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Wildlife and Adventure | 14 Days

Duration
14 Days
Tour Type
Wild & Adventure
Rating

Overview

SPLENDID ADVENTURE JOURNEY

This fantastic 14 days adventures and wildlife spotting tour itinerary in Sri Lanka will touch your soul with an amazing adventurous experience while enjoying the Sri Lankan hospitality at cozy hotels. The tour will cover the best wildlife sanctuaries in Sri Lanka as well as including fascinating adventures like a nature trail, a forest trek and a bullock cart ride, concluding with some relaxing day on the beach by the Indian Ocean. Your tour guide will show you the most interesting and attractive locations. You will meet fascinating people and you will discover incredible places. We’ll make sure you have an amazing, fulfilling holiday and wonderful memories for a lifetime.

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.

Anuradhapura, city, north-central Sri Lanka. It is situated along the Aruvi Aru River. The old section of Anuradhapura, now preserved as an archaeological park and designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982, is the best known of Sri Lanka’s ancient ruined cities.

In the immediate vicinity are huge bell-shaped dagobas (Buddhist commemorative shrines, or stupas) built of small sun-dried bricks as well as temples, sculptures, palaces, and ancient drinking-water reservoirs. The city also contains an ancient pipal tree that is believed to have originally been a branch of the Bo tree at Bodh Gaya (Bihar, India), under which Gautama Buddha attained Enlightenment. The Bo tree branch was planted at Anuradhapura about 245 BCE, and it may be the oldest tree in existence for which there is any historical record.

Wilpttu National park is among the oldest and most important protected areas in Sri Lanka. It also contains a number of important cultural sites. The sanctuary lies inland from the coast and is entirely within Northern Province. It is contiguous with the park, the intervening boundary being marked by the Moderagam Aru.

The main topographical feature in this park is the concentration of “villus” or “lakes” within it. The striking feature, though confined to a certain sector of the park, is copper red, loamy soils extremely varied. The western sector of the park with deeply forested areas and thorny bushes in reminiscent of Yala National Park in southern Sri Lanka

OVERNIGHT STAY :  NATURE-FRIENDLY RESORT AT ANURADHAPURA

ACTIVITIES:

  • proceed towards Anuradhapura
  • Visit Sri Maha Bodhi and Ruwanwali seya
  • A tour around the ancient Anuradhapura city
  • Evening join with the Wilpattu National Park safari

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| MIRIDIYA LAKE RESORT OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | PALM GARDEN VILLAGE HOTEL OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | THE LAKE FOREST HOTEL OR SIMILAR

In the morning visit Ritigala Forest Monastery ( subject to change the time or cancel the visit due to weather conditions), this site is perfect for travelers who prefer a non touristic experience; You will have a wonderful walk through unspoiled forests while enjoying the calmness of the surrounding nature. Make sure you have mosquito spray if bites trouble you.

Thereafter, you will enjoy a wonderful cultural village tour while exploring the beautiful countryside (ADMISSION FEES INCLUDED). It will start with a Bullock Cart ride, one of the most ancient and prime transportation systems in Sri Lanka, still used in some villages. While on the tour you will have a canoeing boat ride across the lake and a TukTuk drive before reaching the farmer’s house where you will experience the typical Sri Lankan countryside hospitality. Thereafter, head back to your cosy hotel and relax. If you are interested, you could experience an Ayurvedic herbal massage at your hotel. Overnight stay in a nature-frienly resort at Sigiriya.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  NATURE-FRIENDLY RESORT AT SIGIRIYA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Walk at ritigala forest
  • Bull cart ride
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Canoeing boat ride
  • TukTuk ride

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, you will proceed to Polonnaruwa ancient city (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE). Sri Lanka has a rich heritage and Polonnaruwa is one of the greatest and oldest civilizations in the world. It was the second capital, ruled by 56 kings for over 8000 years. The city was fortified with three concentric walls, beautified with parks and gardens and sanctified by many shrines. A unique Irrigation complex watered the city as well as the surrounding plains helping in agriculture which made the island “the Granary of the East”.

Afternoon, you will be heading to Minneriya/Kaudulla National Park for an afternoon 4×4 jeep safari, since it is the best time to spot wild elephants in their natural habitat. If you’re up for a serious rumble in the jungle, then Minneriya/Kaudulla is your ideal destination! Spreading over 8800 hectares, this park is mainly a sanctuary for elephants. It is always a pleasure to watch baby elephants playing at the lake under the evening sunset. Overnight stay in a nature-friendly resort at Sigiriya

OVERNIGHT STAY :  NATURE-FRIENDLY RESORT AT SIGIRIYA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Minneriya Wildlife safari
  • Ayurvedic herbal treatment can be arranged

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, you will proceed to Riverston trekking is one of the famous and highly recommended adventure activity to try in sri lanka. Riverston is indeed a tropical paradise on earth. The entire region is a miracle of mother nature. Trek through some of the most scenic mountains will be a life time experience. Start exploring typical terraced paddy fields and traditional vegetable garden; Visit a historical temple located on dwarf pillars before reaching to beautiful riverston peak.

Stop to refresh at the stunning waterfalls and rivers ,capture the birds and unique picturesque landscape at the mini worlds end.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  COZY MOUNT VIEW HOTEL AT RIVERSTON

ACTIVITIES:

  • Early in the morning, the Pidurangala rock hike (Optional activity)
  • Riverston trekking

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| ALKI BUNGALOWS OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | GAMMADUWA BUNGALOW OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | SIR JOHN’S BUNGALOW OR SIMILAR

After breakfast  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.

In the afternoon, you’ll enjoy a walk around Kandy’s busy city center, including a tour of the Central Market, Kandy Lake. Afternoon strolls through Kandy’s bustling city center, including a visit to the Central Market, are included. 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:

  • After breakfast proceed toward Kandy
  • 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).

Late evening, you will be hiking Adam’s peak, one of most popular activities in Sri Lanka. It is the second highest mountain in the island and one of the famous sacred sites in the Buddhist world as well. Once you reach the summit, it’s offering a breathtaking view of the world below. The climbing of the mountain normally starts at night; climb 5000 stone steps to the top of the mountain in time to witness a stunning view of the sunrise, a once-in-a-lifetime moment.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  MOUNT VIEW LODGE AT ADAM’S PEAK

ACTIVITIES:

  • Jungle canyoning
  • Bicycle village tour – Included in the package
  • Confidence jump – Included in the package
  • River rafting – Included in the package
  • Abseiling can be arranged
  • Adam’s peak Trekking

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • DELUXE HOTELS (LODGE)      | DADDY’S GUEST HOME OR SIMILAR

After breakfast, you will visit Tiesh gem museum; Get to know more about the world renowned and most prestigious Sri Lankan gems and crafting in the museum tour. Next; you will visit the Peradeniya Royal Garden, which is known as one of the best botanical garden in Asia.

Thereafter, you’ll enjoy a wonderful journey through the lush green tea plantations and the waterfalls towards Sri Lanka’s tea region of Nuwara Eliya. It is often referred to as “Little England” because many of the buildings in this city retain from the British colonial period, such as the Queen’s Cottage, the General’s House, the Grand Hotel, the Hill Club and the Town Post Office.

While driving through the cold mist hill’s, stop at a tea plantation, step into a tea factory to observe the rich tradition of processing the prestigious brand of Ceylon Tea that kept alive up to date. Make sure to end your Tea factory visit in style over a perfectly blended cup of tea.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  COZY MOUNT VIEW HOTEL AT NUWARA ELIYA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Gem Museum
  • Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden
  • Tea factory visit

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.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  COZY MOUNT VIEW HOTEL IN ELLA

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)| O2 ELLA OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | FLOWER GARDEN ELLA  OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | EKHO ELLA OR SIMILAR

Afterward continue your journey toward Yala national park, the biggest and most diversified national park in southeast Sri Lanka. 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.

You have finally arrived at Sri Lanka’s magnificent seaside after an incredible journey through mountains and waterfalls. You will head to Weligama in the morning while you take in the magnificent view of the Indian Ocean. Previously a well-kept secret, 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 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 : COZY SAFARI TRANSIT RESORT THISSAMAHARAMA

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 & Deep-Sea Fishing)

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

After a fantastic journey through the coconut palms, mountains and waterfalls, you have finally arrived at the world-famous beachside of Sri Lanka. Mirissa/Dickwella is a delightful sandy beach that was a well-kept secret in the past, but now more restaurants and pubs are opening up
to visitors. It’s a magnificent place characterized by white sands and coconut palms growing right from the edge of the sea as if in imitation of a postcard of a 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. Optional activities, Jet Ski, Banana & Tube Boating, Diving,
Snorkeling, Surfing, Fishing & Deep sea fishing are few among the popular list.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  BEACH RESORT AT DIKWELLA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Hummanaya Blowhole visit
  • Leisure & relax in the beach
  • Water sports can be arranged

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, Hikkaduwa 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 Hikkaduwa 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 BENTOTA

ACTIVITIES:

    • After breakfast proceed toward Hikkaduwa
    • 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 & Deep-Sea Fishing)

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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