Sinharaja Rainforest is a national park and a bio-diversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated as a Biosphere Reserve and a World Heritage site by UNESCO. It is a treasure of endemic species, including trees, insects, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and birds. The best of the Sri Lanka Hotels is the Aiken Spence Hotels, which is located close by to the Sinharaja Forest. The Aitken Spence Hotels are located in diverse areas around the island, ranging from the sprawling beaches to the beautiful hill country. From a cultural experience, a unique getaway to bask in the comfort of luxury service. The hotel offers a multitude of excursions and experience that are surely going to last a memory forever. The hotels will provide one with a sanctuary of romantic holiday retreat, a family getaway an even a relaxing Ayurvedic treatment. The hotels offer the best of the special rates and packages, for those who are seeking adventure in the Sinharaja Rainforest. Special excursions will be arranged by the hotel to suit each needs and wants of the customer. There are many Aitken Spence Hotels that are located close by to the Sinharaja Rainforest.
Sinharaja Rainforest also has reptiles include the endemic green pit vipers and hump-nosed vipers and there are a large variety of amphibians, especially the tree frogs. The vegetation of Sinharaja may be described either as a tropical lowland rain forest or tropical wet evergreen forest. In addition, there are sub montane forests and sub montane grasslands. Fresh water habitats, rocky terrains and other associated eco systems contribute to the ecological diversity of this unique rain forest. There are 337 woody plant species in Sinharaja that includes 192 endemic species, 30 nationally threatened and 116 globally threatened species. One of the most enchanting displays of color to be found in Sinharaja rainforest, is the sight of mixed species foraging bird flocks, a phenomenon found in rain forests.
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