Sinharaja Forest Reserve

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Sinharaja Forest Reserve

The Lion Kingdom

Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The hilly virgin rainforest, part of the Sri Lanka lowland rain forests ecoregion, was saved from the worst of commercial logging by its inaccessibility and was designated a World Biosphere Reserve in 1978 and a World Heritage Site in 1988. The reserve’s name translates as Kingdom of the Lion.

Sights

Activities in Sinharaja Forest Reserve

  • Hiking Trails in Sinharaja
  • Rustic Lifestyle Experience
  • Sinharaja Expeditions
  • Bird Watching Experience
  • River trekking in Sinharaja
  • Fish Therapy
  • Kolawenigama Temple
  • Kiruwananaganga Falls
  • Getabaruwa Raja Maha Viharaya

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