About Us

Who we are ?

We Rapid Adventures are an outdoor travel company with a diverse collection of small group and locally guided tours, we lead the way on “Great Adventures” by offering exceptional land, water and air based adventures. We pride ourselves on being one of the best active adventure travel companies in the country, but don’t just take our word for it! take a peek into our customer testimonials. What makes us different from other tour operators is we show tour highlights in a different perspective, and introduce our customers to places and experiences that others might miss. While many travel companies claim to have experts, we believe that only few, match our own specialists for genuine first-hand knowledge. 

Our Mission

We are passionately committed to lead the field in proving excellent service and taking your traveling experience to the next level with full of excitement through proper planing and implementation according to our client requirements.

Our Vision

To strengthen our position as the most responsible and creative leading tour operating company providing quality, innovative, competitive and social responsible service in the region. We also continue to design and operate sustainable treks and tours that resoundingly demonstrate the positive impact of ethical best practice.

Why Sri Lanka ?

Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful islands in the world. It is a country that offers great varieties of attractions that is unique to its own. The land is filed with arrange of geographical features which includes a variety of rivers and waterfalls giving the country a magnificent atmosphere. Sri Lanka is blessed by it’s wonderful sandy coast line that runs all around the island. There are many records of ancient travelers who had visited the country and who have traveled across Sri Lanka and they have quoted the following; ”this country is an oasis! prosperous and happy its People are well-to-do”. One reason on why Sri Lanka must be on your bucket list is because Lonely Planet; The largest travel guide book publisher, has nominated Sri Lanka to be the best destination to travel in 2019 Well, what makes Sri Lanka so great? Here are the top reasons;

  • Surf and Yoga Paradise
  • Quality Produce and Food
  • Wildlife Biodiversity
  • Incredible Sights and Cultural Heritage
  • Travel Convenience
  • Climate
  • Language and Ease of Communication

Safety first !

You will often hear our guides say, “Safety first, always.” That’s because nothing is more important than the safety of our customers and employees.

Safety is built into everything we do. It is in our corporate values, our work and on all activities.

We will do our very best to make sure you have a safe, reliable and comfortable tour whenever you travel with us. We take pride in providing our customers with:

  • a safe and clean environment, accessible to all
  • friendly, professional and helpful customer service
  • a reliable and punctual service
  • easily accessible and accurate information

Our company works collaboratively with Sri Lanka Insurance to provide the widest insurance coverage for all our activities.

We are committed to bring the best in everything we do

We know it may sound trite, but we are committed to being the best. And here’s the thing: We really are committed. Everyone from our staff to our guides in the field eats, sleeps, and breathes planning great experiences for our travelers. We spend countless hours each day to make sure our tours go the best way it can be.

We believe in being adventurous

We believe in pushing ourselves, just once in a while, perhaps a little further than we thought we could go, and in finding something every day to remember about.

We like to hike hidden trails, paddle undiscovered waters, Trek undiscovered paths and climb mountains.

We believe that a life without adventure is one that is not fully lived.

Honesty and Dedication

We have made the commitment to work with honesty and sincerity. We stand behind our word and honor any commitments we make. We are consistent in our decisions while recognizing that to be fair we must be flexible. We are ethical and respectful of ourselves and our customers.

Our Travel Experts

When you take guided trip with us, most of your time will be spent with your guide. His passion for his job, his knowledge of nature, and his personality will be key factors in making sure that your hike or activity is memorable. That’s why we take great care in selecting our guides. Knowing their job is simply not enough for us to employ someone as a guide. They must love the land, the culture and people and be able to share that love with all our customers.

Chathuranga Madurawala

Founder & CEO

Hello fellow there,

I am Chathuranga Madurawala an uncomplicated adventures character with an exploit mind. I’m not a stranger for traveling, since my teenage because of that I’m a superior with my boots, routes and backpack.

Traveling is my fashion & passion, in 2012 I got the highest award from my scouting the President’s Scout Award and now I’m a Marine Rover Scout. I’m so kind and proud to say that I have reached all most all the summits of highest mountains in SL. Now also whenever I get a free time I’m searching the places I missed and explore.

I am all in one kind of person currently I’m a Freelance Web Developer, Digital Marketing specialist and a degree holder in Digital Marketing at DMI Ireland and most importantly traveler, hiker, camper, scout and at last not least actually I’m the Founder & CEO of Rapid Adventures.

Catch me on [email protected]

Rukshani Peiris

COO & Tour Operations Manager

Hi there!

I’m Rukshani Peiris, a hardcore wanderluster and with a highly optimistic and positive attitude.

Graduating as an aviation professional from the Edith Cowen University Australia and Emirates Aviation University Dubai didn’t stop me from pursuing my passion for travel and adventure. Also being a enthusiastic intermediate level award winning wildlife photographer, I have explored almost every region in Sri Lanka and have travelled to a number of countries to experience their cultures, nature and wildlife. At present I’m based in Dubai and work as the Chief Operations Officer for Rapid Adventures.

Providing quality service and seeing the customer’s satisfaction after taking a fantastic trip with us is what drives and motivate me to keep moving forward to be the best service provider in the country.

Catch me on [email protected]

Mandula Edirisinghe

Business Developer

[email protected]

Hey guys,

Mandula holds a BSc in Animal Science (Special) from Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka and has published a research in The XXV World Poultry Congress, Beijing, China in 2016 and a full paper in International Journal of Agricultural Science in 2017.

Also a Graphic Designer and currently working as a innovative thinker who detects more efficient ways of growing the company assets by recommending new products, revolutionizing current product offerings, and testing new market approaches for Rapid Adventures.

Nimanthi Muthukudarachchi

Tour Operations Manager

[email protected]

Hello everyone,

Its Nimanthi here. I am a girl who take one DAY at a time and most importantly a graduate of Wayamba university of Sri Lanka, specialized in Banking and finance. Currently working as tour operations manager at Team RA.

Lahiru Nimesh

Tour Operations Manager

[email protected]

Hey guys,

I am Nimesh and holds a qualified Information Communication degree from university of Kang Ning Taiwan. Also i am a designer and have 6 year experience in Air Cadet.

Though i’m a traveler and really interested in adventures. At present I’m based in Taiwan and work as the Tour Operations Manager for Rapid Adventures.

Our Activity Crew

Rapid Adventures events crew consists of a team of highly adventurous youngsters who are awarded with the prestigious President Scout Award. They all work with a can do attitude and are ready to take on any challenge while at work. We are constantly on the lookout to expand our crew and if you think you are an energetic, friendly person with a can do attitude and would like to join us send us an email on [email protected]

Our Guides

When you take a guided trip with us, most of your time will be spent with your guide. His passion for his job, his knowledge of nature, and his personality will be key factors in making sure that your hike or activity is memorable. That’s why we take great care in selecting our guides. Knowing their job is simply not enough for us to employ someone as a guide. They must love the land, the culture and people and be able to share that love with all our customers and that is why we select the best guides from every region to make your trip with Rapid Adventures a trip to remember!

Company Synopsis

Who we are ?

We Rapid Adventures are an outdoor travel company with a diverse collection of small group and locally guided tours, we lead the way on “Great Adventures” by offering exceptional land, water and air based adventures. We pride ourselves on being one of the best active adventure travel companies in the country, but don’t just take our word for it! take a peek into our customer testimonials. What makes us different from other tour operators is we show tour highlights in a different perspective, and introduce our customers to places and experiences that others might miss. While many travel companies claim to have experts, we believe that only few, match our own specialists for genuine first-hand knowledge. 

Our Mission

We are passionately committed to lead the field in proving excellent service and taking your traveling experience to the next level with full of excitement through proper planing and implementation according to our client requirements.

Our Vision

To strengthen our position as the most responsible and creative leading tour operating company providing quality, innovative, competitive and social responsible service in the region. We also continue to design and operate sustainable treks and tours that resoundingly demonstrate the positive impact of ethical best practice.

Why Sri Lanka ?

Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful islands in the world. It is a country that offers great varieties of attractions that is unique to its own. The land is filed with arrange of geographical features which includes a variety of rivers and waterfalls giving the country a magnificent atmosphere. Sri Lanka is blessed by it’s wonderful sandy coast line that runs all around the island. There are many records of ancient travelers who had visited the country and who have traveled across Sri Lanka and they have quoted the following; ”this country is an oasis! prosperous and happy its People are well-to-do”. One reason on why Sri Lanka must be on your bucket list is because Lonely Planet; The largest travel guide book publisher, has nominated Sri Lanka to be the best destination to travel in 2019 Well, what makes Sri Lanka so great? Here are the top reasons;

  • Surf and Yoga Paradise
  • Quality Produce and Food
  • Wildlife Biodiversity
  • Incredible Sights and Cultural Heritage
  • Travel Convenience
  • Climate
  • Language and Ease of Communication

Our Promise

Safety first !

You will often hear our guides say, “Safety first, always.” That’s because nothing is more important than the safety of our customers and employees.  

Safety is built into everything we do. It is in our corporate values, our work and on all activities. We will do our very best to make sure you have a safe, reliable and comfortable tour whenever you travel with us. We take pride in providing our customers with:

  • a safe and clean environment, accessible to all
  • friendly, professional and helpful customer service
  • a reliable and punctual service
  • easily accessible and accurate information

Our company works collaboratively with Sri Lanka Insurance to provide the widest insurance coverage for all our activities.

Core Values

We are committed to bring the best in everything we do

We know it may sound trite, but we are committed to being the best. And here’s the thing: We really are committed. Everyone from our staff to our guides in the field eats, sleeps, and breathes planning great experiences for our travelers. We spend countless hours each day to make sure our tours go the best way it can be.

We believe in being adventurous

We believe in pushing ourselves, just once in a while, perhaps a little further than we thought we could go, and in finding something every day to remember about.

We like to hike hidden trails, paddle undiscovered waters, Trek undiscovered paths and climb mountains.

We believe that a life without adventure is one that is not fully lived.

Honesty and Dedication

We have made the commitment to work with honesty and sincerity. We stand behind our word and honor any commitments we make. We are consistent in our decisions while recognizing that to be fair we must be flexible. We are ethical and respectful of ourselves and our customers.

Our Team & Guides

Our Travel Experts

When you take guided trip with us, most of your time will be spent with your guide. His passion for his job, his knowledge of nature, and his personality will be key factors in making sure that your hike or activity is memorable. That’s why we take great care in selecting our guides. Knowing their job is simply not enough for us to employ someone as a guide. They must love the land, the culture and people and be able to share that love with all our customers.

Chathuranga Madurawala

Founder & CEO

Hello fellow there,

I am Chathuranga Madurawala an uncomplicated adventures character with an exploit mind. I’m not a stranger for traveling, since my teenage because of that I’m a superior with my boots, routes and backpack.

Traveling is my fashion & passion, in 2012 I got the highest award from my scouting the President’s Scout Award and now I’m a Marine Rover Scout. I’m so kind and proud to say that I have reached all most all the summits of highest mountains in SL. Now also whenever I get a free time I’m searching the places I missed and explore.

I am all in one kind of person currently I’m a Freelance Web Developer, Digital Marketing specialist and a degree holder in Digital Marketing at DMI Ireland and most importantly traveler, hiker, camper, scout and at last not least actually I’m the Founder & CEO of Rapid Adventures.

Catch me on [email protected]

Rukshani Peiris

COO & Tour Operations Manager

Hi there!

I’m Rukshani Peiris, a hardcore wanderluster and with a highly optimistic and positive attitude.

Graduating as an aviation professional from the Edith Cowen University Australia and Emirates Aviation University Dubai didn’t stop me from pursuing my passion for travel and adventure. Also being a enthusiastic intermediate level award winning wildlife photographer, I have explored almost every region in Sri Lanka and have travelled to a number of countries to experience their cultures, nature and wildlife. At present I’m based in Dubai and work as the Chief Operations Officer for Rapid Adventures.

Providing quality service and seeing the customer’s satisfaction after taking a fantastic trip with us is what drives and motivate me to keep moving forward to be the best service provider in the country.

Catch me on [email protected]

Mandula Edirisinghe

Business Developer

[email protected]

Hey guys,

Mandula holds a BSc in Animal Science (Special) from Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka and has published a research in The XXV World Poultry Congress, Beijing, China in 2016 and a full paper in International Journal of Agricultural Science in 2017.

Also a Graphic Designer and currently working as a innovative thinker who detects more efficient ways of growing the company assets by recommending new products, revolutionizing current product offerings, and testing new market approaches for Rapid Adventures.

Nimanthi Muthukudarachchi

Tour Operations Manager

[email protected]

Hello everyone,

Its Nimanthi here. I am a girl who take one DAY at a time and most importantly a graduate of Wayamba university of Sri Lanka, specialized in Banking and finance. Currently working as tour operations manager at Team RA.

Lahiru Nimesh

Tour Operations Manager

[email protected]

Hey guys,

I am Nimesh and holds a qualified Information Communication degree from university of Kang Ning Taiwan. Also i am a designer and have 6 year experience in Air Cadet.

Though i’m a traveler and really interested in adventures. At present I’m based in Taiwan and work as the Tour Operations Manager for Rapid Adventures.

Our Activity Crew

Rapid Adventures events crew consists of a team of highly adventurous youngsters who are awarded with the prestigious President Scout Award. They all work with a can do attitude and are ready to take on any challenge while at work. We are constantly on the lookout to expand our crew and if you think you are an energetic, friendly person with a can do attitude and would like to join us send us an email on [email protected]

Our Guides

When you take a guided trip with us, most of your time will be spent with your guide. His passion for his job, his knowledge of nature, and his personality will be key factors in making sure that your hike or activity is memorable. That’s why we take great care in selecting our guides. Knowing their job is simply not enough for us to employ someone as a guide. They must love the land, the culture and people and be able to share that love with all our customers and that is why we select the best guides from every region to make your trip with Rapid Adventures a trip to remember!