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Madu River, Balapitiya

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Take a river safari through pristine mangroves of Madu River. You can visit a cinnamon island and learn how the spice is extracted from tree bark, or observe riverside houses and temples with antique stone pieces and oil lamps. Wildlife that includes monkeys, sea eagles, and monitor lizards can be spotted here, as well as some 303 species of plants. Plan your visit to Madu River and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Balapitiya vacation generator.
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  • This excursion made our trip so that we do not have chosen. Promised to show us crocodiles. Still wonder whether or there are crocodiles in general guide us said to reassure that they are only rarely pokazyvajutsja. Us dressed in orange vests, rubber planted all in one boat and we headed out to explore the mangroves. Seen a pair of birds, a couple of Goannas, then went to the island to study the life of local residents. Then we were treated to a delicious tea ... From gryzushhih fish the whole group refused, we have this, nobody will be surprised, the nearest place-Venice, which offers a similar service. I too at point-blank range do not understand why should I feed the fish of its skin and if this platit10 €. Then after swimming took on a cup of coffee at the cafe, fed the cat, dog took with a monkey-so usefully spent time.
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  • Did Madu River Safari with Aitken Spence Travels stunning scenery driving through the mangroves we was lucky to see a couple of water monitors and different birds. We also visited Cinnamon Island whic...  more »
  • There are many mangorves caves from which the boat rider will take you through, in between there are many local shops in the center of the river where you can have fresh coconut water. They take to sm...  more »

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