Visit To Udawatte Kele Forest, Kandy From Negombo

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    6.00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    From Negombo Hotel
  • Return Details :
    To Negombo Hotel

Overview

Forest walk and birding tour in the historical Kings forest, Udawatte Kele. This historic sanctuary is famous not only for its avifauna but also its variety of plant species including lianas, shrubs and small trees. It contains 460 plant species including 135 species of trees and nine endemic species the opportunity to visit the Senkada Cave, where a hermit lived alone in the forest. It is also home to several species of mammals and reptiles, which makes it a holistic nature experience.  This is a great place to explore the bird life where approximately 80 species of birds can be seen.

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6:00am: You will be Picked up from your hotel in Negombo and transferred by Air-condition vehicle for a bird watching and nature trekking tour at Udawatta Kele sanctuary. 

Udawatte Kele is the only forest reserve in the Kandy city limits and is a great addition to your list of things to do in Kandy. It was once known as Uda Wasala Watta meaning the garden above the royal palace and is of significant cultural and historic value .This breathtaking forest is a hotspot for bird enthusiasts. It is a moderate track that is great at burning off the excess calories gained while holidaying

This historic sanctuary is famous not only for its avifauna but also its variety of plant species including lianas, shrubs and small trees. It contains 460 plant species including 135 species of trees and nine endemic species.

You will be able to see the historically important ruins and places from the Kandyan Kingdom such as the Lady Hortons Road, Royal Pond, Lovers Walk and Marble Seat. The opportunity to visit the Senkada Cave, where a hermit lived alone in the forest.

It is also home to several species of mammals and reptiles, which makes it a holistic nature experience It is easily accessible and has a great educational and recreational appeal The forest is also a very important religious site as it contains three Buddhist meditation hermitages and three rock shelter dwellings. It is suitable for all ages

Lunch will be served at sri Lankan local Restaurant.

After lunch return back to your hotel in Negombo

 

Inclusions

  • Transfer by Air-conditioned Vehicle with English speaking driver
  • Nature guide
  • Sri Lankan Set Local Lunch
  • Entrance fees (Udawatta kele)
  • Bottled Water

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional).
  • Beverages or food other than specified.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Not wheelchair accessible

Please wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes/Hat/ Sun block lotion