Tailor made wildlife tour of Sri Lanka

Two week tailor made tour of Sri Lanka's national parks and wildlife sanctuaries featuring private transport, local guides and half board hotels.
Ratnapura Sinharaja Rainforest National Park Galle Dutch Fort Mirissa blue whale watching Yala National Park Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary Udawalawe National Park Wasgamuwa National Park Wilpattu National Park
Price
£1990 excluding flights
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Duration
11 Days
Type
Tailor made
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Price includes: - Accommodation and meals as described - Entrance fees & Taxes - Car with English speaking driver and guide *Prices can be higher during high season and Christmas/New Year holidays /Summer Holidays.
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Description of Tailor made wildlife tour of Sri Lanka

This two week tailor made wildlife tour of Sri Lanka invites travellers into the bird-abundant rainforests of Sinharaja as well as to the south coast beach town of Mirissa, thought to be one of the world’s foremost locations from where to spot blue whales.

Alongside these incredible settings, you’ll also take wildlife tours in Yala and Wasgamuwa national parks where elephants, sloth bears and a diverse selection of bird species help to present an enviable array of organic animal encounters.

The final part of this wildlife tour of Sri Lanka takes you to Wilpattu National Park, the island’s largest, where grassy plains and wetland areas provide every opportunity to bring your tour to a stunning climax prior to heading to Negombo for one last chance to rest and relax at the beach.

Throughout this tailor made wildlife tour you’ll be treated to your very own chauffeur driven transport which allows you to experience Sri Lanka at your own pace as well as providing every opportunity to stop at cultural heritage sites and taste the delicious regional cuisine, famed throughout the Indian Ocean.

Price information

£1990 excluding flights
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Price includes: - Accommodation and meals as described - Entrance fees & Taxes - Car with English speaking driver and guide *Prices can be higher during high season and Christmas/New Year holidays /Summer Holidays.
Make enquiry

Departure information

Tailor made: Available all year where everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way.

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Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020 by

An absolutely fantastic experience. Sri Lanka is an amazing place with wonderful views, incredible wildlife, interesting temples and friendly people. Read full review

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020 by

An absolutely fantastic experience. Sri Lanka is an amazing place with wonderful views, incredible wildlife, interesting temples and friendly people. Read full review

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020 by

The most memorable part of the holiday was the wildlife and culture. Read full review

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2019 by

The operator put together a really varied itinerary for us and so we were able to have some wonderful relaxation time with gorgeous sunsets (staying at the top of Chamarel was a highlight for the view!), incredible food at SALT, a lovely kayaking afternoon whilst glamping at Otentic, and a fabulous time swimming with sea turtles off of Grand Baie Read full review

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2019 by

Seeing large herds of Asian Elephants Read full review

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2018 by

The most memorable moments were seeing a leopard on our safari in Wilpattu National Park, the beauty of the Knuckles, Gal Oya and the elephants in Udawalawe National Park. Read full review

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2018 by

The amazing scenery, friendly relaxed people and gorgeous wildlife. Read full review

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2017 by

The best part was Gal Oya National Park, where just the two of us and our guides were able to watch 5-6 different herds of elephants quietly feeding approximately 300 m away. We would highly recommend that people visit Sri Lanka so as to experience a country and people filled with genuine warmth. Read full review

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) holiday so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

We love our planet. Our philosophy is that the holiday you take shouldn’t be at the cost of the environment. A commitment to responsible and sustainable tourism is part of our DNA and your holiday will be designed with this in mind. Our local partners are very well informed about the standards we have set and we ensure that they closely adhere to them.Our specialist team designs each and every holidays with responsible holidays and ethical tourism approach.

Our responsible tourism promise aims to ‘ creates better places for people to live in, and better places to visit’.We give many opportunities for our clients to experience what the ‘real’ Sri Lanka is.

Visits to nature reserves and national parks are popular among holidaymakers to Sri Lanka. We give instructions to both our clients and guides on how to minimise impact on environment disturbance to the wildlife. During this tour you will have a chance to visit many national parks: Yala, Udawalawe, Wasgamuwa and Wilpattu and also nature sanctuaries: Sinharajya Rain Forest and Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary. Purchasing tickets to these places helps financially to conserve the environment. These places depends on tourism and therefore flora and founa have to be maintain. We work with guides that are awared of environmental issues of the places, including elephant-human conflicts. They instruct our clients how to behave to not disturb the natural environment.

Your visit to Anuradhapura you will do bicycle tour carbon-free methods of exploring.

Environment and sustainability is high on our list of concerns. We take pride in the achievement of a healthy balance between environment, local people and YOU, the tourist. We know our product well. We give instructions and training to our employees so they can provide the best and in-depth knowledge about the places that we are promoting.

We ensure that the hotels that we choose for our holidays are doing something good for the environment, from recycling through growing their own fruits and vegetables to using solar power.

To ensure environmental awareness of our clients we provide them with detailed environmental information about places they visit, and how they can help. Our clients are also informed on how they can contribute to protect environment financially or if they would like to get involved in some local projects.

People

Our specialist team designs each and every holidays with responsible holidays and ethical tourism approach.

We organise ethical & responsible holidays to Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Seychelles, Mauritius and Maldives.
We provides more enjoyable experiences for tourists through more meaningful connections with local people, and a greater understanding of local cultural, social and environmental issues.

One important area for sustainable tourism that we wish to highlight is ‘tea and spices’. Tea and spices are often purchased by tourists in Sri Lanka and taken home as a gift for friends or family. In our tours around Sri Lanka we encourage our clients to visit fairly-traded and organic tea and spices plantations. We also inform and advice our clients where they can buy products that have been fairly-traded. During this tour you will have a chance to visit tea plantations and spice gardens where you can buy the products directly cutting middle man and giving better income for farmers.

You have to try a king coconut drink! It is the best refreshment while travelling in and about Sri Lanka. It is always cool, and refreshing. It is full of minerals. Most importantly, this small purchase will contribute to the small local businesses. We encourage our clients to eat at least one meal per day in local restaurants. This is beneficial for both local businesses and for tourists. Local businesses will gain the economic benefits through income and tourist will get unforgettable experience by interacting with local people.

Our promises to support communities in this tour show that we implement responsible tourism wherever is possible in this program.
You will have an opportunity to visit local villages around Anuradhapura and Galle where you can purchase craft and art directly from the craft man. You will also have many chances to try delicious, traditional food from small restaurants. Local communities will greatly benefit from the income. Local economy will also benefit as products are grown locally.

Visiting sacred city of Anuradhapura will help you to understand local traditions, culture and religion. Having knowledge about these will help you to understand and respect their life. We inform our clients about local culture, customs, how to behave, and what to wear whilst visiting places so as not to not offend local people and their culture.

Accommodation used in this programme is mostly own by locals, not foreign therefore all income is a great support for local communities and therefore beneficial for economy.


We provide a list of places as well as local communities and institutions if you would like to leave donations.

We are a responsible travel company and has confidence in our capacity to operate as one because we do know the country well. We can truly give you detailed advice about the places you want to visit that would be of benefit to locals and to the environment, whilst serving your need to realise your holiday aspirations.

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