09 Nights & 10 Days
Warmly welcome at the Airport and transfer to Sinharaja. (Approx 4.5 hours)
Overnight stay at Sinharaja
Have early breakfast or take packed breakfast and lunch for an all-day Singharaja Forest exploration
Sinharaja Rain Forest – You will discover the giant rain forest canopy trees that reach over 125 feet, and the rare or endangered trees of the sub-canopy forest and undergrowth. You will see some of the most rare, beautiful and endangered orchids, epiphytes and bromeliads growing among the tree branches. Among the animal life here are mammals such as the leopard, sambar, barking deer and wild boar, 45 species of reptiles, 21 of which are only found in Sri Lanka. Of the beautiful birds nearly ninety percent of the endemic birds of Sri Lanka are found at Sinharaja. In 1989 it was declared a UNESCO''World Heritage Site''.
Overnight stay at Sinharaja .
Have breakfast at the Hotel and leave for Udawalawa National Park. afternoon safari.
Visit Udawalawe National Park by safari jeep and that which lies on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces in Sri Lanka. The reason for creating the National Park was to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River. The reserve covers 30,821 hectares of land area and was established on 30th June 1972. Before the designation of the National Park, the area was gradually ones the National Park was declared. The park is 165 km from Colombo and is an important habitat for water birds and Sri Lankan Elephants.
Overnight stay at Udawalawe
Have breakfast at Hotel and leave for Yala. En-route visit Elephant Transit Home. Afternoon Safari at Yala National Park
Visit the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home, which is a refuge for baby elephants, the majority of which have been affected by the tragic elephant – human conflict (when mothers are often separated from their young or even killed). This incredible project provides food, medical care, and anything else a baby elephant needs. When the elephants are big and strong enough, they are released back into the wilderness to start living a 'normal' elephant life. Easily accessible from Udawalawe National Park itself, visitors can go to the Elephant Transit Center at specific times in the day to enjoy the feeding hour, when the small elephants rush to drink milk and play with their mates. Like any other babies, elephants like showing off, especially when spectators are around so the event can become a great source of entertainment.
Evening., Leave on a Safari of the Yala National Park. This park is 378 sq. miles in extent and is a most famous and well-developed National Park in the Island. You could observe Elephants in herds of varying sizes, Leopards, Wild Boar, Wild Buffalo, Crocodiles, Peacocks Jackals, Sloth Bear and other animals. The Bird life comprises 130 species including the resident and migrant birds. Painted Stalks, Serpent Eagle, Sea Eagle and Pelicans add color to the bird life in the park.
Overnight stay at Yala
Take picnic breakfast from the Hotel and leave to the Yala National Park for Full Day safari. Chauffer will be arranged picnic lunch.
Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. The park consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public, and also adjoining parks. The blocks have individual names such as, Ruhuna National Park (block 1) and Kumana National Park or 'Yala East' for the adjoining area. It is situated in the southeast region of the country and lies in Southern Province and Uva Province. The park covers 979 square kilometres (378 sq mi) and is located about 300 kilometres (190 mi) from Colombo. Yala was designated as a wildlife sanctuary in 1900, and, along with Wilpattu was one of the first two national parks in Sri Lanka, having been designated in 1938. The park is best known for its variety of wild animals. It is important for the conservation of Sri Lankan elephants, Sri Lankan leopards and aquatic birds.
Overnight stay at Yala
Take picnic breakfast, leave for Bundala National Park. After safari leave for Nuwara Eliya.
Bundala National Park is an internationally important wintering ground for migratory water birds in Sri Lanka. Bundala harbors 197 species of birds, the highlight being the greater flamingo, which migrate in large flocks. Bundala was designated a wildlife sanctuary in 1969 and redesignated to a national park on 4 January 1993.In 1991 Bundala became the first wetland to be declared as a Ramsar site in Sri Lanka. In 2005 the national park was designated as a biosphere reserve by UNESCO, the fourth biosphere reserve in Sri Lanka.The national park is situated 245 kilometres (152 mi) southeast of Colombo.
Nuwara eliya Which means the ''City of Lights'' is also known as the city of eternal spring, where the air is pure, cool and distilled up through 1884 meters. The city established by the British in the 19th century and known as ''LITTLE ENGLAND'' and is a popular holiday resort for Sri Lankans & tourists due to its cool climate and quaint colonial feel with its little bungalows surrounded by hedgerows.
Overnight at Nuwara Eliya
Take picnic breakfast from the Hotel and leave for Horton Plains
Around 06:00 hrs after bed tea and geared with picnic breakfast leave for HORTION PLAINS
NATIONAL PARK. This park covers an extent of 3162 hectares and 7200 ft above sea level. An
hour's drive from Nuwara Eliya will bring you it these Plains which is the only one that could
be toured by foot. Endemic Sender Loris and purple monkey are among the important animal species
in addition to Sambhur and the occasional Leopard. Wild elephants have been found in the very
early days. This park is a habitat for a large number of endemic birds and butterflies.
Trek to World’s End vertical drop of 1312 meters and the Bakers Falls is an experience. From here you could see the surrounding hills and the mountain ranges. The best period to visit is during the months of April to August.
Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of the tea country and you can visit a plantation and a factory en route here and witness how the famous ''Ceylon Tea'' is brewed. A journey through narrow passes, beside deep ravines and over gushing streams to the hill country of Sri Lanka is a very enjoyable one.
Overnight stay at Kandy
After breakfast, leave for Wasgamuwa. En-route doing Hulu Ganga village trekking
The excursion to the Hulu Ganga Village will take you downhill passing greenery of varying types. You will pass breathtaking vistas of Knuckles mountain range, while walking past similar tea plantations and paddy fields. From vanilla to cocoa, avocados to Bananas, cloves to tamarind, the abundance of spices and fruits in the area will give you a glimpse into what sri lanka has offer. The hanging bridge itself is used by villagers to cross into nearby areas, and the rocks under the river are a great location to rest and absorb nature.
Overnight stay at Wasgamuwa
Have breakfast at the Hotel and leave for Safari. After the safari leave to Sigiriya.
Wasgamuwa National Park is a natural park in Sri Lanka situated in the Matale and Polonnaruwa Districts. It was declared to protect and to make a refuge for the displaced wild animals during the Mahaweli Development Project in 1984 and is one of the four National Parks designated under the Project. Originally it was designated as a nature reserve in 1938, and then in the early 1970s the area was regarded as a strict nature reserve. Wasgamuwa is one of protected areas where Sri Lankan Elephants can be seen in large herds. It is also one of the Important Bird Areas in Sri Lanka. The name of the Wasgamuwa has derived through the words "Walas Gamuwa". "Walasa" is Sinhala for sloth bear and "Gamuwa" means a wood. The park is situated 225 km away from Colombo.
Climb the 5th century Sigriya Rock Fortress – which is a UNESCO ''World Heritage Site'', built by 'King Kashyapa (477-495 AD)'. The ''Lion Rock'' is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 meters from the green scrub jungle, Its perhaps the most memorable place for visitors to Sri Lanka. The site was known from ancient times as a hermitage for Buddhist monks. A well-planned monastic complex includes caved temples, bathing pools, lovely ponds and Asia's oldest surviving landscaped gardens. Today Sigiriya is famous for its ''Frescos Painted'' in the pocket of the rock. The ''Lion Stairway’’, the ''Mirror Wall'' and the ''Water Gardens'' are the other highlights of Sigiriya. (Approximately 02 – 03 hours Up and Down)
Overnight stay at Sigiriya
After breakfast, proceed to the airport for your flight home.