The exhilaration of standing on the summit of a mountain is only a sliver of the total enjoyment and satisfaction that one achieves from mountaineering. Mountaineering is an adventure sport that requires assiduous skills and levels of fitness that few other adventure sports can match. For those raring to explore; the mountain ranges offer breath taking, enthralling, climbing routes. Climbing is all about discovering
nature. Join Sri Lanka's climbing expeditions for spine tingling encounters combining rafting and sailing.
Most rock climbing expeditions are conducted in places viz the Knucles Mountain Range with its rugged terrain and magical environs, Belihul-Oya, a very picturesque little hamlet renowned for its eco tourism opportunities, is situated in the “Sabaragamuwa” province, approximately 160 km from Colombo . This beautiful hillside location is a climatically transitional area, linking both the dry and wet zones and the
hill and low country at an altitude of less than 1500m. Many hotels and tour operators organize speciality tours for folk intersted in this remarkable sport. The Ella Adventure in Ella in th central region and a majority of hotels located in the following bio-diversity hotspots; Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Buttala, Horton plains provide the rock climbers with necessary wonderment and adventure.