The photo of trekking in Makanadawa Forest in Kithulgala Sri Lanka


Trekking in Kithulgala is a unique experience and Kithulgala Trekking tour explore about the nature. Kithulgala, naturally blessed with water and wet climate, gives greenish nature. Trekking in Kithulgala is a unique experience and Kithulgala Trekking tour explore about the nature.

Makanadawa Forest located bordering to Kalani River and Makanadawa Forest specialised bird watching. There are 8–10 endemic bird species in Makanadawa Forest and you can spot the Black Eagle, the Trogon, Sri Lanka Orange-billed babbler, Chestnut backed owlet, the blue magpie, and the Red Faced Malkoha. Makanadawa Forest land extends 195 hectares and there are 3 waterfalls (Makulella falls, Makulala and Lenthriella Falls). There is a monastery and meditating Buddhist monks, but during the trekking tour, you will not visit this monastery as part of the tour because your visit might disturb to meditation programme. 

Trekking in Kithulgala Makanadawa Forest is about 3–5 Km and you will explore the Fauna and flora. It is scenic and nature trekking explore about the nature deeply.

Operational Details

  • Starting Point

    Plantation Hotel Kithulgala

  • Starts At

    Trekking tour available 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

  • Distance

    Trekking distance 4 – 5 Km

  • Duration

    Between 2 – 3 hrs.

    Trekking safety briefing at the site by Trekking guide


  • Guide
    Well experienced Trekking guide and supporting crew
  • Transport
    Pick up and return Transfer to your Kithulgala hotel
  • Refreshment
    Unlimited water during tour
  • Entrance
    Forest entrance fee and nature walk

    Not Included

  • Foods
    Meals or snacks

    Additional Details

  • Tour Difficulty Level

    Soft trekking Trail

  • Health Advices & Age Restrictions

    No health restrictions and age barriers

  • Recommendations

    • Casual dress
    • Good sunscreen and sunglass.
    • Animal and bird related guidance book

    Rates Per-Person

    Package 1
    • 1 Pax

    Rate per-person


    • 2 Pax

    Rate per-person


    • 3 Pax

    Rate per-person


    • 4 Pax

    Rate per-person


    • 5 - 6 Pax

    Rate per-person


    • 7+ Pax

    Rate per-person


    Tour Highlights

    Explore Scenic nature and fauna
    Bird watching
    Explore the waterfall in the forest
    Nature walks in the forest about approx. 3 - 5 Km

    Tour Locations

    Payments and Cancellations

    Payment policy
    • Tour will confirm up on the payment.
    • You may need to check the availability before making the payment.

    Cancellation policy
    • If you are going to cancel the activity before the 24 hours of the operation, take place, then we will not apply for any cancelation charge.
    • If the activity cancels from My Ceylon Adventures (our) end because of unexpected weather condition effect then Fully refunded (100%) or you can book alternative activity instead of the refund.

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