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Half-Day Rainforest Walk

By Sinharaja Forest Gate


Less than 1 day
Private trip
This is a 4-hour walk with flat path. You can also take a dip in the Kakunalla Waterfalls! Spot Sri Lankan endemic birds, animals, reptiles and plants. You will be provided with all necessary details and explanations about all the flora and fauna species throughout the tour.

Trip Highlights

Kakunalla Falls
Sinharaja Rainforest Reserve
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Trip Inclusions

US$ 25.50 4,630.83 LKR per person
  • Guide
  • Rainforest entrance ticket
  • Transportation from Deniyaya (within 10km from the forest)
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Leech socks
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The timing is flexible. See 'Other Notes' for more details
Your accommodation in Deniyaya
The timing is flexible. See 'Other Notes' for more details
Your accommodation in Deniyaya
Other Notes

The activity will last for about 4 hours.

Scheduled Trip Dates

Trips scheduled daily
Feb 20
Feb 21
Feb 22
Feb 23
Feb 24
Feb 25
View the full calendar to try your luck for non-scheduled dates.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Deniyaya - Sinharaja Rainforest Reserve - Kakunalla Falls - Deniyaya
Deniyaya - Sinharaja Rainforest Reserve - Kakunalla Falls - Deniyaya

You will see endemic birds, reptiles and unique plants in the forest

  • Timing is flexible and can be suited to your preference.

Meet your guide

Sinharaja Forest Gate

Sandaru runs superior wooden cabanas accommodation close to nature. It is located right at the Forest entrance gate of Pitadeniya – Deniyaya. He is also an experienced guide and will make sure you explore the magnificent rainforest safely under his care.
Fluent English

What others are saying

5.0 out of 3 helpful reviews
Thomas R, Germany
20 Jan 2019 on TripAdvisor
Great place in the middle of nowhere with a fantastic surrounding. The rooms are simple but very clean. No mosquito nets available. The staff, especially the manager, is extremely friendly and helpful, the food is cheap and great. We did 2 rainforest trekking tours, to Lion rock (50€ per person) and to the waterfall (30€ per person). The Lion rock tour was supposed to be a 24 km hike through the rainforest but in the end it was only 13 km (tracked by GPS watch) but still challenging because of steep ascent and dense vegetation. You get rewarded with a great view so just do it if you are in a good shape. The waterfall tour was a tourist nap. You walk along the river on more or less fixed footpathes to reach a waterfall which you share with many other tourists. No card payment accepted so bring enough cash with you to pay the accomodation and the trips.
HSDuck, United Kingdom
10 Jan 2019 on TripAdvisor
Loved my stay here. New, clean eco cabins. Great service and good food. Very close to entrance to Sinharaja Forest. Really enjoyed 6-7 hour hike with guide, great scenery. The forest and place is a bit difficult to get to, so plan ahead. Would have liked to stay longer.
Joel F
30 Oct 2018 on TripAdvisor
I first went for a day, but as a nature lover i couldnt leave, i did the lion rock hike(24 km ) trought the rain forest, Incredible when u reach the top, stunning views. also some waterfalls trails wich you can swim in. Apartments clean, managment staff really friendly and very welcoming, with supernice views from the rooms and the cherry of the cake, an outdoor swiming pool. Food also very nice on the hands of sashi and ruhan. Thanks to all for the experience my friends and see you in november!! Joel.

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
While we understand that plans change, we also have to be fair to each supplier, who needs time to prepare logistics for your trip such as manpower, food, permits, and more.
Strict Cancellation Policy
As Sinharaja Forest Gate pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Flexible Date Policy
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.
Packing list for the trip
Covered shoes
Swimsuit (if you plan to take a dip in the natural pool)
Wind jacket (it gets chilly if you are doing a morning walk)

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