Bird Watching Tours

Bird Watching Tours


Embark on a captivating journey through the lush landscapes of Sri Lanka with our exclusive Bird Watching Tours. This island nation, renowned for its rich biodiversity and vibrant ecosystems, is a paradise for bird enthusiasts. From the dense rainforests and tranquil wetlands to the scenic highlands and coastal plains, Sri Lanka offers an unparalleled birdwatching experience. Our tours are meticulously designed to provide you with the best opportunities to observe and photograph the diverse avifauna that calls this island home.

Why Sri Lanka for Bird Watching?

Sri Lanka boasts a remarkable avian diversity with over 430 recorded bird species, including 33 endemics that are found nowhere else in the world. The island’s varied habitats, ranging from tropical rainforests and mangroves to montane forests and dry lowlands, create ideal conditions for a wide array of bird species. Whether you’re a seasoned birder or a curious novice, Sri Lanka’s birdlife offers endless fascination.

What to Expect on Our Bird Watching Tours

1. Expert Guidance

Our bird watching tours are led by experienced ornithologists and naturalists who have an intimate knowledge of Sri Lanka’s bird species and their habitats. They will guide you through the best birding hotspots, help you identify different species, and share insights into their behavior, ecology, and conservation.

2. Tailored Itineraries

We offer a range of itineraries that cater to different interests and skill levels. Whether you prefer a short day trip or an extended tour, we have options that cover various regions and birding hotspots across the island. Our itineraries are designed to maximize your birdwatching opportunities while ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

3. Prime Birding Locations

Our tours take you to some of the most renowned birdwatching locations in Sri Lanka, including:

  • Sinharaja Forest Reserve: A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a biodiversity hotspot, Sinharaja is home to many endemic species, such as the Sri Lanka Blue Magpie, Red-faced Malkoha, and Green-billed Coucal.

  • Horton Plains National Park: Situated in the central highlands, this park is known for its montane bird species, including the Sri Lanka Whistling Thrush, Sri Lanka Bush Warbler, and Yellow-eared Bulbul.

  • Bundala National Park: A Ramsar Wetland, Bundala is a haven for water birds and migratory species. Here, you can spot the Greater Flamingo, Painted Stork, and Eurasian Spoonbill.

  • Kumana National Park: Famous for its large colonies of nesting water birds, Kumana is an ideal place to see the Black-necked Stork, Eurasian Spoonbill, and the endangered Lesser Adjutant.

  • Knuckles Mountain Range: This rugged range is rich in biodiversity and offers sightings of the Knuckles Pygmy Lizard, Layard’s Parakeet, and Sri Lanka Wood Pigeon.

4. Comfortable Accommodation

We ensure your comfort and convenience by arranging stays in eco-friendly lodges, guesthouses, and hotels that are strategically located near prime birding sites. These accommodations offer a blend of comfort and proximity to nature, enhancing your overall birdwatching experience.

5. Photography Opportunities

Our tours provide ample opportunities for bird photography. With the guidance of our expert guides, you’ll have the chance to capture stunning images of Sri Lanka’s avian treasures. Whether you’re a professional photographer or a hobbyist, the diverse landscapes and abundant birdlife will offer endless inspiration.

Why Choose Our Bird Watching Tours?

Sustainable and Responsible Tourism

We are committed to promoting sustainable and responsible tourism practices. Our tours are designed to minimize environmental impact and support local conservation efforts. By choosing our bird watching tours, you are contributing to the preservation of Sri Lanka’s rich biodiversity.

Personalized Attention

We understand that every birdwatcher has unique interests and preferences. Our tours are flexible and can be customized to meet your specific needs. Whether you’re looking to spot a particular species or explore a specific region, we tailor our tours to ensure you have a fulfilling and personalized experience.

Comprehensive Birding Experience

Our tours are not just about birdwatching; they are about immersing yourself in the natural beauty and cultural heritage of Sri Lanka. You’ll have the opportunity to explore scenic landscapes, interact with local communities, and learn about the island’s rich history and traditions.

Get a Quote

For customized itinerary, pricing and more information, please contact us directly. We are dedicated to providing a seamless and enjoyable experience tailored to your preferences.

Tour Guide


Suresh Priyadarshana

Managing Director

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