Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka

Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka

Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka

Duration : 13 Days

Price : Starting from GBP 3754 per person

Duration : 13 Days

Price : Starting from GBP 3754 per person

Experience the diverse and breathtaking wildlife of Sri Lanka on a captivating two weeks long tour that takes you through some of the country's most pristine natural habitats. This wildlife tour in Sri Lanka combines the thrill of exploration with close encounters with some of Asia's most exotic creatures.

Your wildlife tour in Sri Laka begins at the majestic Wilpattu National Park, known for its serene lakes and elusive leopards. Here, you'll embark on a thrilling safari, hoping to catch a glimpse of these elusive big cats of Wilpattu National Park by staying in a tented safari camp by the border of Wilpattu National Park. Next, you'll visit the Kalawewa Elephant Sanctuary, where you can witness these gentle giants in their natural habitat.

In Polonnaruwa, explore the ancient city's ruins while observing troops of playful monkeys, adding historical charm to your wildlife experience. A Gal Oya boat tour will provide a unique perspective as you cruise through pristine waters, encountering elephants, crocodiles, and vibrant birdlife. Stay in a tented lodge in Gala Oya which surrounds a lush jungle bordered by a towering mountains.

Continuing the wildlife tour in Sri Lanka, you'll visit Lunugamvehera National Park, Yala National Park, and Bundala National Parks, where you'll encounter a myriad of wildlife, including elephants, leopards, and a plethora of bird species. At Yala, it is another tented safari camping experience just by the border of Yala National Park.

To conclude your wildlife tour in Sri Lanka, head to the coastal town of Mirissa for a thrilling whale-watching expedition. The waters off Mirissa are known for their majestic whales, offering a chance to witness these incredible creatures up close during your wildlife tour in Sri Lanka.

This wildlife tour in Sri Lanka offers you some of the unique accommodation options such as tented safari camps and authentic wildlife lodge in Sri Lanka.

With expert guides and comfortable accommodations, this wildlife tour promises unforgettable encounters with Sri Lanka's incredible biodiversity, from lush jungles to pristine coastlines.

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Day 1 in Negombo

Meals - Breakfast included.

Accommodation - In a comfortable hotel

Wildlife tour in Sri Lanka begins as you touch down at the airport. Our friendly representative will warmly welcome you and ensure a seamless transfer to Negombo, a charming coastal town. Here, you'll unwind in comfortable accommodations, preparing for the thrilling days of wildlife exploration that await in the heart of this island paradise.

Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka

Day 2 and 3 in Wilpattu National Park

Meals - Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast included.

Accommodation - Tented Safari Camp

After a hearty breakfast, we depart from Negombo and journey to the enchanting wilderness of Wilpattu National Park. Upon arrival, you'll be welcomed to our tented safari camp, perched at the park's border. Here, you'll experience the true essence of the Sri Lankan wild, surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature. In the afternoon, embark on your first guided safari into Wilpattu, a treasure trove of wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for elusive leopards, sloth bears, and a variety of bird species. As the sun sets over the serene lakes, enjoy a delicious campfire dinner under the starry night sky.

Day three of your wildlife tour in Sri Lanka begins with a pre-dawn safari, the best time to spot elusive predators on the prowl. Return to camp for a hearty breakfast before setting out for another exhilarating safari adventure. With the guidance of our expert naturalists, you'll deepen your understanding of Wilpattu's rich biodiversity. After a freshly cooked lunch at the camp, you will be taking the afternoon safari in Wilpattu National Park for the second time of this day. In the evening, savor a traditional Sri Lankan meal, sharing stories of the day's encounters. As you rest in your comfortable tent, the distant calls of wildlife will be your lullaby, ensuring dreams filled with the magic of Wilpattu. Stay would be in a tented safari camp.

Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka

Day 4 in Habarana

Meals - Breakfast and dinner (a picnic lunch is included during the safari) included.

Accommodation - Small local style lodge

After an exhilarating morning safari in Wilpattu, we bid farewell to this wild haven and head to Habarana. In the afternoon, prepare for a heartwarming experience at the Kalawewa Elephant Sanctuary. Here, you'll witness these majestic Elephants in their natural habitat, accompanied by a delicious, fully-cooked picnic lunch by the sanctuary's serene waters. Overnight stay is in an authentic lodge in Habarana.

Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka

Day 5 and 6 in Gal Oya

Meals - Breakfast and Dinner included.

Accommodation - Tented Lodge

On Day Five of this wildlife tour in Sri Lanka, your journey from Habarana takes you to Polonnaruwa, where a specialist primates guide will lead you through an immersive exploration of the area's diverse monkey populations. Gain insights into their social structures and behaviors, adding depth to your wildlife adventure.

After this enlightening experience, you'll transfer to the tranquil haven of Gal Oya, allowing for a restful afternoon of relaxation. Day Six is all about leisure, with ample time to unwind by the pool, soak in the natural surroundings, and savor the serenity during this wildlife tour in Sri Lanka.

The highlight of your Gal Oya experience awaits in the afternoon — a Gal Oya Boat Safari on the Senanayake Reservoir. This immersive adventure promises breathtaking encounters with majestic elephants and an array of captivating bird species, set against the backdrop of a pristine, untouched landscape. The Gal Oya Boat Safari is an experience that will etch itself into your memory, creating lasting impressions of Sri Lanka's untouched wilderness. You will be staying in a tented lodge in Gal Oya surrounded by lush jungle and mountain peaks.

Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka

Day 7 and 8 in Thanamalwila

Meals - Breakfast and Dinner (A picnic lunch is included during the full day safari) included.

Accommodation - Safari Lodge

Your wildlife tour in Sri Lanka continues as you spend two nights in the heart of Sri Lanka's untamed wilderness, at an authentic safari lodge by a picturesque lake in Thanamalwila.

On Day Seven, you'll explore the renowned Udawalawe National Park, home to a thriving population of elephants and an array of other wildlife species. Your safari here offers the chance to witness these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.

Day Eight of your wildlife tour in Sri Lanka is dedicated to an entire day of exploration. With picnic meals in tow, you'll venture into the wilds of both Lunugamvehera National Park and Yala Block Five National Park. These protected areas showcase the diverse and enchanting wildlife of Sri Lanka, including leopards, sloth bears, and numerous bird species, creating an unforgettable experience in the heart of nature's splendor.

Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka

Day 9 and 10 in Yala

Meals - Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast (A picnic lunch is included during the full day safari) included.

Accommodation - Tented Safari Camp

Day 9 and 10 of your wildlife tour in Sri Lanka takes you to the renowned Yala National Park. In the afternoon, your first safari in Yala National Park begins, offering a chance to witness leopards, elephants, and a host of other captivating creatures in their natural habitat.

On day 10, you'll embark on an all-day safari, complete with picnic meals, in Yala National Park. The extended adventure allows you to delve even deeper into the diverse ecosystems and landscapes that make Yala a true wildlife haven. As your tour comes to a close, these two days provide the perfect climax to your Sri Lankan wildlife expedition, leaving you with lasting memories of its natural wonders.

Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka

Day 11 and 12 in Mirissa

Meals - Breakfast included.

Accommodation - Small luxury hotel

Your penultimate day of wildlife tour in Sri Lanka begins with a morning safari in Bundala National Park, renowned for its rich biodiversity. Here, you'll encounter elephants, crocodiles, and a multitude of vibrant bird species, enriching your Sri Lankan wildlife journey.

After the safari, you'll be transferred to the coastal paradise of Weligama, where you'll enjoy a stay in a small luxury hotel. On Day Twelve, the excitement continues as you embark on a thrilling boat trip into the Indian Ocean to witness the majestic Blue Whales of Sri Lanka.

fter this awe-inspiring wildlife tour in Sri Lanka, the day unfolds with leisure by the sun-kissed beach, allowing you to unwind, relish the coastal beauty, and reflect on the remarkable wildlife encounters that have defined your unforgettable Sri Lankan experience.

Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka
Tented Camping Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka

Day 13 - End of a classic wildlife tour in Sri Lanka

Meals - Breakfast included.

Your remarkable wildlife tour in Sri Lanka, featuring encounters with the country's Big Four, draws to a close. After a satisfying breakfast, you'll be smoothly transferred to Colombo International Airport, carrying cherished memories of the island's incredible biodiversity and unforgettable experiences.

Price and Customisation

Starting price would be GBP 3754/- per person based on 2 pax for accommodation and transfers based on double sharing basis. The trip could be 100% customised to suite your budget. You may pick and choose excursions/experiences to your preference.

Inclusions

  • Private transfers with an English-Speaking Chauffeur for the entire tour (Same chauffeur and vehicle)
  • Accommodation with the stated meal plan
  • Lunches from day 1 to day 12 either at local eateries or at local homes.
  • Water and refreshments

Exclusions

  • Entrances fees
  • Flights
  • Visa
  • Expenses of personal nature such as souvenirs, alcohol etc.