Conference Tour

Date : 12th August 2012

Placed 150 km north of the capital, Colombo, the Kalpitiya region is one of the most beautiful coastal areas located in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. Kalpitiya is a peninsular that separates the Puttalam lagoon from the Indian Ocean and is a marine sanctuary with a diversity of habitats ranging from bar reefs, flat coastal plains, saltpans, mangroves swamps, salt marshes and vast sand dune beaches.

Tourist Attractions Within The Zone
  • Near Islands at Dutch Bay and Portugal Bay
  • Bar Reef Marine Sanctuary- 307 km2 of Sea having most valuable rich Bio-Diversity Value
  • Norochcholai Lak Wijeya coal power plant
  • Sea Turtles
  • Fisheries
  • Ornamental fish collection
  • Lobster capturing
  • Sea Cucumber Collection
  • Dolphins
  • Whales
  • Mangroves
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Historical Monuments
  • Birds and Butterflies
  • Natural Botanical Gardens.
  • Beaches
  • Natural Forest
  • Estuaries and Lagoons
  • Sea grass beds

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