Sinharaja Rain Forest - Day Trekking

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This day tour focus to trekking Sinharaja Rain Forest within 10 hours. Sinharaja Forest Reserve is introduced as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1988.This tropical rain forest believed to be home for almost 50% of Sri Lanka’s endemic wildlife. In this tour you can explore the lifestyle of the creatures. The high diversity of vegetation within the reserve has made it a favorable sanctuary for various species of birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, fish, amphibians and plant life; all co-existing within the ecosystem. Explore this world heritage site at least one time in your lifespan.
The vegetation at Sinharaja is that of a tropical wet evergreen forest with large trees that grow to heights of 35m to 40m and even going up to 50m. The forest reserve benefits from both monsoon rainfalls. The average temperature recorded is between 18-27 degrees centigrade. This amazing rainforest is also home to numerous species of animals, birds, mammals, reptiles and rare species of insects. Some of the most common animals are the wild boar, barking deer, monkey, squirrels, porcupines, and some amphibians.The forest reserve recognized as a living heritage, though relatively smaller than other National Parks, it extends over an area of 11,187 hectares, bordering the three districts of Galle, Matara and Ratnapura. Our tour starts at 7 am. You will be pick-up from your hotel Galle. Then start to proceed trekking Sinharaja rain forest and trekking around 10 hours to explore the nature. End of the tour you will be drop off your hotel in Galle. Tips : • Don’t forget to bring your camera to collect memories. • You may feel comfortable in trekking if you wear light comfortable clothing & shoes.

What’s included

  • Private Vehicle
  • Fuel surcharge
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase on site)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in Inclusions
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