Travel to Nepal
14-day tour for endemic birds and other wildlife watching
Travel to Nepal
Itinerary Detail
14-day tour for endemic birds and other wildlife watching -
covers usually visited places in all climatic regions (excludes North and East of the Island).

Day 01- Morning leave for Kitulgala from a hotel near airport (if arrived on previous day) OR
Leave directly from the airport to Kitulgala on arrival.
Visit Kitulgala rainforest.
Looking for wet lowland forest birds including endemics and nocturnal birds. Also butterflies, forest mammals and other wildlife.
Overnight stay at a rest house / lodge in Kitulgala.

Day 02 - Full day at kitulgala rainforest.
Looking for wet lowland forest birds including endemics and nocturnal birds. Also butterflies, forest mammals and other wildlife.
Overnight stay at a rest house / lodge in Kitulgala.

Day 03 - Leave for Sinharaja rainforest.
Looking for wet lowland forest birds including endemics and nocturnal birds. Also butterflies, forest mammals and other wildlife.
Overnight stay at a forest lodge in Sinharaja.

Day 04 - Full day at Sinharaja rainforest.
Looking for wet lowland forest birds including endemics and nocturnal birds. Also butterflies, forest mammals and other wildlife.
Overnight stay at a forest lodge in Sinharaja.

Day 05 - Full day at Sinharaja rainforest.
Looking for wet lowland forest birds including endemics and nocturnal birds. Also butterflies, forest mammals and other wildlife.
Overnight stay at a forest lodge in Sinharaja.

Day 06 - Leave for Embilipitiya. Visit Udawalawa National Park consisting grassland and forest in dry climatic conditions.
Looking for dry forest, open country and grassland birds including some endemics. Also butterflies, open country and forest mammals, and other wildlife.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Embilipitiya.

Day 07 - Leave for Tissamaharama (Tissa). Afternoon visit Yala National Park consisting wetlands, grasslands, scrublands and forest in dry climatic conditions.
Looking for waterbirds, shorebirds, dry open country, forest and nocturnal birds including some endemics. Also butterflies, open country and forest mammals, and other wildlife.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Tissa.

Day 08 - Morning visit Bundala National Park consisting wetlands, scrublands and forest in dry climatic conditions.
Looking for waterbirds, shorebirds, coastal seabirds, dry open country, forest and nocturnal birds including some endemics. Also butterflies, open country and forest mammals, and other wildlife.
Afternoon visit wetlands in and around Tissa.
Looking for waterbirds, dry open country and nocturnal birds including some endemics. Also butterflies, open country mammals and other wildlife.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Tissa.

Day 09 - Leave for Nuwara Eliya in the high hills, via tall dry forest of Ruhunu National Park.
Looking for highland open country and forest birds including endemics. Also butterflies, highland forest mammals and other wildlife.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 10 - Visit Horton Plains National Park consists of Grasslands and montane forest in higher cool climatic conditions.
Looking for highland open country and forest birds including endemics. Also butterflies, highland forest mammals and other wildlife.
Overnight at stay a hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 11 - Leave for Kandy . Visit Botanic gardens.
Looking for wet lowland open country and forest birds including some endemics. Also butterflies, some mammals and other wildlife.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy.

Day 12 - Visit patch of tall wet forest in Kandy and leave for Sigiriya.
Looking for wet lowland forest birds including some endemics. Also butterflies, forest mammals and other wildlife.
In Sigiriya, looking for waterbirds, dry lowland open country and forest birds including some endemics and nocturnal birds. Also butterflies, forest mammals and other wildlife.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Sigiriya.

Day 13 - Visit tall forest in dry climatic conditions around Sigiriya rock.
Looking for waterbirds, dry lowland open country and forest birds including some endemics and nocturnal birds. Also butterflies, forest mammals and other wildlife.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Sigiriya.

Day 14 - Morning Visit tall forest around Sigiriya rock.
After lunch leave for Airport.

• Note: Birding on the tour above with a top expert natural history guide of our Team during the migratory season provides excellent chances to find about 240 species of birds, including all 33 Sri Lanka endemics, about 42 species endemic to the rest of Indian subcontinent, about 12 nocturnal birds and about 128 other Asian specialties.

 

 

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