Ramparts, moats and bustling city life…

Welcome to the forgotten Kingdom of Kotte, built in the 15th 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.

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

Walking distance    6 km
Level    Easy
Group size    4 to 8
Start    Boardwalk restaurant car park, Waters Edge, Kotte – 08:00 am
Finish    Archaeological Museum, Kotte – 12:00
Inclusions    Trek guide/snacks & tea
Exclusions    Breakfast/water/transport to the start point and back & back

Highlights

Beddagana Wetland Park
Rampart & Moats
Veherakanda ruins
Kotte Archaeological Museum

What to wear

Light walking shoes / trainers
Long pants/bermuda pants
Shirt/t-shirt/casual tops

What to put in your backpack

Cap/hat
Sunglasses & sun protection cream
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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