Embark on an unforgettable Kitulgala white water rafting adventure, perfect for adrenalin junkies out there along with a range other fun sight-seeing activity!
Details of the Kitulgala - White Water Rafting
Morning pick up from hotel
Proceed to Kithulgala Approximately 80 kilometres from Colombo is Kitulgala, a pleasant town whose name is derived from the kitul tree, vast numbers of which grow in the area. Kitulgala had a brush with fame when it was chosen as the location for David Lean’s 1957 epic, Bridge on the River Kwai. The film crews and stars may be long gone, but many still stop here to gaze across the Kelani River where once stood the most famous bridge in cinematic history. You have to use your memory to fill in the missing timbers, but as the film is screened so often that shouldn’t be a problem. The Kitulgala run is 6.5 km in length and takes about 90 minutes to complete. It rates between grades 2 and 3 and there are seven rapids to tackle, each with their own unique names. On a run down the river you run into the likes of Virgin’s Breast, Butter Crunch, Killer Fall and the Rib Cage. As the names suggest, they each have their own distinct character. A most interesting rapid is the Head Chopper. The water picks up speed and forces its way through a channel on the right bank of the river. The speed shoots the boat around the corner and directly into the path of a low-lying branch. The adrenaline rush is brought about more by the sense of speed than actual proximity to the branch. For taller rafters, though, it is very advisable to duck!
Payment - Full payment to be made at the time of booking.
Cancellation - In the event of cancellation 50% of the total cost to be refunded if the cancellation is made 24hrs prior to commencement of the tour.
Rates - Include expenses in connection with ground transportation pertaining to the itinerary. Meals, Entrance Fees, Hotel Accommodation where applicable will be provided on request with an extra cost. Items of personal nature such as Beverages, Laundry and Tips are not included.
Transportation - Transport will be made available in terms of cars, Micro Vans, Mini Coaches based on the route and the number of passengers.
Alternations in Programme - The right is reserved to alter any route or arrangements, should conditions necessitate to offer substitute or equal value or to cancel the operation of any scheduled excursion or tour. The right to reserved to alter any route arrangements, should conditions necessitate to offer suitable or equal value or to cancel the operation of any scheduled excursion or tour. The right to reserve, to decline accept or retrain any person as a member of any tour at any time, which case an equitable amount will be refunded.