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WILD SRI LANKA


Duration : 12 Nights 13 Days


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This island tour has been specially designed for wildlife enthusiasts and only available from 01 November to 30 April due to Whale & Dolphin.However "Untamed Sri Lanka" tour is designed excluding Whale & Dolphin watching which can be done throughout the year.

Sri Lanka has a very high rate of biological endemism in the world whether in plants or animals and is included among the top five biodiversity hotspots in the world.

You will be starting your tour by spending one night in the vibrant Colombo and then heading to the misty mountains covered with lush green tea bushes and splendid waterfalls. .

You will be visiting the Horton Plains National Park and the Sinharaja Rain Forest, only two natural UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka. Both Horton Plains National Park and Sinharaja Rain Forest are rich in biodiversity and many species found are endemic. Horton Plains is an important bird area and large herds of Sri Lankan Sambar deer is spotted here. Sinharaja Rain Forest is home to over 50% of Sri Lanka's endemic species of mammals and butterflies, as well as many kinds of insects, reptiles and rare amphibians. .

Further you will be visiting famous Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home, Udawalawe National Park and Yala National Park by a safari jeep where you will be able to see many animals in their natural habitat. You will be able to spot many species of mammals found in Sri Lanka including Asian elephants, sloth bear, leopards, sambar, wild buffaloes, red slender Loris, Toque Macaque, and Purple-faced Langur.Also, Yala National Park boasts the highest leopard density in the world and the chance of spotting a Leopard is high.

Then you will be moving to Mirissa, where you will be going on a boat ride to spot the Whales & Dolphins. Blue whales, Bryde´s whales, Sperm whales, Fin whales, bottle nose dolphins, common dolphins and spinner dolphins are found in the waters of Southern Seas.

You will visit the amazing fortifications of Galle Dutch Fort (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Further you will visit a Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda and go on a River Safari in Maadu River. You will be ending this tour by relaxing on the world famous south coast beaches. .

What's included?

An English speaking Chauffeur/Guide
Transfers from pick up at Airport until drop off at airport
Accommodation on half board basis at round trip hotels
Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis in a Colombo hotel
Entrance fees for the sites mentioned in the itinerary

Please note:

  • "Untamed Sri Lanka" Tour is available around the year without Whale & Dolphin watching.
  • Yala National Park is closed for three weeks in the months of August and September. We can offer Wilpattu National Park instead.
  • Basic Accommodation in Sinharaja Rain Forest
  • If you did not get a chance to see the Whales & Dolphins on day 9 a free tour is given on the next day

Please feel free to contact us should you wish to change the given itinerary. We can add or reduce nights and visits according to your desire. You can also Tailor-made your tour.

Colombo – 1 Night
Nuwara Eliya – 2 Nights
Sinharaja – 1 Night
Udawalawe – 1 Night
Yala – 2 nights
Mirissa – 3 nights
Bentota /Beruwala – 2 nights

Yala National Park is closed to pubic in August

Whale Watching Season 01 November to 30 April

General Notes:

The official check-in time at all hotels will be 14:00 hrs.
The official check-out time at all hotels will be 11:00 hrs.
Visits to wild life parks will be at client's own risk and you are strongly advised to obey the instructions given by the interpreter and the Wild Life Officers while you are seeing animals.
Safari Vehicles available are non-air-conditioned and basic.
It is advisable to have sunglasses, sun-block lotion, insect repellent and personal effects for warm, windy and rainy conditions.
Respect the local customs and accept the differences.
Please obtain Online Visa Authentication prior to arrival by visiting www.eta.gov.lk

Important note on prices:

The quoted rates are nett and are inclusive of all government taxes.
The quoted rates includes accommodation as per the itinerary, transfers (Air conditioned vehicle) and chauffer guide, entrance fees to sites as per the itinerary.
Price excludes all lunches during the round trip & lunch and dinner at Colombo Hotel.
Price excludes flights, visa fees, optional activities and entrance fees to sites not specified in the itinerary.
Price excludes cost of beverage throughout the tour and expenses of a personal nature.
Price excludes Camera and Video Camera permits where applicable.
Price excludes Tips and porterage and any other services not specified in the itinerary.
These rates are subject to change without prior notice in the event government changes the tax policy.
All Tour rates are per person sharing Double Room basis.

Cancellation policy

21 days or less - 100% cancellation charge.
Between 21 days and 30 days - 50% of the tour given price.
Above 30 days - No cancellation charges
TOUR MAP

FULL ITINERARY

Day 1

Airport – Colombo

  • Arrive at the airport and proceed to Colombo.
  • P.M. City Tour of Colombo
  • Overnight : Colombo / Mount Lavinia

Day 02

Nuwara Eliya

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Nuwara Eliya via Kithulgala
  • Stop over at St Clair's Waterfall and Devon Waterfall
  • Dinner & Overnight : Nuwara Eliya

Day 03

Nuwara Eliya – Horton Plains

  • Leave hotel early morning (around 5.30 a.m.) with packed breakfast to Horton Plains
  • Trek to the World's End precipice and visit the famous Baker's Falls
  • Afternoon return to Nuwara Eliya
  • Visit to Nuwara Eliya Golf Club one of the oldest golf clubs in Asia. (Optional)
  • Evening visit to Nuwara Eliya Town & Bazaar.
  • Dinner & Overnight : Nuwara Eliya

Day 04

Tea Plantations – Sinharaja

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit to a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory.
  • If you are lucky you will experience a Tea Plucking Session
  • Afternoon transfer to Sinharaja Rain Forest
  • Dinner & Overnight : Sinharaja

Day 05

Sinharaja Rain Forest - Udawalawe

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Half day visit to Sinharaja Rain Forest
  • Late afternoon Proceed to Udawalawe
  • Dinner & Overnight : Udawalawe

Day 06

Udawalawe National Park - Yala

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit to Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home thereafter to Udawalawe National Park
  • Visit Udawalawe National Park by Jeep
  • Proceed to Yala visiting Buduruwagala Temple (Optional)
  • Dinner & Overnight : Yala

Day 07

Yala National Park

  • Morning Safari (Approx. 6.00 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.)
  • Leave hotel early morning (around 5.30 a.m.) with packed breakfast
  • At approx. 6.00 a.m. start the Jeep Safari
  • Safari ends approx. 10.30 p.m.
  • Return to Hotel
  • OR
  • Afternoon Safari (Approx. 2.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.)
  • Leave hotel around 1.30 p.m.
  • At approx. 2.00 p.m. start the Jeep Safari
  • Safari ends approx. 6.00 p.m.
  • Return to Hotel
  • Optional
  • Full Day Safari (Approx. 6.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.)
  • Leave hotel early morning (around 5.30 a.m.) with packed breakfast
  • At approx. 6.00 a.m. start the Jeep Safari
  • Safari ends Approx 6.00 p.m. (We recommend you to carry an additional snack and water)
  • Return to Hotel
  • Visit to Kataragama Temple (Optional)
  • Dinner & Overnight : Yala

Day 08

Mirissa

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed to Mirissa via Tangalle
  • P.M at leisure enjoy a sea bath or relax at the swimming pool
  • Dinner & Overnight : Mirissa

Day 09

Mirissa – Whale & Dolphin watching

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Enjoy Whale & Dolphin Watching in Mirissa (If you do not get a chance to see the Whales & Dolphins & a free tour is given on the next day)
  • P.M at leisure enjoy a sea bath or relax at the swimming pool
  • Dinner & Overnight : Mirissa

Day 10

Mirissa

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Enjoy Whale & Dolphin Watching in Mirissa (If you did not get a chance to see the Whales & Dolphins previous day a free tour is given on this day)
  • P.M at leisure enjoy a sea bath or relax at the swimming pool
  • Dinner & Overnight : Mirissa

Day 11

Weligama - Galle – South Coast

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed to Galle via Weligama (If you are lucky you will witness stilt fishermen in Weligama)
  • City tour of Galle including a visit to the Galle Dutch Fort
  • Thereafter proceed to Ahungalla / Bentota/ Beruwala visiting a Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda
  • Dinner & Overnight : Ahungalla / Bentota/ Beruwala

Day 12

South Coast - Balapitiya

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed to Balapitiya to enjoy a 2 ½ hours Boat Safari in Maadu River
  • P.M. at leisure
  • Dinner & Overnight : Ahungalla / Bentota/ Beruwala

Day 13

South Coast – Airport

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed to airport for departure flight
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CONATCT INFO

Destination Sri Lanka
Serendipity Escapes (Pvt) Ltd
23/6A, Dharmashoka Mawatha,
Kandy,20000,
Sri Lanka.

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(+94) 812 211 141

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CONATCT INFO

Destination Sri Lanka
Serendipity Escapes (Pvt) Ltd
23/6A, Dharmashoka Mawatha,
Kandy,20000,
Sri Lanka.

  Tel      :   
(+94) 812 211 141

  Email  :   
info@destinationsrilanka.travel