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Sinharaja Forest Reserve Afternoon Safari

4 Hours
  • Can be arranged at a nearby place
  • Our tour guides speak clear English
  • Meals are not included in our package. However we can arrange for this
  • Yes, up to 24 hours
  • Book now and pay later
  • Tour Guides are licensed and trustworthy and well educated about the nature
  • The best time to visit Sinharaja Forest Reserve is either between January to May or August to December.
  • Comfortable 4-WD Jeep

Morning or afternoon tracking at Sinharaja Forest in Sri Lanka offers a unique and enchanting experience for nature enthusiasts, especially those with a passion for birdwatching. Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the last remaining primary rainforests in Sri Lanka. Here’s what visitors can expect during morning or afternoon tracking, with a particular focus on the opportunity to view large numbers of endemic birds:

As the day progresses, the forest takes on a different charm in the afternoon. The play of sunlight through the dense foliage creates a magical atmosphere. Afternoons are often when mixed-species flocks of birds move through the forest. This can be a spectacular sight as various species forage together, providing opportunities to observe both common and rare birds. Some bird species that are not as active in the morning may become more visible in the late afternoon. The Sri Lanka Spurfowl, Sri Lanka Junglefowl, and the Sri Lanka Scaly Thrush are examples of species that may be encountered. The softer afternoon light can enhance the photography experience, allowing visitors to capture the vibrant colors of the birds and the lush greenery of the forest.

Explore Sri Lanka’s last remaining virgin forests with this private tour in the afternoon to the famous Sinharaja Rain Forest. Earth Lanka Events with organize an experienced guide who is well informed with cultural and nature facts. Have a relaxing tour inside the cool forest reserve in a comfortable jeep and experience the beauty of the deepest jungles.

Spend 4 hours in the afternoon visiting the beautiful waterfalls, climbing the tallest peak and hiking through the rainforest. You will have ample things such as the jungle trees, wild orchids and an array of bird species to capture from your camera. Sinharaja is a biodiversity hotspot, and birdwatchers can expect to spot numerous endemic species that are unique to the island. Keep an eye out for the colorful Sri Lanka Hanging Parrot, Yellow-fronted Barbet, and the elusive Red-faced Malkoha. The forest’s diverse habitats, including dense canopies, clearings, and streams, provide a variety of settings for birdwatching. Different species may be found in each of these microenvironments.

Overview

  • Sinharaja rain forest houses 20 species of birds such as Wood Pigeon, Green billed coucal, Malkoha, Magpie babbler. 50% of Sri Lanka’s endemic species of mammals and Butterflies as well as insects, reptiles and amphibians live here.
  • Out of 12 endemic mammal species 8 are found in the Sinharaja forest among them are the Giant Squirrel, Jungle Squirrel, Badger, mongoose etc.
  • The total area of the Sinharaja forest is 18,900 acres. The temperature is between 18-22 degrees Celsius with a humidity of 75%-90%. Due to the thick jungles, the sunlight is very rare in this area. The forest consists of ridges and valleys drained by a network of streams flowing into the rivers right around the forest.
  • You can reach the Sinharaja forest via Rathnapura, Kiriella, Kalawana, Weddala, Deniyaya and from Rakvana routes.
  • You can find Sinharaja rain forest hotels if you need to stop by and have a meal. For those visiting the country for a short vacation, Safari in Sri Lanka offers the best Sri Lanka tour packages

Itinerary

1.15 PM - Pick up from Hotel
2 PM to 6 PM - Safari Tour
6.30 PM - Drop off at the Hotel

Sinharaja Rain Forest

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Sinharaja Forest Reserve Afternoon Safari
From $60
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From $30
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