wildlife tours sri lanka with wildlife trekking experience

6 Nights / 7 Days

Sri Lanka is considered one of the biodiversity hotspots of the world. It is said that there are more types of animals and plants than there should be on an island of its size. Wildlife Tours Sri Lanka offers you this 6 Nights and 7 Days tour that will immerse you in nature, as you take safari tours and nature trails in some of the best places in the country to do so.

 

Tour Description

The Wildlife and Trekking Adventure of a lifetimeTour Description

This tour consists of several of Sri Lanka’s finest wildlife experiences. From the Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Udawalawe and Yala National Parks, Sri Lanka has a diverse range of biodiversity hotspots that you can explore.

Leopards, elephants, sloth bears, sambur deer, spotted deer, langurs, macaques, and the shy slender loris are among a few of the animals you have a chance of encountering during this tour. If you are into bird watching, you are in for a treat, as Sri Lanka is home to more than 200 varieties of birds, of which 29 are endemic.

This wildlife and trekking tour is for the ardent nature lover, and a moderate fitness level is expected for those wishing to take part in all the activities.

 

Tour Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

 

Day 1 – Airport to Sinharaja

Schedule:

  • Meet at the airport
  • Transfer to Sinharaja and check in at hotel
  • Dinner and overnight stay at hotel near Sinharaja

Accommodation Options:

Boulder Garden Resort – Luxury Boutique

Rain Forest Lodge – Eco Hotel

Blue Magpie Guest House

Comparable accommodation options are available

 

Day 2 – Sinharaja

Schedule:

  • Trekking at Sinharaja Virgin Rainforest after breakfast
  • Return to the hotel and transfer to Belihuloya
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Belihuloya

Trekking tours in wildlife tours in Sri LankaThe Sinharaja Forest Reserve is one of Sri Lanka’s most prized natural possessions. It is believed to be the most biologically diverse area in the country, and features a range of wildlife – flora and fauna – that is not available anywhere else in the world, let alone the country. The trek begins in the morning after a hearty breakfast at your hotel. Although this is not a hard trail by any measure, you should be prepared to ascend and descend some rugged terrain, surrounded by amazing flora and fauna, as well as the sounds of nature – the calls of exotic birds and animals and the rumbling of the river in the distance.

Once the trek is complete, you will be taken to your accommodation in Belihuloya

Accommodation Options:

River Garden Adventure Resort – Guest House

Belihuloya Rest House

Camping and other options available

 

Day 3 – Belihuloya

Schedule:

  • Breakfast at hotel in Belihuloya
  • Start trek from Belihuloya
  • Lunch at Hulan Ella en route to Duwili Ella, where the trail ends
  • Transfer to Udawalawe
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Udawalawe

adventure safari tours wildlife tours in Sri LankaThis is perhaps the most tiring, and most rewarding day of the entire tour. Starting at your accommodation in Belihuloya, you begin a 20 km long trek to Duwili Ella via some rough terrain through riverine forest. The area is very much alive with all kinds of flora and fauna, including deer, giant squirrels, flying squirrels, and primates. Lunch will be had at the half-way point at Hulan Ella, and will continue towards Duwili Ella. Ella in the local Sinhalese language means waterfall, and both these waterfalls (Hulan Ella and Duwili Ella) are formed by tributaries of the Walawe River. The beautiful Duwili Ella gets its name (Duwili means ‘Dust’) from the cloud of spray resembling a cloud of dust.

After the long trail, you will be transferred to Udawalawe for the next step of the tour

Accommodation Options:

Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – 4 Stars

Kalu’s Hideaway Hotel – 3 Stars

Mahoora Camps – Luxury Camping

Big Game Camps

Udawalawe Safari Hotel – Guest House

Other accommodation options available

 

Day 4 and 5 – Udawalawe National Park

Schedules:

Day 4 –

  • Relax at the campsite in the morning after breakfast
  • Evening safari
  • Dinner and Overnight Stay at Big Game Camp, Udawalawe

Day 5 –

  • Walk along the borderlands of Udawalawe after breakfast
  • Relax at the campsite after walk
  • Evening safari
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Udawalawe

udawalawe wildlife tours in sri lankaThe Udawalawe National Park is one of the best places in Sri Lanka to see wild elephants. It is not uncommon to see a whole herd of elephants at a watering hole during your visit. An afternoon / evening safari tour will let you see elephants and many other animals, such as water buffalo, water monitor lizards, saltwater crocodiles, deer, monkeys, and even the occasional leopard. The park is also ideal for bird enthusiasts.

On day 4 of the tour, the highlight is the afternoon/evening safari, where you will get to go deep into the national park to see the wildlife up close.

On day 5, there is something exciting lined up – a 1½ - 2 hour trek through the borderlands of the Udawalawe national park offers a fascinating look at the Wilderness in Udawalawe. This guided trek offers some great photo opportunities, and you can get to experience nature in its element, not confined to a safari jeep.

Accommodation Options:

Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – 4 Stars

Kalu’s Hideaway Hotel – 3 Stars

Mahoora Camps – Luxury Camping

Big Game Camps

Udawalawe Safari Hotel – Guest House

Other accommodation options available

 

Day 6 – Yala National Park

Schedule:

  • Arrive at hotel in the morning, where you get to relax
  • Evening Safari at Yala National Park
  • Overnight Stay at Yala

safari yala wildlife tours Sri LankaThe Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. Made up of five areas – known as blocks – of which two are now open to the public. Situated in the south-eastern dry zone of Sri Lanka, it is famous as the best place in the world to see leopards in the wild. Wildlife Tours Sri Lanka promises the best leopard safari experience, as our experienced naturalists and guides will take you to the areas known for leopard activity. Leopards are nocturnal, so the best chance of seeing one in the wild is either at dawn or at dusk. This experience gives you an evening safari, enabling you to see leopards as they come out of their daytime slumber. Leopards may be the star attraction at Yala, but elephants, sloth bears, deer, jackals, wild boar, and a few hundred varieties of birds can be found throughout the national park.

Accommodation Options:

Cinnamon Wild Hotel – 5 Star

The Safari Hotel – 4 Star

Big Game Camps – 3 Star

Tree Houses

Comparable accommodation options available

 

Day 7 – Airport

You will get to see Yala National Park in a different view, with a morning Safari Jeep ride, and then will be transferred to the airport after breakfast, where you will depart the island.

 

 

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The trip you suggested and organized through Eco Team gave us a good overview. We liked specially the Mahoora Explorer in Wilpattu and Udawalawe.

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Everyone has been so friendly and helpful. We have had such an excellent trip. The safaris in Yala and Udawalawe were a wonderful experience. We have many memories to take home and we saw so many wildlife. Chauffeur Guide were knowledgeable. The Big Game safari Camps were excellent, best service we have ever had. Attention to details very welcoming and food very good.

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