Glimpse of Nature - 12 Days

Dreams coming true for your most awaited wildlife and safari tour in Sri Lanka. Briefing everything we provide the best wildlife and echo trill moments during this tour.  We don’t just limit it to Wildlife but it’s going to be the best Echo Vacation in Sri Lanka. We will take you to the best tourist destinations in Sri Lanka that are famous for Wildlife.

Most importantly there are the best nature attractive places that you can come across with a variety of Species that come in the variety of  Wild Animals, Birds, deep-sea species(Whales), and endangered species. We are very keen and our motive is to change the way people perceive Wildlife Tourism in Sri Lanka, taking guests into the more remote and therefore less visited parks – without constantly doing the popular and more frequented parks only.

Overview

In this 12 days tour, you will have a chance to spot the Lord of the Jungle ‘Leopards’  with a leopard density that’s higher than anywhere else on this planet, their menacing predators prowl majestically in Yala, while the huge elephants roam in numbers with cautious deer scampering by their side. Marking more destinations like Udawalawa highlights as the best destinations for more Wildlife Tours.

Running down to the – South coast of Sri Lanka is yet more interesting and awaiting surprises on your tour. A day at  Mirissa signifies the importance of witnessing the beauty of Sri Lankan territorial waters in the Indian ocean where passengers will have a rare opportunity of a close encounter with the largest living mammals and spinning dolphins with luxury and comfort. The best part of the journey comes when the wildlife Tours in Sri Lanka comes into play, and when Wildlife and Eco tourism both comes together Kanneliya Forest Reserve trekking We make sure you don’t regret your stay here in Sri Lanka filled and the tour filled with  Wildlife and Eco-Tourism and our motive is for you to take back memories home to sit back and recall on your leisure.

Itinerary

Day 1
Airport / Negombo

Welcome to Sri Lanka. At the airport, you will be greeted by a guide and he will take you to Negombo. It is a romantic little coastal town with wide sandy beaches and a safe sea coastal area. You can enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to relax and unwind and could enjoy Negombo nightlife. Our guide will lead you to some of Negombo’s curious sites.

Checking to the hotel and leisurely spend the day at Negombo beach.

Overnight stay in Negombo

Day 2
Negombo - Sigiriya

After breakfast proceeds to Sigiriya.
Check in to the hotel and 1 PM leave from the hotel for Minneriya national park evening safari.
Minneriya national park is a dry zone protected area with beautiful panoramic views, which is known for its high density of Asian elephants. The famous “Gathering” of wild elephants occurs here annually between June and September. It is the largest known Asian wild elephant gathering in the world. The park is an important habitat that is home to purple-faced langurs, toque macaques, sambar deer, axis deer, grey slender loris, leopards, and sloth bears. It is also one of the “Important Bird Areas” (IBAs) on the island. Lesser adjutants, painted stork, spot-billed pelicans, grey heron, jungle fowl, brown capped babbler, grey hornbills, and many rare bird species have been sighted in the park as well.
Overnight stay in Sigiriya

Day 3
Sigiriya Rock Fortress - Sigiriya Village

After breakfast, you will proceed to the Sigiriya. Then head to Sigiriya (Lion) rock fortress and climb the steps to the top of this captivating site to discover UNESCO-listed ruins and take in stellar views.

Evening proceeds for a village around Sigiriya for a bird watching tour. Waterways and thick canopied forests make it a haven for birds in the area of Sigiriya. The grey-bellied cuckoo, the crested treeswift, the Ceylon wood shrike, the orange-headed thrush are some of the endemic species which are able to find in this magical area.

The day will come to an end stay overnight in Sigiriya

Day 4
Sigiriya/Kandy

After Breakfast proceed to Kandy

Then you will be visited the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha, where we explore this historic location of significant Buddhist influence. We will also make our way to Upper Lake Drive (for a great view of the city), and a Gem Museum. In the evening we will enjoy a cultural performance of traditional Kandyan dancers and drummers, including devotional fire walking rituals.

Highlights

Temple of Tooth Relic
Traditional Cultural Dance
Overnight in Kandy.

Day 5
Kandy/Nuwaraeliya

After breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to Nuwara Eliya also called Little England start feeling the coldness, lovely greenery and get into the hilly countryside. Passing kilometers upon kilometers of verdant tea plantations that hug the winding mountain passes, we’ll see waterfalls, suspension bridges, and tea pickers on our journey up to Nuwara Eliya – Sri Lanka’s most popular hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka’s tea country producing a significant share of the world’s best tea. We will make our first stop at Huggala Botanical Gardens.

Day highlights- Tea factory and Nuwaraeliya city
The day will come to an end stay overnight in Nuwara Eliya

Day 6
Nuwaraeliya / Udawalawa

After breakfast proceeds to Udawalawa. A ride through 4 hours journey would never make you regret it.
This national park is probably one of the best places to spot the famous Sri Lankan Elephant, the biggest of all the Asian Elephants. It is thought that there are around 400 elephants here. The park is also home to the elusive leopard, the Sri Lankan Sloth Bear, and lots of types of deer. We take an afternoon game drive here before returning to the hotel for the night.

Day highlights – Udawalawa national park

Day 7
Udawalawa/Tissa

After breakfast proceeds Yala National Park. Yala National Park – the second largest national park in Sri Lanka. This afternoon we take a jeep safari of the park. The park also has one of the highest concentrations of Asian elephants in the world – and about 350 live here. Also present are sloth bears, golden palm civets, Sri Lankan krait, crocodiles, and the biggest number of leopards. The coastline around the park is visited by leatherback and loggerhead sea turtles. It’s the most beautiful destination to enjoy your lovely evening in the wild and watch how animals interact with Nature. Late evening we reach the hotel and spend the night in Yala.

Day highlights- Yala national park

Day 8
Tissa/Bundala/Mirissa

After breakfast proceeds to Mirissa, we stop by on our way at the Bundala National Park because we never want you to miss the last spot for your Wildlife Trip. This fantastic labyrinth of waterways, dunes, and lagoons is home to thousands of brightly colored birds from over 200 species. It is also home to the magnificent greater flamingo and has a decent amount of Asian elephants that call the park home. We take a jeep safari around the park where will spend 3- 4 hours and in the late afternoon we get to Mirissa by the afternoon leisurely spend your late evening enjoying with family or friends have some cocktails by the beach and stay overnight in Mirissa.

Day highlights- Bundala national park

Day 9
Mirissa Leisure

Making it a full leisure day enjoy with family and friends sharing your lovely memories and collected moments throughout the trip. Get out in the afternoon to have some lovely lunch or enjoy some seafood and have a really fun day ahead.
Overnight stay in Mirissa

Day 10
Whales and Dolphins watching tour in Mirissa

It’s an early start as we transfer to the boat pier for our Whale and Dolphin Watching boat cruise. During this time of year Fin Whales, Bryde’s Whales, Sperm Whales, Blue Whales – the largest creatures on earth, Whale Sharks,
The round trip may last anywhere between 2 – 6 hours with an average of 4 hours depending on how far out at sea the mammals are located. After having a blissful morning with the Whale and the Dolphins and so many things to wind up for the day and talk about the lovely moments from the morning so drive back to the hotel in the afternoon and sit back on the beach and relax your day awaiting for more surprises at Mirissa for out next day here.

Day highlights- Whales and Dolphins watching tour

Day 11
Kanneliya Rain Forest Excursion

Breakfast from the hotel to enjoy some different experiences than you had for the rest of the days. Get ready to get in the jungles and to be lost in the dark on a sunny day and look up for large huge trees and different kinds of species with your tracking inside the Kanneliya Forest Reserve its 1.5 hours journey from Mirissa`. Walk along the dark Trails of the Jungle you will surely come across different species like different types of snakes, wildlife animals and will also come across lovely waterfalls formed out of this nature. Spend the day till evening in this lovely greenery. Return back to the hotel before late evening and enjoy dinner with friends or family and stay overnight in Mirissa
Day highlight- Kanneliya rain forest

Day 12
Mirissa/Airport

Wake up to another day with the sound of the waves. But Sadly the trip has come to an end but we are sure there are no regrets for you to think about as you have been making memories all this while. After breakfast get your bags pack and proceed to Colombo as you need to be in airport 3 hours prior to your Flight . Hope you enjoyed Sri Lanka.

Have a safe Journey Back Home

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in hotel or resort with Breakfast and Dinner
  • Transfers by an air-conditioned car
  • Sightseeing tours with the service of an English-speaking chauffeur guide
  • Parking and toll
  • GST/VAT/ Service Charges
  • Price per person on a double sharing basis

Exclusions

  • Any video/still camera fee to the monuments and places of visit
  • Items of personal nature like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, etc.
  • Extra excursions
  • Early check-in and late check-out charges
  • Anything else not mentioned in the inclusion

Know before you go

  • Airport pick-up will be arranged based on your flight details.
  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
  • Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Colombo hotels.
  • You must wear clothing that covers your shoulders and knees for visiting sacred or holy places.
  • The duration of transfers is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
  •  Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

Cancellation Policy

  • 30 Days prior to the scheduled starting date: No Cancellation Fee.
  • 29-14 Days prior to the scheduled starting date: 50% Cancellation Fee.
  • 13-8 Days prior to the scheduled starting date: 75% Cancellation Fee.
  • Within 7 hours prior to the scheduled starting date: 100% Cancellation Fee.
  • No Shows – 100% Cancellation Fee.

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Glimpse of Nature
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