Sri Lanka Safari

From AUD $ 2,253

Duration
9 Days
Departure Day
Daily
Group Size
Private Tour
Tour Type
Destination Trip
Trip Grading
Moderate
Breakfast
Daily Breakfast
Hotel Category
4 Star Hotels
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Traverse the wide open spaces of Yala National Park and spot leopards, elephants and sloth bears. Admire the perfectly preserved colonial architecture in the ancient fort city of Galle. Unwind as you sit back and relax on the beach of Bentota.

Travel Itinerary

DAY 1

Colombo to Udawalawa

On arrival in Colombo be transferred to Udawalwa. Overnight at Grand Udawalwa Safari.

DAY 2

Udawalawa to Yala

After breakfast enjoy a safari in Udawalawe National Park. The national park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River, as well as to protect the catchment of the reservoir. Udawalawe is an important habitat for water birds and Sri Lankan elephants. After the safari drive to Yala, Sri Lanka’s oldest national park which is located in the southeast corner of Sri Lanka. The major activities are bird and game watching, especially elephants. Yala is the most popular national park in Sri Lanka. Stay the next two nights at Kithala resort.

DAY 3

Yala

Rise early as you enjoy a Jeep safari in Yala National Park. The terrain is varied, fl at plains alternating with rocky outcrops. The vegetation ranges from open parkland to dense jungle a must for any wildlife enthusiast with the specialty being the large number of Elephants, Deer, Wild Boar and Sāmbhar.

DAY 4

Yala to Sinharaja

After breakfast drive to Sinharaja. Sinharaja is a rainforest and national park in the southern province of Sri Lanka . Stay the next two nights at The Rain Forest Eco Lodge.

DAY 5

Sinharaja

Start your day with a trek in Sinharaja Rainforest. Trek through the quaint paths of Sinharaja where placid undergrowth lie in wait for the appreciation of all who wish to indulge in an adventure to the tranquil wilderness.

DAY 6

Sinharaja to Bentota

Rise early to embark on the journey to Galle. The walled city has stood since the early sixteenth century through the colonial periods. Enjoy a visit to Galle Fort and its surrounding city, before continuing on to Bentota. Stay the next two nights at Avani Bentota.

DAY 7

Bentota

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, followed by a free day at leisure to relax and recharge on the beach or by the pool.

DAY 8

Bentota to Colombo

Venture from Bentota to Colombo, the country’s capital. In the afternoon, experience the hustle and bustle of the commercial area of Fort and drive past the noisy bazaar area of Pettah. Visit the Wolvendaal Dutch Church, built in 1749, and drive through the Cinnamon Gardens. Overnight at OZO Colombo.

DAY 9

Colombo Departure

Enjoy breakfast before being transferred to the airport for your onward journey.

Hotel Description

Day 1
Day 2 and 3

Udawalwa

Yala

Grand Udawalwa Safari Resort

Kithala Resort

4/5
4/5
Day 4 and 5
Day 6 and 7
Day 8

Sinharaja

Bentota

Colombo

The Rainforest Eco Lodge

Avani Bentota

OZO Colombo

4/5
4/5
4/5

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Sri Lanka Safari
Sri Lanka Safari

From AUD $ 2,253

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