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Birds of Sri Lanka

 - $ 1812.45 per person

This birdwatching tour has been planned by experts and comes with a specialist guide. It can be designed to satisfy everyone from the committed twitcher to the amateur enthusiast and takes you to some beautiful parts of rural Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is a birdwatchers’ delight and attracts more than 400 species. The best time for birding in Sri Lanka is between November and March when the migrant birds have landed, but two distinct monsoon seasons and a hilly interior means there is plenty to satisfy you all year round.

Highlights

  • Unique mixed-species bird flocks of the Sinharaja Rainforest
  • Migratory birds in Kumana National Park
  • Tissa’s lotus-filled lakes and numerous water birds
  • The array of flamingos on Bundala’s Ramsar Wetlands
  • The last surviving tropical mountain forests of Horton Plains
  • The rich birdlife of Mannar
Villa Talangama

Villa Talangama (Lakeside and Plantation Villas)

Set on a quiet lakeside where sights and sounds of nature reign supreme, Villa Talangama is a luxurious Sri Lankan home meticulously laid out from its architecture and furnishings to the caring service of its staff. This villa is an ideal last stop on your holiday itinerary, an alternative to Colombo city. The airport is about 75 minutes drive.

Rainforest Edge

Rainforest Edge (Wildlife Hotels)

Rainforest Edge, perched above the rolling hills of Waddagala, offers one of the most restful panoramas in Sri Lanka. From this appealing eco and ayurveda property, you can gaze upon rolling tea plantations, studded with tea bungalows and factories. Rustic style in harmony with nature is the essence of its appeal, an isolated, pollution-free environment without discomfort.

The Safari

The Safari (Mid-range Hotels)

The Safari occupies a scenic position on the banks of the ancient Tissa Wewa. Previously known as Tissamaharama Resort, this four-star hotel with 50 rooms underwent a complete refurbishment. Located minutes from Tissamaharama town, this is a convenient base from which to explore Kataragama, Bundala and Yala.

Hideaway Arugam bay

Hideaway Arugam bay (Beach Selection)

Hideaway is a homely guesthouse with comfortable cottages and some a/c rooms situated on a six-acre estate which attracts plenty of birds and even the occasional monkey. Although Hideaway doesn’t have direct access to the beach, a five minute stroll takes you to one of the main surf points in Arugam Bay.

St Andrews Hotel

St Andrews Hotel (Mid-range Hotels)

St Andrew's Hotel is perched above Nuwara Eliya town centre adjoining the picturesque golf course. This stately Tudor-style colonial mansion has a stern exterior, but inside is a world of open fires and candlelit dinners.

Amaya Lake

Amaya Lake (Mid-range Hotels)

Amaya Lake is a simple hotel of four-star standard, which enjoys a peaceful and beautiful setting by the banks of Kandalama lake, in Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle. An excellent eco hotel, which retains a personal feel and offers low-level cabanas in tranquil woodland.

Palmyrah House

Palmyrah House (Family Hotels)

Palmyrah House is a five-bedroom holiday retreat on Mannar Island in the north west of Sri Lanka. This remote region is popular for birdwatching during the season from October to March when migrant birds in their thousands line the lagoons and water holes.

Bethany 101

Bethany 101 (Boutique Hotels)

Bethany 101 is a 170-year-old Moorish villa facing the tranquil Puttalam Lagoon in the North West. This refurbished boutique villa has six bedrooms and is centrally placed to enjoy the natural splendor of the Kalpitiya peninsula as well as Wilpattu game park.





Guide Price (Per Person) : $ 1812

Important note on prices:
  • Price includes private vehicle and a driver-guide
  • Above price is a guide price
  • The price includes accommodation, all taxes and service charges
  • Price includes all stated activities inclusive of all taxes
  • Price excludes flights and optional activities
  • Price may be subject to change at time of booking

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