Sri Lanka affords the opportunity for the recreational activists and water sport enthusiast to enjoy White Water Rafting. The small town of Kitulgala in the hill country is the most famous White Water Rafting location in Sri Lanka.Experience White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River in Kitul gala covering 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids. This activity is for anyone above the age of 10 years with safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing will be given by our white water rafting instructors beforehand. The distance covered is around 5 KM. The river and its surrounding will make you feel enchanted, with a memorable Experience during your White Water Rafting Tour in Kitulagala.Tours can be arranged for anything from 1 hour to a half-day including lunch.
White Water Rafting can be coupled with adventurous confidence jumps and Water sliding technically known as Canyoning. The boulder strewn stretch of Kelani river at Kitulgala is an ideal setting for White Water Rafting. White Water Rafting at Kitulgala holds out the chance to enjoy the stunning tropical scenery of the region. This high adventure is suitable for first time rafters and experts alike. Along one ride you can pass the scenic location outside. Rafting has become a very popular exciting get safe adventure sport option.
The best time to enjoy White Water Rafting at Kitulgala is the period of May to December. During periods of heavy rain the river could turn out to be angry and White Water Rafting, perhaps wouldn’t be safe. The adventure operators on site would definitely advise all the water sports enthusiasts on the matter. However water levels could drop surprisingly fast, turning the river to its regular state. White Water Rafting in three nights on either side of full moon days brings about heightened sense of adventure for all the enthusiasts bent on an extra mile called Black rafting, therein, all the rafters are equipped with a headlight.If you are pregnant or suffering from any kind of illness then avoid this rafting activity. Better consult your physician first before attempting this adventurous activity in Sri Lanka. Do not force your friends and family members to involve into this activity if they are not ready to do so.