You can enjoy horse riding during your Sri Lankan holiday!
If you are the sort who prefers to ride in style, horse riding is a one activity that you can enjoy in Sri Lanka.
The island has more to offer than just an hour’s ride. Whether you are alone, with a special someone or with the entire family, there is always a ride to be found in any scenic place.
Imagine trotting on horseback and exploring the island’s numerous beaches, villages, and jungles! If you are looking for a majestic way of exploration, the island offers plentiful opportunities!
Sri Lanka has many riding schools that offer lessons and organise horse safaris specially tailored for individuals, families or group travellers in different corners of the country. These schools usually boast of an extravagant stable consisting of Marwari, Sindi, and Kathwiari horses, imported from Rajasthan in India and known for their agility and endurance. These thoroughbreds are sturdy and inspiring specimens of the equine variety and they are bound to be ideal companions.
So, whether you wish to ride through the ancient temples and lotus-filled lakes of the Tissamaharama pass, the remote fishing villages of Kalpitiya and Puttalam lagoon, or through the overwhelming jungles around the Kandalama sanctuary. Another popular alternative is one that takes you across the Cultural Triangle located at the heart of Sri Lanka and includes World Heritage sites such as Anuradhapura, Sigiriya, Dambulla, and Kandy. Clearly, this will be a ride to remember for culture buffs and casual tourists alike.