Wanakaset Guarantee Limited was incorporated on 13th of January 2013 as a company Limited by Guarantee under Number GL 2226 pursuant to the Company Act, no, 7 of 2007 of the Democratic Socialist Republic Of Sri Lanka. Wanakaset Guarantee Limited is a non-for-profit organization exclusively funded by membership and donations.
Wanakaset in Sri Lanka is located in the rain forest of Kitulgala on the banks of Kilani River with a breathtaking view of the Kitulgala valley, its tea plantation and amazing forest. The Kilani river is also where the movie The Bridge on The River Kwai was filmed but is most famous for its whitewater rafting and bird watching.
The property features a purpose built teak wood cottage of around 400 square meters with seven rooms, a large meeting space and also two separate bamboo houses built with local bamboo and adobe walls. The property is located on an altitude ranging from 400 to 600 meters and is surrounded by rocks and hills that characterize the region.
The objective of the Wanakaset project is to develop an ecologically balanced environment in the 20 acres of forest available. A place of abundance with healthy soil, biodiversity, rare, extinct or exotic fruits trees, herbs, edible plants and other products that can be harvested sustainably to feed the employees and visitors on the property.
The activities offered on the property range from planting and caring for trees and other plants, preparing terraces and other areas for planting or clearing paths, maintaining buildings and terrace walls. But also mountain biking, white water rafting, treasure hunting, yoga, etc.