Wildlife & Bird Watching Tour - 12 Days 11 Nights Tour
Sri Lanka is one of the best and has become one of the most desired safari destinations in the world blessed by its abundance 26 national parks, diverse wildlife including majestic Sri Lankan Leopards, Asian Elephants, Migrant & Endemic birdlife and other wild creatures. This paradise island is the only place after Africa that home to “Big Five mammals” on earth. There are 26 National Parks in Sri Lanka & will offer you an amazing wildlife experience. Our wildlife and Birdwatching tour offers you the best of Sri Lankan wildlife adventure experience and our professional guides & safari teams will bring you an exceptional adventure during your tour. You will enjoy your stays at the country’s best luxury & safari hotels.
Air Port pick up & Overnight stay in Negombo
You will be welcomed & picked up by our chauffer guide from Colombo International airport & transfer to Negombo for your first night stay.
WNegombo is a major tourist destination in Sri Lanka. This city is an ideal and liberal place with luxury, tropical life style, for those who want quick access to and from the country’s main international airport and also to Colombo city. The 100 km long canal network running through the city is still used, and outrigger canoes and modern water-craft ply this route daily, for trade and tourist purposes. Remnants of colonization include the Dutch fort built in 1672, as well as centuries-old Portuguese and Dutch houses, Administrative buildings, Churches and the ceiling frescoes of St. Mary’s Cathedral. Negombo is also home to the country’s second-largest fish market, also locally famous as being called the “Lellama (Lel-La-Ma)”, at the north end of the town’s lagoon. There are daily fish auctions, which give tourists a chance to meet the area’s fishermen, buy fish and even organize fishing trips into the lagoon and the ocean beyond.
* Overnight stay at Jetwing Blue Hotel, Negambo. Wildlife Tours in Sri Lanka
Spectacular Anawilundawa bird watching Session & Jeep Safari tour of Wilpattuwa National Park
Check out from your hotel at 05.00am and transfer to “Anawilundawa Bird Sanctuary” to spot birds.
The Anawilundawa Bird Sanctuary is situated in the Puttalam District in the North Western Province of the country, between Chilaw & Puttalam. The uniqueness of Anawilundawa Bird sanctuary is this one of six RAMSA Wetland in the country and it has three vastly different eco systems. This unique ecological system had made a favorable nesting & breeding ground for hundreds of species of birds.
ankaAfter the Birdwatching tour, proceed to Wilpattu National Park. Do a evening jeep safari tour of Wilpatttu National Park in the evening. (from 03.00pm until 06.00pm)
*Overnight stay at Leopard Trails Luxury Tented Camps, Wilpattuwa
Full Day Safari adventure of Wilpattu National Park
Start the Full Day safari tour of Wilpattu National Park at 06.00am until 06.00pm with a Sri Lankan Lunch.
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*Overnight stay at Leopard Trails Luxury Tented Camps, Wilpattuwa
Asian Wild Jumbos of Minneriya National Park
Check out from your hotel and transfer to Minneriya National Park. En route stop in Ritigala Forest Sanctuary to spot some birdlife.
iStart the jeep safari tour of Minneriya National park at 03.00pm (Until 06.00pm)
*Overnight stay Water Garden, Sigiriya
Birdwatching in Kithulgala Village
You will be transferred to Kithulgala village and do a birdwatching & a nature trail of Kithulgala village in the evening.
*Overnight stay at Palmstone Retreat, Kithulgala
Ceylon Tea Experience, Hill Country and Little England
Breakfast at the Hotel and Leave for Nuwara Eliya. En route visit Tea Factory, Tea Plantation and Scenic Waterfalls.
Nuwara Eliya is a city, in the hill country of the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The city name meaning is “ Little England” , “city on the plain (table land)” or “city of light”. The city is the administrative capital of Nuwara Eliya District, with a picturesque landscape and temperate climate. It is located at an altitude of 1,868 m (6,128 ft) and is considered to be the most important location for Tea production in Sri Lanka. The city is overlooked by Pidurutalagala, the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya is also known for the temperate, cool climate, the city is known for being the coolest area in Sri Lanka.
* Overnight stay at Amaya Langdale Luxury Boutique Hotel, Nuwara Eliya
Scenic Train Journey to the Little Paradise country side town-Ella
Check out from the hotel after breakfast and transfer to Nanu Oya train station for the country’s most scenic train journey “Nanu Oya to Ella”. During the journey the train goes passing lush greenish tea estates, many tunnels, farming fields, villages, various types of forests etc. You will be picked up from Ella Train station by our guide.
Do a nature trekking of Ella village. Climb Little Adams Peak mountain to spot a 360 breathtaking view.
*Overnight stay at 98 Acres Resort & Spa, Ella
A grandeur stay surrounded by wildlife
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the county’s most popular National Park “Yala National Park”.
Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. The park consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public, and also adjoining parks. The blocks have individual names such as, Ruhuna National Park (block 1) and Kumana National Park or ‘Yala East’ for the adjoining area. It is situated in the southeast region of the country, and lies in Southern Province and Uva Province. The park covers 979 square kilometres (378 sq mi) and is located about 300 kilometres (190 mi) from Colombo. Yala was designated as a wildlife sanctuary in 1900, and, along with Wilpattu was one of the first two national parks in Sri Lanka, having been designated in 1938. The park is best known for its variety of wild animals. It is important for the conservation of Sri Lankan elephants, Sri Lankan leopards and aquatic birds.
* Overnight stay at Jetwing Yala, Yala
Full day Safari adventure of Yala National Park
Start the full day safari tour of Yala National Park at 06.00am until 06.00pm with a Sri Lankan Lunch.
*Overnight stay at Jetwing Yala, Yala
Sinharaja Rain Forest- The Birds Paradise
You will be transferred to the country’s major Rain forest and the paradise of birds “Sinharaja Rain Forest.
Sinharaja Rain Forest (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and is home to numerous indigenous birds such asthe Ceylon Hanging Parrot (Loriculus beryllinus), the Ceylon Grey Hornbill (Ocyceros gingalensis), the Ashy-headed Laughing Thrush (Garrulax cinereifrons), Layard’s parakeet (Psittacula calthripae), the Jungle fowl (Gallus lafayetii ), the Spur fowl (Galloperdix bicalcarata), the Ceylon Wood Pigeon (Columba torringtonii), the Brown- capped Babbler (Pellorneum fuscocapillum), the Red-faced Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus) and the Ceylon Blue Magpie (Urocissa ornate) among others, are prominent in this area.
Relax in the evening while enjoying the nature around Sinharaja.
*Overnight stay The Rain Forest Eco Lodge, Sinharaja
Morning Bird Watching Trail and Last night in Colombo
Do the2 hours morning Bird watching trail (Bird Flocks) that is started at 06.00am.
After the Bird watching trail, back to the hotel, take a refresh and leave for your last destination of your trip ‘Colombo’.
*Overnight stay at Jetwing Colombo Seven, Colombo
Say Good Bye until see you again
Transfer back to your return flight back home from Negombo after an amazing tour of Sri Lanka.
- Air Conditioned Private Car / Family Van / Mini Coach or Luxury Bus
- 4 & 5 star Hotels & Resorts on Bed & Breakfast basis
- English / German speaking Professional Friendly Guides
- All Costs related to all tour excursions, Entrance fees of all UNESCO Heritage sites, Safari Jeep and other mentioned all tour activities are included
- Unlimited mineral water bottles for the entire tour
- Unlimited mileage throughout your tour
- All Government taxes & tariffs are included
- No Additional Charges
- Additional meals & beverages outside of the booked meal plan
- Visas & Flight Bookings
- Expenses of personal nature
- Tips & Portage
What to Pack for Sri Lanka
- Sun Creams
- Hat or a cap
- Slippers, Sandals , Jelly Flats
- Camera, memory cards & spare batteries
- Hiking Shoes
- Rain Jacket
- Back Pack & a Day Pack
- Warm Weather Clothes
- Sun Glasses
- Bathing Suit
- Mosquito Spray
- Sarong or wraparound skirt
- Travel Diary or a travel book
* Cancellation Policy
- Cancellation of Your Travel plan by you must be notified to us in writing, and will take effect the day we receive it. The following Penalties will apply dependent upon the number of days before Your Travel plan commence:
- Cancel the booking in 60 days or more – Forfeit of deposit (Refund 100%)
- Cancel the booking between 30-59 Days – 95% of total ground arrangement cost will be refunded
- Cancel the booking between 20 -29 Days – 85% of total ground arrangement cost will be refunded
- 19 Days or less than 19 Days – Non-refundable
For any request regarding the cancellation, please contact us.
* Special Notes
- Rooms are subjected to availability at the time of booking confirmation
- An advance payment of 25% of the total tour price is required at the time of the booking confirmation & the balance payment should be settled 15 days prior to the arrival
- Alcohol will not be served at any hotel or any restaurant on POYA DAYS (FULL MOON DAYS)
- The Standard check in time of Hotels in Sri Lanka is 14.00hr
- The Standard check out time of Hotels in Sri Lanka is 11.00hr
Eco Friendly Luxury Hotels & Tented Camps
Hotels & Resorts on tour
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