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Rumassala The Mythical Mountain Of Galle - Plan A Day Trip To Rumassala

Rumassala is a must-visit destination if you are to visit the southern coast of Sri Lanka. If you are in Galle or Unawatuna, be sure to book a day trip to Rumassala to enjoy astounding natural beauty, amazing views of the southern coast and to enjoy a range of exciting water sports.

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Rumassala Hill

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If you are in Rumassala, you simply must climb Rumassala Hill to enjoy the fantastic view from the top as well as to visit the beautiful Buddhist dagoba. Visitors can also base themselves in luxury villas in Sri Lanka located which gives easy access Rumassala such as Pebbles Beach Villa to pay a visit to the Rumassala Nature Field Centre where they can obtain valuable educational information about the area’s rich biodiversity.

What to expect

For a small area, Rumassala offers plenty of things to do on a day trip. Sixty species of birds such as egrets, herons, sandpipers, kingfishers, whistling ducks and more, several varieties of butterflies, purple-faced leaf monkeys, small reptiles and mammals and rare medicinal plants have been recorded on the hill


Rumassala can be extremely hot and humid for much of the year, Therefore if walking up the hill wear sun block, a hat and sunglasses. If spending the day make sure you carry adequate water and food.

What activities to do in Rumassala

Aside from sightseeing and photography, Rumassala has plenty of opportunities to enjoy a world of water sports and other exciting activities. The ocean around Rumassala is rich with fascinating corals and an astounding variety of marine sea creatures. Therefore, snorkelling is one of the most popular water sports there.

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