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    $1990 p/p in USD
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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 most popular wildlife trip in Sri Lanka, this safari visits the very best parks and reserves for a nature enthusiast as well as the beautiful coast. See many endemic, resident and migratory birds as well as a wealth of wildlife including leopards, elephants, sloth bears and whales. Experience stunning scenery including the rain forests of Sinharaja and Kitulgala, dry arid scrub lands of Yala, cloud forest of Horton Plains National Park, grasslands of Minneriya and semi dry/semi wet thick forests of Wilpattu. A beach option can be added to the end of the trip for relaxation.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Whale Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Yala National Park, Wilpattu National Park, Horton National Park, Minnieyera National Park, Sinharaja National Park
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Nature Walk
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Vehicle, Transfer Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Colombo

Highlights

  • Birds in Sinharaja Rain Forest
  • Blue whales off the coast of Mirissa
  • Leopards in Yala
  • Birds and bio diversity of Horton Plains National Park
  • Birds in Kitulgala
  • Elephants in Minneriya National Park
  • Leopards and sloth bears in Wilpattu
  • Endemic, resident and migratory birds in Sinharaja Rain Forest, Yala, Horton Plains, Kitulgala and Wilpattu National Parks

RATES – PER PERSON USD

From USD 1,990 per person, based on double occupancy

What's Included

  • Accommodation in mentioned hotels
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Air conditioned transfers with an English speaking driver
  • All mentioned activities and park entrance fees

What's Excluded

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Bath towels
  • Tips
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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 driver in Colombo
  • Transfer to Sinharaja Rain Forest in Deniyaya – 4 to 5 hours drive approximately
  • Afternoon walk to Arboretum at Sinharaja Rain Forest Eco Lodge
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Sinharaja Rain Forest Eco Lodge
  • Morning bird watching trail in Sinharaja Rain Forest
  • Breakfast at the Lodge
  • Morning walk in the Sinharaja Rain Forest
  • Dinner at Sinharaja Rain Forest Eco Lodge
  • Night walk to see nocturnal species around the lodge
  • Overnight stay at Sinharaja Rain Forest Eco Lodge
  • Morning bird watching trail in Sinharaja Rain Forest
  • Breakfast at the Lodge
  • Transfer to Mirissa – 2 ½ hours drive approximately
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Paradise Beach Club in Mirissa
  • Early morning whale watching trip in the Indian Ocean off Mirissa at 6.30 am with a picnic breakfast
  • Back to the shore by noon
  • Transfer to Yala – 3 hours drive approximately
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Yala Safari Camp
  • Full day safari in Yala National Park from 6 am to 6 pm with picnic meals
  • BBQ dinner and overnight stay at Yala Safari Camp
  • Morning safari in Yala National Park at 6 am
  • Back to the camp for breakfast
  • Check out and transfer to Haputale – 2 to 3 hours drive approximately
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Viharagala Estate Bungalow
  • Breakfast at the Bungalow
  • Transfer to Horton Plains National Park – 2 hours drive approximately
  • Nature trail in Horton Plains National Park to see World’s End Point and Baker’s Waterfall
  • Transfer to Kitulgala – 4 to 5 hours drive approximately
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Plantation Hotel in Kitulgala
  • Early morning bird watching walk in Makandawa Rain Forest in Kitulgala
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Do white water rafting (optional)
  • Afternoon bird watching walk in the in the village
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Plantation Hotel in Kitulgala
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Minneriya – 4 hours drive approximately
  • Afternoon safari in Minneriya National Park at 3 pm
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Alakamandawa Hotel in Anuradhapura
  • At 5 am transfer to Wilpattu National Park to do a full day safari from 6 am to 6 pm with picnic meals
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Alakamandawa Hotel in Anuradhapura
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Optional visit Anuradhapura ancient sacred city
  • Transfer to Colombo – 5 hours drive approximately
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