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Wildlife Tour Sri Lanka: 10 Nights / 11 Days

Sri Lanka is a popular Wildlife destination, possibly the best outside Africa, due to its tropical weather and variety of habitats. Our wildlife tours take place in the islands 50+ national parks and protected reserves. These parks are home to over 100 mammals, 490 birds and many other species.

Our main attraction is Sri Lankas very own ‘Big 4’; the elephants that roam most parts of the island, the blue whales swimming off our shores and the rare Sri Lankan Sloth bear habituating Yala National Park and Wilpattu National Park along with the elusive leopard. Yala National Park specifically has one of the highest density of leopards in the world. The size of our island makes it possible to fit in the earths largest land and sea mammal in the same day!

We have a variety of safari lodges, camps and unique accommodation options to add to your wildlife experience whilst keeping comfort and safety in mind. Our safari jeeps are certified and well maintained and our team of knowledgeable chauffeurs and guides will provide you with the best local knowledge you can get!

 

Highlights

  • Leopard safari at Wilpattu National Park
  • Elephant safari at Minneriya National Park
  • Boat safari at Gal Oya National Park
  • Bird watching trail at Sinharaja Rainforest

 

Arrival --> Negombo --> Wilpattu NP --> Minneriya NP --> Wasgamuwa NP --> Gal Oya NP --> Nuwara Eliya --> Horton Plains --> Sinharaja Rainforest --> Beach --> Departure

 

DAY 1 

  • Welcome on arrival and transfer to nearby coastal town, Negombo.
  • Spend the day relaxing on the beach.

Airport-Negombo: 20 mins

 

DAY 2 

  • Drive to bungalow located in a village bordering Wilpattu National Park in time for lunch.
  • Spend the afternoon exploring the village and forestlands with a bird watching specialist. 

Negombo-Wilpattu: 3-4 hours

 

DAY 3  

  • Full day game drive in Wilpattu National Park with picnic breakfast and lunch in the jungle.
  • Return to the bungalow for the night.

 

DAY 4

  • After breakfast travel to Dambulla to visit the ancient Cave Temple, a UNESCO world heritage site.
  • Proceed to nearby Minneriya National Park in the afternoon, to see herds of elephants.
  • Overnight at a hotel in Dambulla.

Wilpattu-Dambulla: 2 hours / Dambulla-Minneriya: 40 mins

 

DAY 5

  • Morning relaxing OR Climb Sigiriya (UNESCO Heritage site) OR Pidurangala rock. 
  • Mid-day drive to eco-lodge at Gal Oya National Park.

Dambulla-Gal Oya: 3-4 hours

 

DAY 6

  • Spend the day enjoying activities at the lodge, including a boat safari in the National Park for wildlife viewing. 

 

DAY 7

  • Travel to a tea plantation bungalow in Nuwara Eliya and spend the rest of the day relaxing.

Gal Oya-Nuwara Eliya: 3-4 hours

 

DAY 8 

  • Early morning drive to Horton Plains National Park for a half day trek to Worlds End.
  • Spend the rest of the day relaxing on the tea plantation. If inclined, visit Nuwara Eliya town.

Nuwara Eliya-Horton Plains: 1 hour

 

DAY 9 

  • Travel through the woodlands and tea plantations of the central highland regions to a forest lodge in Sinharaja Rainforest.

Nuwara Eliya-Sinharaja(North): 5-6 hours

 

DAY 10 

  • In the morning enjoy a half day birdwatching trail through the rainforest.
  • Mid-day transfer to a beach hotel on the west/south coast.

Sinharaja(North)-Beach: 2-3 hours

 

DAY 11 

  • Early morning whale watching (November to March)
  • Evening transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

Beach-Airport: 2-3 hours

 

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Wildlife Tour Map Sri Lanka

 

All our itineraries are flexible.
Inquire now to customize it to
your requirements!

  
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NO: 6, Boyd Place Colombo 3, Sri Lanka

 

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Monday - Friday : 0830 - 1730 Hrs (+5.30 GMT)
Saturday : 0900 - 1300 Hrs (+5.30 GMT)

 

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