- Wildlife safaris and game drives
- Bird watching
- Local culture
- National parks
- duration 15 days
- tour type Private
- age requirement 10+ years old
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Spot colourful birds and butterflies in Talangama Wetlands
- Meet the monkeys of Polonnaruwa and learn about their social behaviour
- See wild elephants in Gal Oya National Park
- Search for elusive leopards in Yala National Park
This itinerary also features sightseeing tours in Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa and a trip to the spectacular hill country of Sri Lanka. You’ll also visit the Unesco World Heritage site of Galle Fort and enjoy a full-day boat and bicycle excursion through lush paddy fields and rural villages.
Accommodation during this trip ranges from a thatched-roof hut in a luxurious eco-retreat located in a private forest on the edge of Gal Oya National Park to a beautifully restored colonial tea planter's mansion set on a 30-acre estate in Sri Lanka's central highlands. Travel between destinations in a private air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy the company of highly experienced local guides during your wildlife and cultural excursions.
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Day 1: Arrive in Colombo & transfer to Talangama
Day 2: Explore Talangama Lake & its wetlands
Day 3: Transfer to Sigiriya
Day 4: Explore Polonnaruwa
Day 5: Transfer to Gal Oya National Park
Day 6: Explore Gal Oya National Park
Day 7: Gal Oya National Park – Kandy
Day 8: Kandy – Sri Lanka's central highlands
Day 9: Explore Horton Plains National Park
Day 10: Horton Plains National Park – Yala National Park
Day 11: Yala National Park safari
Day 12: Transfer to Galle
Day 13: Boat and bicycle tour in Galle
Day 14: Free day in Galle
Day 15: Galle departure
- Private pickup and drop-off transfers. All transport as per the itinerary
- VIP arrival services at Bandaranaike International Airport
- Accommodation as per the itinerary
- Meals as per the itinerary
- Excursions and activities as stated in the itinerary
- Experienced, local, English-speaking tour guides
- International flights
- Sri Lanka visa charges
- Travel insurance
- Activities and excursions mentioned optional on the itinerary
- Earn US$ 166+ in travel credits.
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20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.Payment
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