Endemic Birding Holiday In Sri Lanka

6 Nights & 7 Days,

1

Airport / Colombo

Upon arrival you will be met by your naturalist guide and transferred to your hotel which overlooks the Talangama wetlands, where endemics such as the Sri Lanka Swallow, Sri Lanka Flameback and the Crimson Fronted Barbet maybe seen along with numerous water birds and troops of the endemic Purple-faced Leaf Monkey.

Overnight stay at Colombo

Villa Talangama

  • Room Standard Room
  • Basis Full Board
2 & 3

Nuwara Eliya and central highlands

Travel to Nuwara Eliya and explore the central highlands visiting Horton Plains, Galway’s Forest, Victoria Park and Hakgala in search of highland species with an added focus on endemics such as the elusive Sri Lanka Whistling Thrush, Sri Lanka Bush Warbeler, Sri Lanka Wood Pigeon, Sri Lanka White-eye, Dull Blue Flycatcher and the Legge’s Flowerpecker.

Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya

Jetwing St. Andrew’s

  • Room Standard Room
  • Basis Full Board
4

Uda Walawe

After a morning birding session in Nuwara Eliya, travel to Uda Walawe in search of dry-zone species including endemics such as the Sri Lanka Woodshrike, Sri Lanka Grey Hornbill and the Sri Lanka Junglefowl. Other species seen include the Eurasian Thicknee, Sirkeer Malkoha, Malabar-pied Hornbill, Blue-faced Malkoha, Pied Cuckoo, Chestnutheaded Bee-eaters and raptors including the Oriental Honey Buzzard, Black-shouldered Kite and Brown Fish Owl.

Overnight stay at Uda Walawe

Grand Uda Walawe Safari Resort,

  • Room Standard Room
  • Basis Full Board
5 & 6

Sinharaja

After a morning safari in Uda Walawe, travel to Sinharaja. Explore the lowland rainforests of Sinharaja, Morapitiya and Athwelthota in search of mixed species bird waves where endemics such as the Red-faced Malkoha, Greenbilled Coucal, Ashy-headed Laughing Thrush, Sri Lanka Crested Drongo, Black-rumped Flameback can be seen. It is also one of the few sites for viewing the elusive Sri Lanka Spurfowl, Chestnut-backed Owlet and the Serendib Scops Owl.

Overnight stay at Sinharaja

Blue Magpie Lodge

  • Room Standard Room
  • Basis Full Board
7

Departure

Today, you will be dropped off at the Bandaranaike International Airport.

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