Yala , Sri Lanka
Muthurajawela Wetland Bird Watching Tour
Muthurajawela wetland tour provides an exciting birdwatching experience during your stay in Colombo or Negombo.There are many variates of flora and fauna that are interdependent in this coastal ecosystem. The name Muthurajawela has been derived from Sinhalese language which the majority of Sri Lankans use to communicate. The meaning can be translated in to English simply as “Swamp of Royal Treasure”. Treasures of kings in olden days are believed to be buried in that area. Muthurajawela Marsh is situated towards the southern part of Negombo.
- Know before you go
You will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo or Negombo by TukTuk and driven to Muthurajawela wetland.
After crossing some wonderful roadside attractions, you will arrive at Muthurajawela.
Proceed with bird watching tour by boat. Extending over 6,000 acres and over 29,000, and rumored to provide home to over 40 species of migratory and 85 indigenous bird species. Mangrove forests that line the footpath are great places to observe birds as well as baby crocodiles and fiddler crabs.
You will be taken back to your hotel by TukTuk
You will be dropped off at your hotel in Colombo or Negombo
- Pickup and drop-off by TukTuk
- Cost of the boat
- Light refreshments
- Local guide
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Expenses of personal nature
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Children 4 Years +11 months and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
- All children must be accompanied by an adult.
- 49 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: No Cancellation Fee
- Within 48 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: 100% Cancellation Fee.
- No Shows - 100% Cancellation Fee.
Know before you go
- Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
- Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Colombo and Negombo hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation. Pick up time and the time duration will be changed according to the Pick up location.
- Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
- You should wear comfortable clothing.