Sri Lanka Bird & Wildlife Tour (12 Days; # 124)
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.