exclusive wildlife holidays in sri lanka

With Elite Mobile Tented Camps 
9 Nights/ 10 Days 

INTRODUCTION

A comprehensive, high-end wildlife holiday in Sri Lanka with overnight stays at luxurious tented camp accommodations. All-inclusive accommodation for 8days, Breakfast for rest of the 2 days, all scheduled safaris and walks with naturalists included.

Tour Description

TOUR DESCRIPTION

 

A private wildlife holiday with all-inclusive Mahoora elite tented camp accommodations and Sri Lanka’s must-see ‘Big Five’: leopard, Sloth Bear, elephant, Blue and Sperm Whale. The tour includes safaris and walks conducted with the best naturalists in the country.

We offer a luxurious Sri Lankan wildlife adventure where you can visit four of itsrenownednational parks; Wilapttu, Udawalawe, Yala and Bundala as well as The Elephant Transit Home. Wilpattu is important for its undisturbed sightings of leopards and sloth bears while Udawalawe is known for its herds of Asian Elephants and Yala for being undoubtedly the world’s best place for leopards.

The tour includes a day walk and two night walks to get you up close and personal with sights and sounds that cannot be enjoyed from a jeep.

We offer the world’s first carbon-neutral “Pack in and Pack out” luxury tented safari operation -Mahoora for this tour. Choosing Mahoora will guarantee you a world-class mobile, tented safari experience and also make a direct contribution towards our conservation efforts aimed at protecting Sri Lanka’s natural habitats and endangered species in addition to uplifting rural community tourism initiatives.

The camps are located along the boundaries of the parks and are set up with mobile safari tents that feature a fully-equipped kitchen, dining areas, hammocks, flushable toilets and showers.

Your meals will be freshly prepared at the camps, in a fully-equipped kitchen. Enjoy exclusive menus designed by culinary experts with delicious barbecue dinners in a magical setting with a glass of wine or beer from our well-stocked bar.

The campsite is illuminated by traditional flame torches with a roaring campfire providing the perfect ambience for an amazing meal. Sit back and relax in the lap of luxury and let our experienced staff cater to your every need.

Tour Itinerary

 

 

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 01 : Airport- Wilpattu (All-inclusive)

Upon your arrival in Colombo, rendezvous with your personal chauffer/gucamps in Sri Lanka Wildlife Tourside for a private transfer to the Wilpattu National Park to begin the first part of your adventure. Appropriate meals and refreshments will await you at the campsite depending on your time of arrival. You can meet with your designated naturalist to discuss a suitable plan for the rest of the day as well as the rest of your two-day stay at the park. You can even do a wilderness walk with your naturalist if time permits before an overnight stay at the Mahoora Tented Safari Camp.

 

Day 02 : Wilpattu (All-inclusive)

Enjoy a full-day safari at the Wilpattu National Park which is the oldest and laSafari Tours Sri  Lanaka Wildlife toursrgest national wildlife park in Sri Lanka and home to an array of unique species of flora and fauna including the famed Sri Lankan Leopard and Sloth Bears. We will serve a fully-serviced lunch within the park premises after which you can relax in the comfy hammocks that we have set up for you or have a detailed discussion with your naturalist to learn more about the wildlife that you encounter. In the evening, we will take you on another safari within the park before you head back to the comfort of the campsite.

 

Day 03 : Wilpattu (All-inclusive)

You will start your adventure at the break of day with an early safari incleopord safari in Sri Lanka wildlife tours sri lankalusive of a charming picnic breakfast. The Wilpattu National Park offers you the opportunity to film and photograph the Sri Lankan Leopard, the largest species of leopard living in Asia. These glorious beasts are often seen lying beside the Park’s many villus.You may even catch a glimpse of the endangered Sloth Bears, most commonly seen during the fruiting season of the Palu Tree between June and July. After that, you can enjoy another fully-serviced lunch at the park. We have also organised an optional night walk with the resident naturalist of the camp where we will attempt to seek out owls, Gray Slender Loris, Ring-Tailed Civet Cats, Rusty Spotted Cats, Golden Palm Civet Cats, chameleons and many other nocturnal species.

Day 04 : Wilpattu – Kanday (B)

Following breakfast at the campsite, you will be transferred to Kandy (ApproxKandy tours Wildlife Tours Sri Lanka.5 hours travelling distance). En route you can visit Spice garden at Mathale. Kandy was a last stronghold in Sinhalese royalty. Kandy is highlighting most of magnificent monuments, Temple of tooth relic as well. Its architectural monuments date mainly from the 19th century, when King Vikrama Rajashinha went on a building spree, the cost of which hastened the downfall and eventual surrender to the British forces in 1815. Then relax with an overnight stay at the tranquil and luxurious Theva Residency Resort or Similar.

Day 05 : Kandy - Udawalawe (All-inclusive)

You will get an early start on Day 4 with a transfer to Udawalawe where youudawalawe elephant safari wildlife tours Sri Lanka will first visit the Elephant Transit Home, a project that has proven vital in the conservation of these magnificent beasts. You may observe these rehabilitated elephants from a safe distance as the project attempts to reduce human contact before their release back into the wild. Later you can enjoy an evening safari at the Udawalawe National Park with the guidance of the resident naturalist before dinner and an overnight stay at the Big Game Tented Camp in Udawalawe.

Day 06 : Udawalawe – Yala (All-inclusive)

Enjoy a morning safari at the Udawalawe National Park which spans approximately 31,000 hectares and is located in the southern dry zone. It is the only place in the world where an elephant sighting is guaranteed on Yala Safari wildlife tours Sri Lankaevery single safari drive. After breakfast, you will be transferred to Yala. Here, you will spend your final three nights at the comfy tented camp we have set up bordering the Yala National Park, which is home to a range of ecosystems found nowhere else in Sri Lanka. Go on an evening safari at the park which boasts the largest density of leopards in the world. With a density of one leopard per square mile, Yala is known as one of the best places on earth to film and photograph these regal beasts.

 

Day 07 : Yala (All-inclusive)

Another full-day safari has been organised where you will be able to see thebirding safari wildlife tours Sri Lanka variety of habitats that this unique park has to offer with a host of endemic plant and animal species on display. The park boasts 44 species of recorded mammals, 215 species of birds, 46 species of reptiles and 21 species of amphibians. Lunch will be served in a suitable location within the park.Afterdinner, awalk with your resident naturalist along the park borders will open the doors for you to catch a glimpse of the park’s nightlife. Then return to the comfort and luxury of your camp to recharge your batteries.

 

Day 08 : Yala (All-inclusive)

We have two safaris lined up for you on this day and this time you have full Bird watching Sri Lanka Wildlife Tours Sri Lankacontrol. You can either spend the whole day in Yala or spend half of the day at the Bundala National Park in the southern district of Hambantota. The Bundala National Park has been acknowledged as an Important Bird Area (IBA) for its 197 recorded bird species and is also the only national park where you can see both marsh and estuarine crocodiles on the same safari drive.

 

Day 09 : Yala – Galle [B]      

You will be transferred to Sri Lanka’s southern capital of Galle. This prominent port city is richly influenced by colonial architecture having being city tours in wildlife tours Sri Lankaone of the most important strategic locations fortified by the colonists. Explore the multi-cultural and historic attractions of the city including the Galle Fort, first built by the Portuguese and then extensively fortified in the 17th century by the Dutch. It is also the largest remaining fortress built by European occupiers in the Asian region. Then relax with an overnight stay at the tranquil and luxurious Fortress Resort and Spa.

 

Day 10 : Airport or extend your tour (B)

An optional early-morning whale watching tour is also available in the world’s best waters for Blue Whales (November to March). After breakfast on thewhale watching in mirissa wildlife tours Sri Lanka final day, or after your optional whale watching tour, you will be transferred to the Katunayake International Airport for your flight back to bring your lavish adventure to an end. You can also choose our suggested tour extensions or a custom extension to suit your needs.

 

 

Terms and Conditions

OUR RATES INCLUDE

  • Accommodation in the fully serviced mobile tents/hotels mentioned as per the above itinerary on a DOUBLE sharing basis
  • Meals as mentioned in the programme (8 days all inclusive at camp sites and last 2 days breakfast at hotels)
  • Transportation throughout the tour in an A/C Vehicle with an English-speaking chauffer guide/national guide.
  • Jeep safaris at national parks as mentioned in the programme including,Air transfer from Colombo Airport to Mattala Airport
    • Entrance fees to national parks
    • 4WD Jeep
    • Trekker/naturalist fees
    • Snacks and water during the safari
  • Current prevailing Government taxes and service charges

OUR RATES DO NOT INCLUDE

  • Meals not mentioned in the programme
  • Any extra beverages or food/snacks consumed
  • Whale watching boat safari (during summer season – from May to October)
  • Optional activity costs
  • Any personal effects not mentioned here
  • Tips for the staff
IMPORTANT FACTORS
  • Personal effects for windy, rainy, warm weather conditions should be considered
  • Insect repellents, sun protection creams etc, are highly recommended
  • Suitable casual clothing and footwear for outdoor activities

PAYMENT POLICY

  • Full payment with the confirmation

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • 90 Days or more    - US $ 200 Administrative Fee
  • ·60 to 89 Days          - 15% of the tour cost will be charged 
  • ·30 to 59 Days          - 25% of the tour cost will be charged
  • 14 to 29 Days          - 50% of the tour cost will be charged
  • 08 to 13 Days          - 75% of the tour cost will be charged
  • Less than 7 Days   -No refund shall be given

 

 

 

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