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SINHARAJA RAIN FOREST is a world heritage and bio diversity hotspot which is also a major eco tourism destination in Sri Lanka. It is one of the few virgin forests left in the world. This evergreen rain forest, a UNESCO World heritage site, is one...more
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If you have read a few reviews you are probably wondering two things :
- what will i see?
- what about the leeches?
About those leeches - i went early November, it had been raining hard recently and rained on our walk back. My...More
We enjoyed our jungle walk but I wasn't too impressed with our guide. Our driver convinced us to use a guide from the forest. We saw a few snakes, monkeys, snails, lizards but felt that these we in places that where they are all the...More
We had a guided walk through the reserve for a morning. We bought the leech socks (much needed!) though the leeches just climb up your trousers and get through your T-shirt.
The walk takes a few hours and along the way you can spot a...More
We visited the rainforest first thing in the morning (it opens at 6:00 a.m.), as suggested by our hotel for the best chance to see wildlife before it gets too hot. We did a 4/5-hour hike with a great guide who took the time to...More
Reaching the entrance of the park is an experience of it's own. Had to get there by a 4X4 provided by the owner of Sinharaja Eco lodge. We booked a tour thru him and he provided a very fantastic guide Hemal who speaks good English...More
Easy accessible, good car park. Need license to get into the park. Must- ask a local guide to help you along the trails. They spot animals and flowers you otherwise miss. The more enthusiastic you get, the more they show you. There are also booklets...More