DAY 01 : AIRPORT / COLOMBO
Arrive at the airport and be met
by our representative and transferred to Hotel in Colombo.
City Tour & Bird Watching at Bellanwila
City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Old parliament,
Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Buddhist Hindu Temple
and Town Hall.
P.M Bellanwila – Attidiya Sanctuary.
A marshland just of Colombo with urban surroundings. Yellow, Chestnut
(Cinnamon) and Black Bitterns, Watercock, Stork-billed Kingfisher, Blyth’s
Reed and Pallas’s Grasshopper Warblers, Loten’s (Long –
& Overnight stay at Hotel in Colombo.
DAY 02 : COLOMBO / KITHULGALA
Breakfast at Hotel.
Leave for Kithulgala.
Check in at Rafters Retraet. – Kithulgala.
P.m. corss the Kelani river by canoe an enter “Bandara Kele”
a remanent of the virgin forest. Kithulgala A rain forest across the Kelani
River from Kithulgala resthouse, east of Colombo. At the foot of the central
mountain massif, this is the area of higest rainfall in Sri Lanka. Mountain
and rufous-bellied Hawk-Eagles, Besra Sparrowhawk, Crested Goshawk, Pompadour
Green Pigeon, Ceylon Frogmouth, Ceylon(Malabar) Trogon, Ediblr-nest Swift(Indian
Swiftler), Three-toed (Oriental Dwarf) and stork-billed Kingfishers, Lesser
Yellow-naped Woodpecker, Indian Blue Chat(Robin), Green and Largo-billed
Leaf Warblers, Layard’s (Brown-breasted) Flycatcher, Paradise Flycatcher,
Indian Scimitar Babbler, Gold- fronted Chloropsis(Leafbird), Ceylon Crested
& Overnight stay at Rafters Retraet.
03 : KITHULGALA / RATNAPURA
Breakfast at Hotel.
Leave for Rathnapura.
Check in at Rathnaloka Hotel.
p.m. Visit the forest.
Garden and surroundings of Rathnaloka Tour Inn near Ratnapura east of
Colombo, 30 m above sea level. Blossom-headed (Plum-headed) parakeet,
Edible-nest Swift (Indian Swiftlet Chestnut-headed Bee-eater, Brown-headed
Barbet, Brown-capped pygmy Woodpecket, Indian Pitta, Black headed Cuckoo-
Shrike, White-browned bulbul, White-throated(Tawny-bellied) Babbler,(Asia)
A rain forest north-east of Rathnapura. Pompadour Green Pigeon, Green
Imperial Pigeon, Ceylon (Malabar) Trogon, Three-toed(Oriental Dwarf) Kingfisher,
Lesser Yellow-naped Woodpecker, Indian Blue Chat(Robin), Green and Large-billed
Leaf Warblers, Layard’s (Brown-breasted) Flycatcher, Indain Scimitar
Babbler, Gold – fronted Chloropsis (Leafbird), Ceylon Crested Drongo.
& Overnight at Hotel Rathnaloka – Rathnapura.
DAY 04 : RATHANAPURA
Leave Hotel for Sinharaja with a pick nick Breakfast
pack.Bird Watching at Sinharaja forest.
A large rain forest south of Rathnapura, one of the best remaining in
the Island. Black Eagle, Mountain and Rufous-bellied Hawk-Eagles, Besra
Sparrowhawk, Krested Goshawk, Pompadour Green Pigeon, Indian Cuckoo, Red
winged Crested (Chestnut-winged) Chuckoo, Ceylon frogmouth, Ceylon (Malabar)
Trogon, Brown –throated Spinetail Swift (Brown –backed Needletail),
Edible-nest Swift(Indian Swiftlet), Lesser Yellow-naped Woodpecker, Indian
Blue Chat(Robin), Green and Large-billed Leaf Warblers, Scaly thrush,
Layard’s (Brown-breasted)Flycatcher, Paradise Flycatcher, Indian
Scimitar Babbler, Gold – fronted Chloropsis (Leafbird),Ceylon Crested
Drongo. Among other animals, vry likely to be seen here are the endemic
Purple-faced Leaf Monkey and the Giant Squirrel.
Dinner & Overnight at Hotel Rathnaloka – Rathnapura.
05 : RATHNAPURA / EMBILIPITIYA
Leave for Embilipitiya.
Check in at Centuria Hotel
p.m. at Leisure.Dinner & Overnight at Hotel Centuria Hotel Embilipitiya.
06: EMBILIPITIYA / TISSAMAHARAMAYA
Leave Hotel for Udawalawe with a
pick nick Breakfast pack.
Bird Watching at Udawalawe.
Udawalawe National Park
A mix of habitats in the dry zone:grassland, scrubland, tall forest and
water-associated. South of the hill zone, near Embilipitiya. Spotbilled
Pelican, Lesse Adjutant and other water Birds, Grey –headed Fishing
Eagle and other raptors, Yellow-wattled Lapwing, Blossomheaded (Plum-headed)parakeet,
Blue-faced Malkoha, Sirkeer(Malkoha), Indian Plaintive (Grey-bellied)
Chckoo, Brown Fish owl, Crested Tree Swift, MALABAR pied Hornbill, Forest
Wagtail, Blyth’s pipit, Yellow-fronted Pied(Yellow-crowned) Woodpecker,
Indian Pitta, Yellow-eyed Babbler,Large (Jungle) Prinia. The Park is especially
good for Indian Elephant.
Leave for Tissmaharamaya.
in at Hotel Chandrika.
Bird Watching around Tissamaharama and Weeraviala.
Five large tanks (reservoirs) around Tissamaharamaya in the south –
east. With paddy fields and urban surroundings. Yellow, Chestnut (Cinnamon)
and Black Bitterns, Cotton Teal (Pygmy-goose), Pheasant- tailed Jacana,
Watercock and many other water birds, Blue faced Malkoha, Brown Fish Owl,
Stork billed Kingfisher, Black – backed Yellow (White napped) Woodpecker,
Clamorous reed Warbler.
Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel Chandrika.
07 : TISSAMAHARAMAYA / HIKKADUWA
Leave for Hikkaduwa with a pick nick Breakfast pack. En route visit National
Park Bundala for Bird Watching.
A large park in the dry zone comprising scrubland, grass flats, monsoon
forest and rock out crops with waterholes; it includes much of the south
–east coast of the island. Spot-billed Pelican, Lesser Adjutant,
Black – necked Stork, Grey – Headed Fishing Eagle, Great stone-plover
( Great Thick – Knee), Yellow wattled Lapwing and other waders,
pied Crested Cuckoo, Blue-faced Malkoha, Sirkeer (Malkoha), Indian Paintive
(Grey – Bellied) Cuckoo, Jungle Owlet, Indian and Long-tailed (Jerdon’s)
Nightjars, Crested Tree Swift, Malabar Pies Hornbill, Yellow-fronted Pied
(Yellow-cowned) and Black backed Yellow (White-naped) Woodpeckers, Indian
Pitta, Ashy-crowned, Finch-Lark(Sparrow Lark), Large(Jungle)Prinia, Brahminy
Mynah (Starling) Baya Weaver.
Some of the animals likely to be seen are the Indian Elephant. Spotted
Deer,(Chital) Sambhur, Golden Jackal, Ruddy Mongoose, Sloth Bear, Leopard,
Wild Boar and Marsh and Estuarine Crocodiles.
Check in at Hotel in Hikkaduwa for Beach Stay.
At leisure – Beach Stay with many choices of spending your time.
Leisurely strolling on the Golden Beaches enthralled in the magical atmosphere.
Lazing on a Sun deck reading a book of you choice, and sipping a cool
fresh tropical fruit drink of pine apple, Mango, Banana.
Water skiing, Wind Surfing, Snorkeling or cutting through the choppy on
a jet water scooter and much more….
08 : HIKKADUWA / AIRPORT
Breakfast at Hotel and transfer to Airport for Departure.
**** TOUR END WITH DON VOYAGE ****
Face Hotels - Colombo / Rafters Retraet - Kithulgala / Rathnaloka –
Rathnapura x 02 Days / Centuria Hotel – Embilipitiya / Chandrika
– Tissamaharamaya / Coral Sands – Hikkaduwa.
OUR QUOTATION IS BASED ON A HALF BOARD BASIS
Ø Welcome at the airport by our representative
Ø Transfers from airport to hotel and vice versa in Air-conditioned
Ø The accommodation in Triple bed rooms in the hotels mentioned
Ø Bed Breakfast & Dinner Basis (Room + Breakfast & Dinner
on all Nights)
Ø Air-conditioned vehicle with English-speaking Guide (Bird Expert)
will be provided. (Micro Coach)
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
> Meals at hotels (except Breakfast which is
> Entrance fees & Jeep hire charges to visit reserve to be paid
directly as applicable.
> for different programs. (Entrance Fees are Subject to Change Without
> Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones,
> Air Port Taxes
fees payable by guests at the relevant sites.
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