Trip reference number: 2287

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Sri Lanka’S Wildlife Highlights

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A fabulous two week tailor made itinerary in Sri Lanka, explore the stunning scenery, wildlife and heritage sites of this beautiful country.

Sri Lanka has everything a wildlife enthusiast could ask for. The island's dazzling array of national parks are home to an excellent range of mammals, as well as a huge diversity of birds. This extensive itinerary brings together the finest locations in Sri Lanka for observing wildlife, but also combines wonderful landscapes and some of the island's iconic cultural and historical locations.

Over the course of two weeks, this suggested itinerary will provide opportunities to see Asian elephant, marsh mugger crocodile, sambar, chital, leopard, and even sloth bear. As for birds, there have been more than 400 species recorded in Sri Lanka, of which 30 are endemic to the island. Some of the notable highlights that you could see here include red-faced malkoha, malabar trogon, Sri Lanka blue magpie and white-bellied sea eagle.

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart UK
  2. Days 2-3: Arrive Colombo & drive to Kandy
  3. Days 4-6: Drive to Nuwara Eliya via Udawattakale Forest; visit Horton Plains
  4. Day 7: Transfer to Tissamaharama
  5. Day 8: Lunugamvehera National Park
  6. Day 9: Birding around Tissamaharama & Yala Salt Pans
  7. Day 10: Full-day safari in Yala National Park
  8. Day 11: Visit Bundala Lewaya
  9. Days 12-14: Drive to Sinharaja Forest Reserve via Udawalawe
  10. Day 15: Katunayaka near Colombo
  11. Day 16: Fly back to the UK
  • Available*: Jan to Dec
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £2,595 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £1,945 pp
  • Activities available:
    • Birdwatching
    • Culture

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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