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Caving

               Caving is a real adventurous activity that is full of challenges. The challenges involved in caving vary according to the cave being visited. Absence of light, negotiating pitches, squeezes, and water hazards are some common challenges. So it is important to have enough body fitness and a piece of good knowledge of the cave that is visited.

               Since Sri Lanka is a country with a history more than 2000 years, there are many caves which ancient people used to live. Most of then are even not yert discovered. Specially around Ritigala many caves with a historical importance are situated. Ancient tales regarding those caves are directly connected with king Ravana.

Best Destinations

Nil Diya Pokuna

This is an underwater pond that is situated in a cave or a tunnel complex in Ella which is believed to have been built by king Rawana. Yet no one could find the start and end of the cave.

Batadombalena

This is known as Diya Guhawa in Buddhist literature and located 8 km away from Kuruwita. The cave measures approximately 14 m high, 18.5m wide, and 25 m in length, totalling the internal cave area to 6,800 m³.

Belilena Cave

Belilena is a large cave in Sri Lanka and situated in Kitulgala. Evidence of prehistoric human presence as early as 32,000 years ago was recorded at the site. It is said that Balangoda men lived here.

Wavulpone Cave

Wavulpone bat's cave is Sri Lanka’s largest dripstone cave. It is situated in the eastern foothills of the Sinharaja range, in the Bulutota Rakwana hills.

Mahalenama Cave

This cave lies between Kumana & Lahugala-Kithulana National parks. It is said that a race called Nittawo lived in this cave.

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