Tropical Birding In Sri Lanka (Birding tour 11 Days 10 Nights)

For all the avid birder and wild life photographers we present this wonderful package which covers best bird watching destinations in Sri Lanka that provides excellent photo opportunities.

With 492 recorded bird species including 236 residents with 33 endemics packed in to a relatively small island, Sri Lanka is one of the best birding destinations in Asia. During this package you will be staying in the specially picked accommodations that are closer to nature. This package will leave you with thousand of photographs and timeless memories.

per adult from

$686

NZD

Duration

11 days

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 10 nights
    • 10 nights accommodation at the resorts,Eco lodges,guest houses with breakfast and dinners.
    • Arrival assistance at the airport and transport by A/C vehicle with passenger insurance.
    • Service of the English speaking well exprienced about birding chauffeur guide.
    • "A Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka" ,butterflies and dragonflies guidebooks for every client.
    • Free water bottles, wi-fi, bicycles and other equipment for birding.
    • All government taxes are included for above all
    What's excluded :
    • Air fares and visa charges.
    • Sightseeing entrance charges (unless specified).
    • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Tips, portage, laundry excludes.
    • Any expenses on private basis.
    • Entry/Admission - Muthurajawela Marsh
    • Entry/Admission - Sinharaja Forest Reserve
    • Entry/Admission - Kumana National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya
    • Entry/Admission - Udawattekele Sanctuary
    • Entry/Admission - Anawilundawa Wetland Sanctuary

  • Day 1: Arrival - Transfer to Pamunugama - Muthurajawela Wet Lands

    Stop At: Muthurajawela Marsh, Negombo Sri Lanka
    Ayubowan !! Welcome to Sri Lanka. You will meet our representative of Real Lanka Holidays at the airport, and from there you will be transfer to a hotel in Pamunugama which will take approx. half an hour of drive. after couple of hours relax. we can discover Muthurajawela Wet lands By Boat.

    Birds you can see From Here – Green-billed Coucal, Srilankan Scimitar Babbler, Dark-fronted Babbler, Spotted-winged Thrush, Ceylon Trogon, Ceylon Crested Drongo, Ceylon Grey Hornbill, Ceylon Small Barbet, Ceylon Jungle Fowl, Ceylon Spur Fowl, Ceylon Green Pigeon, Emerald Dove, Green Imperial Pigeon, Brown–capped Babbler, Red-backed & Crimson-backed Woodpeckers, Lesser Yellow-naped Woodpecker, Black-capped, Yellow-browed & Black Bulbuls, Layard’s & Alexandrine Parakeets, Ceylon Lorikeet, Indian three-toed Kingfisher, Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher, Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker and many more
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in Pamunugama Hotel

    Day 2: Deniyaya - Sinharaja Rainforest

    Stop At: Deniyaya, Deniyaya, Southern Province
    We will leave the hotel after breakfast, heading toward the southern to our second birding base, the lush rainforest and the UNESCO World Heritage Sinharaja rain Forest. after the around four hours of drive you can have a nature walk around the eco lodge we booked for you. next day morning we will explore the forest reserve.
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in Deniyaya Hotel

    Day 3: Deniyaya - Sinharaja Rainforest

    Stop At: Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sinharaja Access Road, Mederipitiya, Deniyaya, Galle 81524 Sri Lanka
    Birds you can see from here – Green-billed Coucal, Red-faced Malkoha, Ceylon Blue Magpie, Rufous Babbler, Ceylon Hill Myna, Ashy Headed Laughing Thrush, White Headed Starling, Yellow-fronted Barbet, Spot-winged Thrush, Scaly Thrush, Ceylon Jungle Fowl, Ceylon Spurfowl, Crimson Backed woodpecker, Ceylon Crested Drongo, Layard’s Parakeet, Ceylon Green Pigeon, Ceylon Lorikeet, Serendib Scops Owl, Ceylon Bay Owl, Ceylon Grey Hornbill, Chestnut Backed owlet, Ceylon Frogmouth, Legge’s Flowerpecker, Scimitar Babbler, Ceylon Trogon, Black Eagle, Crested Serpent & Hawk Eagles, Crested Honey Buzzard and many more.
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in Deniyaya Hotel

    Day 4: Transfer to Kumana - Beach

    Stop At: Arugam Bay, Arugam Bay, Eastern Province
    In the morning we drive to the dry lowlands of Kumana National Park. After checking in at the accommodation we will enjoy the beach of the Kumana/Arugambay and next morning we will explore this fantastic park in search of dry-zone birds, which abound here
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Arugam bay (Kumana)

    Day 5: Full Day Safari in Kumana National Park

    Stop At: Kumana National Park, Ampara Sri Lanka
    Birds you can see from here – Lesser Whistling Teal, Spot-billed Pelican, Openbill, Purple Coot, Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Common Coot, Grey Heron, Purple Heron, Black-winged Stilt, Yellow-wattled Lapwing, Jungle Owlet, Black-necked, White-necked & Painted Storks, Pintail, Garganey, Common Red shank, Greenshank, Wood, Common & Green Sandpipers etc and many more
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Arugam bay (Kumana)

    Day 6: Transfer to Nuwaraeliya - Relax

    Stop At: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
    After the Breakfast we will travel to highest region in Sri lanka. Nuwaraeliya Nickname as a Little England. after the long drive we will relax on the hotel we can roam around the city and have a nice Ceylon tea in the evening
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Nuwara eliya

    Day 7: Victoria Park - Waterfalls - Kandy

    Stop At: Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya, A5, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka
    In the early morning we will walk through the Victoria park Small area but perfect birding base closer to the city. after the birding we will back to our hotel and transfer to Kandy we will stop in few places for take photos such as tea plantation and Ramboda waterfalls

    Victoria Park – This is a small but well preserved patch of motane forest that has been preserved which offers habitat for many species of hill birds. A permit is required to walk in to the park.

    Birds you can see from here – Black Bird, Ceylon Warbler, Yellow-eared Bul Bul, Dusky Blue Flycatcher, Grey-headed Flycatcher, Ceylon Hill White Eye, Kashmir Red-breasted Flycatcher, Grey Tit and many more.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Ramboda Waterfall, Pussellawa Sri Lanka
    Travellers can witness the waterfall

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Kandy

    Day 8: Kandy - Udawattakele Sanctuary - Willpattu

    Stop At: Udawattekele Sanctuary, Lovers Walk, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Birds you can see from here – Indian Three-toed Kingfisher, Stork-billed Kingfisher, Common Kingfisher, Brown Fish Owl, Forest eagle Owl, Wood Owl, Common Hill Myna, Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher, Green Leaf & Large-billed Leaf warblers, Layard’s Flycatcher, Paradise Flycatcher, Brown-capped Babbler, Crimson-backed Woodpecker, Yellow-fronted Barbet, Layard’s, Alexandrine & Blossom-headed Parakeets, Ceylon Lorikeet, Indian Pitta and many more
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Wilpattu

    Day 9: Full Day Safari in Willpattu National Park

    Stop At: Wilpattu National Park, Wilpattu National Park, North Western Province
    Brown-capped Babbler, White-rumped Shama, Ceylon Grey Hornbill, Pintail Snipe, Ceylon Jungle Fowl, Black-tailed Godwit, Great Stone Plover, Little Ringed Plover, Ceylon Green Pigeon, Orange-breasted Green Pigeon, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Racket-tailed Drongo, Forest Eagle Owl, Brown Fish Owl, Black-backed Yellow Woodpecker, Rufus Woodpecker, Golden-backed Woodpecker, Hoopoe, Common Kestrel, Crested Hawk Eagle, Crested Serpent Eagle, White-bellied Sea Eagle, Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Ceylon Frog Mouth and many more
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Wilpattu

    Day 10: Anawilundawa Bird Sanctuary

    Stop At: Anawilundawa Wetland Sanctuary, Chilaw Sri Lanka
    Openbill, Purple Coot, Common Moorhen, Lesser Whistling Teal, Purple Heron, Grey Heron, Stork-billed, Common, Pied & White-breasted Kingfishers, Gargany, White-bellied Sea Eagle, Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Black-winged Stilt, Cotton Teal, Indian Shag, Spoonbill, Large, Median & Little Egrets, Black-backed Yellow Woodpecker, Brown Fish Owl and many more.
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Wilpattu

    Day 11: Departure

    Pass By: Katunayake, Katunayake, Negombo, Western Province
    Today is the last day of your tour. Our guide will transfer you to departure terminal of the airport. Hope to see you again. Our representative will see you off at the airport. End of the Tour -Thank You ! Have a safe flight !

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 3/22/2020 - 12/31/2020
    Tuesday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    3/22/2021 - 12/31/2021
    Tuesday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Special Notes: For weather, selection and opening timings of the parks, discounts, backup routes, any additional information and/or for any other special requirements please contact us before travel.
    • Electrical Adaptor: Sri Lanka uses electricity at 230V.50Hz and has electric outlets in a triangle configuration so advisable to carry an international travel adaptor to avoid any inconvenience.
    • Timezone: Sri Lanka observes the Indian Standard Timezone (IST). There is no day light saving time clock changes.
    • Hotel Timings: Check-in after 1400 hrs. Check-out time before 1200 hrs, Please inform before if there is need for early check-ins and/or late check outs.
    • Currency: The official currency of Sri Lanka is the rupee (LKR). You can exchange any major foreign currencies at airport/bank
    • Climate/Weather: Sri Lanka has a tropical climate and is always warm. however its much cooler in Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Ella thus warm clothes are recommended and Sri lanka observe two monsoon southwest monsoon May to September rainfalls to southwest part and western side of central mountains, Northeast monsoon season will effect from December to February brings rains to north and north east part of the country.
    • Immunizations and Health: No immunizations needed. Dengue fever is prolific in the region but there is no vaccination against it so travelers need to take precautions against mosquito bites and visit the nearest hospital if they suspect infection and advisable to bring the Insects repellent and Sun cream.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Real Lanka Holidays

Activity ID: V-211315P5

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