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Animal Instinct, A Safari Tour Filled with Adventure

This is a tour that introduces guests to the best wild life sanctuaries in Sri Lanka as well as including fascinating adventures like a nature trail, a forest trek and a bullock cart ride, concluding with a couple of relaxing day on the beach by the Indian Ocean. This journey of discovery begins with a drive northwards along the west coast to the seldom-visited Wilpattu National Park for two nights, then south to the centre of the Cultural Triangle with an opportunity to visit another National Park. There’s an arranged encounter with Veddas, and a night in the old capital of the medieval kingdom of Kandy with its Temple of the Tooth and grand Edwardian buildings.

Next a conducted tour of the Sinharaja Forest followed by a safari in the southern National Park of Yala, concluding with a couple of nights in the tourist hotspot for the young-at-heart, Hikkaduwa.

Day 01
Overnight stay in Golden Star Beach Hotel, Negombo
On arrival you will be met by our English speaking Chauffeur Guide and the Airport staff who will offer assistance. Arrive at your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure as you will be after a relatively long flight.
  • Standard Room
  • Air Conditioned
  • Hot Water
Overnight stay in Golden Star Beach Hotel, Negombo
Day 02
Overnight stay in Big Game Camp, Wilpattu
Leave Negombo and transfer to Wilpattu National Park. The Wilpattu National Park recently opened after a closure of over 20 years. The wilderness is pristine and remains undisturbed. Meet the camp crew and settle down at your campsite which is located at the border of the National Park.
  • 24 hour Reception
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Elephants enjoying a refreshing bath in their sanctury
Day 03
Overnight stay in Big Game Camp, Wilpattu
Enjoy morning and evening game drives at the Wilpattu National Park. Observe the majestic creatures of Sri Lanka in their natural habitat. A real treat for nature and animal lovers alike. This exciting drive is a must do during your visit.
  • Standard Tent
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
Perfect capture of random moments of a Leopard couple
Day 04
Overnight stay in Sorowwa Resort & Spa, Habarana
After breakfast depart to the hub of the cultural triangle, the town of Habarana. You can either spend the afternoon relaxing or embark on an exciting safari at Minneriya National Park.
  • Deluxe Room
  • King-size bed
  • Satellite TV
Thrilled tourists capturing scenes on a wild life tour
Day 05
Overnight stay in Earl’s Regent, Kandy

After breakfast take part in the Hiriwaduna Trek. This trek allows you to understand village life as well as experience a bullock cart ride and even a catamaran boat ride.

Thereafter proceed to Sri Lanka’s Hill Capital, Kandy en route visiting the Matale Spice Gardens.

  • Superior Room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free- Wifi
Tourists enjoying a thrilling Catamaran ride in Sri Lanka
Day 06
Overnight stay in Earl’s Regent, Kandy

Leave after an early breakfast to Dambana a village where it is possible to meet the Veddha community, Sri Lanka’s aborigines. Interact with this community through interpreters and learn of their unique way of life.

In the evening visit the much revered Temple of the Tooth Relic of the Lord Buddha and a sightseeing tour of Kandy and enjoy and learn of its history and surroundings.

  • Superior Room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free- Wifi
Breathtaking exterior view of Dalada Maligawa at night
Day 07
Overnight stay in Rainforest Eco Lodge, Deniyaya

After breakfast proceed to a location close to the Sinharaja Rainforest. A lowland rain forest alive with life. Bird watchers will find this to be a real treat.

Spend the evening at leisure after a strenuous drive from Kandy.

  • River Lodge
  • Bathrooms with all amenities
  • Solar lighting
  • A breathtaking sight of a water stream in the Sinharaja forest
    Day 08
    Overnight stay in Rainforest Eco Lodge, Deniyaya
    After breakfast, embark on a guided walk in the Sinharaja Rainforest. Listen to the chirping of birds and learn about the different species of birds, reptiles and amphibians found within this great Rain Forest.
    • River Lodge
    • Bathrooms with all amenities
    • Solar lighting
    The dense greenery of the Sinharaja Forest reserve
    Day 09
    Overnight stay in Wild Trails, Yala

    Leave after breakfast for Yala National Park. Arrive at the campsite located inside the Yala National Park in time for lunch. Popular for its Elephant and Leopard sightings, catch a glimpse of these creatures roaming the wild.

    Take an evening game drive of Yala National Park to track the Sri Lanka Leopard, Elephant, Sloth Bear and many other exciting species of wildlife.

    • River Lodge
    • Bathrooms with all amenities
    • Solar lighting
    Wild Elephants wander around their natural habitat
    Day 10
    Overnight stay in Wild Trails, Yala
    Set off once again and enjoy morning and evening game drives at the Yala National Park. This is an ideal opportunity to observe all the animals you might have missed during the previous day, as each day is different from the other.
    • River Lodge
    • Bathrooms with all amenities
    • Solar lighting
    A lone Sloth Bear walking in its habitat
    Day 11
    Overnight stay in Citrus Hikkaduwa
    After your final morning game drive, you will leave Yala and journey to Hikkaduwa. Arrive at your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure relaxing by the beautiful beach. Grab a drink as you sit down on the soft sand while you watch the sun set
    Exterior view of Citrus Hikkaduwa at night
    Day 12
    Overnight stay in Citrus Hikkaduwa
    Spend the whole day at the beach. Catch some sun or take a walk along the shore line as you’re surrounded by the sights and sounds of tropical paradise.
    Day-beds by the beach at Aditya Resort
    Day 13
    Safe trip home
    After breakfast proceed to the Airport in time for the connecting flight.
    Close up view of an Aero plane landed on the ground at sunset
    Available Attractions
    Kandy

    The ancient kingdom of Kandy is home to the Temple of the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha as well as Edwardian buildings, a king-made lake, a nature reserve and exciting shops.

    As the second largest city of the island and the capital of the Central Province, Kandy has grown from being a medieval kingdom to a friendly, busy city set in forested hills and surrounded by tea plantations and close to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya. As well as the Temple of the Tooth, there are many Buddhist monasteries and Hindu places of worship to visit, and cultural dance performances to watch.

    Kandy is a convenient base to stay for a few days while exploring the Cultural Triangle as there are comfortable hotels to suit every budget. The city is easily accessible from Colombo by rail, road and float plane.

    Breathtaking exterior view of Dalada Maligawa at night
    Willpattu

    Wilpattu National Park is located in the north west of the dry zone of the island with a long coastal boundary. It is approximately 180 km north of Colombo. Wilpattu is reputed to have the highest density of leopards in the world. The park is also home to elephants, spotted deer, boars and mongooses. The jungle fowl, the national bird of Sri Lanka, and many species of owls, gulls, eagles are also found in the Park.

    The Park is also inhabited by mugger crocodiles, common cobras, Indian pythons and soft shelled turtles. During the rains of the northeast monsoons from December to February and the subsequent inter-monsoonal rains, the 60 lakes and tanks in the Park attract wildlife while flora and fauna thrive in the lush climate. Only a quarter of the Park is open to visitors; the rest is covered in dense forest.

    Perfect capture of random moments of a Leopard couple
    Yala

    Yala National Park is also known as the Ruhunu National Park and is one of the biggest jungles in the country. Set in the southeast of Sri Lanka, it is a 305 km drive from Colombo. Elephants are the Park’s main attraction although leopards are seen frequently and sloth the bear occasionally. Yala is also home to hundred species of birds, endemic and foreign, including the jungle fowl, Sri Lanka’s national bird, and flocks of peacocks. Yala also has a beach front and swamps haunted by crocodiles.

    As one of the first National Parks established in Sri Lanka (in 1938), Yala is an established place for tourists to visit and stay as it has plenty of accommodation near its gates, both luxurious and budget and even camping; morning and evening safaris by jeep can be arranged easily.

    A lone Sloth Bear walking in its habitat
    Sinharaja

    The Sinharaja Rainforest covers 7,648ha and is a biodiversity hotspot and UNESCO World Heritage Site, a national park surrounded by rivers. While the altitude ranges between 300m to 1,000m, the Reserve houses more than 50% of endemic species including mammals, butterflies, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians living in temperatures of 19 – 34 degrees Celsius. Sinharaja is home to twelve endemic mammals including the frequently seen giant squirrel, dusky-stripped jungle squirrel, badger mongoose and endemic purple-faced leaf monkey and torque macaque

    The birds include more than half of the endemic species including endangered ones while the Green Pit Viper and the Hump-nosed Viper are common reptiles. The Torrent toad, common house toad and the Wrinkled Frog and Sri Lankan Reed Frogs are also found in Sinharaja. The Reserve can be reached from hotels on the west coast.

    A breathtaking sight of a water stream in the Sinharaja forest
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    Price
    Description Price
    Per person in a double Room Approximately US$ 1,500
    Inclusions & Exclusions
    The above cost includes:
    • 12 nights’ accommodation. 06 nights on bed & breakfast while at Negombo, Habarana, Kandy, Hikkaduwa and 02 nights on half board while at Sinharaja and 04 nights on full board basis while at Wilpattu, Yala.
    • Transport in an Air-Conditioned car with an accompanying English speaking Chauffeur Guide.
    • Government Tax (11%)
    The above cost does not include:
    • Early check-in & Late check-out.
    • Entrance/excursion fees to the places mentioned in our itinerary.
    • Tips and other expenses of a personal nature
    Availability at hotels is subject to confirmation of the tour and travel dates
    Payment Policy
    Please note we require 50% of the payment on confirmation and the balance 2 weeks prior to arrival or the full payment can be settled on confirmation.
    Payment Methods
    • On-line payment using a personal credit card (Amex/Visa/Master). Log in details will be sent on confirmation.
    • Bank transfer.
    What Our Travelers Have To Say About Us
    Bespoke Tour
    • 25-Dec-2016
    Good tour. Would have appreciated more help and advice in the planning stage being first timers to Sri Lanka
    Bespoke Tour
    • 25-Oct-2016
    It was a great service, perfect guide, food excellent, nice hotels...we will be back.