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Sinharaja Rain Forest Day Trek from Colombo

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Trip Overview

Embark on an adventurous trek through the dense forest of Sri Lanka. Sinharaja Forest Reserve is the best place to explore for all the nature enthusiasts. This biodiversity hotspot is also a UNESCO recognized World Heritage Site. The name Sinhagiri means Kingdom of Lion and this forest reserve is has grown in significance internationally. The dense vegetation of the forest makes it difficult to spot wild animals like in Yale National Park. This forest is home to some of the most diverse species of flora and fauna. Endemic species, birds, reptiles , mammals and rare insects are found here. You can also spot some rare plants and trees in this rainforest.


  • Witness the beauty of pristine nature with a visit to Sinharaja Rainforest
  • Travel in comfort of a air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy the scenic drive to Sri Lanka's best known rainforest
  • Discover the natural beauty of a virgin tropical lush green rainforest
  • Spot and photograph unique & highly biodiverse wildlife and rare birds in Sinharaja

Brief Itinerary:

  • 5:00am - Tour starts with pick-up from you Colombo/Negombo hotel (or address provided)
  • Proceed to Sinharaja, which is a 3-4 hours drive
  • 9:00am approx - Arrive at Kudawa, the starting point of the trek to Sinharaja
  • 11:30am - Reach Sinharaja and explore the area. Have an early lunch or get it packed.
  • 1:00pm - Relax at top and enjoy the scenic sights at Sinharaja
  • 2:00pm - Start trek back to start point
  • 4:00pm - Drive back to Colombo
  • 7:00pm approx - Tour ends with drop off at your hotel

Basic Details

Start Point
Colombo/Negombo Hotel
Finish Point
Colombo/Negombo Hotel
Start time
5:00 am
Wildlife Experiences
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  • Entrance Fees to Sinharaja Forest
  • Trekking Guide
  • Transportation by air conditioned fully insured vehicles throughout the journey.
  • Meeting arrangement at the airport or Hotel on arrival and departure.
  • Video and Camera Permits.
  • All Parking and Highway Toll charges where applicable


  • Lunch, any other Meals and Drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase on site)
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in Inclusions

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Important Information

  • You will receive complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, in your Booking Confirmation Voucher instantly.
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Leech socks and reppelants are highly recommended for this tour.
  • Children aged 0-4 are not allowed to join the tour
  • Child ticket: Age 5-11

Things To Carry:

  • Binocular
  • Hat/Cap
  • Trekking/Hiking shoes
  • Dark color clothes
  • Rain Coats/Jackets

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Sinharaja rainforest is an evergreen rainforest where you can find many endemic birds and animals. Most commonly seen are land monitor lizards, monkeys and many types of antelopes. Bigger animals found here include Jackal, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Sambur Deer, Rusty Spotted Cat, Purple-faced Langur, Rhesus Monkey and Wild Boar. Giant Squirrel and Flying Squirrel are also found here. Sinharaja is the habitat of Leopard too but almost impossible to see.

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30 Oct 2018

Nice and adventurous way to travel to and see Sinharaja Forest from Colombo. Everything was fine but do take water with you and something to eat.

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Meet & Greet your friendly driver at your Hotel lobby in Colombo or Negombo
  • Operator will be in contact with you to coordinate the pick up time and itinerary
  • The driver will pick you up directly from your hotel or specified pick up point. Please enter the pick up location at the checkout page
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