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Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Galle

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A World Heritage Site, Sinharaja Forest Reserve protects Sri Lanka's last remaining undisturbed rainforest. Established as a biosphere reserve in 1978, the virgin forest is a haven of wildlife and vegetation, supporting numerous endemic species. Under the canopy of straight, high trees, observe how the birds tend to feed in mixed flocks, often with a greater racket-tailed drongo or orange-billed babbler at the helm. Embark on the verdant trails with a professional guide, who can help spot creatures and explain the array of unusual trees, birds, insects, and reptiles you might encounter. Use our Galle trip itinerary planner to add Sinharaja Forest Reserve and other attractions to your Galle vacation plans.
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  • Interesting rainforest with various animals, birds etc. Excited to go into the jungle and hike at streams and listen to the most knowledgeable guides, they also find animals that you might have missed!
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  • Love visiting unesco heritage sites! Saw lizards, snakes, bird life, monkeys with the help of our guide from sinharaja rest.  more »
  • A group of 12 of us took a private car from Galle to Sinharaja rainforest as a day trip. It is possible to do the journey by public buses but would have involved changing bus and an extra couple of ho...  more »