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Price : Please contact | 2 nights 3 days

A treasure of Endemic Species
Bird Watching at Shinharaja 2nights 3days

Recommended for birdwatching and Photography.
A trip guided by the local bird spotter.


  Location Schedule


You will be picked up from designated place inside Colombo. Transfer to Shinharaja, a forest area lying at south western belt of Sri Lanka (around 3~4 hours). Check in at the hotel. After Lunch, depart to search the birds with Bird Spotter. Accommodation at blue magpie lodge or Rainforest Edge.

Overnight in Shinharaja |Meals offered: Lunch, Dinner


Search and observe the birds in Shinharaja whole day. Accommodation at blue magpie lodge or Rainforest Edge.

Overnight in Shinharaja |Meals offered: Morning, Lunch, Dinner


Morning, continue to search the birds around Shinharaja's forest. After that, you will be dropped off at the designated place inside Colombo or Negombo.

Meals offered: Morning
※ Free plans are available for interested participants. Please contact for further details.


Arrangements Number of people Price per one(USD)
  4 (2 twin/double rooms) Please contact
3 (1triple room) Please contact

2(twin/double room)

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Single room supplement Please contact

※We will kindly arrange the tours as you wish. For example: changes for a different hotel, arrangements for only private car or guides, tour plans without meals.


Above mentioned prices are inclusive of:

Special Bird Spotter at Shinharaja | Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary | Private car and an English speaking driver guide | Meals - BF: 2, LN: 2, DN: 2 | Toll, parking fee etc | Other surcharges

Above mentioned prices are exclusive of:

Entrance fee of Shinharaja Forest Reserve (US$ 12)(Generally, we search birds outside the forest reserve and at the borders of the forest reserve. If the birds you like to see are inside the Forest Reserve, please consult with the bird Spotter of the day, pay entrance fee directly and enter the reserve.)| Personal expenses - Drinks, phone calls, laundry etc. | Tips to the guide and driver  |  ETA ※ETA is needed to travel to Sri Lanka. It can be obtained online. 

Tour Point

Birds available near Shinharaja Forest Reserve

Red-faced Malkoha, Sri Lanka Blue Magpie, White-faced Starling, Ceylon Scaly Thrush, Spotted-winged thrush, Orange Billed Babbler, Serendib Scops-owl, ashy-headed Laughing thrush, Oriental White eye, Green Billed Coucal, Sri Lanka Spurfowl, Ceylon Hill Mina, Forest Wagtail, Sri Lanka Hanging Parrot, Layard's Parakeet, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Yellow-fronted Barbet and more.
  • Yellow-fronted Barbet

  • Sri Lanka Frogmouth

  • Layard's Parakeet

  • Oriental White-eye

  • Sri Lanka Hanging Parrot

  • Spotted-winged Thrush

  • Sri Lanka Wood Pigeon

  • Sri Lanka Scimitar Babbler

  • Velvet-fronted Nuthatch

  • Green-billed Coucal


    *This is a bird observatory tour. The local bird spotter will work his best to find the bird of your choice, but due to breeding condition, agricultural work etc. the specific bird of your choice may not show up.
    *There are probable rains near the forests of Shinharaja. Please bring your own umbrella and protect your camera from rain. (rain protection devices or covers are recommended).
    *Since this is a bird observatory tour, we may need to enter the bushes or dense forest. Long sleeved clothes, long pant and sports shoes, hat is recommended. There are probably after rain leeches, we will prepare leech remover sock.

    *If you need camera porter to carry your camera for your bird- photography, we can arrange for you.

[Hotels used in this course]
*Blue Magpie Lodge
This is a simple guest house used by a lot of bird watchers of this region.

*Rainforest Edge
Boutique hotel covered by a lot of nature in the surroundings. The forest can be enjoyed from the terrace of each room. Bird watching can also be enjoyed from the room itself. Not limited to bird watching, but the stay at this hotel can be a relaxing holiday.

  • Meals

  • Pool at hotel

  • Dining Area

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