The 'Madu Ganga' which enters the sea at Balapitiya is one of the last remaining tracts of pure mangrove forests in srilanka.The historic and famous buddhist temple"Kothduwa" is situated on one of the isolated island in this river. Madu Ganga wetland surrounding with mangroves constitude a coastal wetland ecosystem which provides homes to many spicies of plants and animals.Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Balapitiya fast, fun, and easy.
With just few steps away from Balapitiya main bridge any one can find Nilwala River Safari. We can proudly say that Nilwala River Safari is the best place to have a wonderful tour in Madu River as we provide a comfortable and safety tour with Our well experienced boat drivers since 1970s.
Nilwala River Safari Reviews
We found this tour via our lovely Tuktuk driver. Initially when we arrived from London, we were guided by another person who absolutely ripped us, of course we had no idea!! We went to this safari on.... more »
We went on Madu river safari from Nilwala safari and the guy took us there was very nice (I don't remember his name thou) and explained the details well. We had extremely fun, it was indeed a well... more »
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