14 day tour
Our itineraries can be trimmed to see the greatest number of birds. Tours can also be done in reverse direction, and other destinations, such as Anuradhapura, can be included. It is also possible to visit the island outside the winter season, mainly for the endemics and the resident birds.

Day 1

ARRIVAL / KITULGALA
Arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake and transfer  to    Kitulgala visiting Ingiriya Forest Reserve (Bodinagala) en route.
Possible noteworthy species : Ceylon Green-pigeon, Green-Billed Coucal, Chestnut-Backed Owlet, Ceylon Grey Hornbill, Black-Backed Dwarf Kingfisher, Yellow-Fronted Barbet, Crimson-Backed Flameback.

Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Kitulgala.

Day 2

KITULGALA
After breakfast full day birding in Kitulgala Forest Reserve.
Possible noteworthy species : Black Eagle, Rufous-bellied Eagle, Ceylon Spurfowl, Ceylon Junglefowl, Ceylon Green-pigeon, Ceylon Hanging-parrot, Layard’s Parakeet, Green-billed Coucal, Serendib Scops-owl, Chestnut-backed Owlet, Brown Hawk-owl, Ceylon Frogmouth, Black-backed Dwarf Kingfisher, Ceylon Swallow, Ceylon Grey Hornbill, Yellow-fronted Barbet, Black-capped Bulbul, Gold-fronted Leafbird, Spot-winged Ground-thrush, Legge’s Flowerpecker, Brown-capped Babbler, Ceylon Rufous Babbler, Ceylon Hill-myna, Ceylon Crested Drongo.  
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Kitulgala.

Day 3

KITULGALA
After breakfast full day birding in Kitulgala Forest Reserve. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Kitulgala.

Day 4

KITULGALA / RATNAPURA / SINHARAJA
A.M. After breakfast proceed to Sinharaja via Ratnapura, birding in the garden of Ratnaloka Tour Inns before having lunch.
Possible noteworthy species : Ceylon Hanging-parrot, Plum-headed Parakeet, Ceylon Small Barbet, Yellow-Fronted Barbet, Ceylon Swallow, Forest Wagtail, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Gold-fronted Leafbird, Loten’s & Purple-rumped Sunbird. 
Dinner and overnight stay in Sinharaja.

Day 5

SINHARAJA
After breakfast full day excursion to Sinharaja World Heritage Wilderness Area.
Possible noteworthy species : Crested Goshawk, Besra Sparrowhawk, Rufous-Bellied Eagle, Crested Serpent Eagle, Black Eagle, Mountain Hawk-Eagle, Ceylon Spurfowl, Ceylon Junglefowl, Ceylon Woodpigeon, Red-Faced Malkoha, Green-Billed Coucal, Chestnut-Winged Cuckoo, Serendib Scops-Owl, Chestnut-Backed Owlet, Ceylon Frogmouth, Malabar Trogon, Yellow-Browed Bulbul, Himalayan Black Bulbul, Spot-Winged Ground Thrush, Ceylon Scaly Thrush, Ceylon Rufous Babbler, Ashy-Headed Laughing Thrush, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Ceylon Blue Magpe, White-Faced Starling, Ceylon Hill-Myna.
Purple-faced Leaf Monkey, S L Giant Squirrel, Layard’s Striped Squirrel, Indian Palm Squirrel.
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Sinharaja.

Day 6

SINHARAJA
After breakfast full day birding in Sinharaja Heritage Wilderness Area.
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Sinharaja.

Day 7

SINHARAJA / EMBILIPITIYA
A.M.
 After breakfast leave for Embilipitiya.
P.M. Jeep safari in Uda Walawe National Park.
Possible noteworthy species : Spot-Billed Pelican, Oriental Darter, Cormorants, Lesser Adjutant, Montagu’s Harrier, Pied Harrier, Crested Hawk-Eagle, White-Bellied Sea-Eagle, Grey-Headed Fish-Eagle, Barred Buttonquail, Ceylon & Orange-Breasted Green-Pigeon, Plum-Headed Parakeet, Blue-Faced Malkoha, Sirkeer Malkoha, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Prinias.

Toque Monkey, Grey Langur, Golden Jackal, Mongoose, Elephant, Spotted Deer, Water Buffalo, Sl Giant Squirrel.
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Embilipitiya.

Day 8

EMBILIPITIYA / TISSAMAHARAMA
A.M. After breakfast birding around Uda Walawe National Park & proceed to        Tissamaharama.
P.M. Visit Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary.
Possible noteworthy species : Waders and other water birds, Eurasian Stone Curlew, Great Thick-Knee, Pintail Snipe, Water Cock, Alexandrine Parakeet, Rose-Ringed Parakeet, Coppersmith Barbet, Ceylon Small Barbet, Ceylon Woodshrike, White-Browed Bulbul.
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Tissamaharama.

Day 9

TISSAMAHARAMA
A.M. After breakfast jeep safari in Yala National Park.
Possible noteworthy species : Painted & Black-Necked Stork, Lesser Adjutant, Black-Winged Stilt, Eurasian Stone Curlew, Great Thick-Knee, Small Pratincole, Yellow-Wattled & Red-Wattled Lapwing, Pacific Golden Plover, Grey Plover, Little-Ringed, Kentish, Mongolian & Greater Sand Plover, Marsh, Wood & Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint, Bengal Bushlark, Ashy-Crowned Finch-Lark, Brahminy Starling, Rosy Starling.

Toque Monkey, Grey Langur, Golden Jackal, Mongooses, Sloth Bear, Leopard. Elephant, Wild Boar, Sambar, Spotted Deer, Water Buffalo, Sri Lanka Giant Squirrel.
P.M. Birding around Tissamaharama Tanks.
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Tissamaharama.

Day 10

TISSAMAHARAMA
A.M. After breakfast jeep safari in Bundala National Park.
Possible noteworthy species : Greater Flamingo, Northern Pintail, Garganey, Watercock, Eurasian Stone Curlew, Great Thick-Knee, Small Pratincole, Pacific Golden Plover, Grey Plover, Little-Ringed, Kentish, Mongolian & Greater Sand Plover, Marsh, Wood, Terek & Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint, Brown-Headed Gull, Caspian, Great-Crested, Lesser-Crested, Gull-Billed, Whiskered, White-Winged, Saunders’s & Little Tern, Oriental Skylark, Brahminy Starling, Rosy Starling.

Toque Monkey, Grey Langur, Golden Jackal, Mongoose, Elephant, Water Buffalo.

P.M. Birding around wetlands in Tissamaharama area.
Possible noteworthy species : Spot-billed Pelican,  Black-crowned Night-heron, Yellow Bittern, Black Bittern,  Lesser Whistling-duck, Cotton Teal, Oriental Darter, Purple Heron, Brahminy Kite, Watercock, Pied Crested Cuckoo, Indian Scops-owl, Brown Fish-owl, Stork-billed Kingfisher, White-naped Flameback, Indian Reed-warbler, Baya Weaver. 
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Tissamaharama.

Day 11

TISSAMAHARAMA / SARRY ESTATE / NUWARA ELIYA
A.M. After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya, visiting Sarry Estate en route.
P.M. Birding in Victoria Park.
Possible noteworthy species : Forest Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Yellow-Eared Bulbul, Indian Blue Robin, Pied Ground-Thrush, Indian Pitta, Kashmir Flycatcher, Ceylon White-Eye.
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 12

NUWARA ELIYA
A.M. Very early start to visit Horton Plains National Park, with picnic breakfast
Possible noteworthy species : Ceylon Wood Pigeon, Yellow-Eared Bulbul, Pied Bush Chat, Ceylon Scaly Thrush, Ceylon Whistling Thrush, Common Blackbird, Sri Lanka Bush-Warbler, Grey-Headed Canary, Kashmir & Dusky Blue Flycatcher, Velvet-Fronted Nuthatch, Ceylon White-Eye.

Purple-faced Leaf Monkey, Sambar. 
P.M. Birding in Nuwara Eliya area.
Possible noteworthy species : Ceylon Woodpigeon, Forest Wagtail, Pied Flycatcher-shrike, Yellow-eared Bulbul, PIED BUSH CHAT, Ceylon Scaly Thrush, Common Blackbird, Sri Lanka Bush-warbler, Rusty-rumped Warbler, Large-billed Leaf-warbler, Great Tit, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, Dusky Blue Flycatcher, Kashmir Flycatcher, Ceylon White-eye, Pied Bushchat. 
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 13

NUWARA ELIYA / KANDY
A.M.
 After breakfast leave for Kandy.
P.M. Visit Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya.
Possible noteworthy species : Common Hawk-cuckoo, Alexandrine Parakeet, Ceylon Small Barbet, Large Cuckooshrike, Indian Pitta.
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Kandy.

Day 14

KANDY / AIRPORT
A.M. After breakfast visit Udawattakele Sanctuary.
Possible noteworthy species : Emerald Dove, Ceylon Hanging Parrot, Layard’s Parakeet, Yellow-Fronted Barbet, Ceylon Small Barbet, Crimson-Backed Flameback, White-Rumped Shama, Tickell’s Blue Flyctacher, Brown-Capped Babbler, Common Hill-Myna.
Lunch in Kandy.
P.M. Leave for hotel near the Airport for changing room + Dinner
Late night DEPARTURE.