"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in & pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body & soul"

--- John Muir ---

"The clear way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness"

--- John Muir ---

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but having new eyes"

--- Marcel Proust ---

"I go to nature to be soothed and healed and to have my senses put in order"

--- John Burroughs ---

"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished"

--- Lao Tzu ---

"The open road is a beckoning, a strangeness, a place where a man can lose himself"

--- William Least Heat Moon ---



All accommodation at The Other Corner are air-conditioned with modern facilities & amenities including tea/coffee service and mini fridges. Be...



The fact of it been  centrally  located  makes “The Other Corner” an ideal point to such well known attractions such as Minneriya ( app. 15 minutes...


Boat Rides

The surrounding forestation provides an ideal environment for those who love to get up close and personal with nature. Guides can be arranged whose...

TOC News & Events


It is a fascinating site to watch the activity of the avifauna in and around “The Other Corner”, especially on the flowering tree by the ‘Twin Chal...

Large Billed Leaf Warbler

Living in Asia. It winters in Western Ghats and associated hill range. Choses dense vegetation and more heard than seen. Recently it was spotted an...

Tickell's blue flycatcher (Cyornis tickelliae) is a small passerine bird in the flycatcher family. This is an insectivorous species which breeds in...

Location ...

From the heart of Colombo, around 172 kilometers away (3 1/2 hours drive) lies the idealistic "The Other Corner". Situated within the cultural triangle, an area rife with paddy fields and natural beauty, of thatched roofs and friendly natives, where wild life abounds and the appeal of the wild will leave you breathless.


"The Other Corner" will definitely carve out a niche for itself in the birding world and I wholeheartedly recommend it to birders, without any reservations.

Wake up to the dawn-chorus of our Dry Zone feathered friends and fill your lungs with the unpolluted fresh air before embarking on a...

Upali Ekanayake|Ornithologist

When we drove into the little lane leading up to 'The Other Corner,' it felt as though we were the only people around for miles. Even though the turn off is quite close to the main Habarana town, once you make that turn, you enter a whole new world. It was just us and nature! It was only once we...

Marisa De Silva|Journalist / Author

It is definitely another corner of Earth. Water,Trees,Animals,Birds,Insects and Reptiles, all these could be found in this "Other Corner". Surrounded with Trees and serenaded by the birds and soothed by the running waters. The occasional breeze that brings Tranquility and Peace which is hard to...

Siri De Silva|Chairman
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