Highlights of Sri Lankan Wildlife Leopards, elephants, bears, and whales(10 Days)

Highlights of Sri Lankan Wildlife
Leopards, elephants, bears, and whales.

Tour Description

An extraordinary private wildlife holiday offering accommodations situated close to nature and all the "must see" wildlife highlights in Sri Lanka. Scheduled safaris and walks will be conducted with the finest naturalists in the country.

Your wildlife holiday will begin in Wilpattu, a less-frequented haven for nature enthusiasts. Enjoy walks with experienced naturalists and learn about the various species that inhabit the park with full-day safaris.

Transit in Sri Lanka's hill capital of Kandy en route to Udawalawe and have the chance to experience some of the cultural highlights on offer.

It's on to Udawalawe next where you will spend two days embarking on exciting safaris and educational night walks with resident naturalists. Udawalawe guarantees sightings of elephants on every game drive and is great for observing and studying these great beasts. You will even be able to check out the Elephant Transit Home which rehabilitates injured and sick elephants and has become an integral cog in the conservation mission.

Then it's on to Yala which is simply the best place in the world to see leopards with a density of one leopard per square kilometer. Go on full-day tours in this fantastic park and explore its inner-workings to learn more about the exotic animals that call it home.

All this while staying at peaceful accommodations as well as Big Game Tented Campsites located on the borders of the parks, where you can enjoy the best tented camp experience that Sri Lanka has on offer.

Lastly, visit Mirissa where you will go whale watching in waters renowned for pods of Blue and Sperm Whales. Explore the historical heritage site, the Galle Fort, and unwind under the sun before your journey back home.

Itinerary

Once you arrive at the airport in Katunayake, your personal chauffeur will escort you to Wilpattu, the perfect place to start your wildlife adventure. The Wilpattu National Park is one of Sri Lanka’s less-frequented parks but is nonetheless highly rewarding with the wide variety of wildlife seen here. Enjoy a short walk in the wilderness close to the campsite while an optional Safari can be organised - depending on the time of your arrival. Dinner and an overnight stay will be organised at the Big Game Tented Camp, keeping you in the lap of luxury while at the same time, close to nature.

  • Accommodation in the fully serviced mobile tents / hotels mentioned as per the above itinerary on a DOUBLE sharing basis
  • Every day breakfast
  • Transportation throughout the tour in an A/C Vehicle with an English-speaking chauffeur 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 Fee
  • Snacks and water during the safari
  • Current prevailing Government taxes and service charges.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Full payment with the confirmation
  • 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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Wildlife Tours Sri Lanka,
20/63, Fairfield Garden,
Colombo 08 (00800),
Sri Lanka.

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P. (+94) 70 2228 222

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