Wild Life Tour

10 Nights / 11 days

DAY 01- Route (Start – End): Airport - Negombo

Activities:Arrive in Sri Lanka. Your chauffeur guide will meet you at the Bandaranaike International airport, and drive you to your hotel in Negombo. Enjoy a time of rest at your hotel; recover from jetlag before you set off on your tour of adventure.

Attractions: Negombo city tour

Overnight stay at Jetwing Blue

Approx drive time – ½ hr

DAY 02- Route (Start – End): Negombo - Kalawana

Activities: Following day after breakfast leave the hotel to a trip to Sinharaja rainforest and it will spend nearly 3hrs to reach to Sinharaja after you could take a guided walking tour of the Rain forest. SINHARAJA RAIN FOREST RESERVE – Sinharaja is the only “UNESCO World Heritage Site” Rain Forest in Sri Lanka, with a very high rate of bio-diversity. The vegetation is tropical wet evergreen forest and the area under the reserve is 11,187 hectares. Sinharaja is the only relatively undisturbed rain forest of any considerable size and many of the plants are very rare and are represented by only one individual of its kind in a large area.

Attractions: Trekking inside the Sinharaja rain forest

In the evening check in to the hotel and overnight stay at Boulder garden hotel

Approx drive time – 3 hrs

DAY 03– Route (Start – End): Kalawana - Udawalawa

Activities: After early breakfast leave the hotel and driven up to Udawalawa. You could go on an evening safari in Udawalawa national park. Udawalawe is an important habitat for Sri Lankan Elephantswhich are relatively easy to see in its open habitats. Many elephants are attracted to the park because ofthe Udawalawe reservoir, with a herd of about 250 believed to be permanently resident. The Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home was established in 1995 for the purpose of looking after abandoned elephant calves within the park. A total of nine calves, on two occasions in 1998 and2000, with another eight calves in 2002, were released in the park when old enough to fend for themselves

Attractions: Safari at Udawalawa national park

Drive Time: hour

Later on check in to the hotel and overnight stay at Kalu’s Hideaway

DAY 04– Route (Start – End): Udawalawa - Tissamaharama

Activities: Leave the hotel after having breakfast and you will be driven up to Sri lanka’s another wild life sanctuary. You will be able to go on a safari to see the birds. Bundala National Park is an internationally important wintering ground in Sri Lanka for migratory water birds. Bundala harbors 197 species, the highlight being the Greater Flamingo, which migrates in large flocks. Bundala was designated a wildlife sanctuary in 1969 and redesignated to a national park on 4 January 1993. In 1991 Bundala became the first wetland to be declared as a Ramsar site in Sri Lanka. In 2005 the national park was designated as abiosphere reserve by UNESCO, the fourth biosphere reserve in Sri Lanka.

Attractions: Bundala national park

Drive Time: 2 hours

In the evening check in to the hotel and overnight stay at Chaaya Wild

Approx drive time – 2 hrs

DAY 05– Route (Start – End): Tissamaharama - Katharagamaa

Activities: After having breakfast you will be able to visit Katharagama. It’s a popular pilgrimage destination frequented by adherents of all religions in Sri Lanka. The main shrine devoted to Skanda popularly described in eulogies as God having six faces and twelve arms whose assistance is sought for worldly gain. The history of the shrine dates back to 2 century BC. The annual procession held in July or August is the main event of the shrine with fire walkers and Kawadi dancers. Offering to the got are made at 4.30am 10.30am and 6.30pm daily.

There after go on short city tour to look around the city and evening return back to the hotel.

Overnight stay at Chaaya Wild.
Approx drive time – 1 hour

DAY 06,07– Route (Start – End): Tissamaharama - Yala

Activities:Arrival at the park entrance Get into the 4WD jeep to be driven to your camp. At the camp, just relax until lunchtime. Enjoy lunch and get ready for the evening safari.  After the safari return to the camp and spend at own leisure. You will be able to feel a wonderful Camping experience

Yala is one of Sri Lanka’s best locations for viewing wildlife in a spectacular, wild, remote and stunningly beautiful environment.

Attractions: Camping in Yala

Spend two days camping in yala

DAY 07,08,09– Route (Start – End): Yala - Mirissa

Activities: After breakfast you will be driven up to Mirissa.Here, endless blue ocean, golden beaches and more are all yours to chill out on and you have 3 whole days to enjoy it all too.

Following day after breakfast leave the hotel to enjoy a tour to Dolphin & Whale watching in Deep Sea in Mirissa Whale and dolphin watching in Mirissa is one of the most exciting water activities you can do in Sri Lanka during your holiday. Mirissa is the best place to start your whale and dolphin watching tour in Sri Lanka. In warm Indian Ocean you can see Blue whales, Sperm whales, Fin whales, sometimes Killer whales, and Common dolphins, Bottlenose dolphins, Spinner dolphins, Risso’s dolphins and Striped dolphins. Sometimes you can see turtles and various fish species, for example Bluefin tuna and flying fish.

Next day after breakfast at hotel make a ½ day excursion to Hikkaduwa where you will visit Mask Factory & Moon Stone Mine and after you could make a Glass bottom boat ride to see the underwater world from an amazing vantage point.

Visit Galle Dutch Fort, that was built in the 16thCentury and resplendent with heritage sights and later return back to the hotel.

Attractions: Dolphin & whale watching, glass bottom boat ride, Galle fort

Spend three days at Mandara resort

Approx drive time –

DAY 10- Route (Start – End): Mirissa - Colombo

After breakfast, head back to Colombo driving along the palm fringed coastline all the way to the capital. Enjoy a tour of the city and take in all the sights and sounds of Colombo – and pick up some excellent bargains on a shopping spree too.

Attractions: Colombo City Tour, shopping

Dinner & Overnight stay at Jetwing Lighthouse

Approx drive time – 1 hrs

DAY 11- Route (Start – End): Colombo - Airport

Activities: After breakfast it’s time to bid goodbye to the charms of our tropical island, and leave for your return flight to the airport.

Drive Time: 1 ½ hours

End of tour

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