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Sinharaja Rainforest

Sinharaja Rainforest is a world heritage site and major ecotourism destination. It is also popular as a camping site.

There are

  • 19 fish species
  • 33 amphibians
  • 71 reptile species
  • 147 bird species
  • 44 mammal species in Sinharaja

Also, 60% of the country’s native birds and all 33 endemic birds in Sinharaja Rainforest. Recently discovered Serendib Scops Owl can be seen in Sinharaja.

Special activities at Sinharaja

  • Trekking
  • Birdwatching
  • Nature photographing of tree canopy and more

Also, many of beautiful waterfalls have in forest reserve with chill and fresh water.

From Northern or western parts of the country, you can reach Sinharaja Forest Reserve via Ratnapura, Kiriella, Kalawana, Weddagala. From the South, you can enter forest reserve from Deniya. Coming to from Hambantota, Udawalawe you can enter Sinharaja from Rakwana side.

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