Wild Safari Tours

Wild Safari Tours – 9 Nights 10 Days

 

 

DAY 1

                                                                     

Guests will arrive at the Bandaranaike International airport at Katunayake, a representative from Sinha travels will take you to the hotel.

Transfer to Colombo

Colombo

The name "Colombo", first introduced by the Portuguese in 1505, is believed to be derived from the classical Sinhalese name Kolon thota, meaning "port on the river Kelani".Today, Colombo is the commercial capital of Sri lanka. Home to all trades, the old parliament, purposely built hotels, religious sites, schools, and universities. The Administrative capital is at Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, it is a few miles away from Colombo. Many gem shops, tea and spice shops, Handicrafts, Branded clothes and many recreational paths made for the health conscious souls is an interesting phase in Colombo.

Evening Colombo city Tour

Dinner and Night at hotel

 

DAY 2

After breakfast visit Dehiwala Zoological garden

The National Zoological Gardens, Dehiwala – more commonly called Colombo Zoo – has a history. During the British period John Hagenbeck, established the Ceylon Zoological Gardens as a company at Dehiwala. However, the company was bankrupt and was purchased by the Government. It is spread over wide 11 acre property and is a host to a wide variety of birds and animals. Presently, this zoo has approximately 3000 animals of nearly 250 different species. Though the apparent objective of setting up this zoo was to exhibit animals, it is now treated as an animal welfare and conservation center.

After Lunch transfer to Udawalawe

Udawalawa National Park

The national park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River, as well as to protect the catchment of the reservoir. The reserve covers 30,821 hectares of land area.. The park is 165 kilometres (103 mi) from Colombo. Udawalawe is an important habitat for water birds and Sri Lankan elephants. It is a popular tourist destination and the third most visited park in the country

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel……………………

Day 3

Collect packed breakfast and transfer early morning for the safari

This will be a four hour safari within the Udawala National park, you will witness, elephants, deer, birds in many water holes.

Return to the hotel for lunch

Transfer to Hambantota

Hambantota is a rural town in southeastern coastal area of Sri Lanka. It is also the capital of the Hambantota District in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. Approximately, 242Km. Hambantota is in the arid zone, and hold the largest Botanical garden (at Mirijjawila) 300 acres. The yala national park, popular for the Sri Lankan Lepoard, sloth bear can be found here. In addition, the hambantota port and the second international airport in Sri Lanka is located in Hambantota. In addition, the Mahapalessa hot water springs in Sooriyawewa is a unique natural attraction found in Hambantota.

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel……………….

 

Day 4

After early breakfast, visit Ridiyagama Safari Park

Ridiyagama Safari park is a 500 acre property for exotic animals and the excess animals from the Dehiwala zoo. The property is divided in to several zones, the animals are housed in spacious enclosures which represents their natural habitat. You will find the 54 acre Asian elephant zone, 80 acre herbivore zone, to witness many animals around the world, 35 acre African lion zone.

Transfer back to the hotel for lunch

Leisure

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel………………………..

 

Day 5

After breakfast transfer to the Yala.

 

 

 

Yala National Park is located in the south eastern region of Sri Lanka ,the well-designed visitor center provides the information to the tourists and assign a tracker to all incoming vehicles. The park provides jeeps with soft–tops which gives the opportunitiy to view wild life. Dawn and dusk bring about the best timing for safari tours in the Yala National Park.Being located in one of the arid regions of Sri Lanka, the Climate of the Park is usually hot and dry. The mean annual temperature is 27 Celsius, although in the dry season the temperature could go as high as 37 Celsius.Yala National Park that consists of five blocks is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. Though Yala spreads over an area of 1260 square kilometers, only one fifth of the area is open to the visitors. Four-fifths of the park is a strictly designated Natural Reserve.

After lunch

Leisure at the hotel

Dinner and night at the hotel……………………………

 

Day 6

After breakfast transfer to the Kumana National Park

 

Sri Lanka records more than 430 bird species comprising endemic, resident and migrant birds. Of these, the bird watchers are able to watch over 200 species easily. The wide variety of birds found in the numerous wildlife parks of Sri Lanka makes the tropical island a prime bird watching destination in the world. The Kumana National Park is the most important and most popular bird sanctuary in Sri Lanka. Kumana birdlife supported by Some 20 lagoons and tank is an ornithologist’s paradise. During April–July, tens of thousands of birds migrate to the Kumana swamp area annually nearly 255 species of birds have been recorded in the National Park. Regular sightings of birds include pelicans, painted storks, spoonbills, white ibis, herons, egrets and hundreds of little cormorants. The very rare black-necked stork has also been spotted at the swamp.

After lunch

Tranfer to the hotel for leisure

Dinner and night stay at the hotel……………………

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 7

After breakfast transfer to Bundala National park for safari

Located about fifteen kilometers east of Hambantota Bundala National Park is one of Sri Lanka's foremost destinations for birdwatchers, protecting an important area of coastal wetland famous for its abundant aquatic (and other) birdlife. The park is also home to significant populations of elephants, Marsh & estuarine crocodiles, turtles & other fauna, including the leopard. Stretching along the coast east of Hambantota, Bundala National Park is ideal for instant gratification: in a four hour jeep ride, we can see elephants, 8ft crocs, giant squirrels & flamingoes. Afternoon safaris in the dry season (December - May) provide visitors with the best chance of seeing the wildlife.

After lunch , leisure at the hotel

Diner and overnight stay at the hotel……………………

 

Day 8

After breakfast transfer to Galle

Lunch and transfer to the hotel

Evening Galle city tour

 

Galle is a town situated on the southwestern tip of Sri Lanka, 119 km from Colombo.  Galle was known as a port of call during the colonial period in Sri Lanka. Galle reached the height of its development in the 18th century, during the Dutch colonial period. The Galle fort is 36 Hectares; it consists of 12 Bastians ,  massive ramparts, narrow roads consisting of Dutch architecture and houses . These have qualified the fort to become a living city of a by gone era. Galle Fort is a UNESCO declared world heritage site

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel

Day 9

Early Breakfast and transfer for whale watching

Galle whale watching

This is safely conducted by the navy and many other private companies. Best time to visit is November to April for four hours in the weekends.

After lunch

Transfer to Colombo

Diner and night at the Hotel……………..

Day 10

After breakfast, shopping

Colombo

The name "Colombo", first introduced by the Portuguese in 1505, is believed to be derived from the classical Sinhalese name Kolon thota, meaning "port on the river Kelani".Today, Colombo is the commercial capital of Sri lanka. Home to all trades, the old parliament, purposely built hotels, religious sites, schools, and universities. The Administrative capital is at Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, it is a few miles away from Colombo. Many gem shops, tea and spice shops, Handicrafts, Branded clothes and many recreational paths made for the health conscious souls is an interesting phase in Colombo.

Dinner and transfer to Bandaranaike International Airport at Katunayake

Price upon Request