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Private Guided Kitulgala Birdwatching and Hiking Tour

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What to Expect

The Makandawa Forest Reserve in Kitulgala (195 Ha) was established to protect the watershed of the Kelani River and is home to many of Sri Lanka’s endemic fauna & flora. This area is also famous for its adventure activities including rafting on Grade 3 and 4 rapids down the Kelani River and jungle treks or mountain bike rides through jungle-clad hills and plantations growing low-country tea and rubber. The breathtaking scenery here was used for the filming of the Oscar-winning classic `The Bridge over the River Kwai’ by David Lean. The unique experience of visiting this Kitulgala forest reserve is the boat trip across the river.

Stop At:

• Makandawa Forest Reserve, Yatiyantota D.S, Kithulgala South GS division, Kitulgala Sri Lanka
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Entrance of Makandawa Forest Reserve in Kithulgala
Dates: See Availability
Return point: Entrance of Makandawa Forest Reserve in Kithulgala
Departure Time
6:30 AM
Return Details
Entrance of Makandawa Forest Reserve in Kithulgala
  • Experienced naturalist. (For 8 and above we provide 2 naturalists)
  • Refreshments with energy slabs.
  • Any transportation up to the trail head at Kitulgala forest reserve trailhead.
  • Any additional beverages or food, would ordered extra.
  • Any personal expenses.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • Not recommended for participants with Heart problems
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions
  • Personal effects for warm/windy/rainy conditions should be carried by clients. Wearing leech socks will be ideal to prevent the leech bite.
  • The experienced and well-trained tour guide/naturalist would take every precaution to ensure the safety and well being of all guests on tour as your safety is our prime concern.However, Lakpura LLC or its employees do not accept any liability for death, injury or illness of guest while on tour caused by any animal, reptile, insect, and events of nature or any type of accident.
  • Lakpura LLC does not accept any liability for the loss or damage of any personal belongings while on tour.
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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