If you enjoy nature walks and is looking to do something that doesn’t require spending a lot of money, then bird watching tours Sri Lanka is the perfect activity for you!
Sri Lanka’s numerous wetlands, forest reserves, national parks and fields are home to about 435 species of birds out of which 235 are resident and 33 are endemic. This huge variety of birds has made Sri Lanka a popular destination among birders (another name for bird watchers) around the world. In fact, the temperate climate and broad range of natural habitats Sri Lanka offers makes it a bird watchers paradise.
If you’re an avid birder or think bird watching is something you’d enjoy, you will find countless locations throughout Sri Lanka dedicated for this activity and an opportunity to discover a wide variety of birds in Sri Lanka. Out of these, the best sanctuaries for birdwatching are Kumana, Bundala, Sinharaja Rain Forest, Udawatta Kele, Horton Plains, Bellanwila, Muthurajawela, Minneriya, Kitulgala, Yala and Udawalawe National Parks.