Kithulgala

Kithulgala is a town situated 86 km off Colombo, in the west of Sri Lanka. It is in the wet zone rain forest that receives two monsoons every year, and is one of the wettest places in the country.

Kithulgala is a town situated 86 km off Colombo, in the west of Sri Lanka. It is in the wet zone rain forest that receives two monsoons every year, and is one of the wettest places in the country. It boasts of rural riverside setting of great charm on the photogenic stream surrounded by thick jungles that creates a panoramic view. It is very active for tourism and comes alive in the first three months of the year. The Maskeli Oya was used as location for the shooting of the award winning film "Bridge on the River Kwai" in Kithulgala. It is a fabulous and famous base for river bathing, white water rafting, Mahaseer Fishing.

Tourists Attractions in Kithulgala

  • Water Rafting

Kithulgala is a town situated 86 km off Colombo, in the west of Sri Lanka. It is in the wet zone rain forest region that receives two monsoons every year, and is one of the wettest places in the country. It boasts of rural riverside setting of great charm on the photogenic stream surrounded by thick jungles that creates a panoramic view. It is very active for tourism and comes alive in the first three months of the year. The Maskeli Oya was used as location for the shooting of the award winning film "Bridge on the River Kwai" in Kithulgala. It is a fabulous and famous base for river bathing, white water rafting and Mahaseer Fishing.

Kithulgala on map

Sri Lanka Tourism Activities around Kithulgala