• Bird Watching at Muthurajawela

Bird Watching at Muthurajawela

Quick Facts

Availability : Throughout the year

Lead Time : Two days’ prior notice

Ideal Starting Time : 7:30a.m. (morning)/4:00p.m. (evening)

Duration : Two hours

Logistics : Pick up and drop from any location could be arranged on request at an additional cost

Since 2000, Eco Team’s Birding Arm has been offering professional and specialised birding and nature tours in Sri Lanka, offering customised packages to suit the customer’s interests and requirements.

Every birding and nature tour is meticulously planned to maximise birding success, by visiting as many habitats, altitudinal zones, and local lesser known hideouts – at a tour pace that is endurable and pleasant.



Why should you book this trip?

  • Great haven for bird watching in in a pristine environment.

  • Muthurajawela wetland is home to over 194 species of flora.

  • Explore several vegetation types including: marsh, lactic flora, shrub land, reed, swamp, grasslands, stream bank and mangrove forest.

  • Discover Muthurajawela’s diverse species of fish, reptiles and mammals.

  • Our experienced birding guide/naturalist will lead you through this comprehensive tour.

  • Ideal day excursion to be done starting from either Colombo or Negombo.


Included in the price

  • Services of a local birding guide

  • Boat fee 

  • Bottled water



  • Transportation

  • Any extra beverages or food consumed

  • Any tips

  • Any personal effects not mentioned in description


Tour in brief

  • At a pre-designated location, you will be met by the Eco Team staff along with your guide/naturalist for the tour.

  • A 2-hour brief by the guide will follow, prior to entering Muthurajawela. Morning tour will begin at 7.30 a.m. while the evening excursion at 4 p.m.

  • Once inside the wetland watch out and observe - in this hotspot for birds, animals and reptiles, along with an impressive diversity in flora.



  • Suitable casual clothing for windy, rainy and warm weather conditions should be brought.

  • Suitable footwear is strongly suggested.

  • Insect repellent, insect bite cream and sun lotion are recommended items to carry.

  • Cameras/video recorders should be securely carried.


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Hotline : (+94) 70 222 8 222
Office Address : 20/63, Fairfield Garden, Colombo 08, Sri Lanka