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08 Days Bird Watching Tour
08 Days Bird Watching TourCompact Bird Watching Tour
 
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DAY 1 AIRPORT / COLOMBO (100km)
  08 Days Bird Watching TourArrive at the airport and be met by our representative and transferred to Hotel in Colombo. City Tour & Bird Watching at Bellanwila ,Attidiya. The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Old parliament, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Buddhist Hindu Temple and Town Hall. S i t e :- Bellanwila (Southern outskirt of Colombo) Marshland Habitat to, • Yellow, Chestnut and Black Bittern • Water Cock • Stork-billed Kingfisher • Blyth’s Reed • Palla’s Grasshopper Warbler • Long-billed Sunbird Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in Colombo.
DAY 2 COLOMBO / KITHULGALA (80km)
  08 Days Bird Watching TourBreakfast at Hotel. Leave for Kithulgala. Check in at Rafters Retraet. – Kithulgala. P.m. cross the Kelani river by canoe an enter “Bandara Kele” a rem anent of the virgin forest. Kithulgala A rain forest across the Kelani River from Kithulgala resthouse, east of Colombo. At the foot of the central mountain massif, this is the area of highest rainfall in Sri Lanka. S i t e :- Kitulgala forest (East of Colombo) Rain forest Habitat to, • Mountain and Rufous-bellied Hawk-Eagles • Bersa Sparrowhawk • Crested Goshawk • Pompador Green Pigeon • Stork-billed Kingfisher • Ceylon Frogmouth • Ceylon Trogon • Three-toed Kingfisher • Edible-nest Swift • Stork-billed Kingfisher and More Dinner & Overnight stay at Rafters Retreat.
DAY 3 KITHULGALA/ RATHNAPURA (80km)
  08 Days Bird Watching TourAfter Breakfast leave for Rathnapura. Check in at Rathnaloka Hotel. p.m. Visit the forest. S i t e Ratnapura(East of Colombo) garden surrounding Ratnaloka Habitat to, • Blossom-headed Parakeet • Edible-nest Swift • Chestnut-headed Bee-eater • Brown-headed Barbet • Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker • Indian Pitta and More S i t e :- Gilimale Forest (Northeast of Ratnapura) Patch of Rain forest Habitat to, • Pompador Green Pigeon • Green Imperial Pigeon • Ceylon Trogon • Three-toed Kingfisher • Lesser Yellow-naped Woodpecker • Lesser Yellow-naped Woodpecker • Indian Blue Chat • Green and Large-billed Leaf Warbler and More Dinner & Overnight at Hotel Rathnaloka – Rathnapura.
DAY 4 RATHNAPURA / SINGHA RAJA FOREST (70km)
  08 Days Bird Watching TourLeave Hotel for Sinharaja with a pick nick Breakfast pack.Bird Watching at Sinharaja forest. S i t e :- Singharaja Forest (South of Ratnapura) The largest Rainforest of the Island Habitat to, • Black Eagle • Mountain and Rufous-bellied Hawk-Eagle • Bersa Sparrowhawk • Crested Goshawk • Pompador Green Pigeon • Indian Cuckoo • Red-winged Crested Cuckoo • Ceylon Frogmouth • Ceylon Trogon • Brown-throated Spinetail Swift • Edible-nest Swift • Lesser Yellow-naped Woodpecker • Indian Blue Chat and More p.m. at leisure. Dinner & Overnight at Hotel Rathnaloka – Rathnapura.
DAY 5 RATHNAPURA / EMBILIPITIYA (145km)
  08 Days Bird Watching TourBreakfast at Hotel. Leave for Embilipitiya. Check in at Centuria Hotel Embilipitiya. p.m. at Leisure.Dinner & Overnight at Hotel Centuria Hotel Embilipitiya.
DAY 6 EMBILIPITIYA / TISSAMAHARAMAYA. (95km)
  08 Days Bird Watching TourAfter Breakfast Leave Hotel for Udawalawe with a pick nick Breakfast pack. S i t e :- Udawalawa National Park (Southern Dry Zone) A variety of habitats with a mix of grassland, tall forest and water associated. Habitat to, • Spot –billed Pelican • Lesser Adjutant • Grey-headed Fishing Eagle • Yellow-wattled Lapwing • Blossom-headed Parakeet • Blue-faced Malkoha • Sirkeer • Indian Plaintive Cuckoo • Brown Fish Owl and More Leave for Tissmaharamaya. Check in at Hotel Chandrika. p.m. Bird Watching around Tissamaharama and Weeraviala. S i t e :-Tissamaharama (Southeastern region) Five reservoirs and paddy cultivations and urban surroundings. Habitat to, • Yellow, Chestnut (Cinnamon and) Black Bittern • Cotton Teal (Pygmy-goose)Pheasant-tailed Jacana • Watercock • Blue-faced Malkoha • Brown Fish Owl • Stork-billed Kingfisher • Black-backed yellow woodpecker • Clamorous Reed Warbler and More Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel Chandrika.
DAY 7 TISSAMAHARAMAYA / HIKKADUWA (175km)
  08 Days Bird Watching TourLeave for Hikkaduwa with a pick nick Breakfast pack. En route visit National Park Bundala for Bird Watching. Bundala National Park(Near Hambantota) Mainly wetland by the coast Habitat to, • Spot –billed Pelican • Great Stone-Plover • Small Pratincole • Yellow-wattled Lapwing • Grey-headed Fishing Eagle • Pied Crested Cuckoo • Blue-faced Malkoha • Indian Plaintive Cuckoo • Indian and Long-tailed Nightjars • Crested Tree Swift • Yellow –fronted Pied and Black-backed Yellow Woodpeckers • Indian Pitta • Ashy-crowned Finch-Lark • Oriental Skylark • Large (Jungle) Prinia • Baya Weaver P.m Check in at Hotel in Hikkaduwa for Beach Stay. Hikkaduwa At leisure – Beach Stay with many choices of spending your time. Leisurely strolling on the Golden Beaches enthralled in the magical atmosphere. Lazing on a Sun deck reading a book of you choice, and sipping a cool fresh tropical fruit drink of pine apple, Mango, Banana. Water skiing, Wind Surfing, Snorkeling or cutting through the choppy on a jet water scooter and much more…. Dinner and Overnight stay at Hikkaduwa.
DAY 8 HIKKADUWA / AIRPORT (160km)
  08 Days Bird Watching TourBreakfast at Hotel and transfer to Airport for Departure.
Includes
  • Accommodation on sharing Basis. B/B or H/B Basis. (Please select) Transport exclusively by air-conditioned Car with English Speaking Bird Watching Expert. Meeting arrangements at the airport on arrival and departure. The above are nett and include all government taxes.
Excludes
  • Air port taxes Entrance fees to the following sites. Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc. Video and Camera permits. Entrance fees through out the tour. Any other services not specified above.
Remarks
  • Ideal for Bird Lovers
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