Hiking in Sinharaja Rain Forest – 2 Day Itinerary

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This is a 2 day tour to Sinharaja Rainforest from Galle and nearby destinations. We have arranged three treks with a pro wildlife expert to enjoy the best of this tropical rain-forest offers. Transportation and accommodation, at an Award Winning luxury cabin in woods with dinner & breakfast, included.
(updated on : 1 Apr 2024)

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The word ‘Sinharaja’ means ‘Lion’ (Sinha) ‘King’ (raja). This area was declared as a forest reserve in 1875 and as an International Man and the Biosphere Reserve in 1978. Subsequently it was declared as a National Heritage Wilderness Area in 1988 and in the following year it was declared as  a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The extent of the Sinharaja is 11,185 hectares.

Sinharaja Forest's mean annual rainfall varies between 3000-6000 mm without a distinct dry period. Mean annual temperature is between 20C-25 C. The landscape consists of a rolling terrain with a series of ridges and valleys and some flat plains which contribute to the variety of ecological niches in Sinharaja.

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About this itinerary

Best season : January - April & July - October
Available : Daily
Arranging time needed : 1 day
Hottest month : February & March

Starting point : Hambantota, Tangalle, Mirissa, Weligama and Galle areas
Starting time : 10 AM
Trekking starting hours : 3.00 PM / 6.30 PM / 6.00 AM / 10.00 AM /
Trekking options - Birding (3 hrs and 3 kms) /  Nature (3 hrs and 3 kms) / Arboretum (3 hrs and 4 kms) / Waterfall (2.5 hrs and 2 kms) / Night trail (1 hrs and 1.5 kms)
Total Kms driven : 240 Approx
Accommodation Rainforest Ecolodge

Room allocation : 1 pax (single) / 2 pax (double) / 3 pax (1 double + 1 single) / 4 pax (2 double) / 5 pax (2 double + 1 single) / 6 pax (3 double)

Restrictions : Do not leave plastics behind / Please do not feed wild animals.

Price includes : Half board basis luxury cabin at Rainforest Ecolodge / Pick up and drop off  / Pro wildlife expert / First aid kit / Foot therapy in a natural water flow / Umbrellas / Leech socks / All Gov taxes

Child price : Aged 6 - 12 is considered a child / Aged 0 - 6 is free of charge.

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Optional : A well-spoken local animal expert / historian could be arranged with an additional fee.

You may bring : Water / Light jacket / Hat and sun glass / Sun cream / Binocular / Camera

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