Wild Wonders

One of the most surprising and exciting aspects Sri Lanka is its immense wildlife diversity. You will encounter a complete change of climate, landscape and wildlife by travelling a small distance in Sri Lanka. In this tour, you will experience a dense Rain Forest, with sun light deprived surfaces creating a gloomy, mystical vibe. Experience the vast array of different living species that calls home to these forests. Enjoy a safari through a dry and sunny wildlife park housing the iconic Sri Lankan Leopard as well as the majestic Indian Elephant among other creatures.Bathe in the Indian Ocean and walk in its golden sandy beaches and also meet the amazing marine life residing in it. Sri Lanka is a tropical paradise waiting to be explored!

SKU LK10071500
Accommodation Luxury Boutique
Meals Bed and Breakfast
Transport Private Air Condition Vehicle
Guide English Speaking Chauffer
Entrance Fees All Included
Taxes Included

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 02 Nights in  Sinharaja

During your time in Sinharaja, you can engage in the following activities.

Jungle Trekking in Sinharaja

Go on a jungle safari to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sinharaja Forest Reserve. Experience the virgin forest with its dense evergreen type vegetation. Feel the adventure as you listen to the screeches of monkeys and see the glimpses of colorful forest birds. Feel the spine-thrilling chill as you watch a green pit viper wind itself amongst the foliage. A wonderful opportunity for those who wish to see Mother Nature at her wildest.

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 02 Nights in Yala

Enjoy  the Yala National Park Safari

This amazing Safari offers the opportunity to visit Yala National Park, the second largest in the island based off the Southeastern coast of Sri Lanka. Get a chance to see the famous Sri Lankan leopards, indigenous wild water buffalo, Sri Lankan Sloth Bear and large herds of Sri Lankan Elephants. The park is also home to many other species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates.

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03 Nights in Mirissa 

During your time in Mirissa, you can engage in the following activities.

Bird Watching in Kalamatiya Bird Sanctuary

This sanctuary located in Kalametiya mangrove lagoon and area. This is a brackish water lagoon very close to Kalametiya beach. There are many pictures places in this area.  There are over 150 species of birds in Kalametiya bird sanctuary including 54 migratory birds. additionally, about 20 species of mammals, about 41 species of fish and 38 species of reptiles live in Kalametiya bird sanctuary. This is a haven for weaver birds. there are many weaver bird nest in the bird sanctuary.

Whale Watching

This tour gives you an opportunity to see the biggest mammals on earth, the whales, in their natural habitat. Get a chance to see blue whales, sperm whales and fin whales as they swim in the waters to the south of Sri Lanka. Gain more knowledge about the whales as a species from a qualified naturalist and learn to identify them. This tour gives you a responsible whale watching experience with a minimal imprint on nature.

Galle Fort and the Old Colonial City

Discover the city of Galle, where the Portuguese and Dutch made their headquarters, and its secrets. Visit the Galle Fort which is one of the best preserved fortifications in Asia. View the Maritime Museum, Galle National Museum and the lighthouse. Walk through the cobblestoned streets with their Dutch names as you learn more about their histories.

Turtle Hatchery

Visit the Turtle Hatchery on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. Learn more about the five endangered sea turtle species that come to the shores of Sri Lanka to nest. Learn how the Turtle Care Program helps protect the nests until they hatch and increases the chances of survival for the babies. Get a chance to see, touch and feed baby turtles; or even injured adult turtles that the Turtle Hatchery cares for.

Handungoda Tea Factory

Visit Handunugoda Tea Factory which is also known as the Virgin White Tea Factory. Learn the history of the tea that this factory produces. Get to know how the famous Virgin White Tea is plucked and processed completely untouched by human hands. Engage in a tasting session with a delicious cup of tea and scrumptious chocolate cake. Get a chance to purchase some tea leaves as a souvenir.

Stilt Fisherman’s

Hear the stories of how stilt fishing came to Sri Lanka, from the mouths of the fishermen who have practiced the craft for generations. Learn how the stilt fishing is done in detail and marvel at the level of skill that goes into it. Get some amazing photographs of the fishermen silhouetted against the shoreline at sunset.

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Departure

After a relaxed morning and breakfast at the hotel check out and, drive to the Airport for your flight back home.

        

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Sinharaja – Rainforest Eco Lodge

The Rainforest Ecolodge, Deniyaya has been critically designed to preserve and provide a sensational experience of the forest habitat in all its glory. The symbiotically blended forest environs to comfort and privacy tendering the best possible commune with nature. Environmentally-friendly alfresco room, observation deck, lounge and meeting room form key components within each unit. Guests can also enjoy the spellbinding view from any part of the lodge. The Rainforest Ecolodge thrives on a five hundred-acre division of the Enselwatte Tea Estate bordering the South-eastern side of the Sinharaja Rainforest, with forest reserve. The colourful, breathtaking opera of endangered ‘local culture’ can now play everyday to the concert perch of the open viewing deck. The Rainforest Ecolodge is situated in the Sinharaja division of the Enselwatte estate in Deniyaya. This plot of previously cultivated tea land, borders the south eastern fringe of the Sinharaja rainforest reserve, a UNESCO world heritage site inscribed in 1988.

Yala – Cinnamon Wild Yala

Cinnamon delivers an altogether different side of paradise with our Yala wildlife resort – Cinnamon Wild Yala. The rustic resort is located 335km from the airport and sits on the border of the Yala National Park, complete with a tribe of resident grey lemurs who might just think it fun to jump on your roof in the wee hours of the morning! The road leading to the hotel is a narrow, dusty one, bordering the massive lake with crocodile, pelican and deer that live in perfect harmony with the hotel. Cinnamon Wild Yala’s strategic location also means that an elephant, wild boar and other feral friends come regularly to visit us from the park next door – and if you’re really lucky, a leopard may pass you by. Stand still, hold your breath and feel your heart pound in your chest. For the lover of the wilderness, the symbiosis of resort and wild will make you feel right at home and give you that rush of adrenalin you’re looking for.

Mirissa – Lantern Mirissa

20 minutes from the Matara exit, located on the Kamburugamuwa Beach, a short drive to Welligama Bay, Mirissa Beach, Matara Fort Town and the Southernmost tip of Sri Lanka Dondra Head, on what is arguably the best stretch of beach on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka. We are perfectly located and easily accessible via the Coastal road and Southern highway, just 90 minutes from Colombo’s Bandaranaike and Hambantota International Airports, and Colombo. At Lantern, we craft an intimate and contemporary environment that seamlessly connects to our surroundings. Our diverse array of amenities, built around what we believe are some fundamentals for your holiday at Lantern are unique, and distinguish our offerings from other boutique hotels and villas in Sri Lanka.

All natural materials from the land, including our 400 year old Kandyan terracotta tiles, granites, and recycled timbers are crafted by local villagers in our surrounding communities into unique building elements and furniture while our diverse family of local staff at Lantern are always ready to provide friendly and accommodating service during your stay with us. A sense of old and new can be felt through the harmony of colonial and contemporary architecture.

 

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation on sharing a double room at the hotels specified in hotel collection
  • Meal plan on Bed and Breakfast basis starting with breakfast on day 2 and ending with breakfast on day 9
  • Transport in a Private Vehicle, inclusive of all chauffer accommodation, cost of fuel, parking & highway tolls
  • Service of an English-Speaking Chauffer Guide throughout the tour
  • Guided tours through the Entrance Sights in all the locations as specified by the itinerary
  • Jungle Trekking in Sinharaja.
  • 1 Full day safari in Yala National Park
  • 1 – Whale Watching Tour in Mirissa
  • All prevailing taxes and service charges (Except for Credit Card Charges)

Tour Excludes

  • Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details / submit your individual visa application
  • International / Domestic Airfare
  • Any expenses of personal nature
  • Tips & Portages
  • Cost of Beverages
  • Meals where not specified.
  • Entrance fees where not specified

Complimentary

  • Daily 1ltr bottle of OLU water Per Person
  • 1 Un-loaded SIM card