Test your adrenalin
and Experience Natural beauty
PERFECT TIME : BETWEEN 0900hrs - 1600hrs
• Meeting SLMT Representative at early agreed place at Kithulgala
• Start your multiple tour
White water rafting is an exciting activity that you must try while on vacation in Sri Lanka. Take a rapid and test your adrenaline and feel the sensation of how the thrill of conquering the rapids of the river with family and your friends.
Sri lanka is blessed with rivers. Most of rivers descend from Adam’s peak. Kalani River is the ideal way to get a rapid and enjoy the stunning tropical scenery of the region.
Kitulgala is located about 80 kilometers from Colombo. Kithulgala is a pleasant town set amidst all green hills thick with tropical vegetation. The name Kithulgala itself is derived from the Kitul palm tree, groves of which are abound in the expanses. Kitul sap is concentrated and then crystallized to produce jiggery. Kitul sap is also fermented to make palm wine.
Kithulgala is the movie location of David Lean’s 1957 epic, Bridge on the River Kwai was filmed. Though the film crew and stars are long dead and gone, the memorial sign posts on the location of the bridge and photographs hanged in the tourist restaurants in Kithulgala bring back memories of the academy award winning movie.
The Kalani rafting that would take about 90 minutes runs for 6.5km with five rapids graded 2 and 3. The Rapids with their own distinctive characters are aptly named: Head Chopper, Virgin’s Breast, Butter Crunch, Killer Fall and the Rib Cage. Riding modern rafts equipped with safety gear, White Water Rafting at Kithulgala would suit even the kids over 10 years in age.
A calm stretch in the River Kelani between two rocky outcrops on either side is the movie location where the railway bridge for the movie was constructed. The water flows silent in this stretch of the river, deep and sluggish.
Sri Lanka Mini tours (SLMT) offers exclusive rafting experience, knowledge local experience guide, life jackets, helmets. Enjoy our exclusive package during your Vacations, it take back with you memories to last a lifetime.
What to bring
• Sun Hat
• Swimsuit & Shorts
• Towel & Change of Clothes
• All participants will be given a safety briefing..
• the importance of listening to the guide or instructor..
• Always wearing life jacket and helmet.
• Do not take alcohol.
• Don’t wear jewelry or expensive watches..
Be a responsible traveler with your every step to save the future