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kanneliya Forest Reserve

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Udugama-Hiniduma Road, Sri Lanka
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Interesting visit !!

Interesting visit to the Rain Forest. Very good bio diversity. Be aware of leaches. Interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2016
Yashen
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Day trips to Kanneliya

Kanneliya is a tropical low land rain forest of Galle district in Sri Lanka.Very nice bio diversity... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2016
uniqueviewSL
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 Mar 2016
“Interesting visit !!”
10 Jan 2016
“Day trips to Kanneliya”
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Udugama-Hiniduma Road, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 March 2016

Interesting visit to the Rain Forest. Very good bio diversity. Be aware of leaches. Interesting places to see inside the forest including few waterfalls. The mountain hike is about 6 hours and you should start it early morning. The reserve is very popular among the...More

1  Thank Yashen
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Kanneliya is a tropical low land rain forest of Galle district in Sri Lanka.Very nice bio diversity . severla waterways ,falls river. Different kind of birds species.

1  Thank uniqueviewSL
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Had a great hike, including waterfall and cave. But be aware if the bleaches. Guide was good. Wear shorts than you can see the bleaches. Guide removed them for us, all the time. Is you wear trousers you won't be able to see them. Not...More

3  Thank Marion E
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Don’t get caught in the Kanneliya Forest Reserve trap. If you are lucky you might escape with just a day wasted on a day tour from the Hotel. If you are really unlucky you might waste 3 days/2 nights staying either in the extremely rundown...More

3  Thank Gayan P
Reviewed 30 March 2015

If you really love nature, it is an ideal location for a holiday. Lots of greenery and crystal clear water of Kanneliya Oya are there to pull you like a magnet.

1  Thank Rodriroyal
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Really nice "under the radar" place to go. Sinharaja is nicer but this is easy to get to, cheaper and less leaches, so if you have half a day to spare, go! forest is only 15 years old, it has been logged so almost all...More

3  Thank Wieger B
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Kanneliya rainforest located in Galle, Sri Lanka, rated as a Man and Biosphere Reserve because of its biological diversity. You can easily reach there after 1.5hr drive from Galle.

4  Thank Anuradha76
Reviewed 19 June 2014

real jungles!! there are a lot of exotic plants and animals, but the humidity is very high (100%) so it's difficult to walk and also there are leaches, who try to stick to your body as soon as they can, so beware) i was wearing...More

2  Thank Yuli4ka98
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Genuine biodiversity area in southern province. But infrastructure must to be developed in that area. specially road area and restaurants. Any way nice forest reserve in Galle area. Walking there with guide is make aware us about everything there. Saman who was my guide did...More

5  Thank 460kismet
Reviewed 7 November 2012

Kanneliya-Dediyagala-Nakiyadeniya or KDN is a forest complex one hours drive away from Galle City. It is a UNESCO biosphere reserve. Although little known it is the forest with the most biodiversity in Sri Lanka. It suffered neglect and felling for many years and is now...More

8  Thank 1LifeStand
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