The forest canopy rising up to about 35m, consists of plants like Shorea megistophylla, shorea distichta. Monkeys, squirrels, bats, tree frogs, ants, beetles and birds such as fly catchers can be found in this layer.
The sub-canopy, shrub layer and ground layer with its unique collaboration of rare plants can also be experienced. Ground layer consists of many herbal plants endemic to Sinharaja.
Sometimes Sambars and purple-faced leaf monkies can be seen. Many varieties of beautiful butterflies will be passed, giant squirrel, Sri Lanka toque monkey are also some of the endangered species that can be spotted on this trail.