6:00am: You will be Picked up from your hotel in Bentota and transferred by Air-condition vehicle for a bird watching and nature trekking tour at Udawatta Kele sanctuary.
Udawatte Kele is the only forest reserve in the Kandy city limits and is a great addition to your list of things to do in Kandy. It was once known as Uda Wasala Watta meaning the garden above the royal palace and is of significant cultural and historic value .This breathtaking forest is a hotspot for bird enthusiasts. It is a moderate track that is great at burning off the excess calories gained while holidaying
This historic sanctuary is famous not only for its avifauna but also its variety of plant species including lianas, shrubs and small trees. It contains 460 plant species including 135 species of trees and nine endemic species.
You will be able to see the historically important ruins and places from the Kandyan Kingdom such as the Lady Horton’s Road, Royal Pond, Lovers’ Walk and Marble Seat. The opportunity to visit the Senkada Cave, where a hermit lived alone in the forest.
It is also home to several species of mammals and reptiles, which makes it a holistic nature experience It is easily accessible and has a great educational and recreational appeal The forest is also a very important religious site as it contains three Buddhist meditation hermitages and three rock shelter dwellings. It is suitable for all ages
Lunch will be served at sri Lankan local Restaurant.
After lunch return back to your hotel in Bentota