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1 Day Nature tour itinerary for Colombo & Sinharaja Forest Reserve: Take A Forest Tour Sri Lanka's Celebrated Rainforest

Colombo, Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Nature
Nature Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour

Take this full-day tour to discover the lushness of the unfiltered Sinharaja Forest, Sri Lanka's answer to the Amazon. Discover what secrets the famous Ceylonese rainforest hides within it leafy and abundant confines. 

DAY 01

Program Itinerary

  • 2.00 AM-You will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo

  • 6.00 AM-Reach Deniyaya/Kudawa

  • 6.30 AM-Start the tour and prepare for a 4km trek in the gloomy and misty rainforest, where you can find endemic trees, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.Put salt on your shoes beforehand to keep the leeches away – they don’t like it!

  • 7.00 AM- Learn more about the rainforest. There’s no mistaking that you’re in the Sinharaja rainforest when you hear its chorus – no matter what time of year, day or night, there is a constant buzz from the millions of creatures that call it home.Out of all the insects, the cicada might be the loudest. 

  • 9.00 AM-Expect high humidity and sudden rainfalls in this biome (Rain jackets will be provided).Walk the slippery path under the four-layer canopy at a slow pace and be sure to look out for animals.Try to find the endemic green pit viper, hump nosed viper and marvel at the variety of amphibians, including tree [sensitive content]vertebrates that can be found include the common birdwing, butterflies and leeches.

  • 11.00 AM-Enjoy Packed lunch at a stone terrace after diving for a refreshing bath at waterfall.You can also enjoy the jump from the top of the waterfall and impress your friends!

  • 12.30 PM- On your way back, make it a target to spot birds, the giant squirrel and perhaps most observable of mammals - clear views of purple faced leaf monkey as groups of 10-14 high up in the forest.

  • Late in the evening, transfer to Colombo.

  • 250 USD Per Adult

Colombo, Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Nature
Nature Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour
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