Kitulgala is a small town in the west of Sri Lanka, which falls in the wet zone rain forest, making it one of the wettest places in the island nation Kitulgala is also a base for white-water rafting, which starts a few kilometres upstream and draws many nature enthusiasts and adventure sports lovers.
It was the location of the fabled film, "The Bridge over the River Kwai" in the 1950s. This sleepy town has not changed much since the filming. It is a great place to be in for birdwatching and nature trails as well.
There are many hotels in and around Kitulgala ranging from luxury hotels including Broadland resort to a string of budget accommodation options and guest houses. To know more about the budget accommodation options, refer our list of cheap Kitulgala hotels.