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Bird Watching And Cycling Expedition In Kitulgala

Bird Watching And Cycling Expedition In Kitulgala

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Kitulagala, located in between Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, is a town with great potential for adventure sports. The presence of lush green forests and the beautiful Kelani river makes this location a popular destination in Sri Lanka for great thrills and adventure. If you are a nature lover and adventurer, then this place all yours to explore. The only limitation is that you must be physically fit enough to enjoy this tour. During a full-day tour of Kitulgala, you can go for bird watching, trekking, and cycling. All the while, you can the beautiful environment around Kitulgala.

As there will be a lot of activities during this tour, it will take at least 12 hours to complete this trip without any rush. So, we will start early in the morning as soon as the sun rises. First, we will go to the bird watching tour at Makandawa forest reserve which involves trekking. The forest is home to many of the endemic flora and fauna. Many species of birds like Sri Lanka Spot-winged Thrush, Sri Lanka Spurfowl, Green-bill Coucal, Ceylon Jungle fowl, Red-faced Mal Koha, Chestnut-backed Owlet, Grey Hornbill, and Yellow-fronted Barbet can be seen in this forest. An amazing experience in this forest reserve is the boat trip across the river. Many Mammals like the Purple-faced Leaf Monkey, Layard’s Striped Squirrel Grizzled Indian Squirrel can be found in this forest. Some reptiles like the Earless Lizard, the Hump-nosed Lizard, and Kangaroo Lizard and some amphibians can be found along the river. There are various kinds of fish and amphibians in the streams. After bird watching, we will have our lunch by the Kelani River and then we will go for a cycling tour to Belilena caves which is located up a steep path. The cave is a famous prehistoric site where fossils dating back to approximately 32,000 years have been found in the archeological excavations. At the entrance of the cave, you can find colorful butterflies. From the cave, you can look down to have an amazing view of the rubber plantations, sceneries of hills and jungles. During the cycling tour, you can witness the local village lifestyles while enjoying the environment’s beauty.

Rate on call

Highlights :
• All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
• Hotel pickup and drop-off included from the city hotels
• Informative, friendly and professional guide
• Great overview and orientation of the visit
• Guide services for a more personalized experience

Activity :
• Sightseeing

Transport :
Airconditioned transport with driver

• 01 to 03 persons - Sedan cars - Indian make cars like Toyota Etios or Maruti Swift Desire 
• 03 to 05 persons - SUV cars - Toyota Innova or similar
• 06 to 10 persons - Tempo Traveller with 10 seats
• 11 to 18 persons - Mini coaches with 18 seater
• 19 to 42 persons - Coaches with 27 or 42 seater
All the vehicles are air-conditioned

Pickup and Departure :
 Pick up from mentioned city Centre, Railway Station or your city hotel.
 Drop at mentioned city Centre, Railway Station or your city hotel.           

• Tour Duration: Half-day 4-5 Hours
• Guide:  English speaking guide Included
• Assistance: Yes
• Entrance fees included: No
• Vehicle: Air-conditioned
• Driver with a phone: Yes
• Tour Starts Time: 0900 hrs.

Additional : 
• Confirmation will be sent within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
• Child below 5 years is free.
• No strict dress code is enforced at tour sites except for places of worship, shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended.
• We recommend comfortable walking shoes and sunglasses/sunscreen during the visit.
• Entrance fees to the monuments are not included and are to be paid directly. Any camera or video camera fees, if any, are to be paid directly

Timings :

09:00 am - 05:00 pm 

Things To Carry :
• Sunscreen
• Sunglasses
• Comfortable footwear

Advisory :
Special Holidays will not be liable for any dispute arising out of the rental between customer and vendor, guide or any service provider

Confirmation Policy :
The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking Rate is based on a minimum 2 person sharing. We reserve the right to cancel in case the minimum no. of customers required for the visit on any date is not met.

Cancellation Policy :
• If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the visit, 25% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
• If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the visit, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
• If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the visit, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.

Refund Policy :
•The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

You are required to furnish the correct Email address. As a customer, you agree to accept email as a means of communication and delivery of Travel vouchers and confirmation of your booking. In doing so, you agree not to hold liable for any non-receipt of travel voucher or email confirmation.
As an additional measure to avoid any misuse of the credit card and to protect our customers, we may request for photocopies of your credit card (back and front) and a Credit Card Authorization Payment Form to exclude the possibility of any misuse. As a customer, you agree to cooperate and provide the necessary documents in case required.

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