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Sri Lankan Wildlife Tour

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  • Experience Sri Lankan wildlife
  • Discover the local fishing village lifestyle and gem mining area
  • Hike in the rain forests of Sri Lanka
  • Chill out at a tropical beach and go whale watching
This is the best tour to take if you want to experience Sri Lankan wildlife, rainforests and landscapes!

Visit a local fishing village and experience the traditional lifestyle, discover a gem-mining area and hike through the rainforest to spot native birds, butterflies and plants in the rainforest of Sri Lanka. You will also go on safari at Udawalave National Park, chill out on a tropical, down-south beach, go whale watching and cycle around the historic Galle Fort.

With this professionally-designed itinerary and a group leader to coordinate your tour locally, we guarantee that you will have an extravagant vacation with us!
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Ayubowan! With this beautiful greeting, we welcome you to the island of Sri Lanka. After you arrive at the Katunayake International Airport, our guide will drive you to your accommodation next to the ocean in Negombo. Check in at the hotel and relax by the beach of Negombo.
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After breakfast, visit a fishing village in Negombo. It will be fascinating to see the way of life there. Next, you will be transferred to Sinharaja, and en route, visit a gem mining area in Ratnapura. Check-in at the hotel and overnight stay.
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In the early morning, leave for a hiking tour in Sinharaja rainforest with a packaged breakfast. Take part in a hiking trip of 5 to 6 hours, covering the most important areas of Sinharaja rainforest. Sinharaja is a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Look for birds such as jungle fowl, brown-capped babbler, spot-wing thrush, Skaly thrush, Malabar trogon and more. See butterflies and endemic plants.

Afterwards, return to your hotel for overnight.
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After breakfast, leave for Udawalawe National Park. Visit Eth Athuru Sevana (an elephant transit home) and have an evening (3–6 pm) safari at the park. Overnight stay at hotel.
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  • Breakfast
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After breakfast we leave for Mirissa, passing beautiful coastline scenery including the sea lapping the sand and swaying palms. In the evening, relax at the beach. Overnight stay at a hotel.
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  • Breakfast
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In the morning, head out on a 3–4-hour whale watching tour starting at 6 am. Spot bottlenose dolphins, spinner dolphins, sperm whales, short-finned whale, fin whales, bride’s whales, shark, killer whales, flying fish and turtles.

In the afternoon, relax at the beach. In the evening, leave to Rekawa tangalle to watch the turtles laying eggs in the beach. Back to hotel for overnight stay.

*Please note the whale watching season starts in November and ends in April.
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  • Breakfast
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After breakfast, we will visit Galle, a 17th-century Dutch fortified city with a natural harbor exuding old-world charm especially inside the old Dutch fort – a UNESCO heritage site. Galle is an exquisite city filled with colonial Dutch and Portuguese history and architecture and once a major port. Galle, famous for its lace, is filled with priceless crafts and antique treasures like jewellery, ceramics, and Dutch period furniture and brass work

Enjoy a bicycle tour in Galle fort and then proceed to Negombo. En route, visit Colombo for a short city tour. Overnight stay at hotel.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Breakfast at the hotel. Our guide takes you to the airport for your flight back home with wonderful memories of an unforgettable vacation.
Meals
  • Breakfast
what’s included
  • Accommodation in a single, double or triple room
  • Daily breakfast
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking chauffeur
  • Applicable taxes
  • 2 bottles of 500ml drinking water each day per person
  • Free mobile sim card on arrival
  • 20% discount voucher at a Gem and Jewelry
  • Assistance at the airport on arrival and departure
what's excluded
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Entrance and activity fees
  • Jeep and boat use fees
  • Extra items during hotel stays
  • Tips for the porters and drivers
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 8 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Age Requirement 18 - 40
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language Arabic, australian, british, canadian, dutch, english, japanese & russian
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Negombo, Sri Lanka
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