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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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  • The Guide showed a couple of cool bugs, but the entire pleasure spoiled leeches that wedrowały quickly even to the hand or the abdomen and there dug.
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  • Sinharaja Forest reserve is a rain forest located in the south-west of Sri Lanka. Sinharaja is a dense forest and contains an amazing variety of flora and fauna. This is a must-go destination for avid...  more »
  • We saw many endemic birds, found in Sri Lanka only. The Forest provides a guide, but we also had our own tour guide. The Forest guides do not speak a lot of English, but they can find the birds. We wo...  more »
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  • Wonderful rain forest hike. Those who prefer ease of access, I would recommend the Waddagala Entrance. But those who prefer much dense jungle, and a bit challenging hike, must definitely try the Deniyaya Entrance. Be respectful to nature and travel safe..!
  • This is one of the best place to enjoy the nature.... Evergreen forest with seven or more beautiful waterfalls are made my mind relaxed.....
  • Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national nature park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The hilly virgin rainforest, part of the Sri Lanka lowland rain forests Eco region, was saved from the worst of commercial logging by its inaccessibility, and was designated a World Biosphere Reserve in 1978 and a World Heritage Site in 1988.
  • Protected forest reserve providing a brilliant walking trail in to the forest. Dramatic climate shifts along with endemic plants and animals
  • amazing rain forest with many many waterfalls and other natural beauty. can book a rest inside . amazing experience.