Birdwatching from Sigiriya
(SKU: LK75210100) This tour gives you the unique opportunity to go birding in the dense forests of Sigiriya. Hike through the historic countryside that forms the Sigiriya Sanctuary. Watch the colorful plumage of various bird species deep in the heart of the forest. Catch glimpses of the other wildlife that inhabit the area. Have a picnic breakfast surrounded by nature.
- Birding Guide
- Refreshments and snack
- Bottled water
- Hotel pickup and drop off.
- Food and drinks, unless specified.
What to Expect
Your friendly bird watching guide will make it his mission to ensure that the most number of species are spotted in your exploration. Birds flirting far away from the naked eye can be easily viewed with the use of the binoculars provided to you or from the monocular bird spotting telescope that will be adjusted and aimed by your guide.
The area is widely considered to be a hotspot for bird watching in Sri Lanka as sightings of around 120 bird species have occurred during birdwatching in Habarana. Prominent sightings include the viewing of the Sri Lankan Grey Hornbill, Sri Lankan Green Pigeon, Coppersmith Barbet, Red Vented Bulbul, Indian Cormorant, Little Cormorant, Oriental Darter, Spotted Dove, White Bellied Sea Eagle, Comon Iora, Pheasant Tailed Jacana, Brahminy Kite, Small Minivet, Black Hooded Oriole, Grey Breasted Prinia, Crested Tree Swift and many more.
- Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour.
- Photography stops along the trail.