If you are an adventure sports lover, love the adrenaline rush and also like sending the shill down your spine then Sri Lanka is the perfect place for you. Whether you like kite surfing, paragliding, skydiving, hang gliding, surfing, windsurfing, rock climbing, kayaking, mountain biking & scuba diving all adventure sports are here to make your trip more enjoyment. Talking about the adventure sports and places then it’s the Colombo which heads the list. This capital city has got some of the marvelous adventure sports to boasts but the prime one is kite surfing.
If you are a beginner or a pro there are special arrangements made to accommodate you here in Sri Lanka. Herein sports persons not only teach you but also train you subsequently. This means they design the game as per your level. Majority of the adventure sports are equipped with full security and safety. Means there are no accidents. Also for having more enjoyment you can hire a local Kite buddy with a security boat if you want to go out further field.
After doing kite surfing the next sport is wind surfing. Herein the winds are side to side-onshore. This means you can surf 3 miles downwind and land on the wide not very crowded beach of Negombo. This beach is calm in nature but at the time of cyclone it can produce havoc. That’s why it is wise to carry proper safety gear and also the expert trainer. After wind surfing the next sports is mountain climbing. There are array of mountains that offer extreme mountain climbing and that you can enjoy easily and fully.
The important point to note is that Colombo houses some important installations. Thus, all the major adventure sports are played here with an ease. If you feel mountain climbing is not your cup of tea then there are varied wildlife parks that begin in the remote national park of Wasgamuwa. Wasgamuwa is one of the larger parks in Sri Lanka and is home to Elephants, Leopards, Sloth Bears, Crocodiles and many other common herbivores like Deer, Wild boar and Buffalo. Herein you can go for rock climbing and also on a safari.
If you wish for more adventure then there is mountain biking. Mountain biking is very famous here and people prefer to meet with the nature on their bikes. But being the forest area it is wise to have a guide with you as at the time of emergency he can act as your savior. If you want to see various birds then Sri Lankas only virgin rain forest Sinharaja is your prime destination. This unique biosphere is a complete haven for birdwatchers with 22 of Sri Lankas 26 endemics being spotted here.
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