Bird watching & Trekking in Anawilundawa Sanctuary

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Bird-watching & Trekking in Anawilundawa Sanctuary

Anavilundawa is a man-made wetland constructed in the 12th Century AD and is located on the western migratory bird route, A Haven for birdlife. This is a sanctuary with prolific bird life in beautiful surroundings.

Highlights

  • 160 different bird species.
  • Scenic forest in the low-country dry-zone.
  • Mammals such as deer, wild cats, hare, wild boars etc.
  • Reptiles such as tortoises, skinks etc.

Includes

  • Transport throughout the tour in an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Services of an expert, English-Speaking naturalist.
  • Picnic breakfast and lunch.
  • Water.
  • All Taxes & Service Charges.

Excludes

  • Food or Drinks (where not specified).
  • Gratuities (Optional).
  • Expenses of Personal Nature.
  • Hotel Pickup and Drop-off.

What to Expect

Your tour will start 6:00 AM in Alankuda. From the meeting point, you will be transported to the Anavilundawa wetland by an air-conditioned vehicle.

Anavilundawa is a man-made wetland constructed in the 12th Century AD and is located on the western migratory bird route, A Haven for birdlife. This is a sanctuary with prolific bird life in beautiful surroundings.

There are over 160 species of birds at this site. However, of special interest are species such as Spoonbills, Ibises, Darters, Harriers, species of Bee-eaters an Owls etc.

The vegetation of the site consists of a scenic forest in the low country dry zone and in addition to birds, mammals such as Mouse Deer, Hare, Mongoose, Squirrels, Wild Cats (such as Civets), Wild Boar and Fruit Bats and reptiles and amphibians like Land Monitors, Water Monitors, Lizards, Geckos, Skinks, and tortoises can be sighted.

Additional Note

  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour.