Arrive Airport mee and transfer 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 on offer. Enjoy in the lap of luxury, while at the same time, close to nature. Dinner & overnight.
Wilpattu National Park
A comprehensive full-day safari at the Wilpattu National Park with packed breakfast and lunch awaits you on Day 2. Known as Sri Lanka’s oldest and largest national wildlife parks, Wilpattu will give you the chance of experiencing some of the countries most renowned wildlife highlights including the majestic Sri Lanka Leopard, Sloth Bears and a host of endemic bird species. After dinner you can take a night walk with our resident naturalist to hobnob with the park’s nocturnal animals including Ring-tailed Civet Cats, Gray Slender Lorises, owls and chameleons.
Wilpattu - Kandy
At the earliest light of the day wake up and take breakfast at the campsite. You will be transferred to Kandy. (Approx.5 hours travelling distance). En route you can visit Spice garden at Mathale. Kandy was a last stronghold in Sinhalese royalty. Kandy is highlighting most of magnificent monuments, Temple of tooth relic as well. . Its architectural monuments date mainly from the 19th century, when King Vikrama Rajashinha went on a building spree, the cost of which hastened the downfall and eventual surrender to the British forces in 1815. Stay at Hotel or similar.
Kandy - Udawalawe
You will get an early start on Day 4 with a transfer to Udawalawe where you will first visit the Elephant Transit Home, a project that has proven vital in the conservation of these magnificent beasts. You may observe these rehabilitated elephants from a safe distance as the project attempts to reduce human contact before their release back into the wild. Later you can enjoy an evening safari at the Udawalawe National Park before dinner and an overnight stay in Udawalawe
Udawalawe National Park
Enjoy a full – Day safari at the Udawalawe National Park with picnic lunch. This park is spans approximately 31,000 hectares and is located in the southern dry zone. It is the only place in the world where an elephant sighting is guaranteed on every single safari drive. You can Visit many Birds and mammals. Overnight stay.
Udawalawe - Yala
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Yala. Here, you will spend your final three nights at the comfy tented camp we have set up bordering the Yala National Park, which is home to a range of ecosystems found nowhere else in Sri Lanka. Go on an evening safari at the park which boasts the largest density of leopards in the world. With a density of one leopard per square mile, Yala is known as one of the best places on earth to film and photograph these regal beasts.
Yala National Park
Your first full day in Yala will be spent thoroughly exploring the Yala National Park with a full-day safari inclusive of packed lunches. Yala boasts the highest density of leopards not only in Sri Lanka but in the whole world, which is why it is commonly considered to be the best place to film and photograph these elusive beasts. The park also boasts a stunning array of other creatures, from Sloth Bears, Golden Palm Civet cats and Wild Water Buffalo to Hornbills, Black-capped Bulbuls and peacocks. After your adventure in the wild, you will once again be able to rest in the cosy setting of the tented camp with a campsite dinner before an optional night walk with your guide.
Yala - Mirissa
You will be transferred to Mirissa in the afternoon, which is located along the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Relax on the golden sandy beaches of this vacationer’s paradise and recharge your batteries. You can spend the day basking under the sun, explore the area and learn about the local culture or even stay at your hotel and enjoy the facilities available to you. You will be staying at the beautiful and serene Imagine Hotel located close to the famed Mirissa beach.
Another early start awaits you in Mirissa as an exciting whale watching tour has been organised for you (Season from November to March). These coastlines are known as some of the best locations to spot pods of Blue Whales and Sperm Whales. You will be taken to the Mirissa harbour by 6.15am where you will set off to catch a glimpse of the whales on their migratory path from the Horn of Africa to the Bay of Bengal. You will later visit the Galle Fort which was built by Portuguese colonists and later fortified heavily by the Dutch in the 17th century. This Fort is considered a historical and archaeological heritage monument. Then head back to your hotel for dinner.
Mirissa - Airport
Your last day on the tour can be spent lounging on the beaches of Mirissa. You can reflect upon the numerous memories you would have no doubt acquired throughout this exciting tour before you are transferred to the airport in time to catch your flight back.