NATURE

Adventure, Eco, Holiday, Leisure

TURTLE HETCHERY KOSGODA

 

There are lots of projects held in this area to protect the preservation of the sea turtles. The projects also involve breeding and the treatment of weak and/or disabled turtles.

PINNAWELA ELEPHANTS OPHANAGE

This is an Orphanage which nursery add captive breeding ground for wild asian elephants located at pinnawela village in Kegalle Sri Lanka. Pinnawala has the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. In 2011, there were 10965 elephants, including 4643 males and 968 females from 3 generations, living in Pinnawala.

WHALES WATCHING

Mirissa (Southern Province) Tricomalee (East Province) and Kalpitiya (North West Province) are the very famous areas for watching whales, dolphins and sea turtles.

SINGHARAJA RAIN FOREST

Singharaja forest is a National park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a biographer reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO.T he hilly virgin rainforest, part of the Sri Lanka lowland rain forests ecoregion, was saved from the worst of commercial logging by its inaccessibility, and was designated a World Biosphere Reserve in 1978 and a World Heritage Site in 1988. The reserve’s name translates as Lion Kingdom.

THE KNUCKLES RANGE

It is lies in Central Sri Lanka. This name was assigned by early British period. There is a series of isolated cloud forests, harbouring a variety of flora and fauna.

UDAWATTE KALE RAIN FOREST

One of the famous rain forests in Sri Lanka. Located in Kandy.

ADAM’S PEAK

It is a 2243 meters tall conical mountain. It is well known as “Sri Pada”, which translated as “sacred footprint”. It has a 1.8 meters (5 ft 11 in) rock formation near the summit, which in Buddhist tradition is held to be the Footprint of the lord Buddha.

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