Kanneliya Rainforest

Explore Sri Lanka's amazing biodiversity on this tour to the Kanneliya Rainforest. Learn about the UNESCO-listed biosphere reserve, home to monkeys, snakes, chameleons, and a wide range of birdlife. Learn about the flora and fauna through commentary tailored to your interests and enjoy plenty of chances to ask questions.

  • Explore the hidden Kanneliya rainforest not far from Galle.
  • Scout out the collection of wildlife hidden in the dense canopy above.
  • Enjoy local lunch in the shallows of a lake at the end of the tour.

Get to know about Sri Lanka's amazing biodiversity on this guided trekking tour to Kanneliya Forest Reserve, located just 35km from Galle district. Kanneliya is one of the richest areas in Asia in terms of its flora and houses many animal and plant species native to Sri Lanka, including 20 of the island’s 26 endemic birds, as well as 78 small villages which lie hidden between the trees.

Make your way through thick tropical tree canopies housing monkeys, snakes and chameleons. Enjoy the birdsong and the beautiful melody of water falling as you take a break at a local waterfall. Wrap the experience with a unique dining experience and local cuisine prepared by your host’s wife.

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