Things to do

Time to connect nature with adventure.

You can do it all, pick a few or do nothing; still it will be an experience to remember here at KumbukRiver.
Some of the activities may be charged and may need to be booked in advance.

Unique organized experiences

It isn’t just the accommodation that’s unique at KumbukRiver. From the breathtakingly rare facets of nature to the kind of unusually fascinating things you can do that will leave you spellbound, this eco extraordinaire presents a truly authentic experience that inspires profound insights to life, beautifully summed up in the Trip Adviser reviews.

1 Person: USD 40
Additional Person: USD 30
Journey into Ancient Monastery
Here's your chance to be enlightened as we take you to not one but two ancient Buddhist Temples that takes you back to a glorious civilization from the past. Your guide will offer you an introduction to Buddhism, one of the most enlightened Philosophies in the world. Taste a traditional herbal tea prepared in wood fire specially for pilgrims needing to refresh after their holly way. You may also take part in a pooja or a traditional worship ceremony that will stir up your soul. Afternoon excursion(depature 14:00)
Approximately 4 hours
1 Person: USD 40
Additional Person: USD 30
Hidden Buddhist Jewels
In the middle of a leafy forest we will find majestic Yudaganawa Stupa, one of Sri Lanka`s biggest.We will re-visit ancient times with Hulangani Vihara Ruins. Your guide will ensure you feel the inspirations of Buddhist philosophy, attending to all your questions while we delight you with invirogating King Coconut and refresh you for the next surprise, the Budugallena Forest Monastery. Discover monastery life in meditation, simpleness and devotion in this astounding monastery, full of caves. It will leave you speechless. Morning excursion(depature 9:30)
4 hours excursion
5 hours excursion(Including Meditation) - 1 person USD 50 & Extra person USD 40 nett.
1 Person: USD 40
Additional Person: USD 20
Cooking Classes
This is a sustainable tourism activity. It will be held in village homes. Let yourself experience Sri Lankan hospitality as you spend time in an earthly home of a farmer.
By this activity you will also promote women empowerment.
1 Person: USD 10
Additional Person: USD 5
Morning Rendezvous (Adventure 1)
There's nothing like waking up to a brand new day in the wild; to rejuvenate your soul. Our Morning Rendezvous take you further. Into the wilds and to the ancient cave zone of Habessa; it's a lively trek through the jungle and back. Start the day with the jungle feeling and let yourself delight with hidden archaeological jewels.
Duration: 3 hours
1 Person: USD 10
Additional Person: USD 5
Morning Rendezvous (Adventure 2)
There's nothing like waking up to a brand new day in the wild; to rejuvenate your soul. Our Morning Rendezvous take you further. Bird watching experience. With our native Naturalist you may spot a large variety of birds in their natural habitat. First hours after sunrise provide the best chance for it.
Duration: 1 hour and 30 min
1 Person: USD 5
Take a Ride in the Fisherman's Raft
A wooden barge and a long pole; yes, in the hands of an expert, it's an unforgettable ride in the river, taking in the healing beauty of nature,inch by inch.
1 Person: USD 15
Additional Person: USD 10
Journey into the Wild
It's a 3-hour ride through the deep Sri Lankan outback, completely unplugged and off the touristic trail. First you will ride our mini tractor through a village and cross a long suspension bridge across the river. You will walk past an ancient temple destroyed by fortune hunters and into the depths of virgin bush in the Yala Buffer Zone, finally arriving at the panoramic Weli Ara Tank, a blue oasis in elephant country frequented by wild creatures. Afternoon excursion
Duration: Approximately 3 hours
1 Person: USD 8
Additional Person: USD 6
Go Fishing
Fish by the river traditional style with a home-made fishing rod as you take tips from our expert native Naturalist.
Duration: 2 hours
1 Person: USD 15
Additional Person: USD 10
Cookery Demonstrations (By our chef)
Taste Sri Lanka. Understand culture by its delicious traditional cuisine and original combinations and reach the flavors explosion in your palate.
Duration: 1 hour
1 Person: USD 15
Additional Person: USD 10
Honey on Wheels
This is where our participatory tourism program takes off; bringing you up, close and personal with life at its most humble - in an area that's among the least developed in Sri Lanka. Honey on Wheels gives you profound insights into life and will give yours new meaning. It also offers an adventure as we take you on tractor to a suspension bridge through paddy fields and to a home-grown curd factory where you will have the chance to savor curd & honey - the island's all-time favorite desert.
Approximately 3 hours
1 Person: USD 5
Cycle in the Jungle
The back ways of the resort are a perfect ally if you want to ride your cares away.
2 Person: USD 55
Romantic Dinner
Love is all around KumbukRiver and we got the perfect setting for a romantic experience for it. Let yourself be loved and enjoy a romantic candle light dinner.
1 Person: USD 40
Additional Person: USD 45
Enjoy a barbeque meal in the jungle, either on your accommodation dining area or in our wild special areas.