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Itinerant Notes is a guide to the island of Sri Lanka. We write blog posts and articles about traveling, food, accommodation, most un-touched places and many more. Any one is welcome to join to our community and share thoughts.
Hawagala Mountain Range - Sri Lanka
Hawagala is a very beautiful mountain range belonging to Sabaragamuwa Province.Popular local landmarks such as Adara Kanda, NonPareil Estate, and Hortain Plains surround Hawagala.Hawagala mountain,which is about 4 km from BelihulOya town,is 1330 meters above sea level.Hewagala Hill is an easy hill to climb and it is a short trek of about 3km.
Devil's staircase - Sri Lanka
There are numerous man-made and natural structures throughout Sri Lanka, among them "Devil's Staircases'' a significant .The Devil's Staircase, also known as "Yakage Padipela," is one of them and is the riskiest. It is located in Sri Lanka.
Sinharaja Forest Reserve - Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is covered in forestation for about 30% and is a tropical country that boasts many forest reserves, national parks and such however even among them Sinharaja forest reserve takes a very special place. The Sinharaja is colloquially known as the lungs of the island nation as it is believed to produce large quantities of Oxygen...
Arugambay Beach - One of the best surfing destinations in the world
Arugambay beach is one of the best beaches in Sri Lanka and also called Surfers’ Paradise as it is one of the best-surfing destinations in the world. Initially, Arugambay was an isolated bay on the East coast and later it was attracted by traveling surfers, and boom! Now surfers around the world come and enjoy the waves in Arugambay to an extent that it has become a destination where surfing competitions are organized. Many events are held each year under the patronage of the Sri Lanka Tourism Authority to promote this beach and in 2019 Sri Lanka held Regional World Tourism Day Celebrations in Arugambay on 29th September in parallel to World Surf League (WSL) 2019.
Katusu Konda ( කටුසු කොන්ද) - Sri Lanka
Hiking is one of our favorite adventures. Amazing treks to mountain peaks, always fascinating and breathtaking. It’s a bizarre sensation for those of us who appreciate natural scenery to see it as an adventure. Walking in “Katusu Konda '' or Knife Edge '' at the end of the Hanthana mountain range is an adventure.It was named after a tall mountain peak with a narrow top resembling the back of a lizard. A very dangerous steep slope is visible looking down from here. You cannot be certain about your life if you slip or fall.
Diyaluma Falls - Sri Lanka
Diyaluma Falls in Sri Lanka, is the second-tallest waterfall in the country with a height of 220m (720ft). It’s a stunning spectacle of nature.Diyaluma falls is located in Badulla district on the Colombo-Badulla road, about 6km East of the regional town of Koslanda, and around 30km south of Ella.
Bundala national park, bundala, Sri Lanka
Bundala National Park is another national park in Sri Lanka, which perhaps doesn’t get the love it deserves due its proximity to Sri Lanka’s most famous national park, Yala national park. However, what makes it special is that it has been named as one of the four “Man and Biosphere Reserve” by UNESCO, which Yala is not a part of, what both the parks have in common is that both of them are designated Important Bird Areas...
Ever wanted to have a lazy beach holiday in a less crowded beach without water sports, crowded shops, packed tourists all the way, and nightlife? Then here you are… Tangalle beach is one of the calmest and peaceful small beach towns in Sri Lanka which is situated farthest in the South Coast. If you ever want to spend your holiday while reading a book watching the sunset, playing beach volleyball, going an evening walk, listening to music while dipping in the ocean from time to time, or sunbathing with no hustle environment around, spend your days in Tangalle beach and you’d love the atmosphere there.
Duwili Ella Waterfall, - Sri Lanka
Duwili Ella is one of the best and most difficult hikes in Sri Lanka, so if you are unaware of the Knuckles mountain range , book your Duwili Ella hike guide to ensure a safe journey.There are several ways to get to Duwili Ella. These are the roads Atanwala, Rabukoluwa, Ranamure, Meemure RKP, and KMP wadiya through Lebanon Estate.
Idalgashinna Railway Station Sri Lanka
Idalgashinna Railway Station is situated in Idalgashinna which is a small village in the Badulla district of Uva Province,Sri Lanka.Located at an altitude of about 1,615 meters above sea level and located in the Haputale-Namanukula mountain range.
Nilaveli Beach, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka, being an island nation, is not shy of its gorgeous beaches. However, whenever you search for good beaches most of them are based on the southern parts of the island. However, the east also has its fair share of beautiful beaches, even among these beautiful sandy paradises “Nilaveli” beach takes a special place. .....
Hiriketiya Beach – The recent discovery to the South Coast
The stunning horseshoe-shaped bay has quickly become one of the top beaches in Sri Lanka, and one can say it is a recent discovery on the south coast. This newest addition is yet to discover by many visitors therefore hurry and visit this before it becomes crowded (a little tip from us). This beautiful paradise is covered with greenery which makes it a paradise in the first place. This is a beach where the jungle meets the sandy golden shore (Golden shore is one of the reasons which makes this place picture perfect) while palm trees hanging around the beach.