River Safari, Balapitiya One Day Excursion

Early morning proceed to Balapitiya and do a Blapitiya river safari by a boat enjoying the scenic beauty along the Madhu River.
This is a relaxing trip with plenty of interesting stops.

You pass dozens of islets forested with mangroves and can appreciate the timeless natural rhythms of rural life. You motor powered boat pausing to view a 200 year old temple and to watch the locals cultivating cinnamon. You may also see demonstrations of coir manufacture and rope making.
Bring your binoculars along if you can as around 46 species of bird reside in the area including 14 aquatic varieties. You can also spot huge water lilies and colorful butterflies.

In return you can stop at Bentota* and do some water sports.

Return to hotel to end this day excursion.