Most of rivers descend from Adam’s peak, Kithulgala too. A 2,243m mountain which is the mythological place where Adam set foot on earth. Kithulgala is perfect place to get your paddle wet for the first time; Kithulgala offers a unforgettable rafting trip with challenging rapids, stunning scenery and beauty. The river hosts rapids between grades 2 and 3, with the rafting stretch being approximately 6.5 kilometers, and taking between 1 to 2 hours to complete. With up to seven rapids to tackle, including the "Killer Fall" and "Rib Cage" and it chosen a location of film site of the railway in the 1957 Movie Bridge over the River Kwai. Behind you, mountains are covered in a mixture of thick rainforest and tea and rubber plantations provide a memorable trill.
This activity which doesn’t require swimming capabilities at all is ideal for the amateurs who wish to 'take the plunge' and for experts as well. This breathtaking village famous as a unbeatable adventure and leisure destination among local and foreign tourists. Visitors can experience plenty of activities such as White Water Rafting, Bird Watching, Walking in the Jungle, Visiting pre historic caves, Trekking to Waterfalls, Bathing in the river, Adventure Jumps and slides in natural ponds, Rain Forest Walks and Trails, River Expeditions, Mountain biking, Waterfall Abseiling, etc.