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Wildlife Tour

Wildlife Tour

DestinationNegombo - Wilpattu - Anuradhapura - Polonnaruwa - Mirissa - Sigiriya
Duration5 Nights / 6 Days
PriceStarting: 48,470 (Per Person)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dolphin and whale watching
  • Sailing, kayaking, snorkelling etc.
  • Boating at Madhu river
  • Shopping in Colombo

Itinerary

Day Negombo
Arrive at Colombo International Airport. Here, you will be met by a designated chauffer guide from SriLankan Holidays . After the formalities at the airport you will be escorted to your air conditioned Vehicle and proceed to Negombo and check in to the hotel and relax. (Travel Time – 3 ½ to 4 hrs)
Day Negombo - Wilpattu - Anuradhapura
After breakfast at the hotel check out and proceed to Chilaw and visit Munneswaram Kovil. (Travel Time – 50 to 60 mins)
Tread through the hallowed halls of Munneswaram, one of the ancient five Eeshwarams of Sri Lanka, dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. See the beautifully detailed architecture which dates back to approximately three centuries; while the temple itself has a recorded history of over a millennia. View the Sivalingam in the main shrine, which survived the destruction of the Portuguese. Listen to many legends; both of the Hindus and the Buddhists that surround this legendary temple.
Thereafter proceed to Wilpattu National Park to go on lovely jeep safari in the National Park. (Travel Time – 1 ½ to 2 hrs) Feel the call of the wild with the Wilpattu National Park Safari. Get a chance to catch sight of the elusive Sri Lankan Leopard and famous Sri Lankan Elephant. See hundreds of other wildlife such as deer, buffalo, monkeys, crocodiles, and rare birds. Get the photographs of a lifetime as you become one with nature.
On completion of the safari proceed to Anuradhapura, check in to the hotel and relax.
Day Anuradhapura - Wilpattu - Anuradhapura
Early in the morning proceed to Wilpattu National Park to enjoy a full day safari in Willpattu National Park.
On completion of the safari return to the hotel and relax.
Day Anuradhapura - Polonnaruwa - Mirissa - Sigiriya
After breakfast at the hotel check out and proceed to Polonnaruwa and visit Ancient Kingdom. (Travel Time – 1 ½ to 2 hrs)
Visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, which was the second major capital of Sri Lanka. Walk through the ruins of the city that flourished between the 10th to the 13th century AD. View important monuments such as Gal Vihara, Vatadage, the lotus bath, Lankathilaka Temple and the statue of King Parakramabahu whose reign was considered the golden age of Polonnaruwa. Get to know more about Sri Lanka's ancient history.
Thereafter proceed to Minneriya National Park and go on a lovely jeep safari in Minneriya National Park. (Travel Time – 30 to 40 mins)
This safari takes you on a ride through the Minneriya National Park. Enjoy the sight of over 150 elephants congregating in one place during the famous Great Elephant Gathering, which happens in the dry season between May to October. In addition to elephants, get a chance to also see many mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in the scrublands, forests and other areas.
On completion of the safari proceed to Sigiriya, check in to the hotel and relax.
Day Sigiriya - Negombo
After breakfast at the hotel check out and visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress. (Travel time – 20 to 30 mins)
Climb the 5th century AD rock fortress, Sigiriya, where the King Kasyapa ruled. Walk through the entrance framed by the paws of a lion that is quite appropriate for its name, ' the Lion Rock'. View the beautiful unfading murals that brought Sigiriya its fame. Climb the steep staircase to see the terraced gardens and still-working cisterns. Walk through the tunnels leading to the palace as you get a feel for times long past.
Thereafter proceed to Negombo, on arrival to Negombo check in to the hotel and relax. (Travel Time – 3 ½ to 4 hrs)
Later in the evening go on a Bird Watching tour in Muthurajawela Sanctuary. (Travel Time – 20 to 30 mins)
This boat safari gives you an opportunity to watch the avifauna of Muthurajawela, one of the most famous bird sanctuaries in Sri Lanka. Go on a wonderfully relaxing boat ride on the lagoon of Negombo. See the complex ecosystem of the marshlands. Watch the many water birds and others through your binoculars. Get the assistance of your professional bird guide to identify and learn more about them. Enjoy a picnic breakfast as you drift along the lagoon surrounded by nature.
On completion return to the hotel and relax.
Day Negombo - Airport
After breakfast at the hotel check out and proceed to the airport for your departure, FLT

Inclusions

1. 5 nights’ Accommodation in hotels as per the above itinerary or hotels of similar standards. 2. Meals on Bed and Breakfast basis commencing with breakfast on Day 2 and ending with breakfast on Day 6. 3. Service of an English-Speaking Chauffer Guide. 4. 1-Boat Safari in Madu River. 5. 1-Whale Watching Tour in Mirissa. 6. 1-Jeep Safari in Yala National Park. 7. 1-Jeep Safari in Udawalawe National Park. 8. Entrance Fees to: Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery and Hummnaya Blow Hole. 9. All applicable current local taxes, but subject to change at the time of booking.

Exclusions

1. Entry Visa Fees. 2. International / Domestic Airfare 3. Any expenses of personal nature. 4. Tips & Portages. 5. Cost of Beverages. 7. Meals where not specified. 8. Entrance fees and other services not mentioned above. 9. Any other services not specified above.10. Early check in & Late check out at the hotels (Check in time 14:00 and Check out time 12.00 Noon)

 

Complimentary

1. 1 x 1 Liter Water Bottle Per Person Per Day. 2. 1 Local SIM Card Per Room.

 
HOTEL CATEGORY:
Destination
Luxury
Standard
Economy
Negombo
Heritance Negombo

Jetwing Beach

Beacon Beach
Mirissa
Mandara Resort

Mandara Resort

Paradise Beach Club
Udawalawe
Grand Udawalawe
Grand Udawalawe
Kalu's Hideaway


Cost of the Tour - Economy Hotels (3 Star) in INR
Winter 2017/ 2018
01 st Nov 2017 to 30 th Apr 2018
Cost Per Person Sharing Double Room
48,470
Single Supplement
12,445
Triple Reduction
5,829


Cost of the Tour - Standard Hotels (4 Star) in INR

Winter 2017/ 2018 01 st Nov to 19 th Dec 2017 20 th Dec 2017 to 10 th Jan 2018
Cost Per Person Sharing Double Room
54,169
64,648
Single Supplement
13,690
24,694
Triple Reduction
3,930
7,205
Winter 2017/ 2018
11 th Jan to 28 th Feb 2018
01 st Mar to 31 st Mar 2018
Cost Per Person Sharing Double Room
55,478
54,168
Single Supplement
15,065
13,755
Triple Reduction
4,323
3,930


Cost of the Tour - Luxury Hotels (5 Star) in INR

Winter 2017/ 2018
01 st Nov to 19 th Dec 2017
20 th Dec 2017 to 10 th Jan 2018
Cost Per Person Sharing Double Room
60,915
69,430
Single Supplement
22,008
28,885
Triple Reduction
4,127
3,930
Winter 2017/ 2018
11 th Jan to 28 th Feb 2018
01 st Mar to 31 st Mar 2018
Cost Per Person Sharing Double Room
62,225
61,570
Single Supplement
23,384
24,235
Triple Reduction
3,340
3,144
Winter 2017/ 2018
01 st Apr to 30 th Apr 2018
Cost Per Person Sharing Double Room
60,260
Single Supplement
21,681
Triple Reduction
3,013


Compulsory Supplements - Per Person in INR

Hotel
X' mas Eve
New Year's Eve
Rajarata Hotel
1,637
1,965
Palm Garden Village
1,965
2,292
Elephas Resort
2,620
2,947
Jetwing Lake
3,275
3,930
Aliya Resort
5,567
5,567
Beacon Beach
1,637
2,292
Jetwing Beach
4,912
6,550
Heritance Negombo
6,550
9,825

Validity - 31st March 2018 Except: black out dates/long weekend /festivals etc.