Sri Lanka Expedition: Wilderness & Wildlife

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Negombo, Sri Lanka
  • Ends Colombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Head out on a morning and evening safari in the Kumuna National Park, to give you the best chance to search for the abundance of wildlife that live along the park’s many waterways.
  • Visit Project Orange Elephant, run by the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society. Supported by the Intrepid Foundation, this organisation is dedicated to ensuring both sustainable farming practice and wildlife conservation.
  • Spend some time soaking up laidback surf vibes in Arugam Bay – a beachside haven that’s ideal to just sit back and watch the waves roll in after a long day of exploring.
  • Stay in a wellsituated ecolodge in the Sinharaja Forest Reseve – a World Heritagelisted tropical rainforest that’s home to jackals, big cats, wild boars and Toque monkeys – to name a few.
Starting in Negombo and ending in Colombo, the trip Sri Lanka Expedition: Wilderness & Wildlife is a guided explorer trip that takes 12 days. You will travel through Colombo, Arugam Bay, Wasgamuwa National Park and 6 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Expedition: Wilderness & Wildlife is a small group trip which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Unearth a region of wild delights on this expedition through the depths of Sri Lanka’s forests and national parks. Spend 12 days from Negombo traversing the thickets of Kumuna National Park to the dry evergreen forests of elephant-rich Wasgamuwa National Park. Discover the lofty mountains of Gal Oya National Park and the misty Sinharaja Forest Reserve, and on the way, gain an insight into local farming industries before lazing on the shores of Arugam Bay. Delight on a wildlife-focused and nature-filled itinerary in one of Asia’s best selections of jungle and forest – thank ya for Sri Lanka!
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  • Day 1: Negombo
  • Day 2: Wasgamuwa National Park
  • Day 3: Wasgamuwa National Park
  • Day 4: Ampara – Gal Oya National Park
  • Day 5: Arugam Bay – Kumana National Park
  • Day 6: Arugam Bay – Kumana National Park
  • Day 7: Udawalawe
  • Day 8: Sinharaja Forest Reserve
  • Day 9: Galle
  • Day 10: Galle
  • Day 11: Colombo
  • Day 12: Colombo
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  • Hotel (11 nights)
  • 10 Breakfast, 4 Dinner
  • Private vehicle , Jeep , Boat
Included Activities
  • Wasgamuwa National Park - Project Orange Elephant visit
  • Gal Oya National Park - Senanayake Samudraya Lake boat trip
  • Udewalawe National Park - Wildlife safari
  • Sinharaja Forest Reserve - Rainforest nature walk
  • Galle - Dutch Fort
  • Any international flights to Negombo and from Colombo are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Sri Lanka Expedition: Wilderness & Wildlife tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Sri Lanka Expedition: Wilderness & Wildlife tour. You can cancel the tour up to 24 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 23 days of departure.


A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 23 days before departure. For any departures within 01 August 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Sri Lanka Expedition: Wilderness & Wildlife tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Sri Lanka Expedition: Wilderness & Wildlife tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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