for wilderness enthusiasts, Sri Lanka offers a myriad of jeep safari tours for all types of travellers of all age groups. Embarking on a jeep safari in Sri Lanka is a fantastic way to learn more about the country's diverse variety of flora and fauna that stretches across the country. Sri Lanka's national parks in particular are amongst the best sites for jeep safaris. Yala National Park, Udawalawe National Park and Minneriya National Park are three of the country's top national parks w

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