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Wildlife and Adventure | 09 Days

Duration
9 Days
Tour Type
Wild & Adventure
Rating

Overview

EPIC ADVENTURE EXPERIENCE IN SRI LANKA

This exclusive 9-day wildlife and adventure tour in Sri Lanka will allow you to experience all the existing adventurous activities and wildlife splendors, while admiring the rich eco & biodiversity of Sri Lanka. Adventures and wildlife discovery in Sri Lanka are truly unique: with this Sri Lanka adventure itinerary you will have the opportunity to get to know the history and culture of the country, to experience exciting outdoor activities like jungle trekking, hiking, river rafting and safaris and also to explore remote areas with unique landscapes that you will remember for a lifetime. Sri Lankan wildlife ranges from wild elephants and leopards to sea turtles and a vast variety of birds. The Minneriya National Park is known to have the highest density of elephants in the island and it offers the best opportunity to see animals in their natural habitat. You could spot sloth bears or leopards, watch hundreds of elephants feeding and washing in a tank or lagoon during “the gathering” or be amazed by sea turtles laying eggs. In this tour you will enjoy the best wildlife and adventures in Sri Lanka with the guidance of your tour leader, who has a great knowledge of our paradise island. Sri Lanka is an economy friendly holiday destination; it’s a place where you can have world-class experiences without world-class costs.

Itinerary

We have carefully planned out each day to give you the best possible experience. From exploring historic landmarks to tasting delicious local cuisine, each day is packed with adventure and excitement. Join us as we take you on a journey through some of the most fascinating destinations in the world.

Welcome to Sri Lanka, a country unlike any other. During your 8 days of explorations with a local expert, you will have the chance to experience the country’s historical and cultural centers, lush green tea estates and waterfalls in the hills, the best wildlife, soft adventure opportunities, and stunning golden sand and remote beaches. You will be met by your tour guide at Colombo CMB airport, and you will be driven to your hotel. (Can also be picked up from any hotel in Colombo or Negombo.) The first destination will be the seaside town of Negombo, which has long been regarded as Sri Lanka’s most well-liked beach and is famous for its cuisine, entertainment, and golden sand beach.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  COZY SEA FRONT HOTEL AT NEGAMBO

ACTIVITIES:

  • Arrival to Sri Lanka, Colombo (Katunayaka) International Airport
  • Greetings by BH Lanka Airport representative
  • Proceed to Negombo
  • Check into Deluxe Sea view Hotel in Negombo
  • Walking around the Negombo City Tour
  • Relax at the beach and pool of your hotel

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| REGAL RESEAU HOTEL & SPA OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | ARIA LAGOON HOTEL OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | HERITANCE NEGAMBO OR SIMILAR

After a delicious breakfast and a hot cup of Sri Lankan tea or coffee, you will take a magnificent drive through the breathtaking Sri Lankan countryside in the region of Dambulla city, which stands as the geographic center of the island’s cultural triangle.

Upon arrival at Dambulla, you’ll enjoy a wonderful cultural village tour while exploring the beautiful countryside. It will start with a Tuk-Tuk ride towards the farmer’s house where you will enjoy the typical sri Lankan country side hospitality.  Thereafter, you will have a canoeing boat ride across the lake to capture the beautiful scenery of Sigiriya. Finally it will end with a cart ride through the lush green rural village.

Evening, you will visit the famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE), since it is the best time to witness and capture the sunset. King Kasyapa (477 – 495 CE) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colorful frescoes.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  NATURE-FRIENDLY RESORT AT SIGIRIYA

ACTIVITIES:

  • After breakfast proceed towards Dambulla
  • Enjoy a Cultural Village Tour. ( Tuk-tuk ride, Lunch at Farmer’s House)
  • In the evening, visit a world Famous Sigiriya rock and capture the Sunset.

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| SIGIRI ASNA NATURE RESORT OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | HOTEL SIGIRIYA OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | AMAYA LAKE DAMBULLA OR SIMILAR

After breakfast visit the Golden Buddha Statue and the Royal Cave Temple. The largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka is located in Dambulla. Beginning with the first century B.C., many kings have treasured it. Five cave temples on the rock, which climb 160 meters above the plains below, contain some of the most exceptional and important historical artwork. You will then head to the Matale Spice Garden. Afterward make your way to Kandy, the last kingdom of the Sinhalese. It is situated on a plateau surrounded by mountains that are home to bio diverse rainforests and tea plantations. Kandy is also famous for its sacred Buddhist sites, including the Temple of the Tooth Relic.

Evening, you’ll strolls through Kandy’s bustling city center, including a tour of fruit and vegetable  Market and kandy lake and view point. Next, you’ll take part in a cultural dance performance that draws inspired by Sri Lankan arts, traditional dance, and cultural heritage.

OVERNIGHT STAY : COZY MOUNT VIEW HOTEL AT KANDY

ACTIVITIES:

  • Early in the morning, the Pidurangala rock hike (Optional activity)
  • After breakfast proceed toward Kandy
  • En route to Kandy, visit a Royal Cave Temple
  • Visit Matale Spice Garden
  • Visit the Temple of Tooth Relic and Kandy viewpoint
  • Enjoy a walk around Kandy City Center
  • Engage traditional Dance and Cultural Heritage

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| RANDHOLEE RESORT & SPA OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | HOTEL TOPAZ  OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | THE GOLDEN CROWN HOTEL OR SIMILAR

In the morning, you will proceed to Kitulgala, which is a major ecotourism venue in Sri Lanka. It is a real paradise for those who love adventures. Upon arrival, experience white water rafting in the picturesque Kelani River. This activity is for anyone above the age of 10 years with safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing that will be given by our white water rafting instructors beforehand. The river and its surrounding will make you feel enchanted, with a memorable experience during your white water rafting tour in Kitulagala. Afterwards, trek to natural rock pool, which is extremely beautiful and a gift of nature, where you will be able to experience sliding down an inclined 05-meter waterfall with safety gear into the rock pool (ABOVE ACTIVITIES INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE).

Thereafter you will heading to Nuwara Eliya, while driving through the cold and misty hills that host lush green tea plantations, stop at a tea factory to observe the rich tradition of making Ceylon tea kept alive up to date. Make sure to end your factory visit in style over a perfectly blended cup of tea.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  COZY MOUNT VIEW HOTEL AT NUWARA ELIYA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Jungle canyoning
  • Confidence jump
  • River rafting
  • Abseiling can be arranged

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| HEAVEN SEVEN HOTEL OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | THE LYNDEN GROVE  OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | GALWAY HEIGHTS HOTEL OR SIMILAR

In the morning, you will enjoy a spectacular train journey from Nanu-Oya station to Ella village. This journey is known as one of the most scenic hill country train journeys in the world. Your journey starts from Nanu Oya and would reach Ella passing lush greenish tea estates, many tunnels, farming fields, villages, various types of forests, etc.

Ella is in a fantastic, eco-friendly location and is hence everyone’s favourite hill country village. The Nine Arch Bridge, a popular tourist attraction in Ella, was constructed entirely out of solid rocks, bricks, and cement, without the use of any steel at all. Ella is a fantastic location for hiking and trekking, and its most well-known journey is up “Little Adam’s Peak.” You may chill in the village centre at night, where there are lots of restaurants, pubs, and entertainment. Ella is a breathtaking location that anyone who is visiting Sri Lanka should not miss out on. Afternoon, heading to yala and check-in to hotel

OVERNIGHT STAY : COZY SAFARI TRANSIT RESORT THISSAMAHARAMA

ACTIVITIES:

  • After breakfast, enjoy the train journey from Nanu-Oya to Ella.
  • Walk around Ella village.
  • Visit the world-famous Nine Arch Bridge
  • Transfer to Yala National Park
  • En route to Yala, visit the Ravana waterfall.

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| HOTEL TAMARIND TREE OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | CHAARYA RESORT & SPA   OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | ROCK WILD YALA OR SIMILAR

Early morning when it still cool and windy out there, enjoy wildlife game drive. Yala is actually treated as two separate parks because it is tricky to cross the river to get to the other side. Two sections make up Yala National Park. The Park’s impressive variety of wildlife, which features sloth bears, leopards, and a wide variety of colorful birds, spans a range of various environments. Take a 4×4 Jeep ride to search for crocodiles patrolling the river, leopards hanging on trees, or wild baby elephants playing around and drinking water.

After breakfast, you will be heading to south coast. White sand beaches and coconut palms that grow right up from the water’s edge give Mirissa/Dickwella the appearance of a postcard-perfect tropical beach. Upon arrival at your hotel, you may grab a towel to relax on the beach while enjoying a cocktail or a chill beer under the shade of a palm tree.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  BEACH RESORT AT DIKWELLA

ACTIVITIES:

  • After breakfast enjoy jeep ride in Yala National Park
  • En route to Mirissa, visit the Hummanaya Natural Blowhole
  • Check-in Hotel and Relaxing on the Beach
  • Enjoy the Water Sports activities (Optional activities) (Jet Skiing, Snorkeling, Diving, Surfing, Fishing )

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| TWENTY-TWO WELIGAMBAY OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | DICKWELLA RESORT AND SPA  OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | ERA BEACH THALPE OR SIMILAR

You have finally arrived at Sri Lanka’s magnificent seaside after an incredible journey through mountains and waterfalls, you will head to Mirissa. Early in the morning, hit back to the stunning golden sandy beach, and jump into the boat for an amazing voyage out to sea to discover blue whales and dolphins. Mirissa is one of the best spots in the world to see the biggest creature on the planet. Please note that whale watching is a Season activity.

Previously a well-kept secret, Mirissa/Dickwella is a lovely sandy beach, but more restaurants and bars are now welcoming tourists. White sand beaches and coconut palms that grow right up from the water’s edge give Mirissa/Dickwella the appearance of a postcard-perfect tropical beach. Once you arrive at your hotel, you could grab a towel and head to the beach to relax while enjoying a cool beer or cocktail under a beach umbrella.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  BEACH RESORT AT DIKWELLA

ACTIVITIES:

    • After breakfast proceed toward Mirissa
    • Early morning enjoy the Whale Watching Boat Ride (Seasonal Activity)
    • Check-in Hotel and Relaxing on the Beach
    • Enjoy the Water Sports activities (Optional activities) (Jet Skiing, Snorkeling, Diving, Surfing, Fishing)

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| TWENTY-TWO WELIGAMBAY OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | DICKWELLA RESORT AND SPA  OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | ERA BEACH THALPE OR SIMILAR

After breakfast, your tour guide will drive you to Galle, a city well-known for its Fort, along the southwest coast. It is the point where classical British and Dutch architecture interacts with a tropical environment, creating a great atmosphere of beauty. Historical Galle Lighthouse stands proudly on the southeast point of the fort. You’ll spend the afternoon at a turtle hatchery center where young turtles are trained to swim for the first time and injured adults are rehabilitated and released back into the wild. Sea turtles are an endangered species, so local and international volunteers are battling to protect the sea turtle.

Upon arrival to Galle, walk through the Galle Fort listening to the creaks of wooden saloon doors and observe how European architecture mingles with South Asian traditions nowadays flooding cultural enthusiasts on a global scale. Historical Galle Lighthouse stands proudly on the southeast tip of the fort.

Afterwards, you’ll visit a turtle hatchery center where baby turtles learn to take their first swim and injured adults are rehabilitated back into the wild. Next experience an amazing boat ride in “Madu” river through the mangroves (red water trees). Along the Madu river on the boat you will arrive to Fish farm and if interested get to try Sri Lankan fish therapy Evening, check-in to your hotel and relax on the beach or by the pool.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  BEACH RESORT AT BENTOTA

ACTIVITIES:

  • After breakfast proceed toward Galle
  • En route to Galle, Capture the Stilt fishermen
  • Visit a World-famous Galle Fort & nearby popular places
  • Visit a Turtle Hatchery Center
  • Evening, enjoy a Boat Ride in Madu River & Fish Foot therapy.

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| THE PALMS HOTEL BERUWALA OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | CINNAMON BEY BERUWALA OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | THE EDEN BERUWALA OR SIMILAR

After breakfast, you’ll travel to Colombo, the country’s capital city, which has a fascinating past dating back to the fifth century. The Colombo main hub of the port city had a significant role in the East-West maritime trade even in ancient. Today, it has developed into a busy, modern town with a unique vibe. Locals and visitors are pulled to busy streets, restaurants, and modern shopping malls. You have the chance to explore Colombo’s most famous locations, including the Red Mosque, the Gangarama Temple, Independent Square, and others. You might have plans to stop by a most famous restaurant in Colombo with a stellar reputation to end your journey with an unforgettable meal.

We’ll then drop you off at the airport in time for your return flight, or you may choose to extend your holiday and relax in a cozy beach resort in Bentota or Negombo.

ACTIVITIES:

  • After breakfast proceed toward Colombo
  • Visit all the highlighted places in the city. (Red Mosque, Gangarama Temple, Independent Square)
  • Enjoy a walk around Colombo City Center
  • Time to your return flight

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