Sinharaja Forest Reserve Day Tour with Lunch from Colombo

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Sinharaja Forest Reserve
Sinharaja Forest Reserve
Male Common Shrub Frog calling in the Sinharaja Rain Forest
Male Common Shrub Frog calling in the Sinharaja Rain Forest
Sinharaja Rainforest Waterfall
Sinharaja Rainforest Waterfall
Muturajawela Marshes and Wetlands
Muturajawela Marshes and Wetlands
There is no end to what may be discovered during a rain forest exploration in Sri Lanka
There is no end to what may be discovered during a rain forest exploration in Sri Lanka
Sinharaja Rain Forest
Sinharaja Rain Forest

What To Expect

Explore Sinharaja Rainforest, Sri Lanka's largest primeval rainforest.


Tours in Sinharaja from Colombo
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There is no end to what may be discovered during a rain forest exploration in Sri Lanka. Spend a full day at Sinharaja, a World Heritage site (Nature), Sri Lanka's most beautiful and biggest rainforest. Start your adventure with an early morning pick up from Colombo and enjoy a scenic ride passing by the Southern Highway from Kottawa to Dodamgoda and Kalawana. Upon arrival, board a 4WD jeep and enjoy a thrilling ride to the entrance gate of the rainforest.

It is situated close to Ratnapura, between the villages of Rkwana, Deniyaya and Mathugama, Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a World Biosphere Reserve in 1978 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. The reserve's name translates as Lion Kingdom and it is a treasure trove of endemic species, including trees, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

A variety of indigenous plants and animals, following rivers and silent streamlets cover up nearly 9800 hectares. Out of a total of 830 indigenous flowering plants in the island Sinharaja has nearly 500 plants and out of Sri Lanka's 26 endemic bird species 20 have made Sinharaja their home. Reptiles include the endemic green pit viper and hump-nosed vipers, and there are a large variety of amphibians, especially tree frogs. Invertebrates include the endemic common bird wing butterfly and the inevitable leeches. This awe-inspiring place cannot be further described by words, you have to experience it!


  • Hotel or airport pick-up and drop off*

  • Professional tour guide

  • Lunch

  • National park entrance fees

  • 4WD Jeep ride to rainforest entrance gate


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • *Transfers to/from the airport and hotels outside Colombo City may be subject to additional pick-up charges.

  • Children below 2 years old are free of charge on all services.

  • Supplement charge applies during the celebration of Kandy Esala Perahera (July to August 2017). Please inquire for the rates.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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