Sinharajaya Rainforest

Sinharaja presents the characteristic features of a tropical rain forest. The only considerable patch of rain forest in the island. The forest is south of Ratnapura and may be approached by motoring from Ratnapura past Kalawana. Around 90 square miles in area it extends from less than 300 ft. above sea level to 3838 ft. at the summit of mount Rupahin Kanda. The climate is equable with some rain at all seasons. Most endemic birds and plants could be seen at Sinharaja.
The ornithologists will find a visit to the logging area of the Sinharaja Forest worthwhile, for here one could expect to see some of the rarest species of Sri Lankan birds such as Red Faced Malkoha, White Headed Starlings, Trogans, Indian Grey Drongo, Grey Tits, Ceylon Lorikeet, Crested Drongo, Azure Flycatcher, Back Bulbul, Black Eagle, Emerald Collard and Three Toed Kingfisher among others, animal life is abundant here. The Black su-species of the purple faced monkey is common. Lots of bats are found here, including the grotesque Megadirima Spasma Ceylonence. The other animals found here is the Wild Pig, Sambur, Elephants, the palm Civet Cat - the Leopard.

Tour Highlights

  • Sinharajaya Rain Forest

Summary of the Tour

  • Tour start and end from your hotel.
  • Tour can be customized.

Inclusions

  • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • English speaking driver guide.
  • Entrance/excursion fees to the places mentioned in tour highlights.

Exclusions

  • Food & Beverage.
  • Tips and other expenses of a personal nature.

Sinharajaya Rain Forest

Sinharajaya Rain Forest

Sinharajaya Rain Forest

Sinharajaya Rain Forest

Sinharajaya Rain Forest