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Category: Excursions

Yathra by Jetwing – Haburugala to the island of birds

Yathra by Jetwing – Haburugala to the island of birds

By Juliet Coombe

Sitting on deck watching the ever changing views, trying to bird spot and catch the occasional jumping fish is all part of the magic of river boat travel and luxury accommodation. The large canopy slung from one side of the river to the other is like...

The Peeping Frogs of Nuwara Eliya Book Launch

The Peeping Frogs of Nuwara Eliya Book Launch

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe talks to her son Samad about his amazing frog watching tour with Jetwing St. Andrew’s Naturalist Ishanda, who is bringing out a book on the most exciting of the amphibians the common toad and the more exotic Hill Country frog spec...

Take the Lovers Leap – Jetwing St. Andrews

Take the Lovers Leap – Jetwing St. Andrews

By Juliet Coombe

Lovers Leap is a slippery deadly death defying waterfall in Nuwara Eliya and one you can go on a guided tour of with Jetwing St. Andrews in house naturalist. One wrong step at the top of it looking down and you might find yourself tumbling into its e...

Cave In A Wave – Jetwing Yala’s Roller Coaster Coast Line

Cave In A Wave – Jetwing Yala’s Roller Coaster Coast Line

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe discovers even more reasons to stay longer at Jetwing Yala and learns first hand why families see it as the perfect adventure resort. Amzar, Samad and Pietro have a roller coaster introduction from the amazing Jetwing Yala life guards b...

Yala’s Batman – Jetwing Yala’s Bat Tour

Yala’s Batman – Jetwing Yala’s Bat Tour

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe gets a whole new perspective on bats and the debate Dracula versus The Dark Knight. Walking around the Jetwing Yala grounds with naturalist Chamara is a fascinating nature trail by day and even more exciting at night time when the Yala ...