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Sinharaja forest reserve of Sri Lanka is a paradise owing to its depth endemic fauna and flora collection. Sinharaja rainforest is a UNESCO world heritage site and last remaining primaeval rainforest with about 50% of its Fauna and flora endemic to the island.

Birds both resident and migratory flock the canopy, especially between December and April. A large number of foreign travellers as well as local tourists come to explore Sinharaja rainforest every day, Sinharaja is a part of most nature tours and bird-watching tours and also included in most Sri Lanka adventure tour itineraries because it is one of the best places to enjoy the fauna and flora of Sri Lanka including a large number of birds, butterflies, insects and vertebrates.

Sinharaja rainforest tour starts in Colombo and takes you to the Sinharaja forest via Kalutara, Matugam and Agalawatte. The drive from Colombo to Sinharaja rainforest takes around 3 hours. All arrangements for your Sinharaja trip is well planned by the staff of seerendipity tours and we map-out the 3 hours jungle trek even before you arrive at the site.

The entire tour will take around 6-7 hours. The jungle trek lasts about 4 hours, you will be out of the jungle before sunset. You can have a bath in cool shallow water pool down the Kekuna Ella Water Fall. You must be prepared with swimsuits.

This tour is suitable for elderly travellers and families with kids to get a glimpse of a true rain forest experiences.

What to expect

  • 3-4 hours trek through the virgin rainforest of Sinharaja
  • Learn about Fauna and Flora of the forest from our experienced nature guide
  • Sighting of dozens of birds and many other insects, lizards, butterflies and many more
  • Encounter hundreds of different trees, plants and veins as well as dozens of orchids
  • Visiting waterfalls

Trip includes

  • Pick-up from the airport and drop from Colombo or 40+ hotels on the west coast
  • Entire ground transportation in an air-conditioned, luxury, private vehicle
  • English speaking driver/guide (Please inquire for other languages)
  • Mineral water
  • 4 hours rainforest trek in the forest
  • All entrance fees and activity costs
  • Highway toll
  • Leeches repellent
  • Nature guide to show you around the forest and explain to you about Fauna and Flora
  • All government taxes

Trip excludes

  • Expenses of personal nature such as tipping
  • Food and drinks

Book now & pay later

Reserve your tour now and pay when you meet us. Send us the duly filled tour booking form, we will arrange your tour and you can make the payment as you meet us on the first day of the trip.

Best price guaranteed

We guarantee the best price. If you find the same tour package at a cheaper price elsewhere, we do match the price of other tour package and furthermore add a 10% discount to it.

No hidden fees and commissions

The price you see on the product pages is the exact same rate that you see in the final stage of the trip booking. We do not add any other hidden charges and taxes such as GST, BTT, service charge, nation-building tax, hotel tax etc as you come to the last stage of the booking.

COVID-19 Special information

  • All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned
  • Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
  • To reduce crowds, all tours are private
  • Masks are required, please bring your own
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • Temperature checks are mandatory
  • You must book this activity online, as the ticket office is closed

Trip map


Day 1

Time : 7:00 am


Meet and greet by seerendipity tours representative at your hotel (0700 hrs) and leave for Sinharaja rainforest via Kalutara and Agalawatte. As you arrive at the Rainforest you will be greeted and welcomed by our nature guide, who will be guiding you throughout the jungle trek and also educate about fauna and flora that you encounter along the way.


The journey from Colombo to Singaraja takes around 2 hours and after a brief rest, you start the Sinharaja rainforest trek. Our nature expert will explain to you about the trees, plants, animals and birds that you encounter during the trek.


After the rainforest trek drives to the nearby hotel where your delicious local meal is served. After having leisurely lunch and eating Sri Lankan fruits start the return journey to the hotel.


The return journey lasts around 2 hours

  1. :

    Trekking through the forest was such a magical moment we did not want to escape from it, therefore, we extended time in the forest. But it did not cost us anything extra.

  2. :

    Never been to such a fantastic forest

  3. :

    Good trip

  4. :

    Fabulous time with nature

  5. :

    Better than expected. We had to travel only 2 hours from the beach hotel in Kalutara and entered the pristine forest. I have never been to a forest-like it. Dense forest with huge trees, waterfalls, birds. What a nice experience.

  6. :

    lovely trip

  7. :

    Never been to such nice rainforest, totally different, nice experince

  8. :

    A lot of walking on rugged terrain but we wanted to cut it short

  9. :

    A lot of walk in the forest but it is a very interesting trip, totally different world and it is hard to imagine that nature still remains in its raw form.

  10. :

    Fantastic trip but it was raining a lot in the forest otherwise it could have been better. Overall experience is good and our guide Silva was very friendly guy.

  11. :

    Never seen such a large number of birds in close proximity, we were very lucky to book this trip.

  12. :

    Travelled a lot still nice program to see millions of trees and plants, and very good nature guide very knowledgeable

  13. :

    The trip is perfect;y planned and we had just finished the walk before the downpour, our guide Kamal was very nice and helpful.

  14. :

    We wanted to have a small break from the office in Colombo and opted for Sinharaja trip. It is a perfect trip for people who enjoy nature. Very well organized trip.

  15. :

    Sinharaja rainforest was amazing. So many trees and plants and gloomy like in a cathedral.

  16. :

    Very nice program, to escape from the monotonous beach holiday. perfect opportunity to enjoy nature.

  17. :

    We booked Sinharaja trip on our layover in Colombo for 1 night. It was a perfect trip with jungle trekking. We even had the opportunity to have a refreshing bath in a natural pool with crystal clear water. Good service, good guide and nice vehicle.

  18. :

    Excellent trip and magical 4 hours, thanks to our nature guide we learned a lot about Sri Lankan rainforest.

  19. :

    The perfect activity for a our short stay on the island, highly useful and great way to see the nature

  20. :

    Perfect program for nature lovers

  21. :

    A very relaxing trip, well worth

  22. :

    Excellent tour

  23. :

    Very good trip

  24. :

    Nice tour from Colombo

  25. :

    We did the tour from Bentota and travelled only 2 hours voila rainforest, it was such a nice place we did not want to leave.

  26. :

    My first ever tour to the rainforest and the tour was well organized and very affordable.

  27. :

    Visiting Sinharaja rainforest was a great experience and meaningful for me, especially in a difficult time for its tourism. Thanks to our nature expert, chami the trip was safe and memorable.

  28. :

    Amazing experience and 4 hours trek through the rainforest is simply unforgettable.

  29. :

    Highly recommended to travellers who love nature

  30. :

    There are a lot of leeches in teh forest. Our guide Perera gave us some soap to keep them away. Very nice trip.

  31. :

    Delicious local lunch and forest trek unforgettable

  32. :

    Colourful birds are everywhere it is heaven

  33. :

    It is such a great pleasure to know that such wonderful places still remain in this world

  34. :

    Long trek, uneven surface and very tiring, I reduce my trek just to 1 hour. wonderful trip though

  35. :

    It is good to know that precious nature still lives in some parts of the world, such as Sinharaja. This gloomy nature reserve is totally different from what we see on a day to day life. I never thought that a jungle trek could be so interesting.

  36. :

    Perfect 4 hours for us because we love nature

  37. :

    Our nature guide was very knowledgeable and explained a lot about tres and plants

  38. :

    I never thought that it would be so interesting day with rainforest trek. Trees, plants, birds, streams, waterfalls, it is a totally different world.

  39. :

    An excellent trip from our beach resort in Bentota. Good guide and an excellent way to live with nature.

  40. :

    I booked it from Colombo and initially, I thought it was a long journey. But it took only 2 hours to get there, very convenient drive with Gamini, my guide.

  41. :

    It was raining a lot

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