• 5 Days from
    $660 p/p in USD
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Ceylon Classic Tours

  • Sri Lanka
Destinations

Destinations

Sri Lanka,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

This Sri Lanka safari features two of nature’s most magnificent creatures: the elephant and the blue whale. You will begin your whale search in Mirissa, home to one of the most successful whale watching tours in the world. You will spend an entire morning exploring the deep blue ocean for signs of the amazing life forms it harbors. Then in Tangalle you will have a night’s adventure watching turtles on Rekawa beach. Afterwards move on to Udawalwa, which is home to a national park with a world famous abundance of elephants and an elephant transit home that provides refuge to orphaned baby elephants. In addition to exploring amazing wildlife, you will also have the opportunity to witness many cultural attractions Sri Lanka has to offer during your stay.

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General Information

  • Safari types:
    Coastal Safari, Dolphin Safari, Family Safari, Whale Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Udawalawe National Park, Mirissa, Tangalle
  • Wildlife:
    Leopard, Elephant, Sloth Bear, Spotted Deer, Mugger & Saltwater Crocodile, Birds, Dolphin, Whale, Monkey, Blue Whale
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Optional Activities, Whale Watching
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Colombo International Airport
  • Minimum age:
    5

Family Holidays

Family holidays in Sri Lanka with your loved ones are one of the ideal holiday experiences for your family. Sri Lanka is one of the best family holiday destinations in Asia with ample attractions which you can experience within a shorter period. Ceylon Classic Tours has carefully crafted this family holiday considering family-friendly resorts in Sri Lanka / safety aspect etc, and we will further tailor-make this family adventure itinerary in Sri Lanka considering the ages of the children / duration of the holiday, and we ensure you will have an unforgettable lifetime holiday experience when you arrive in our motherland, Sri Lanka. Your English-speaking tour guide, highly knowledgeable of all aspects of this incredible country, will show you many fascinating and interesting places and will tell you about Sri Lankan history and culture. You will have the opportunity to experience exciting outdoor activities, wildlife safaris and explore remote areas with unique landscapes that you will remember for a lifetime. Sri Lanka is an economy-friendly holiday destination; it’s a place where you can have world-class experiences without world-class cost.

Overview

  • Day 01: Colombo airport – Mirissa
  • Day 02: Mirissa
  • Day 03 Mirissa – Tangalle
  • Day 04:  Tangalle – Udawalawa
  • Day 05: Udawalawa – Colombo airport

Note:

During this Round Tour, we will be sightseeing in good quality, air-conditioned, comfortable vehicles with a driver-guide to help with your tour and free wi-fi. All vehicles will have baby seats available if needed

4 Star Standard Hotels in Winter - 01 November to 30 April

USD Price Per Person, based on shared rooms

From Price Dates No. travelling Single Supplement
USD 1420 01 November - 30 April 1 From USD $ 1420
USD 760 01 November - 30 April 2 From USD $ 760
USD 716 01 November - 30 April 3 From USD $ 716
USD 610 01 November - 30 April 4 From USD $ 610
USD 615 01 November - 30 April 5 From USD $ 615
USD 560 01 November - 30 April 6 From USD $ 560

4 Star Standard Hotels in Summer - 01 May to 31 October

USD Price Per Person, based on shared rooms

From Price Dates No. travelling Single Supplement
USD 1320 01 May - 31 October 1 From USD $ 1320
USD 660 01 May - 31 October 2 From USD $ 660
USD 616 01 May - 31 October 3 From USD $ 616
USD 510 01 May - 31 October 4 From USD $ 510
USD 515 01 May - 31 October 5 From USD $ 515
USD 460 01 May - 31 October 6 From USD $ 460

Supplements Per Person

  • Winter Peak Supplement from 20 December – 15 January
  • Christmas Eve Gala Dinner Supplement 24th December
  • New Year’s Eve Dinner Night 31 December
  • Summer Peak Supplement from 1 July – 31 August

What's Included

  • 4 Star standard accommodation with half board (breakfast & dinner)
  • Transport by private (A/C) vehicle
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Hotel or airport pickup & drop-off
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water (500 ml per person per day)
  • Free Wi-Fi during the whole tour
  • Local insurance for the vehicle/passengers

What's Excluded

  • Flights & visas
  • Lunch & alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Entrance fees at interest places and historical sites
  • Gratuities

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Ceylon Classic Tours
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Ceylon Classic Tours‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

You will be welcomed at the airport by our representative and transferred to Mirissa-  the perfect travel destination for those who love a generous dose of sun, sea and sand. This destination provides excellent accommodation and an endless amount of excursions – all on the golden sandy beaches.  You can watch stilt fishermen, visit the rubber and coconut plantations in the area or wander through the ancient temples and spice gardens. The entire day is yours to explore the beauty of Mirissa.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Mirissa

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After an early breakfast enjoy the ultimate experience in Mirissa – whale watching. Nature’s largest creature – the blue whale – and many other awe-inspiring sea creatures can be seen in the waters of Mirissa. Witnessing large colonies of this incredibly rare species and others such as dolphins and sperm whales all in one location is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. After an exciting morning, you can return to your hotel and relax and unwind for the day.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Mirissa

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Your third day in Sri Lanka will include a visit to Tangalle where you will check in to your hotel and prepare for an exciting night. The highlight of this day is sure to be the turtle sightings. Five of the seven species of marine turtles visit a few shores in Sri Lanka – among which Rekawa is the most important. The in-situ conservation that takes place on this shore ensures that you get to see turtles and their eggs in a perfectly natural habitat. Even if you miss the opportunity to see turtles you are sure to have a memorable night’s adventure at the beautiful beach.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Tangalle

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The next day you will make your way from Tangalle to Udawalawa. Your first stop will be the elephant transit home in Udawalwa that provides refuge to orphaned elephants. You will be able to witness a large group of elephants who are all under the age of 5  making their way to drink milk and showing truly heartwarming and playful behavior. Following this, you will check-in at a hotel in Udawalawa and prepare for a late afternoon safari in Udawalawa National Park, which extends across a large area, home to over 600 elephants including tuskers. It is the country’s main destination to see this magnificent creature year-round. In addition to elephants, you can also witness spotted deer, crocodiles, leopards, sloth bears, an array of birds and reptiles. You will retire to the hotel after the safari for your final night in Sri Lanka.

Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel in Udawalawa

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Following a heartwarming breakfast, you will be guided to the airport well before departure.

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