Trip Planner : Asia / Sri Lanka / Southern Province / Galle / Wildlife Areas / Sinharaja Forest Reserve
Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Galle
Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
Great rainforest.Without lots of people.Very good for birds, reptiles ...one of the best places in Sri Lanka to spot wildlife
It is a small rain forest and you don't get to see a lot of it if you take a three-four hour tour. But all and all it was a nice walk. We spotted some monkeys, giant squirrel, snakes, lizards, scorpio... read more »
A little out of the way from most other attractions in Sri Lanka but if you are interested in wildlife its worth the trip. The hike wasn't as long as I was hoping but we still saw three different vipe... read more »
Sinharaja forest is a very beautiful place, more so if you have a great guide. Our guide was Hemal and he showed us plenty of animals and insects. Lot of them endemic, which makes it even more interesting. We spent a full day there, which I definitely recommend. The day ended by swimming under a waterfall, perfect!
The biggest untouched rain forest Reservoir in Sri Lanka. Best time to travel is in between April - December. If you want to experience the Bio-diversity in Sri Lanka, this is the best place. Do not bring any garbage like polythene or plastic into the forest. If you are not okay with Leeches, bring something (lime,soap) to avoid Leech Attacks.
The rain fotrest is one and only rain forset in Sri Lanka. This rain forest is world famous rain forest. We should protect this rain forest. Boths endangered mamels,reptiles,birds and fishes in this forest.I like this forest and we should protect these forest and animals.
This forest is the world fames and it is most valuble forest in sri lanka .
Because its very nice and versatile place
Unable to display map at this time. Please try again later.
Are you the owner of this business? Click here for promotion tips.