Wildlife essentials of Sri Lanka



Overview

Stay in two of the best tented camps in Sri Lanka in Wilpattu and Yala and enjoy the company of Big cats, Sloth Bears and Elephants of Sri Lanka. Your stay at Gal Oya Lodge, will bring you an untold story of Sri Lanka's wildlife, away from the touristic sites.

Destination

Wilpattu Day 1
Wilpattu Day 2
Minneriya Day 3
Habarana Day 4
Gal Oya Day 5
Gal Oya Day 6
Yala Day 7
Yala Day 8
End of the tour Day 9

Detailed Itinerary

  • Welcome to SriLanka, meet with our representative

    Your will be warmly received with by our representative at the Arrival Lounge of Colombo International Airport

    • Transfer to Wilpattu National Park

    • Lunch at Wilpattu Safari Camp

    • Afternoon Safari in Wilpattu Safari Camp to see Leopards, Elephants and Bears

      • Accommodation

        Dinner and overnight stay at Wilpattu Safari Camp

      • Wilpattu Safari Camp is situated bordering Wilpattu National Park and it is just 5 minutes drive to the park gate making it the ideal place to stay when going for safaris in Wilpattu. Wilpattu National Park is the largest and most beautiful national of Sri Lanka which is home for elusive Leopards, Sloth Bears, Elephants, Crocodiles and many verities of birds. Wilpattu is considered one of the best places to see the elusive Leopards. Wilpattu Safari camp provides air conditioned tented accommodation.

  • Morning Safari in Wilpattu National Park at 6 AM

  • Back to the camp for breakfast

  • Relax at the camp

  • Enjoy a Sri Lankan Rice and curry lunch at the camp

  • Afternoon Safari in Wilpattu National Park

    • Accommodation

      BBQ dinner and overnight stay at Wilpattu Safari Camp

  • Morning Safari in Wilpattu National Park

  • Back to the camp for breakfast

  • Transfer to Habarana - 2 1/2 hours drive approximately

  • Afternoon Safari in Minneriya National Park

    • Accommodation

      Dinner and overnight stay in Cinnamon Lodge in Habarana

  • Jungle walk in Habarana jungles to see local wildlife such as Crocodiles, Birds, Water Monitors and sometimes even Elephants

    • Breakfast at the hotel

    • Transfer to Gal Oya – 4 to 5 hours of nice country side drive

    • Relax in the afternoon at Gal Oya Lodge

      • Accommodation

        Overnight stay at Gal Oya Lodge

  • Take a boat ride in the early morning in Senanayake Reservoir bordering Gal Oya National Park. During this boat trip you would be able to see many verities of birds and a herd of Elephants swimming across the reservoirs to small islands in the reservoir in search of food. This sighting is highly seasonal and best to do in the months of April to July.

  • Spend the afternoon at leisure at the lodge

    • Accommodation

      Overnight stay at Gal Oya Lodge

  • Breakfast at the lodge

  • In the morning we take you to a guided jungle walk with a tribal village chief who is a Vedda, indigenous people of Sri Lanka. The last remaining few Veddas live close to Gal Oya Lodge

    • Afternoon Leisure at the lodge

      • Accommodation

        Overnight stay at Gal Oya Lodge

  • Breakfast at the lodge

  • Transfer to Yala National Park – 3 hours drive approximately

  • Lunch at Yala Safari Camp

  • Do some bush walks to see some local wildlife such as Wild Buffaloes, crocodiles and birds. After the bush walk we serve you sun downers near a lake.

    • Accommodation

      Dinner and overnight stay in Yala Safari Camp

  • Full day safari in Yala National Park to see Leopards, Sloth Bears, Elephants and many verities of birds. Picnic refreshments and meals will be provided

    • Accommodation

      BBQ dinner and overnight stay in Yala Safari Camp

    • On this day we go safari from 6 AM to 6 PM with picnic meals and refreshments to see the Leopards, Elephants, Sloth Bears, Crocodiles and many verities of resident and endemic birds. On this night we do a BBQ dinner amidst a roaring camp fire at Yala Safari Camp.

  • Morning safari in Yala National Park at 6 AM

    • Back to the camp for breakfast

    • Transfer to Colombo – 5 to 6 hours drive approximately

Starting at USD 2636 per person
9 days
on double sharing basis
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