Bird Watching Tour – 11 Days

Start / End : Colombo | Duration : 11 Days / 10 Nights

Bird Watching Tour – 11 Days

The Bird Watching Tour provides you with the perfect opportunity to catch a glimpse of these beautiful birds in their natural habitat, and at the same time admire the tropical foliage of the dense rain forests located in different areas of the country. An additional treat for plant lovers will be the visit to the Hakgala Botanical Gardens close to Nuwara Eliya

Tour Summary

Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights

Start / End: Colombo

Available : All year round

Highlights

  • Explore the Kitulgala Forest
  • Visit Bundala NP
  • Visit Uda Walwe National park
  • Visit Singharaja Forest
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Day 01 Airport – Colombo

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Arrival and transfer to a hotel in Colombo.The approximate distance from Negombo to Colombo is 35 km.

Overnight stay at Colombo

 

 

Day 02 Colombo – Kitulgala

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After breakfast leave to visit the Kitulgala Forest Reserve across the banks of the Kelani River.

Overnight stay at Kitulgala

 

 

Day 03 Kitulgala – Hambantota

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Morning leave for Bundala. Lunch at Hambantota. Proceed to visit Bundala Sanctuary.

Overnight stay at Hambantota.

 

 

 

Day 04 Hambantota – Uda walawe – Embilipitiya

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After breakfast leave to visit Udawalawe National Park for bird-watching. See fishing eagle, crested hawk eagle,harrier, kite and many others.

Overnight stay at Embilipitiya.

 

 

Day 05 Embilipitiya – Rathnapura

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After breakfast leave for Ratnapura. Afternoon visit Gilimale Forest Reserve on bird watching expedition. Look out for malkoha, blue magpie, jungle fowl, grackle and many other species.

Overnight stay at Ratnapura.

 

 

Day 06 Rathnapura – Singharaja

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Visit Sinharaja rainforest on bird-watching expedition. Many of Sri Lanka’s species of birds are found here – blue magpie, many species of wood-fisher, owl, barbet and bulbul.

Overnight stay at Singharaja.

 

 

Day 07 Singharaja – Nuwara Eliya

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After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya a hill country resort located at an elevation of 6200 ft. above sea level. Visit Hakgala Botanical Gardens.

Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya

 

 

Day 08 Nuwara Eliya – Horton Plains – Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast leave for Horton Plains on bird watching expedition.hortain-plains-thumb

Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya

 

 

 

Day 09 Nuwara Eliya – Kandy

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After breakfast leave for Kandy visit Udawattekelle sanctuary for bird-watching. Look out for Layard’s parakeet, black-capped bulbul, flycatcher and many varieties of kingfisher.

Overnight stay at Kandy.

 

 

Day 10 Kandy

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After breakfast visit Royal Botanical Gardens and followed by a city tour of Kandy. Transfer to the airport on time for departure.

 

 

 

Day 11 Kandy – Airport

Transfer to the airport on time for departure

  • Accommodation sharing twin on Bed and Breakfast Basis while on tour at mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Air-conditioned private transport
  • English speaking chauffeur-guide
  • Government tax and service charge
  • International airfare
  • Lunch, Dinner & Beverages.
  • Expenses of a personal nature (telephone calls, laundry etc,.)
  • Personal travel and medical insurance
  • Departure airport tax
  • Compulsory Cricket/Peak and any Seasonal supplements at selected hotels.( To be notified by the time of the booking)
  • Entrance fees, Jeep hire costs, Trekker chargers etc at sites and locations as per itinerary.

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