Wild World of Sri Lanka – 9 nights Wildlife Safari Tour of Sri Lanka, Option II

Day 01

  • Arrival in Colombo International Airport and meet with our representative at the arrival lounge
  • Transfer to Kalpitiya – 3 hour drive approximately
  • Overnight stay in Dolphin Beach

Day 02

  • Do a Chartered dolphin watching excursion
  • Watching the delightful dolphins swimming alongside and diving under your boat, riding waves in perfect synchronization and twirling and leaping out of the water in a joyous display, is a magnificent experience and one that will be cherished for years to come.
  • Overnight stay in Dolphin Beach

Day 03

  • Do a Chartered dolphin watching excursion
  • Watching the delightful dolphins swimming alongside and diving under your boat, riding waves in perfect synchronization and twirling and leaping out of the water in a joyous display, is a magnificent experience and one that will be cherished for years to come.
  • Overnight stay in Dolphin Beach

Day 04

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Nochchiyagama – 3 hours drive approximately
  • Evening safari at Wilpattu National Park
  • Overnight stay at Hotel Sinharagama

Day 05

  • Full day safari at Wilpattu National Park
  • Wilpattu is a fairly thick dry zone jungle interspersed with a number of flood plain lakes banked with delicate white sands. It boasts an impressive variety of flora in huge expanses of forest, and varied wildlife, including deer, elephants, wild boar, sloth bears and leopards.
  • Overnight stay at Hotel Sinharagama

Day 06

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transfer to Habarana – 1 ½ hour drive approximately
  • Evening safari at Minneriya National Park
  • Located between Habarana and POLONNARUWA , the 8890 hectares of MINNERIYA NATIONAL PARK is an ideal eco tourism location in Sri Lanka . The park consists of mixed evergreen forest and scrub areas and is home to Sri Lanka's favorites such as sambar deer, leopards and elephants. However the central feature of the park is the ancient Minneriya Tank (built in 3rd century AD by King Mahasena).
  • Overnight stay at The Other Corner

Day 07

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transfer to Peradeniya in order to catch the train for Ella
  • Do the scenic train journey
  • During the journey the train goes passing lush greenish tea estates, many tunnels, farming fields, villages, various types of forests etc.
  • Overnight stay at Viharagala Estate Bungalow

Day 08

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transfer to Yala National Park
  • Do evening safari in Yala National Park
  • Overnight stay at Yala Lake Camp

Day 09

  • Full day safari at Yala National Park
  • YALA NATIONAL PARK, one of Sri Lanka's premier eco tourism destinations, lies 24km northeast of Tissamaharama and 305 km from Colombo on the southeast coast of Sri Lanka, spanning a vast 97,878 hectares over the Southern and Uva Provinces. The vegetation in the park comprises predominantly of semi-arid thorny scrub, interspersed with pockets of fairly dense secondary forest. Small patches of mangrove vegetation also occur along the coastal lagoons.
  • Overnight stay at Yala lake camp

Day 10

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transfer to Airport for departure – 5 hours drive approximately

From US$ 1650

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

  • Dolphin watching in Kalpitiya
  • Safari game drive at Wilpattu National Park
  • Safari game drive at Minneriya National Park
  • Safari game drives at Yala National Park
  • Train Journey

Accommodation and meals during this trip (For 2 Adults)

  • 3 nights in Dolphin Beach in Kalpitiya on bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights in Hotel Sinharagama in Nochchiyagama on bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights in The Other Corner in Habarana on bed and breakfast basis
  • 1 night in Viharagala Estate Bungalow in Haputale on bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights in Yala lake camp in Tissamaharama on bed and breakfast basis