Goyambokka & Pallikaduwa Twin Bay Beaches

Made up of a sequence of beautiful rocky caves, the twin bays to the west of Tangalle town in Goyambokka (popularly known as Silent Beach) & Pallikaduwa are picturesque upmarket villages in sharp contrast with the flatter coastline to the north.

Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara

Little Sigiriya” Mulkirigala is an ancient and an archaeological Buddhist monastery. The monastery has a great historical significance dating back to 2nd century B.C. The ancient rock steps lead the visitors through a series of natural caves, with historical wall paintings & statues, and on to the summit.

Humaniya blowhole

The fanciful name derives from the low, booming “Hoo” sound that precedes the jets of water. The blowhole is formed from a deep, narrow cleft in the cliff, around 20m deep & a meter wide, which funnels plumes of water up into the air in great jets by some terrific action of water pressure. It’s most impressive during the monsoon – May to Nov.

Kalametiya Bird sanctuary

20km beyond Tangalle, Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary comprises an area of coastal lagoons & mangroves which is rich in marine & birdlife, similar to that found in Bundala and best seen from November to March. Access to the sanctuary is from the village of Hungama.

Yala National Park

Yala National Park is the second biggest national park in Sri Lanka and arguably the most rewarding. Mostly famed for leopard and one of the best places in the world to watch them year round. Yala is said to be home to one of the highest concentrations of these illusive cats. Another highlight is Elephant in small & large herds, Herds of spotted deer also can seen all over the park. The peacock is easily the most famous of the birds at Yala. The painted stork, many varieties of heron, the spoonbill, the bee-eater, parakeets, and king-fisher & wood pecker are some of the birds can be seen in the park.

Katharagama

Katharagama is a one of the most historical and spiritual city in Sri Lanka, famous for Katharagama perehera which is held in the months of July/August. This two weeks Perahera attracts thousands of Hindus and Buddhists, many of who make the pilgrimage on foot from as far afield as Jaffna in Sri Lanka’s northern peninsula.

Udawalawe National Park

The park is blessed with 600 of these giants and you can witness herds up to 100 during a visit. Also it is very common scenery to see adults and playful young elephants are feeding, bathing or playing in the water. In addition to this main attraction, the park accommodate to many water buffalo, water monitor lizards, spotted & barking deer, wild boar, jackals, mongoose, monkeys and the occasional leopard, as well as being an exhilarating location for bird enthusiasts.