Baththalangunduwa Island - Beach Camping In Sri Lanka


Baththalangunduwa


Description

Baththalangunduwa Island: is a small island off the coast of Kalpitiya in the Puttalam District of the North Western Province of Sri Lanka. There are 14 islands. Baththalangunduwa is the second-largest island after Uchchimune and Mohontuwara. Baththalangunduwa Island covers an area of 145.53 hectares. Baththalangunduwa has located about 30.3 km from the mainland.

Kalpitiya to Baththalangunduwa: Baththalangunduwa Island is located about 25 nautical miles (30.3 km) from Kalpitiya. It takes about 3.5 hours to travel from Kalapitiya to Baththalangunduwa. You can take a boat ride from Kalpitiya to Baththalangunduwa Island with amazing views.

How to reach Baththalangunduwa Island: How to reach here: Two passenger boats ply to the island from the Kalpitiya jetty. The regular passenger ferry service starts daily at 8.30 am. About a three-hour drive. The fare per person is close to 250 rupees. There is also a comfortable passenger transport service with comfortable seating and safety. But for that, you have to reserve seats in advance.

Baththalangunduwa Hotels: No Five Star Hotels or Shops here.

Route : Colombo --> Negambo --> Kalpitiya --> Baththalangunduwa --> Back to Kalpitiya

Best time to visit Baththalangunduwa Island:
  • Calm Beach / Calm Sea: December to April
  • Hard Sea / Rough Sea: May to October and November
Contact No: (+94)770357513 / (+94)774-569-589

Traveling Time kalpitiya to baththalangunduwa: 25 nautical miles (3.5 hours)

Famous for:
  • An iconic place for beach camping
  • Enjoy nature
  • During your vacation
  • Sightseeing
  • Photography
Things to Do in Baththalangunduwa: Special Remarks:
  • There is no clean drinking water
  • Bring enough water for you
  • There are two small shops where you can get the limited items you want
  • The vehicle you are traveling in can be parked in the fishing harbor. A fee of Rs. 50 is charged for that
  • The cost of a boat per person is Rs. 270
  • Entrance fee to the jetty for Rs 10
  • The boat leaves the jetty at 8.30 am every day and does not sail only on Sundays
  • The island does not even have a bicycle for transportation.
Baththalangunduwa Beach Camping: Battalangunduwa Island beach Camping is one of the most popular and well-known beach destinations in Sri Lanka. Battalangunduwa Island beach camping offer you a cool evening breeze, a spectacular view of the setting sun, or a night of tents and the sweet sound of the waves crashing against the shore.
Select your plans: Package No 01: Public Ferry Service Departure Time: 8.00 AM
  • From: Kalpitiya Fishing Port
  • To: Baththalangunduwa
Return Time: 1:30 PM
  • From: Baththalangunduwa
  • To: Kalpitiya Fishing Port
People: Up to 30 Pax

Price to One Way: Up to 30 Pax
  • Week Days: Rs. 350 per Person
  • Week Ends: Rs. 550 per Person
Special Nots:
  • From Kalpitiya to Baththalangunduwa is 2-3 hours by boat
  • From Baththalanguduwa boatyard to the camping site is around 1 Kilometer by walk. Or you can hire a small boat from Baththalangunduwa to reach the campsite for an additional cost.
  • Bring a lot of drinking water and camping gear
  • Bring ID card / Passport for registration
  • Lack of toilet facilities at the campsite. If possible bring mobile toilets
  • Pollution is strictly Not Allowed
Book Now:
  • Call / Whatsapp: (+94)774-569-589
  • Email: info@visitkalpitiya.com


Package No 02: Private Boat
Departure Time: 2.00 PM (Flexible)
  • From: Kalpitiya Fishing Port
  • To: Baththalangunduwa
Return Time: Next Day Morning 10.00 AM
  • From: Baththalangunduwa
  • To: Kalpitiya Fishing Port
People:
  • Up to 6 persons
  • If up to 30 persons
  • If 30 - 50 persons
Price to One Way: Day Trip
  • Up to 6 persons - Rs 15,000
  • If up to 30 persons - Rs 45,000
  • If 30 - 50 persons - Rs 50,000
Price to One Way: Overnight Stay
  • Up to 6 persons - Rs 17,000
  • If up to 30 persons - Rs 50,000
  • If 30 - 50 persons - Rs 55,000
Book Now:
  • Call / Whatsapp: (+94)774-569-589
  • Email: info@visitkalpitiya.com


Package No 03: Minimum 5 persons
Departure Time: 9.30 AM
  • From: Kalpitiya Fishing Port
  • To: Baththalangunduwa
Return Time: Next Day Morning 9:30 AM
  • From: Baththalangunduwa
  • To: Kalpitiya Fishing Port
Price to One Way: Rs.6500 per Person

Special Nots:
  • Boat transfer
  • 3 Meals (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast)
  • Seafood bite with Srilankan style cooked Kadalai
  • Camping tents, charger lights
  • Drinking water
Book Now:
  • Call / Whatsapp: (+94)774-569-589
  • Email: info@visitkalpitiya.com


Package No 04: Minimum 5 persons
Departure Time: 2.00 PM
  • From: Kalpitiya Fishing Port
  • To: Baththalangunduwa
Return Time: Next Day Morning 9:30 AM
  • From: Baththalangunduwa
  • To: Kalpitiya Fishing Port
Price to One Way: Rs.6000 per Person

Special Nots:
  • Boat transfer
  • 2 Meals (Dinner, Breakfast)
  • Seafood bite with Srilankan style cooked Kadalai
  • Camping tents, charger lights
  • Drinking water
  • Polluting the island is strictly prohibited
Book Now:
  • Call / Whatsapp: (+94)774-569-589
  • Email: info@visitkalpitiya.com

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About the Baththalangunduwa Island

Baththalangunduwa Island is a little island. The distance between the two ends of the longest and narrowest is between 500 meters and 500 kilometers. Wilpattu National Park is the nearest land to Baththalangunduwa Island at the top of the Kalpitiya Peninsula which looks like a hand on the map of Ceylon.

There is a naval base on this island. Going to the island is easy if you can take the food. Lunch can be packaged at the Kalpitiya Fisheries Harbor Canteen if required.

Baththalangunduwa Island is a great place to spend a night in a tent or fishing spot if you want to get there in a day. Its journey was a strange experience.

This archipelago, which can be described as a marvel of nature, is also a significant factor in the proposed tourism project in Kalpitiya. Fishing is the main livelihood on Baththalangunduwa Island. Innocent islanders who live by fishing live a different life on this island.

The island does not even have a bicycle for transportation. There is only a handcart to carry fishing gear. This island is a fishing island. A large number of fishing families live there. That's it. This is a nice trip for us but the people who live here are very tired.

The island also has a Catholic church and a temple. There are many religious rites associated with it.

Important things :
Take everything you need with you on the way. If you forget, you can't go back. Because there are no five-star hotels or shops here. Poor innocent fishing village. So don't forget to be a support to those people who are going to enjoy life. Come and spend a day in life to spend the night inside a tent. We kindly request you to protect these places as always and make sure not to cause any harm. Travel the country with love as a true Sri Lankan.

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