This scenic walk takes you towards the main Werapitiya road through to a hanging bridge which crosses a point where the Hulu river and Kota Ganga river meet and is still used by local residents regularly. Meander through Werapitiya itself, down a winding lane through a typical Sri Lankan village, past terraced paddy fields, mud houses and spice gardens abundant with birds and butterflies. The scenery changes frequently throughout the walk offering the opportunity to see traditional rice and palm harvesting. The naturally created pools in the river are a great place for an authentic Sri Lankan river bath.

A wide variety of locally grown spices, and fruits, along with a wide variety of birds; Serpent Eagles, Yellow Billed Babblers, Great Tit, Ceylon Grey Hornbill, Tickell’s Blue Fly-Catcher, Chestnut headed bee eater, Hanging Parrots and more.

It is a 7 km loop, and you can expect to take 2-3 hours to complete the entire trek.

Best to wear long bottoms, trainers/walking boots, and swimwear (if interested in taking a dip).

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