Sri Lanka is blessed with rivers, lakes, waterfalls and more. Embarking on a river safari in Sri Lanka is definitely a great way to explore the island’s natural beauty along with the wondrous flora and fauna that thrives here.
The Bentota River
The Madu River is located in Bentota, the sunny coastal town in the south of the island. If you’re staying at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa or any other resort in Bentota, you can easily arrange a river safari ride along the thick mangroves.
Gregory Lake is located in the chilly hill city of Nuwara Eliya. It was built under the governance of the British by Governor Sir William Gregory in 1873. This lake has been used for watersports, safaris, etc.
Located on the south coast, in close proximity to Galle, Koggala lake is complete with rocky islands, thick shrubs and wildlife. There are around 8 small islands that can be accessed by a boat safari.
Madol Dowa Island
Also located in the south of Sri Lanka, Madol Dowa island is located inside a mangrove type lagoon teeming with birds and prawns.
The Madu River, in the south of the island; in Galle is a natural paradise. Covered in thick mangroves that houses a myriad of flora and fauna, embark on this river safari to discover Sri Lanka’s beauty.
Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+