Sri Lanka Bird & Wildlife Tour

Sri Lanka, one amongst 35 bio-diversity regions on earth, is a remarkable country for birding. It hosts over 435 species of birds including an amazing 33 endemic species. Sri Lanka, an island of the Indian Ocean, is 433km long from north to south and only 224km at its widest. Today Sri Lanka is considered one of the most bio-diverse areas in South Asia. The hill country rises a little south of the centre of the island and is surrounded by a coastal plain. The flat north-central and northern plain extends from the hill country all the way to the northern tip of the island this region is much drier than the rest of the island. This tour is specifically designed to sight all of Sri Lanka’s 33 endemic birds like the stunning Sri Lankan Blue Magpie and Red-faced Malkoha, the blue-shouldered Sri Lankan Whistling Thrush in the highlands at Horton Plains or the Dull-blue Flycatcher at Nuwara Eliya among others.

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Itinerary Overview

Day 01: Arrive Colombo
Day 02: Colombo to Kitulgala
Day 03: Kitulgala
Day 04: Kitulgala to Sinharaja
Day 05: Sinharaja Rain Forest
Day 06: Sinharaja Rain Forest
Day 07: Sinharaja to Udawalawa National Park
Day 08: Bundala National Park
Day 09: Nuwara Eliya
Day 10: Nuwara Eliya
Day 11: Kandy
Day 12: Departure

Highlights

Endemic bird species
Quaint and comfortable lodging
Glimpses of the beautiful landscape, architecture and lifestyle of North India
Farm fresh meals
Easy birding

Accommodation

Inclusions

Services includes only:
-Arrival and departure transfers, and the tour in a comfortable A/C vehicle.
-Accommodation twin hotel rooms, and on Full Board basis (breakfast, lunch and dinner) as per set menu or buffet provided by hotel for the day.
-All entrance fees including government taxes are according to number of visits to sites, reserves and parks as per the given itinerary.
-Jeep services where necessary.
-Service of an expert local bird and wildlife tour leader.

Above cost does not include
-Airfares.
-Extra meals, soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, telephone call / fax / email, and laundry charges.
-Video and still camera permit charges where necessary.
-Visits to cultural or any other sites that are not included/indicated in the itinerary.
-Tipping to porters, restaurants, park guides, jeep drivers, coach driver and helper, and local tour leader.