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Sinharaja Rain Forest One Day tour

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Overview
What to Expect
Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

The hilly virgin rainforest, part of the Sri Lanka lowland rain forests ecoregion, was saved from the worst of commercial logging by its inaccessibility, and was designated a World Biosphere Reserve in 1978 and a World Heritage Site in 1988. The reserve’s name translates as Lion Kingdom.

The reserve is only 21 km (13 mi) from east to west, and a maximum of 7 km (4.3 mi) from north to south, but it is a treasure trove of endemic species, including trees, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

Because of the dense vegetation, wildlife is not as easily seen as at dry-zone national parks such as Yala. There are about 3 elephants and the 15 or so leopards are rarely seen. The most common larger mammal is the endemic purple-faced langur.

An interesting phenomenon is that birds tend to move in mixed feeding flocks, invariably led by the fearless greater racket-tailed drongo and the noisy orange-billed babbler. Of Sri Lanka’s 26 endemic birds, the 20 rain-forest species all occur here, including the elusive red-faced malkoha, green-billed conical and Sri Lanka blue magpie.
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Important Information
Departure Point
beruwala/ kalutara/ wadduwa
Departure Time
6.00am  /8.00 am / 9.00am/ 10.00am
Duration
24h
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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By: Day Tour Sri Lanka
69 reviews
georgl496
32
Amazing Currys with the lovely Veronica
Veronica thought us how to cook some amazing basic currys as well as Sambol and some other stuff! Communicating
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Cerise R
2910
Expert knowledge, reliable, great communication
What a great morning of fishing the Bentota river! We had an expert local guide, and immediately started catching
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Neilos_247
31
Amazing tours of Sri Lanka
Gayan and Chanaka are the most nicest and humblest guys you will meet. We arranged tours to Bentota, Mirissa
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Aquil K
20
Boat safari
Absolutely amazing and Gayan blew our minds with a fantastic safari tour around the amazon of Sri Lankan river
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marienvdev
10
2-weeks tour in Sri Lanka
Gayan was our guide and driver for our 2-weeks tour in Sri Lanka this summer, he has been a excellent support to
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cecilias2512
Paris, France
21
Amazing tour!
We traveled in Sri Lanka as a group of 3 friends in August 2019 and Gayan was our guide/driver during the tour. We
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THESTAINTRAIN
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
91
Great morning on the Bentota River Safari
We had a fantastic time on the river with so much to see... Crocodiles, monkeys, snakes, monitor lizards, Kites,
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T8373FElindal
Kuwait City, Kuwait
40
Unforgettable experience in Sri Lanka
we made an unforgettable trip through Sri Lanka with my husband . Gayan, our tour leader, showed us all the
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T8373FElindal
Kuwait City, Kuwait
40
Best experience
Price were cheap and people were amazing, everything we saw during the fishing tour was awesome,,, if you are
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103veronikaw
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
32
Best travel agent
We visited Sri Lanka for 10 days. We had an excellent tour in this lovely country with an excellent guide.
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vinzze67
12
Amazing Sri Lanka Tour !
First of all, I was in Sri Lanka during the April 2019 attacks. Gayan (Day Tour Sri Lanka Driver) had well-managed
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Jane A
11
Truly Amazing!
It was an amazing experience with Gayan! We had a smooth travel from airport to avani hotel bentota and vice
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Spirginija
138
Bentota river fishing
We had a great time, managed to catch some fish. The guide spent extra hour with us giving us opportunity to catch
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812dmitriyd
Minsk, Belarus
21
Amazing Bentota River Safari Tour!
  2 minutes ago I've found Daytoursrilanka via TripAdvisor and I happy, that we found them. We ordered the boat
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Michaela R
163
Timi Tours Themiya Tour operator Sri Lanka
The best tour operator in Sri Lanka, best service and best prices. You can discover all the island with local
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Key Details
  • Day Tour Sri Lanka
  • Duration: 24h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
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