Wild World of Sri Lanka – 6 nights Wildlife Safari Tour of Sri Lanka, Option III

Day 01

  • Arrival in Colombo International Airport and meet with our representative at the arrival lounge
  • Transfer to Kitulgala – 2 hour drive approximately
  • Evening bird watching trail at Village
  • Overnight stay at Kitulgala Adventures

Day 02

  • Early morning Bird watching trail – Bird watching in Kithulgala is considered as a main interest of a nature lover and can result in you seeing many of the country's endemic bird species such as Sri Lanka Orange-billed babbler and chestnut-backed owlet, as well as reptiles such as green pit viper and earless lizard and a variety of butterflies
  • Breakfast at the Camp Site
  • Evening Bird watching trail in the village
  • Overnight stay at Kitulgala Adventures

Day 03

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Udawalawe National Park – 3 ½ hour drive approximately
  • Do evening safari at Udawalawe National Park
  • Overnight stay in Nil Diya Mankada Safari Lodge

Day 04

  • Do morning safari at Udawalawe National Park
  • Udawalawe is an important habitat for Sri Lankan Elephants, which are relatively easy to see in its open habitats. Many elephants are attracted to the park because of the Udawalawe reservoir, with a herd of about 250 believed to be permanently resident.
  • Transfer to Bundala National Park
  • Do evening safari at Bundala National Park
  • About 100 species of water birds inhabit the wetland habitats in Bundala, half of them being migrant birds. Greater Flamingo which visits in large flocks of over 1,000 individuals, from Rann of Kutch of India is being the highlight in the past. Other water birds which are present in large numbers include Lesser Whistling Duck, Garganey, Little Cormorant, Indian Cormorant, Grey Heron, Black-headed Ibis, Eurasian Spoonbill Asian Openbill, Painted Stork, medium sized waders, Tringa subspecies, and small waders, Charadrius subspecies. Black-necked Stork, Lesser Adjutant and Eurasian Coot are rare birds inhabit in the national park
  • Overnight stay at Yala Lake Camp

Day 05

  • Full day safari at Yala National Park
  • Yala is an ideal place to spot the “big four” of Sri Lankan wildlife, the elephants, the sloth bear, the illusive leopard and the wild buffalo, the unsung denizen of the park, if nothing else dangerous to the extreme. The roaming elephant herds can be easily seen during dry spells at the small scale reservoirs like Butuwe (derived from the word “Wana Butewa”) and Mahaseelawa while Uraniya is best known for its aquatic avifauna, wild buffalo, mugger or mash crocodile & salt water crocodiles. The black sloth bear is more difficult to spot as it’s more of a solitary animal of nocturnal habits and sightings tend to be a seasonal occurrence.
  • Overnight stay at Yala Lake Camp

Day 06

  • Bird watching trail in Tissa forest and the tank
  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transfer to Colombo
  • Overnight stay at Cinnamon Red

Day 07

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transfer to Airport for departure – 1 hour drive approximately

From US$ 1070

Per person on double sharing basis

We can tailor this trip to suit your requirements

Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation

The rate includes,

  • Accommodation in mentioned hotels
  • Meals as per mentioned meal plans
  • Air conditioned transfers with an English speaking chauffeur guide
  • All mentioned activities and park entrance fees

Prices may vary plus/minus depending on the season

Places of visit during this trip

Key highlights of this trip

  • Bird watching trails in Kitulgala
  • Jeep safari Udawalawe National Park
  • Jeep safari Bundala National Park
  • Jeep safari Yala National Park
  • Bird watching trails in Tissamaharama

Accommodation and meals during this trip (For 2 Adults)

  • 2 nights in Kitulgala Adventures in Kitulgala on bed and breakfast basis
  • 1 night in Nildiya Mankada Safari Lodge on bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights in Yala Lake camp on bed & breakfast basis
  • 1 night in Cinnamon Red in Colombo on bed and breakfast basis