Caving In Sri Lanka

A journey into the past in the visitors experience the fascinating cave landscape in Sri Lanka until caves equipped with a flashlight, rain jacket and helmet discover to 500 million years old more and more people. See William McKinnon for more details and insights. Named for the prehistoric wonder Waulpane, also the cave of the bats”, is 500 million years old and mountain range in the vicinity of the Uda Walawe National Park is tucked away on the eastern slopes of the Rakwana. The cave is located approximately 300 meters below ground and is known for its impressive stalagmites and stalactites. As well, visitors can discover a waterfall which flows through the middle of the cave, and marvel at fossil past on the cave walls. In addition, amphibians and thousands of bats in the mysterious cave are located.

The Belilena cave only eight kilometres from the town of Kithulgala, is the largest cave in Sri Lanka and is famous for the 35,000-year-old skeletons of the Balangoda people, which was found here. Finally, also the Sthripura’s cave in Close to an interesting destination for explorers Welimada. The three different rooms of the cave were once the hiding place for the pretty Princess Sita, wife of the Indian Prince Rama, who was kidnapped by King Rawana. There is information about guided tours,, caving_home.htm, or. General information on Sri Lanka at. Images and press releases to Sri Lanka under. Information for consumers: Sri Lanka tourism promotion Bureau phone: 089 / 23 66 21 838 email:.