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Blue Magpie Lodge
Sinharaja Forest, Sri Lanka
We are based 5 minutes away from the most famous Sinharaja Rain forest. Our lodge is created with simple Sri Lankan living with eco surroundings. Our Restaurant serves Sri Lankan Country style, delicious food. At the lodge, authentic flavors of typical food can be tasted. In our open restaurant one can enjoy food while watching butterflies rooming and birds singing. One can enjoy bird watching, waterfalls, fauna & flora visiting world famous Sinharaja forest; or walking in the countryside that surrounds Sinharaja, or one can take a dip in a natural stream, surrounded by ancient trees and natural rocks. This unique experience is to be discovered and enjoyed.
Blue magpie Lodge is situated in an eye catching travel destination right on the edge of the world renowned Sinharaja Rain Forest, the most perfect location for you to spend your vacation if you are a nature lover or birdwatcher. Here you can never escape from the experiences you are going to face as they are bound to be remembered by every visitor who visits Blue Magpie Lodge on their vacation. There are lots of things to do and lots of experiences you are going to have on your visits.
You will get a chance to taste the tropical foods flavored with Sri Lankan spices.
You will experience having your breakfast, Lunch & Dinner in an open restaurant facing a beautiful paddy field.
You will get a chance to see endemic birds while having your food as they visit the restaurant feeders each day.
You will be given a chance to walk freely in the middle of a rain forest examining lots & varieties of flora and fauna closer than you’ve ever seen before.
You will also have the chance to bathe in a beautiful clear stream flowing down the forest in front of the lodge which is born by natural springs.
Sri Lanka is a country which has a great and proud history and it is elegantly represented by historical monuments which are all over the country. Amazing Ruins and monuments will definitely add a great value to your journey. Therefore if you are planning to make a wonderful journey in Sri Lanka don’t ever miss to explore its great history. Sri Lankan Historical places also get the highest attention among history explorers and tourists because it is the best place in the world for realizing the enjoyable activities such as watching beautiful frescoes, ancient Sri Lankan civil engineering architecture, visiting holy sanctuaries, exploring Sri Lankan historical ruins, and Sri Lankan ancient temples.
For the birdwatchers and naturalists among you we off the perfect base from which you can explore the most endemic rich rainforest in Sri Lanka. Stay with us and make you visit to Sinharaja a life time experience.
Blue Magpie Lodge
Double RoomsFamily Rooms
Private Facilities 24hr – Electricity Hot & Cold Water Air Conditioning Fans
Naturalist / Guide
Guide can be arranged Near National Park / Reserve (less than 50km)Butterfly GardenNear Stream or River Checklists
Nearby TrailsUp to 5 miles awayUp to 10 miles away
Restaurant / DiningBreakfastDinner Picnic / Lunch BoxesBar
Species List - English
- Serendib Scops Owl 2-10km
- Sri Lanka Scaly Thrush 2-10km
- Sri Lanka Blue Magpie 2-10km
- Chestnut-backed Owlet 1km
- Slaty-legged Crake 1km
- Sri Lanka Frogmouth 11-50km
- Red-faced Malkoha 11-50km
- Crimson-backed Flameback 11-50km
- Ashy-headed Laughingthrush 11-50km
- Green-billed Coucal 2-10km
Species List - Scientific
- Otus thilohoffmanni 2-10km
- Glaucidium castanotum 2-10km
- Urocissa ornata 2-10km
- Glaucidium castanotum 1km
- Rallina eurizonoides 1km
- Batrachostomus moniliger 11-50km
- Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus 11-50km
- Chrysocolaptes stricklandi 11-50km
- Garrulax cinereifrons 11-50km
- Centropus chlororhynchos 2-10km