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SINHARAJA NORTH GATES BIRDING WALK

Formally named as “Lion Kingdom” by the junction of the two very symbolic words ‘Sinha’(Lion) and ‘Raja’ (King)  thousand years ago, a powerful race of people-lions lived in thick jungles beliefs by natives still remain. Sinharaja owned exceptional rainforest start from 90meter above the sea level up to an elevation of 1.170m, treasure trove for the most number of endemic species on the whole Ceylon. Birds, reptiles, mammals & butteflies can be spotted through out slippery trails, wear your leetche socks, open your eyes, bring up your big lenses and get into one of the bird photoshoot paradise!

Mini 2 pax

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL

ALL YEAR AROUND

OVERVIEW


The property The wind whistling through the trees of Sinharaja. The sounds of the creatures of the night. Or, the gurgles of a waterfall. There is something magical when the soothing sounds of Sri Lanka’s last rainforest tempt and seduce you on an adventure of a lifetime. Jansen’s Bungalow, a delightful retreat located within close proximity to the Sinharaja Rainforest Reserve North Gate. Sit on 30 acres of lush greenery and scenic beauty, simple and elegant, this 6-roomed bungalow offers a mixed platter of comfort, excellent service and spectacular views on the rainforest itself. Accommodation Double Room (1-3 pax) Only 4 rooms with private design washroom with AC or fan, White feel and polish cement stylish colonial well-appointed rooms One extra mattress can be add in the room. Family Room (1-4 pax) Only 2 rooms with private design washroom with AC or fan, Amazing double bed room with mezzanine incorporated 2 single beds. Cuisine Amazing home-cooking Sri Lankan dishes well garnished from breakfast, lunch and dinner & tea break. All made with locally sources ingredients and freshly prepared Can be cater for vegetarian, also being able to request non spicy. Some specific dietary won’t be able to cater, please inform us in advance. Facilities & Services You will be able to share main living room to ended your day jungle incursion and share with the other habitants your day. All facilities are fully natural and priceless as take a dip in the natural pool down the bungalow trail, take a bike to cycle in the village little road. Guides Our experienced guide will bring you along during this 3 days, as well as a national park guide on day 2 as they will spot for you all birds, wildlife to be seen.




ITINERARY


Day 1 (D) At your arrival at your lodge set up at the border of the most untouched rainforest, proceed to your check in, take a time for resting or enjoy the scenery and location offered by this property. After dinner, we will depart for a short night walk to try to spot any sleeping birds,night mammals, insects, reptiles,… At your return to your lodge, rest of the night free & easy. Day 2 (B-PL-D) Early morning, after your early breakfast depart for the whole day walk into the Rainforest of Sinharaja to spot endemic birds as well as wildlife. Pass through large path, river side & jungle incursion to venture yourself into the heart of this untouched rainforest which is only 21 km (13 mi) from east to west, and a maximum of 7 km (4.3 mi) from north to south, but it is a treasure trove of endemic species, including trees, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Because of the dense vegetation, wildlife is not as easily seen as at dry-zone national parks such as Yala. There are about 3 elephants, and 15 or so leopards. The most common larger mammal is the endemic purple-faced langur, huge varieties of birds (with the highest number of endemic) also interesting mixed of Amphibians & Reptiles. You will be back to your lodge for Tea Time, you will get some free time for you to walk around the Tea Field at the border of the Rainforest where more birds can be sport during sunset. Rest of the day free and easy. Day 3 (B) By 5:30am after a quick coffee break, we will embark to a 2hrs sunrise rainforest walk into the national park to spot early morning unique spotted wildlife and birds, cross finger you can spotted some endemic ones. Back to your bungalow, take some time to chill & grab your breakfast before your proceed to your check out and depart to your next destination.




INCLUDED/ EXCLUDED


What is Included? Accommodation, transfer in/out Sinharaja North Gate, full board meals, The right to walk through private tea estate. What is Excluded? Travel to Sinharaja, sodas and alcoholic beverages (none are available at site, let us know they will arrange it for you), tipping and gratuities to national park guide, & team member of the tea estate bungalow




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What to Bring? Head lamp, mosquito repellent, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, binocular, light trekking dry bag, swimwear, money (no ATM), water bottle, toiletries, basic first aid kit, sleepers, long pans & shirt as well as short & tshirt, sweater for the cold night, biscuit, very good trekking shoes (Similar as Salomon X trail) & trekking socks, leeches socks. Things you should know! Perfect for all level stamina individual in chess to walk inside some of the unique rainforest trails. Fantastic opportunity to encounter unique species of birds, mammal, reptiles & butterflies. Departure Daily based on a minimum booking of 2pax per departure. Solo traveller will incur single supplement charges. For those in chess to spot & snapshot the most number of endemic species of wildlife & birds walking through slippery trails inside astonishing primary and secondary rainforest. All walks within different trails totally adapted to family with children all ages (minimum 5yrs old), group of friends, couple or even individual. Do we accept children Yes we do accept children above 5yrs old.





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