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Madu River, Balapitiya

(2.9/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Be sure to settle for fish, they are small, and there are large there are heels, suck in. And price funny 200 RS. Gorgeous nature. The temple, where the monk reads mantras and povjazhet thread white on hand. It's for luck and something like a talisman. And don't be embarrassed that you should have another religion, Buddhism is not a religion, it's a lifestyle. And Buddha is not a God but a real person. It is desirable to bring the thread at least three days, but I withdrew it three days after return from Sri Lanka. A donation is welcomed. Ibid. at the temple for some reason strange device left, we were asked to guess what it is we and hands to it touched and tjorli Palms do not kissed, and then we were told that it is. It was the toilet. So be careful. Saw lots of birds, monitor lizards sufficiently large sizes. Very positive memories. And thanks to our guide, and owner of the boat
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  • Perhaps we expected something similar to the backwaters of Kerala and our expectations were a little too high but we found our boat trip around Madu River to be just ok (maybe a 3.5 stars). It's pleas...  more »
  • Very good trip visited spice island temple there is also a fish farm saw monkeys and birds went trough the mangrove tunnel a a very enjoyable trip