Kalpitya is located in the North Western Province, Puttalam, of Sri Lanka . The city consists of a total 14 islands, that are a crown for its stunning natural beauty.Kalpitya is also famous for its oceanic beauty. It is definitely showing its true potential under great refinement and development, which is ultimately leading it to become a relentless tourist attraction.
Its history is rich and dating back many centuries. It was once under the rule of Portuguese. The city has suffered its share of tragedies over the decades but still stands erect and proud. Kalpitya is famous for it’s wide range of water sports.People fond of such activities will love this city and enjoy it immensely. Most of the residents of Kalpitya are fishers. The sea food is so good that it melts in your mouth. Above all, the setting and landscapes give it a serene beauty not many can even imagine.
✔️ This particular trip may have to start before 8.00 am
Kalpitiya is located in Puttalm District and It is known for its natural environment. Kalpitiya is remarkably untouched by tourism but for those lucky enough to visit there are plethora of things to see and do in Kalpitiya. With the small close knit fishing community dominating the lives of local people visitors can get a real insight into working life away from the city. After watching the night fishing boats return in the morning .a visit to one of fish markets you can choose to get fresh fish The Dutch fort and St.Peters church in the town itself are interesting examples of Sri Lanka history of colonial past.
Kalpitiya is one of most popular places for Kite surfing, Sri Lanka. If you’re an adrenaline junkie, kite-surfing is one of the coolest ways to indulge yourself in Sri Lanka – and Kalpitiya is the place to do it. Kite-surfing is basically strapping yourself to a giant kite, and being dragged on a surfboard over the sea, by the wind .There are two main places that you could practice Kite surfing in Kalpitiya One is called Wellai island, and the other is a thin long Sand Route on the west end of the Kalpitiya lagoon. The ideal time for Kite surfing is May to September when there is windy environment.
Sri Lanka is a true paradise for Ornithologists. If you are a serious bird watching lover Kalpitiya lagoon is the perfect place for you. This tour will take you on an exciting adventure exploring the Kalpitiya lagoon by boat. Learn about the history of Kalpitiya and its wildlife. Ride a boat through the wilderness as you do some bird watching and spot some rare waders and water birds. You will be able to see lot of bird species and observe their behavior in their natural habitat. The entire lagoon is a marine sanctuary with a number of diverse habitats ranging from flat coastal plains and vast sand dune beaches to mangrove swamps and elephant inhabited jungles.
Kalpitiya is known for its beaches and boats – so if you’re ever there in November or December, it’s the right time to go out to sea and check out the dolphins.Sail into the Indian Ocean and you could see small pods of dolphins up to 1000. Kalpitiya is perfect for dolphin and whale watching, because you do not have to head out too deep into the ocean to catch a glimpse of them. The continental shelf is much closer than reported in admiralty charts the shelf actually runs near and alongside the shoreline. This means you can see many species of marine life just a short boat ride away from the shore. The sea will not be as rough during this period as it is during the monsoon season and it will be easier to spot dolphins as a result.
For those who wish to keep the pace of sightseeing and exploration in their own hands, cycling is the answer. We ensure to make an experienced Guide available to take you around the Kalpitiya area. You can explore Kalpitiya and its surrounding the simple eco-friendly way.
Visit the places of interest like the Salt dunes, Sand dunes, the little harbor ports, fishing villages and shrimp farms in the area. You will feel like a local by hanging out with the locals. See how the locals live and get by in their daily routines. You will feel a sense of belonging and respect by observing the engagement of the locals livelihoods in the small communities.
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