Ramparts, moats and bustling city life…

Welcome to the forgotten Kingdom of Kotte, built in the 14th century. Kotte was a water fortress fortified with ramparts of laterite rocks. Walking through this populated area, you will be amazed to see the remnants of the old rampart, inner & outer moats and stupa-like structures.

Location: Kotte (Sri Jayawardenapura)
Distance from Colombo city: 8 km

Length    5 km
Level    Easy
Group size    4 to 8
Pick up point    Boardwalk restaurant car park, Waters Edge, Battamulla – 08:00 am
Drop off point    Archaeological Museum, Kotte – 12:00
Inclusions    Trek guide / snacks & tea after the walk
Exclusions    Breakfast / water / transport to the pick up point & back


Beddagana Mounds
Beddagana Bird Sanctuary
Rampart & Moats
Alakeshwara Palace
Kotte Archeological Museum

What to wear 

Light walking shoes/trainers
Comfortable trousers or Bermuda pants
T-shirt / casual shirt

What to put in your backpack 

Sunglasses & sun protection cream
Bottle of water
Hand towel (optional)
Light waterproof jacket (k-way) – depending on weather
Plastic bags – to keep your phone/camera dry
Emergency phone numbers
Copy of your ID or passport
Basic first aid kit

N° of persons 4-6 7-8
per person $25 $20

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