Habarana Birdwatching

Our most recommended Habarana Birdwatching

Wilpattu National Park: 3-Hour Morning or Evening Safari

1. Wilpattu National Park: 3-Hour Morning or Evening Safari

Go on a thrilling 3-hour morning or evening safari adventure in Wilpattu National Park, the largest national park in Sri Lanka. Capture unforgettable sights of a diverse range of flora and fauna, and an outstanding array of wildlife that charms travelers from all around the world.  Explore the stunning scenery and incredibly abundant wildlife overlooking the dazzling dry tropical rainforest and the silver-blue small water pools. Take in the sights of mighty elephants as well as views of spotted deer, barking deer, jackals, sambhar, wild pig, and water buffalo. Apart from the mammals, your safari can guarantee you ample opportunity for spotting incredibly beautiful swamps of butterflies saturated with vivid colors including great egg fly, great orange tip, glad-eye bushbrown, blue Mormon, common Mormon, crimson rose, and more. Thanks to the stunning coastal belt, shallow lakes, dense scrublands, treeless grasslands, and thick forests, catch a variety of wildlife during your safari experience. The small water bodies scattered around the park are a prominent feature that enhances the photographic character of the park, while also attracting a variety of aquatic birds and reptiles.

Minneriya: Minneriya National Park Safari

2. Minneriya: Minneriya National Park Safari

Explore pristine tropical dry forest settings on a safari through Minneriya National Park. See wandering elephants, spot swinging monkeys, and enjoy a view of the Minneriya reservoir. Meet your driver at your hotel and head to the Minneriya National Park. As you drive through the grassland, keep an eye out for the giant elephants who have wandered over in search of food from neighboring national parks. Enter the forest, and enjoy the flicker of monkeys swinging through branches. Search the woods for an astonishing array of wildlife, including elephants, leopards, sloth bears, mongooses, spotted deer, sambar deer, wild buffalo, porcupine, and Indian pangolins. Stop for a stunning view of the Minneriya reservoir before returning to your hotel.

From Kandy: All-Inclusive 2 Nights Guided Tour of Sri Lanka

3. From Kandy: All-Inclusive 2 Nights Guided Tour of Sri Lanka

Day 1 Kandy / Mahiyanganaya 6 AM: Leave Kandy and proceed with your driver for two hours to reach Mahiyanganaya. 8:30 AM: Arrive at Mahiyanaya and start trekking with a local guide to explore the hidden waterfalls. Pass by countryside attractions including paddy fields and canals. Enjoy the sounds of the waterfalls and the songs of the birds. Visit two beautiful hidden waterfalls and explore the surrounding nature's flora and fauna. 12:30 PM: Be driven to your hotel in Mahiyanganaya. 2 PM: Arrive at a four-star luxury hotel and spend some time at your leisure. 3:30 PM: Leave to visit the Wedda village of Dambana. Learn more about the fascinating lifestyle of forest dwellers and how they have adapted to the changing times. 6 PM: Arrive back at the hotel and enjoy the hotel facilities including dinner with wine and beer. Stay overnight at Keven’s Casa hotel Mahiyanganaya. Day 2 Mahiyanganaya / Your next Destination 5:30 AM: Leave the hotel to witness the dawn of a new day, as the sun rises over the horizon of the beautiful Sorabora Lake. Listen to the birds chirping away as you breathe in the fresh morning air and enjoy the true beauty of nature. 6 AM: Do a scenic, hour-long boat tour across the 1440-acre body of water in Sorabora Lake and enjoy the breathtakingly beautiful views of the blue waters. If lucky, catch the moment when a diving bird plunges into the water for a fishy snack. Watch as the local fishermen use a traditional form of fishing to enclose the fish and bring it ashore. 7:30 AM: Enjoy breakfast with a view. Head over to the top of the Sorabora Rock where your chef will await your arrival to cook up a freshly prepared, delicious breakfast. 8:30 AM: Try your hand at milking the friendly yet mischievous cows in Mahiyangana. Learn about the procedure from a local villager and get hands-on experience milking a cow. 9:30 AM: Enjoy swinging at the edge of the lake or try mountain biking to explore more of the surroundings. 11 AM: Check out from the hotel and proceed to your next destination (Transportation will be provided to Ella, Yala, Pasikuda, Polonnaruwa, Habarana, Dambulla, Sigiriya, Kandy, and Nuwara Eliya free of charge)

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