7 Day Nature & Wildlife Tour In Sri Lanka 7 days

 
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Explore Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, two national parks: Yala National Park and Bundala National Park, Kandy surrounded by mountains, which are home to tea plantations and biodiverse rainforest, relax at Bentota Beach and much more.


Day 1 Airport - Colombo

Arrival at the Colombo Airport

We transfer you to Colombo.

Take lunch.

Check in at the hotel.

Afternoon city tour of Colombo commencing with a visit to the fort and the Pettah commercial hub with offices and shopping areas located amidst the oldest colonial hotel GOH. It has a fantastic view of the Colombo harbor, a lighthouse with a clock tower (older than Big Ben in London) close to the president’s house and old parliament.

You can have hunch (our guide will recommend the best place).

Visit Thalangama wetland park. This wetland encompasses a manmade irrigation reservoir, lush green paddy fields, canals, ponds and marshes; the diversity making it a unique and favourable ecosystem for diverse species of fauna and flora to thrive in. The Thalangama Lake is home to about 100 species of wetland birds and common garden birds such as Herons, Bulbuls, Swamp hens, Water hens, Kingfishers, Teals, Gulls, Swallows, Egrets and Storks amongst many others. Also seen here are numerous species of butterflies and dragonflies. There are also plenty of purple faced leaf monkey and reptiles to be seen here.

After wetland park, we take you to Diyatha park for an evening walk. This modern park has a children's play area as well as food vendors. It's a relaxing place to spend an evening strolling with families away from Colombo's urban jungle. Recently artists have been adding some mind-blowing 3D artworks that are a delight.

By the end of the day back to hotel.

Dinner and overnight stay at Miraj Hotel in Colombo or similar hotel.

Day 2 Colombo - Kandy

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Kandy.

After arrive at Kandy visit Udawatta Kele Sanctuary for a nature walk.

Being a rich nation of natural biodiversity, Sri Lanka explains and demonstrates it commonly. Udawatte Kele found north of Kandy Lake is an eco-tourism site which extends more than 103 hectares. The recreation center was at one time a prohibited backwoods called Uda Wasala Watte (the garden above the royal palace) during the Kandyan kingdom. Visitors can tour the asylum consistently from 6 am to 5 pm. Despite the fact that the whole garden was announced as a timberland, saved in 1856 and overhauled as an asylum in 1938. This garden has an elite assortment of avifauna. Other than that it is one of the excellent winged creature asylums in Sri Lanka. Udawatta Kele is on a slope edge stretching between the Temple of the Tooth and the Uplands- Aruppola suburbs. The most elevated point of the edge is 635 meters above ocean level and 115 meters over the close by Kandy Lake.

After the trekking check in at the hotel.

Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic of Buddha. The Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) shrine is celebrated with the grand Esala Perahera annual procession. This was the last capital of the Sinhala kings whose patronage enabled the Dinahala culture to flourish for more than 2,500 years until the occupation of Sri Lanka by the British in 1815. It is also the site of the Temple of the Tooth Relic (the sacred tooth of the Buddha), which is a famous pilgrimage site, one of the most famous Buddhist temples in the world, which was built to protect the sacred tooth relic thought to belong to Lord Buddha, which has been enshrined in Sri Lanka for hundreds of years. As well as a host of other temples, visitors to the city can wander along Kandy Lake.

Witness a cultural show (depend on the time).

Overnight stay at Elegant Hotel or similar.

Day 3 Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast at the hotel leave Kandy for Nuwara-Eliya.

Nuwara Eliya is Sri Lanka’s highest town and a favourite hill station during British colonial times. The town is still touted as ‘Little England’, an illusion maintained by the presence of the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club, a racecourse, the Victoria Park and excellent trout fishing in nearby lakes and rivers. You will find the temperature can drop close to freezing at nights and log fires are a common feature of the many Tudor-style houses.

En-route visit a tea factory. Also see Ramboda falls on the way.

Take lunch.

Arrivie at city of Nuwara Eliya to expose you to a stroll in the Single Tree mountain and a ride along the Gregory Lake. What's more, to stop in the town to encounter the Victorian style developments and gardens.

Check in to the hotel.

Overnight stay at the Queensburry or similar hotel.

Day 4 Niwara eliya - Yala National Park

After breakfast at the hotel leave for Yala National Park. Commence a safari tour in Yala National Park. This national park is the home for wild elephants, wild boars, wild bears, deers and crocodiles.

The reserve covers 979 km², although only the original 141 km² are open to the public. It was established in 1894 as a Game Sanctuary. Much of the reserve is parkland, but it also contains jungle, beaches, freshwater lakes and rivers and scrubland. The latter zone is punctuated with enormous rocky outcrops. The range of habitats give rise to a good range of wildlife.

After lunch proceed back to the hotel.

Relax at the hotel.

Overnight stay at Yala Adventure or similar hotel.

Day 5 Yala National Park - Bundala

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Bundala.

Bundala National Park is famous for wild elephants, crocodiles and a wide variety of bird life.

Start the safari on Bundala National Park. The park is located about fifteen kilometers east of Hambantota, it is one of Sri Lanka's foremost destinations for birdwatchers, protecting an important area of coastal wetland famous for its abundant aquatic (and other) birdlife. The park is also home to significant populations of elephants, marsh & estuarine crocodiles, turtles & other fauna, including the leopard. Stretching along the coast east of Hambantota, Bundala National Park is ideal for instant gratification: in a four hour jeep ride, we can see elephants, 8ft crocs, giant squirrels & flamingoes. Afternoon safaris in the dry season (December - May) provide visitors with the best chance of seeing the wildlife.

Take lunch.

Thereafter proceed to Kataragama.

Kataragama is perhaps one of the holy places in the country. Hindus, Buddhists and Muslims flock to the shrines located there.

Back to the hotel.

Overnight stay at Yala Adventure or similar hotel.

Day 6 Yala - Bentota

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Bentota.

A Sri Lankan coastal city famous for golden beaches Bentota is situated on the southern coastal tip of the Galle District of the Southern Province. The town is a popular tourist attraction. It is especially famous among the foreign tourists. The name comes from a mythical story which dates back to kings time saying a demon called Bem ruled this river (tota = riverbank). Bentota hosts a handful of world proclaimed hotels. It is the hosting land for the famous Sri Lankan Jeweler Aida. Bentota also delivers an ancient art of healing called Ayurveda. Bentota is also famous for its production in Toddy, an alcoholic beverage made out of coconut nectar. The city's population is estimated to be between 25,000-50,000.

Take lunch. Check into the hotel.

Relax by the beach.

Take dinner and overnight stay at Villa@69 or similar hotel.

Day 7 Bentota - Airport

After breakfast leisure at hotel.

Proceed to airport for departure.

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions and exclusions

  • All entrance fees
  • Accommodation at 4 star and boutique hotels with breakfast & dinner
  • Transportation in a A/C vehicle
  • English speaking guide for the entire tours
  • Safari Jeep
  • Mineral water bottle
  • All Govt. taxes and surcharges
  • Usage of guide beyond mentioned timings or anything beyond the itinerary
  • Any tours to cities not mentioned above
  • Any other services not mentioned above

Available in

English


Available for

Adults



Departure & Return

Start city: Colombo , Sri Lanka

Pick up times available: 7:00

Pick up location: Airport or hotel in Colombo

Ends at: Airport or hotel in Colombo

Nearest airport: Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (CMB)



Eco Features:

  • Licensed tour guide

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $790 per person

* Minimum of 2 adults are required on this tour

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  • Safari
  • Wildlife
  • Nature
  • Colombo
  • Pinnawela
  • Kandy
  • Talangama Wetland
  • Udawatta Kele Sanctuary
  • Temple of The Tooth
  • Yala National Park
  • Nuwara Eliya
  • Ramboda Falls
  • Gregory Lake
  • Victoria Park
  • Bentota Beach
  • Bentota