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Ecotourism

Sri Lanka is one of the 25 Biodiversity hot spots of the world. The country has the highest Biodiversity per 10,000 square km in Asia. Fifteen (15) distinct bioregions in an area of 62,500 square km each offering different landscapes and wildlife oppertunities - with an ancient civilization contemporary to that of the Greeks and Romans and numerous cultural sites of antiquity, including six world heritage sites - Sri Lanka has an exotic and vibrant resource base of Ecotourism.

Sinharaja world heritage forest


Sinharaja world heritage forestSingharaja Forest Reserve is the most famous rainforest of the country. This tropical rain forest is a living heritage. Bio diversity of the forest is very high and a large proportion of the flora in this forest is endemic to the country and some endemic to the Singharaja Forest itself.
Sinharaja trail map         
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Wild Life Sactuaries and Natioanal Parks

sri lankan elephants in national park The jungles of Sri Lanka abound in a variety of wildlife, which is suprising for an island of its size in the tropics
Horton Plains NP
Yala NP
Uda Walawe NP
Wasgomuwa NP
Minneriya-Giritale NP
Peak Wilderness S
Kaalle Pallekele S
Hakgala Strict Nature Reserve
Ritigala SNR
Sinharaja World Heritage site
Kithulgala Forest Reserve
Knuckles forest range


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Bird Sactuaries and other sites of interest

bundala national park sunset bird Bird Sanctuaries
Bundala
Kumana
Bellanwila-Attidiya
Kegalle _ Kurulu-kele Vegetation

Waterfalls


Wetlands

Muthurajawela
Negombo
Bolgoda Lake

Botanical Gardens
Peradeniya
Hakgala
Gampaha


Zoological Gardens
Dehiwala

Museums
National Museum, Colombo 7
Natural History Musuem, Colombo 7

Elephant orphanages
Pinnawela

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