Safari in the famous Yala, which stretches all the way from jungles to the shores of the Indian Ocean, witnessing awe-inspiring and plentiful wildlife; including elephants, deer, monkeys, wild boar, peacocks and various other birds endemic to Sri Lanka and even, if you are very, very fortunate, leopards.

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Highlights

National park experiences.

Tree top accommodation.

Tea Factory Visit.

Hiking Experience.

Elephant Transit Home.

Observation of Different animals in the country.

Historical City visits.

Turtle conservation projects

SITES OF THE TOUR

Wilpattu National Park/ Wasgamuwa National Park/ Tea Museum/ Nuwara Eliya City Tour/ Horton Plains/ Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home/ Udawalawe National Park/ Galle/ Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery National Park/ Bundala National Park/ Galle/ Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Summary

Day 1:  Airport – Marawila
Day 2:  Marawila– Wilpattu
Day 3:  Wilpattu– Wasgamuwa
Day 4:  Wasgamuwa – Nuwara Eliya
Day 5:  Nuwara Eliya – Udawalawe
Day 6:  Udawalawe – Bundala – Tissamaharama
Day 7:  Tissamaharama– Galle– Colombo
Day 8:  Colombo – Airport

Day 1 - AIRPORT – MARAWILA
Arrive on EK 650 at 08.25 hrs. Meet and greet by Adventures Ceylon Rep on Arrival. You will be introduced to your Chauffer / Guide by the Rep and transfer to your Hotel.

Arrive in Marawila and check in to the hotel. Afternoon at leisure.

Overnight stay in Marawila.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2 - MARAWILA - WILPATTU
After breakfast proceed to Wilpattu National Pak.

Arrive at Hotel – Tree Top accommodation at Wilpattu.
Wilpattu National Park, the largest and popular for its sightings of majestic elephants, lithe leopards, spotted deer, sloth bears and gigantic crocodiles. Also bear witness to striking flocks of peacocks, painted storks, jungle fowls as well as mongooses.

Overnight stay in Wilpattu.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 3 - WILPATTU - WASGAMUWA
After Breakfast leave for Wasgamuwa National park.

Arrive at Hotel. After noon jeep safari at Wasgamuwa National Park.

Wanawagawa Reserve Night Safari, a location of serenity and striking beauty, thick shrubbery and home to an abundance of wildlife species. Due to the unique opportunity offered for night safaris, the visitors witness extremely rare sightings of animals.

Overnight stay in Wasgamuwa.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 4 - WASGAMUWA – NUWARA ELIYA

After Breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. En-route visit Tea Plantation / Tea Factory.

Tea museum, Hantane is considered one of the most scenic locations in Sri Lanka, located in the hill country is the ideal site to observe the old-age machinery, books, images and objects of historical value related to the local tea industry.

Nuwara Eliya, dubbed the ‘Little England of Sri Lanka’ is located in the thick, misty hills of this paradise isle. The colonial atmosphere remains preserved, resembles a British countryside complete with rose gardens, hedges and red-roofed bungalows.

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5 - NUWARA ELIYA - UDAWALAWE

Early morning leave for Horton plains. Pick nick Breakfast will be arranged by the Hotel.

Horton Plains, covered by montane grasslands, coverings of thick forests, filigree waterfalls and rocky boulders and hazy lakes. The visitors can hike on their own on excellent trails for hikes amongst the shadows of its dewy foliage and misty landscapes.

On completion leave for Udawalawe. En-route visit Elephant Transit Home.
Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home, run by the Born Free Foundation is definitely a must-visit. Located about 5 km away from the Udawalawe National Park, it is a halfway house that cares for wounded adult elephants and orphaned, baby elephants.

Overnight stay in Udawalawe

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 6 - UDAWALAWE – BUNDALA - TISSAMAHARAMA

Early morning leave for Udawalawe National Park for jeep safari. After safari return to Hotel for Breakfast.

Udawalawe National Park, Home to scenic landscapes and rare wildlife that rival the savannah reserves of Africa, the park is a treasure of this emerald isle. It is most popular for elephant sightings as the verdure shelters close to 500 jumbos.
Experience traditional street food. Egg Hoppers with seni sumbal.

Afternoon leave for Bundala National Park for Jeep safari.
Bundala National Park, located within the Southeastern dry zones of this Paradise Isle. A one-of-a-kind location where the land, sea and wetlands meet, is an amazing labyrinth of thorny scrubs, waterways, lagoons and golden sand dunes.

Overnight stay in Tissamaharama.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 7 - TISSAMAHARAMA – GALLE - COLOMBO

After Breakfast proceed to Colombo. You will experience local train ride from Matara to Galle.

Galle, a living time capsule home to the largest occupied Fort in Asia. Its quaint beauty extends beyond its golden beaches, cerulean waters, the picturesque views and the rich history while walking through the narrow, cobbled streets within the Fort.

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery, in the south, established in 1981, was one of the earliest attempts to safeguard local turtles from extinction. Managed by the Sri Lanka Wildlife Protection Society, the hatchery offers a wildlife experience of a different sort.

Overnight stay in Colombo.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 8 - COLOMBO - AIRPORT
After Breakfast leave for Colombo Airport or Beach Hotel.