villages sit on the lap of nature and those who are familiar with the
concept of eco-tourism, this is one of the right places to visit. Famous "Island
Hermitage" founded by the European scholar and monk Venerable
Nyanatiloka nearly 10 decades ago is a well-known eco village of Sri Lanka.
The tranquil atmosphere and outstanding scenic beauty of Dodanduwa lagoon,
as well as its surroundings have their own look and feel.
Eco Villages have been endowed by nature with pleasant surroundings. Once
you enter the place these feel very spiritual. There are several unique
features in a vast tract of land facing the lagoon. One can see mangrove
arboretum, a paludarium: exotic plants & tropical fish, reproductions of
ancient Sri Lankan sculptures and many other interesting features that are
In nut shell one can say that one can enjoy the blessings of nature in
their full glory. Idea of eco villages have found exclamation in several
international travel books. A kind of serenity always prevails in eco
villages. These are ideal and most sought after venue for romantic weddings,
meetings, seminars and other private functions. Friendly service and
excellent food make these a venue suitable for any occasion. In Sri Lanka
eco villages are continuously growing in popularity.
Some of the usual things in any eco village are organic farming, skilled
craftsmanship, ayurvedic treatments, mud pavillions and natural spring
waterfalls. One likes to live amidst nature. In Veddah region Ulpotha in the
Western Mountains, Galapita and Tree Tops in the Uva Province are organic
Famous Eco Villages
Kullu Safari clubs are popular among tourists. The guest like the natural
living provided there. One gets to sleep in customised tents. Hot and cold
showers have been made available and the beer is cold. Food is prepared in
kitchen equipped with fridge and freezer. Experienced trackers would help
you enjoy wildlife in national parks. You get all facilities and devote all
your time in enjoying nature in its full glory.
Another eco camps like by tourists are Luxury Mahoora camps which have been
designed fantastically for you. You would get numerous tours of leopard with
Mahoora Camps. You would go to national parks like Yala, Uda Walawe,
Sinharaja and Bundala. You would get to spend some happy days in Mahoora