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Wildlife Exploration In Sri Lanka

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13 days 12 nights
Availability : All Year Round
Max People : 200

Experience wild Sri Lanka on this off-the-beaten track itinerary. This journey takes you through the length and breadth of this diverse teardrop isle. Through undulating hills, low grasslands and golden coast, enjoy incredible wildlife and culture throughout. With hundreds of species of endemic birds as well as a growing number of leopard sightings in Yala and Wilpattu National Park among others,

Tour Details

Sri Lanka is a small island of spice. diversity is absolutely stunning. Explore the diverse landscapes set against the majestic Indian Ocean. Visit the famed ancient Buddhist ruins and tea plantations. Discover historical treasures at the Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and explore the bustling Colombo city.

Type: Private Tour

Price Includes

  • 12 Nights Accommodation based on twin/double sharing
  • Return Airport Transfers upon Arrival and Departure
  • Meals as stated
  • Sightseeing and Park fees as per program
  • All guided tours with English speaking Guide

Price Excludes

  • International and Domestic flights
  • Airport taxes
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratitudes to drivers and guides
  • Personal expenese such as laundry, Wifi, IDD calls, etc
Highlights
  • Explore the rock fortress of Sigiriya
  • View the garden city of Polonnaruwa
  • Venture into the city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka's ancient capital
  • wildlife adventure for the elusive leopard
Itinerary

Day 1Colombo

Upon arrival in Colombo, a natural starting point for anyone travelling to Sri Lanka. You will be transferred to the hotel for one night after your international flight. This will ensure you are rested and ready to begin this exciting adventure.

Meals: NA
Overnight: Ulagalla Resort (1 night)

Day 2 - 3 Wilpattu National Park

Along with your expert driver – guide you will make your way north until reach Wilpattu National Park. Although less popular than Yala, this hidden gem makes for an authentic wildlife encounters, as you enjoy a unique camping experience. Head out on early morning and evening safaris and if you’re lucky catch some amazing sightings. Later, reflect on the day with sundowners followed by dinner under the stars.

Overnight: Leopard Trails – Wilpattu National Park
Wilpattu offers a peaceful setting to catch a glimpse of some of Sri Lanka’s most elusive wildlife
Each tent is comfortable and spacious
Children will love learning about the wildlife and the Leopard Trails team are great at keeping all ages entertained

Day 4 - 6Sigiriya

After two nights in the wilds of Wilpattu you will journey on to Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle. Visit the ancient ruins of Anuradhapura, the mighty rock fortress of Sigiriya, the ancient citadel of Polonnaruwa, as well as the ancient cave temples of Dambulla to the south. If there is time we can also include a stop at Minneriya National Park adding yet another wildlife experience to the adventure.

Overnight: Water Garden Sigiriya (3 nights)

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Ulagalla Resort

Day 7-8Gal Oya National Park

From the Cultural Triangle you will continue this wild and unique trip and head to Gal Oya National Park for two nights. One of Sri Lanka’s less visited parks, it is not to be forgotten. It is all about the wild and authentic experiences here. Go on a night safari as dusk falls and help set camera traps to shoot footage of the nocturnal animals; this is a nature lover’s paradise.

Overnight: Gal Oya Lodge ( 2nights)

Day 9-10Nuwara Eliya

The next leg of your journey will then lead you to the Hill Country, home to Ceylon tea which saw the British build their bungalows here over 150 years ago. We have included two nights here, give you plenty of time to explore the surrounding plantations with some beautiful walks as well as a visit to the tea factory to learn about the art of making this widely drunk beverage. We recommend you drink plenty of tea during your stay, its known to be the finest leaf in the world due to the cool clean climate here.

Day 11 -12 Yala National Park

You will then travel south to Yala, Sri Lanka’s most famous National Park. Head out on morning and evening safaris with expert naturalists in search of the elusive leopards. Due to its topography, Yala is known to have the highest population of leopards in Sri Lanka, so you have a good chance of a sighting.

Overnight: Chena Huts ( 2 nights)

Day 13Departure

Transfer back to Colombo and connect with your international flight back home.

Optional ( extension)
South Coast
Finally, no trip to Sri Lanka is complete without a visit to one of the golden beaches on the south coast. Enjoy three nights of much deserved relaxation on near to deserted beaches. If you are looking to be more active, there is plenty to choose from here as well and from November to March Mirissa is a great place to go whale watching.

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