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Explore the Mystical Land of Sri-Lanka

6 Days

Description

Visit one of the largest and most impressive botanical gardens, and watch elephants bathing at Pinnawala. Search for the elusive leopards at Yala National Park, and meet Dolphins & Whale. Enjoy the most famous beach in the country, and explore World Heritage Sight Galle built in the 17th century. See the Clock Tower constructed in 1883 and the most picturesque cricket grounds in the world.

Itinerary
  • Day 1: Arrive in Colomboexpand_more
    • Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo, and our representative will meet you and transfer you to Kandy. 
    • Visit Royal Palace on the shore of the lake which is justifiably the largest tourist draw in Kandy.
    • Overnight accommodation at Kandy
    • Enjoy the nightlife and relax.
  • Day 2: Pinnawala Elephant orphanageexpand_more
    • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild elephants located at Pinnawala. Visiting the elephants at Pinnawala is one of the highlights of a Sri Lankan holiday. Seeing these magnificent animals close is just amazing. The orphanage is quite a large site and while there, you can see lots of elephants. See the babies being fed with bottles of milk. Follow the elephants being taken down to the river, a short walk away and spend about 2 to 3-hours watching them play in the water.
    • Overnight accommodation at Kandy
  • Day 3: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniyaexpand_more
    • The botanical gardens grow over 4,000 species of plants and are about 5.5 kilometres west of Kandy. It attracts over 2 million visitors per year. Newcomers to tropical botany will love this experience, and the large collection of orchids is particularly spectacular. You will also find medicinal plants and spices. 
    • After driving to Katharagama, overnight accommodation at Katharagama.
  • Day 4: Yala National Park Safariexpand_more
    • Yala National Park has a variety of ecosystems including moist monsoon, dry monsoon, semi-deciduous, thorn, grasslands, freshwater, marine wetlands, and sandy beaches. The national park is situated in the dry semi-arid climatic region.
    •  There are 215 bird species in the park; of which, six are endemic to Sri Lanka. 44 species of mammals are residents in Yala National Park, and it has one of the highest leopard densities in the world. 
    • You can also spot the Sloth Bear, Leopard, Elephant, Wild water buffalo, which are threatened species. 
    • Toque Macaque, Golden Palm Civet, Red Slender Loris, and Fishing Cat are among the other mammals you might come across. 
    • Accommodation at Mirissa.
  • Day 5: Dolphin & Whale Watching Boat Tourexpand_more
    • Enjoy a trip from Mirissa harbour, Sri Lanka to observe whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. 
    • During the whale migration season, it’s easy to spot: Blue whales, Bryde´s whales, Sperm whales, Fin whales, sometimes Killer whales, Common dolphins, Bottlenose dolphins, Spinner dolphins, Risso's dolphins and Striped dolphins. Sometimes, you can see turtles and various fish species as well.
    • Come and spend some time in Unawatuna Beach; one of the biggest tourist destinations & most famous beach in the country. The beach is popular with tourists. Part of the beach is occupied with sunbeds and families come here to enjoy swimming.
    • Accommodation at Galle.
  • Day 6: Galle, shopping and Colombo Airport Departureexpand_more
    • UNESCO World Heritage Site Galle Fort is also known as the Dutch Fort or the Ramparts of Galle, in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka. It was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then, extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards.
    • Visit International Cricket Stadium, which is situated near Galle Fort. It is considered to be one of the most picturesque cricket grounds in the world.
    • Head to Galle Clock Tower located within the Galle Fort. The Clock Tower is a popular landmark and overlooks the central Moon Bastion, on the site of the former guard room. It was constructed in 1883.
    • Next, move to Galle Lighthouse, which is Sri Lanka's oldest light station dating back to 1848.
    • Finally, depart to Bandaranaike International Airport.
What's Included
  • Pick up from airport or nearby
  • Entry tickets if any
  • Professional tour guide
  • Private car/van with the services of a professional tour guide
  • Five-night accommodation
  • Private Safari tour at Yala National Park
  • Group boat tour at Mirissa
  • Breakfast, Dinner
  • Water bottle 
  • Airport or Hotel drop-offs nearby Colombo or Galle
What's Excluded
  • Alcoholic beverages 
Know before you go
  • This is a private tour
  • This tour will start at the Airport or hotel in Sri Lanka.
  • The tour duration is for 6 Days 5 nights
  • This tour will finish at Colombo Airport or Galle.
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Meeting Point

Canada Friendship Road

Activity Level

Easy

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