10 Best Birding Tours in Srilanka - 2020 (with 269 Reviews)

Popular Srilanka Birding Tour Packages

Package Name Duration Price Rating Details
Wilpattu Safari Tour | Flat 20% off | 1000 Cashback 10H ₹ 5700 4.0 star View Details
Udawattekele Forest Reserve | Nature Retreat | 32% off 5H ₹ 2500 4.0 star View Details
Kitulgala Adventure | Bird Watching and Cycling | Flat 16% off 9H ₹ 2000 4.0 star View Details
Horton Plains National Park & Tea Factory Tour | Nuwara Eliya 11H ₹ 3500 3.0 star View Details
Bird Watching in Black River Gorges National Park 5H ₹ 4252 4.0 star View Details
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Wilpattu Safari Tour | Flat 20% off | 1000 Cashback Best Seller
Wilpattu Safari Tour | Flat 20% off | 1000 Cashback

10H

Anuradhapura

Visit one of the largest and oldest National Parks in Sri Lanka- Wilpattu National which is very much popular and world-renowned for its leopard population. This adventure and the fun-filled tour includes breakfast, picnic lunch, and round transportation. About the tour:-You will be picked up from your hotel at 5:45 am and drive to Wilpattu national park by customized game viewing vehicle.-As you reach there, your safari will begin at 6:30 am. A safari in Wilpattu is very different from any of the other major national parks. The unique feature of this park is the existence of Willis (Natural lakes) - Natural, which gives Wilpattu a wonderful, and genuine, wilderness feeling.-Around 12:30 pm, picnic lunch will be served.-After having lunch, now it's time to explore the afternoon adventure of the national park. Here you can also find huge swathes of dense, dry country woodland, masses of birds and, with a little luck, an impressive array of wildlife including leopards, sloth bears, spotted deer, wild pigs, and crocodiles. Whilst enjoying the game drive, you will be able to have a light breakfast and refreshments.-As the safari concludes, you will be taken back to your hotel in Anuradhapura.Timings: 5:30 am - 6:00 pmDuration:10 - 12 HoursStarting/Ending Point: Your Hotel from Anuradhapura.Note:-Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.-Maximum 6 people are required to book this tour.-Children of age 5 years and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.-All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Superb

28 Ratings

4.0

28 Ratings

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INR 7,200

INR 5,700

Udawattekele Forest Reserve | Nature Retreat | 32% off Best Seller
Udawattekele Forest Reserve | Nature Retreat | 32% off

5H

Kandy

Get the most out of your visit to the Udawatte Kele Sanctuary by traveling with a private nature guide. Travel via tuk-tuk through the scenic hill country to the sanctuary, located near Kandy Lake. The sanctuary includes three Buddhist forest monasteries and three cave dwellings for Buddhist monks and also acts as a catchment area for the supply of water to the city of Kandy.  Listen to guided commentary tailored to your interests and enjoy the ability to travel at your own pace.About the tour:-You will be picked up from your hotel in Kandy and transferred to Udawatta Kele sanctuary for bird watching and nature trekking.-As you reach there, you will with your nature guide who will give a brief detail of the trail and the forest reserve. Afterward, your nature trail will begin. -Udawatte Kele sanctuary is a home of birds like yellow fronted barbet, Layard’s Parakeet, Spot bellied eagle owl, Sri Lankan hanging parrot, Green fronted leaf bird and native three-toed Kingfisher. It is a good location for panoramic photographs of Kandy city and butterflies, mammals that come very close to you. -As the tour concludes, you will be dropped off to your hotel. Timings: 6:00 am - 11:00 am Time duration: 5 HoursStarting/Ending Point: Your hotel from KandyNote:-Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.-Maximum 9 people are required to book this tour. 
Superb

26 Ratings

4.0

26 Ratings

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INR 3,700

INR 2,500

Kitulgala Adventure | Bird Watching and Cycling | Flat 16% off Best Seller
Kitulgala Adventure | Bird Watching and Cycling | Flat 16% off

9H

Kitulgala

Kitulagala, based in between Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, refers to a town that contains great potential in adventure sporting. Surrounded with lush green forests and comprising of the beautiful Kelani river, the location becomes a prominent spot in Sri Lanka for great thrills and adventure. The location is famous for white water rafting and many other thrilling activities, thus encouraging visitors to explore the location.About the Activity:The Kitulgala cycling expedition lets you explore the adventuresome spot and wander across Makandawa forest reserve with enjoying a bird-watching session. You also get the chance to visit the mountain village and explore the Belilena Cave along with grasping the village lifestyle of the location.With the package, you are provided with comfortable bicycles and helmets. The package comes with comfortable hotel pickup & drop off facility on a tuk-tuk along with letting you grab delicious lunch and snacks. The tour is also accompanied with the assistance of an experienced and English-speaking local guide. The package is inclusive of all entrance fees to the forest reserves and taxes.Timings: The package has a duration of 9 hours, where the tour begins at 8 am and ends at 4.30 pm.Start/End Location: The package comes with convenient pickup and drop off facility to and from Plantation hotel in Kitulgala.Note: The minimum number of persons required to book this package is 2.
Superb

28 Ratings

4.0

28 Ratings

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INR 2,400

INR 2,000

Horton Plains National Park & Tea Factory Tour | Nuwara Eliya Best Seller
Horton Plains National Park & Tea Factory Tour | Nuwara Eliya

11H

Nuwara Eliya

Horton Plains National Park in Ohiya is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. The original name of the area was Maha Eliya Thenna - great open plain.About the Activity:Explore Horton Plains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site with this guided walking tour. The journey begins at approximately 06:00 am as you get picked up from your hotels in Nuwara Eliya and proceed to Horton Plains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Relish the cedar site perched on the edge of the Central Highlands midway between Nuwara Eliya and Haputale.Keep your eye so you might see a variety of wildlife including endemic Rhino-horned and Hump-nosed Lizards, highland bird species including the Sri Lanka White-eye, Dull-blue Flycatcher, Sri Lanka Bush Warbler, Yellow-eared Bulbul, Bear Monkey, and Sambar.Enjoy your lunch at the Summer Hill Breeze Hotel. Visit the Tea Plantation and Pedro Tea Factory to learn about tea production and engage with a tea plucking experience. End your trip at around 05.30 pm by getting dropped off to your hotel.Meals:Delicious Lunch will be included in the package. Minimum occupancy: 2 PaxMaximum occupancy: 8 PaxStarting time: 06.00 amEndtime: 05.30 pm
Very Good

34 Ratings

3.0

34 Ratings

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INR 3,500

Bird Watching in Black River Gorges National Park
Bird Watching in Black River Gorges National Park

5H

Chamarel

About the Activity: Start your expedition from the parking in front of Le Paradise Hotel around 7 AM to catch a glimpse of some of the most endangered rarest species of birds on the planet.This bird-watching tour planned on a half day basis offers you the opportunity to discover these one of a kind species in their natural habitat. The tour takes place in the Black-River Gorges National Park a heaven kind of paradise that consist of hundreds of kilometer trails and breathtaking views.Throughout the day, look for endangered Mauritian pink pigeons, echo parakeets, dodo trees and black ebony trees whit the help of a professional guide.Also enjoy a nice little picnic and an amazing show the curious native birds put on in their natural habitat and this tour is available only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Superb

27 Ratings

4.0

27 Ratings

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INR 4,252

Sinharaja Rain Forest Safari Camp
Sinharaja Rain Forest Safari Camp

2D/1N

Galle

About the Activity: Expedition camp is located on a peninsula in the forest and surrounded by two rivers (deep enough for swimming) and just beyond a tea plantation in Sinharaja.After your arrival at the campsite, start your day with a lip-smacking breakfast and indulge in the bird watching activity as you enjoy the meal.Aftermath, embark on a short hiking amidst the dense and beautiful forest and explore the same.In the afternoon, enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch in the magical setting, followed by some fun filled activities and relaxation.In the night, carve your hunger with the five course dinner with beer and alcohol amidst the heart warming setting where the whole area is lit up with traditional flame torches and a roaring campfire. The next day, head back to your home with lots of memories, after a delicious breakfast. 
Superb

23 Ratings

4.0

23 Ratings

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INR 34,293

INR 27,489

Lake Bird Watching Tour in Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
Lake Bird Watching Tour in Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka

3H

Hambantota

About the Activity:Enthrall in this delightful bird watching tour that provides you with a blissful and an unparalleled experience.Delight in the frequent spotting of various known and rare bird species along Weerawila Lake, Pannagamuwa Lake, Debarawewa Lake, Tissa Lake and Yodha Wewa. This pleasing tour kick-starts at around 05.30 AM and ends at 9.00 AM. Rivet in this amazing experience along with family and friends.Relish the jeep safari to the destination early morning with a soothing atmosphere to nurture you beside.
Superb

35 Ratings

4.0

35 Ratings

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INR 3,547

INR 3,310

Hiking on the Maccabee Trail in Mauritius
Hiking on the Maccabee Trail in Mauritius

5H

Chamarel

About the Activity: Starting your hiking early in the morning from Le Petrin  in Plaine Champagne  you will take a scenic track through the Maccabée forest .Enjoy this opportunity to discover the breathtaking views on the island with possibilities of many snapshots along the way..Catch a glimpse of the endangered Echo Parakeet or even the Pink Pigeon, both native birds of Mauritius, exclusively found in the black River national park.Enter the Black River through an ancient hike trail and enjoy the delicious lunch at a kiosk.  Then take 45 minutes hike to exit at the Black River National Parks Forestry.
Superb

37 Ratings

4.0

37 Ratings

Starting from

INR 4,724

Turtle Observation Camp in Rekawa
Turtle Observation Camp in Rekawa

2D/1N

Hambantota

About the Activity:Indulge in a turtle observation tour in the Rekawa beach and it is an ideal location for turtle watching.Forget any ideas about cramped tents and sitting on the ground for mealtimes, this is camping in style.After your arrival at the campsite, start your day with a lip-smacking breakfast and indulge in the bird watching activity as you enjoy the meal.Aftermath, get ready for the turtle watching activity and followed by fishing in the near by river.Explore the surrounding area on the jeep safari and stroll around to acquaint yourself more about the area. In the afternoon, enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch in the magical setting, followed by some fun filled activities and relaxation.In the night, carve your hunger with the five course dinner with beer and alcohol amidst the heart warming setting where the whole area is lit up with traditional flame torches and a roaring campfire. The next day, head back to your home with lots of memories, after a delicious breakfast. 
Superb

31 Ratings

4.0

31 Ratings

Starting from

INR 19,936

INR 17,895

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