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Sri Lankan Expeditions

  • Sri Lanka
Destinations

Destinations

Sri Lanka,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

The first itinerary of our ‘Wild World of Sri Lanka’ series, this fully guided safari enables wildlife enthusiasts to visit many of the popular national parks in Sri Lanka within a week, staying at general moderate hotels. Visit Udawalawe National Park, famous for it’s elephants, Yala for elusive leopards, scenic Horton Plains National Park, Minneriya National Park, popular for large herds of elephants, and Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka’s most beautiful national park. As a value addition we have included Dambulla and Sigiriya as they are key, not to miss cultural hot spots, and as a free bonus enjoy a complimentary night safari in Habarana Jungle.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Birding Safari, Guided Safari, Jungle Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Yala National Park, Wilpattu National Park, Udawalawe National Park, Horton National Park, Minnieyera National Park, Sigiriya Archeological Site, Habarana, Dambulla
  • Wildlife:
    Leopard, Elephant, Sloth Bear, Spotted Deer, Sambar Deer, Monkey, Mongoose
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Nature Walk
  • Getting around:
    Transfer Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Colombo

Highlights

  • Leopards in Yala and Wilpattu
  • Elephants in Udawalawe and Minneriya
  • Sloth bears in Yala and Wilpattu
  • Night game drive in Habarana Jungle
  • Endemic, resident and migratory birds in Yala, Wilpattu, Udawalawe and Horton Plains

The varying habitats have attracted many species of wildlife, both resident and migrant. 31 species of mammals have been identified; some of them being Leopard (a favorite amongst visitors), Sloth Bear, Elephant, Spotted and Barking Deer, Sambur, Wild Boar and even Crocs. It is also home to an abundance of endemic birdlife such as the Jungle Fowl, Painted Stork, Owl, Terns, Gulls, Eagles, Heron and the winter migrants who home for short periods within the nature reserve. Butterflies such as the Blue and Common Mormons, Common Rose and Crimson Rose amongst many other species can be seen vividly fluttering around. On top of the list of reptiles is the Mugger Crocodile followed by Monitor Lizards, Python, Cobra, Rat Snake along with Star Tortoise, Pond turtle and Soft-shelled Turtle, amongst many others.

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 925 per person, based on double occupancy

What's Included

  • Accommodation
  • Meals on breakfast and dinner basis
  • Services of a guide
  • Transfers with an English speaking driver
  • Game drives
  • Park entrance fees

What's Excluded

  • International flights
  • Meals not included in itinerary
  • Visas and travel insurance
  • Personal expenses

Disclaimer

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

Day by Day Overview

  • Meet with our representative in Colombo and transfer to Udawalawe National Park – 4 hours drive approximately
  • Visit Udawalawe elephant transit home
  • Afternoon safari in Udawalawe National Park at 3 pm
  • Transfer to Yala – 2 hours drive approximately
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Chandrika Hotel in Tissamaharama
  • Morning safari in Yala National Park with a picnic breakfast at 6 am
  • Back to the hotel and chill out by the pool
  • Afternoon safari in Yala National Park at 3 pm
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Chandrika Hotel in Tissamaharama
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Horton Plains National Park – 4 hours drive approximately
  • Scenic nature trail inside Horton Plains National Park to see World’s End Point and Baker’s Waterfall
  • Transfer to Nuwara Eliya – 1 ½ hours drive approximately
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Glenfall Reach Hotel Nuwara Eliya
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Habarana – 5 hours drive approximately
  • Visit Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Night game drive in Habarana Jungle
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Sorowwa Resort and Spa
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Afternoon safari in Minneriya National Park at 3 pm
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Sorowwa resort and Spa
  • Transfer to Wilpattu National Park at 4 am – 2 hours drive approximately
  • Full day safari in Wilpattu National Park from 6 am to 6 pm with picnic breakfast, lunch and refreshments – 2 hours drive approximately
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Leopard Den Guest House (simple guest house very close to Wilpattu National Park)
  • Breakfast at the Guest House
  • Transfer to Colombo – 4 hours drive approximately
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