sinharaja udawalawa two days Tour

Morning 06.30aam pick up from hotel • Visit the SInharaja Rain Forest • Lunch and proceed to the udawalawe • Overnight stay at Udawalawe

 

Morning 05.30am pick up from the hotel and visit Udawalawe safari • Return to hotel via Galle road sightseeing southern coast line

per adult from

$610

NZD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Overnight accommodation
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Transport by private vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Lunch
  • Udawalawe National Park lies on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces, in Sri Lanka. The national park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River, as well as to protect the catchment of the reservoir. The reserve covers 30,821 hectares (119.00 sq mi) of land area and was established on 30 June 1972.[1] Before the designation of the national park, the area was used for shifting cultivation (chena farming). The farmers were gradually removed once the national park was declared. The park is 165 kilometres (103 mi) from Colombo. Udawalawe is an important habitat for water birds and Sri Lankan elephants. It is a popular tourist destination and the third most visited park in the 

    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 rainforest species all occur here, including the elusive red-faced malkoha, green-billed coucal and Sri Lanka blue magpie.
  • Departure Point :
    bentota/ beruwala/ ahungalla
    Departure Time :
    6.00am/ 9.00 am/11.30am
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by daytoursrilanka

Activity ID: V-59195P9

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