This tour consists of several of Sri Lanka’s finest nature and wildlife experiences. From the Muthurajawela wetlands to Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Udawalawe and Yala National Parks, Sri Lanka has a diverse range of biodiversity hotspots that you can explore.

Tour Itinerary

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Day 1 : Airport - Negambo

  • Welcome on arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport by Explore representative and transfer to Negombo.
  • Check in to a hotel for dinner & overnight stay.

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Day 2 : Negambo - Colombo - Sinharaja

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Discover the Negombo city including the fish market and Old Dutch monuments.
  • Check out from the hotel and proceed to Sinharaja.
  • En-route make a sightseeing tour of Colombo. Visit a Hindu Kovil, a temple, a Christian church, Pettah, Sea Street, Fort, Galle Face Green, and Independence Square. etc.
  • Thereafter continue the journey to Sinharaja rain forest by using Southern expressway
  • Arrive in Sinharaja.
  • Check in to a hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 3 : Sinharaja - Udawalawa - Thissamaharama

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Visit Sinharaja rain forest (World Heritage site declared by UNESCO).
  • Proceed to Udawalawa.
  • Arrive in Uda Walawa and witness feeding at the Baby Elephant Orphanage.
  • Visit Uda Walawe National Park by separate jeeps.
  • Proceed to Tissamaharama.
  • Arrive in Tissamaharama and check in to a hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 4 : Thissamaharama - Ella - Nuwara Eliya

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Visit Yala National Park by separate jeeps.
  • Check out from the hotel and proceed to Nuwara Eliya via Ella and Bandarawela.
  • Arrive in Nuwara Eliya - this was the favorite hill station of the British period. It is 5000ft above sea level. In the evening visit Nuwara Eliya city including fruits and vegetables market.
  • Check in to a hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Horton Plains National Park

Day 5 : Nuwara Eliya - Kandy

  • Early morning at 05.30 am proceed to visit Horton Plains nature reserve with packed breakfast, where you can see endemic birds and plants (World Heritage site declared by UNESCO)
  • Return to the hotel.
  • Proceed to Kandy through lush green tea plantations.
  • En-route visit a Tea Factory to see how tea leaves are processed and manufactured.
  • Witness magnificent Ramboda waterfalls.
  • Arrive in Kandy and check in to a hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 6 : Kandy

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Nature trail at Udawatte Rain Forest (about 07km nature trail by foot).
  • Thereafter visit Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya – the largest botanical garden in Sri Lanka, covering 60 hectares.
  • Visit the Kandy City, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Arts & Crafts Centre, and a Gem Museum.
  • In the evening witness a cultural dance show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dances including fire dancing.
  • Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day : 7 Kandy - Mathale - Sigiriya

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Proceed to Sigiriya via Matale.
  • En-route visit a Spice garden in Matale.
  • Arrive in Sigiriya and climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress (World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO).
  • Check in to a hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 8 : Sigiriya - Pinnawala - Airport

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer to the airport for the departure flight.
  • En-route visit the Elephant Breeding Centre in Pinnawala.
  • Arrive at the airport for the departure flight.

Tour Includes

Meeting and Assistance at the airport.

Accommodation at the above mentioned hotels or similar.

Bed & Breakfast in the hotels mentioned above (BB Basis)

Transport in an Air-Condition Vehicle with an English Speaking chauffer Guide.

Sightseeing.

All government taxes & service charges

Tour Excludes

Lunch, Dinner & other food & Beverages apart from BB Basis.

Early check-in & late checkout

Airfares

All entrance fees and tickets to sites

Camera & video permits (In most places it’s free

Visa & other charges

Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details / submit your individual visa application

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Any expenses of a personal nature

Tips & Portages

Any other expenses not mentioned above