Rain Forest Exploration

Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a bio diversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Sinharaja has a wild profusion of flora. More than 65% of the 217 types of trees and woody climbers endemic to Sri Lanka’s rainforest are found in Sinharaja.

Sinharaja rain forest is home to 282 bird species and out of the 34 endemic bird species, 29 have recorded from Sinharaja. Apart from Birds 3-4 Elephants, around 15 Sri Lankan Leopards also recorded from Sinharaja Rain Forest. The most common larger mammal is the endemic purple-faced langur. 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 birdwing butterfly and the inevitable leeches


Sinharaja is simply a birding paradise! With more than 95% of Sri Lanka’s endemic birds found here, bird watching in Sinharaja is a phenomenal experience. The rain forest is home to 282 bird species and out of the 34 endemic bird species, 29 have recorded from Sinharaja. This includes the Sri Lanka blue magpie or Ceylon magpie (Urocissa ornata), the Sri Lanka White-eye (Zosterops ceylonensis) , the Scaly Thrush (Zoothera dauma) , the Wood pigeon (Columba torrigtoni), the Dusky Blue Flycatcher (Muscicapa sordid) and the yellow-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus penicillatus) to name a few.

Hiking And Trekking

For the keen hiker, there is a plethora of opportunities awaiting in Sri Lanka 's diverse world heritage Sinharaja rain forest. This beautiful area provides a superb base from which to try out a wide variety of hiking and trekking tours through jungle, across paddy fields and up mountains. The river and numerous water fountains along the way are another key attraction that allows hikers to enjoy a refreshing dip en-route! Sinharaja is a wet, wild, and primeval--a combination rarely found these days in Sri Lanka, as much of its tropical moist forests have been logged, cleared, and settled. As such, Sinharaja offers time machine to those interested in the past, present, and future of these forests. A hiking tour in Sri Lanka wouldn't be complete without a visit to the fascinating SINHARAJA RAINFOREST.

Nature Trails and Countryside Walking

For those who want more than a mere walk through the countryside, we offer the opportunity to journey on a nature trail through Sri Lanka's rich and diverse natural environment with a special focus on the four key areas of the country's natural environment. These areas include the animal community, plant community, man-made habitats and scenery of Sri Lanka.

We recommend a visit to the local temple situated opposite the hotel which requires a steep climb to the top but truely worth the effort to catch a glimpse of the mesmerizing views of the area.

Let a walk in this beautiful landscape enlighten you with fascinating information about the environment so that you can develop a real understanding of everything you see, hear and smell–a true multi-sensory experience!