Three Day Birding Tour Colombo

Three Day Birding Tour Colombo

Ultimate Three-Day Birding Adventure: Conveniently Close to Colombo and the Airport

Experience the unparalleled thrill of bird watching in Sri Lanka with our exciting three-day birding tour from Colombo to Waikkal. This carefully curated adventure promises unforgettable encounters with the island's stunning birdlife, featuring an exhilarating boat tour and an immersive nature walk.

Begin your birding journey with a boat tour in Waikkal, where you'll glide through untouched terrains, offering a unique glimpse into the natural habitats of various bird species. Look out for the Common Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover, Purple Coot, Painted Stork, and the majestic Stork-Billed Kingfisher.

Explore the Muthurajawela Sanctuary by boat and uncover a remarkable variety of birds within its diverse ecosystem.

The adventure continues with a nature walk in the Anawilundawa Sanctuary. This sanctuary is a haven for hundreds of bird species, serving as their nesting and breeding ground. During the walk, you might spot the White Ibis, Egret, Stork, Open-bill, Great Cormorant, Purple Swamp-hen, and the Pheasant-tailed Jacana. Migrant birds are typically seen between October and April, while endemic and resident birds can be observed year-round.

The tour concludes with your return to Colombo or to your next destination, enriched with unforgettable birding experiences. This birding tour in Sri Lanka is an exceptional opportunity for avid bird watchers to immerse themselves in the rich biodiversity of both endemic and migrant bird species. Join us for an unforgettable bird watching tour in Sri Lanka, and witness the avian wonders of this beautiful island.


Waikkal, located in the Puttalam District, is a haven for bird watching in Sri Lanka. Surrounded by diverse ecosystems such as marine, coastal, estuarine, mangroves, marshland, and man-made habitats, Waikkal boasts incredible avifaunal diversity. Over 60 species of birds can be observed here, making it a prime location for birding tours in Sri Lanka. Depending on your arrival time, enjoy an evening bird-watching trail with your personal guide.
  • Accommodation in Waikkala for 2 nights as per the above itinerary
  • Daily breakfast
  • Morning birding excursions in Waikkala, Muthurajawela Sanctuary, and Anawilundawa Sanctuary
  • All entrance fees and permits
  • Current prevailing government taxes and service charges
  • Meals not mentioned in the program - Transportation to Waikkala and to your next destination (can be arranged at an additional cost)
  • Any additional beverages or snacks - Optional activity costs
  • Personal effects not mentioned here
  • Tips for the staff
  • Pack personal effects suitable for windy, rainy, and warm weather conditions
  • Highly recommended: Insect repellents, sun protection creams, etc.
  • Wear suitable casual clothing and footwear for outdoor activities
  • Full payment with the confirmation
  • 90 Days or more - US $ 200 Administrative Fee
  • ·60 to 89 Days - 15% of the tour cost will be charged
  • ·30 to 59 Days - 25% of the tour cost will be charged
  • 14 to 29 Days - 50% of the tour cost will be charged
  • 08 to 13 Days - 75% of the tour cost will be charged
  • Less than 7 Days -No refund shall be given
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