Ceylon Wildlife Safari - CHARM

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Experience the most exciting safaris in Sri Lanka on an extraordinary journey through the most iconic national parks. Admire the rich biodiversity of Bundala National Park and explore Udawalawe National Park on an unforgettable safari to observe wild elephants. Top your experience in Yala National Park, where all expectations are surpassed as you go in search of leopards and majestic wildlife.

Destinations
  • Sri Lanka
  • Indian Subcontinent
Tour Types
  • Circuits
  • Wildlife

Location: UK/Ireland - Night on board

<p>Arrival at UK/Ireland departure airport ready to check-in for an overnight flight to <strong>Colombo</strong>. Night on board.</p> <p>* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.</p>

Accommodation Name: Terrace Green Hotel & Spa

Location: Colombo - Negombo

<p>Arrive at Colombo International Airport and transfer to <strong>Negombo,</strong> on the west coast of Sri Lanka. The rest of the day is at your leisure to enjoy your beautiful surroundings or take a relaxing stroll along the idyllic coastline. Known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka exudes natural beauty and tropical charms. Overnight stay in Negombo.</p>

Accommodation Name: Thaulle Resort

Location: Negombo - Tissamaharama

<p dir="ltr"><strong>Breakfast</strong> at the hotel. Today, travel to the Southern part of Sri Lanka, home to some of the most iconic wildlife in the country. At arrival, check in at the hotel and spend the evening relaxing and preparing for the exciting days ahead! We recommend an optional en-route excursion: a boat safari in the Madu River*. Overnight stay in Tissamaharama.</p> <p dir="ltr">* <strong>Optional Mangrove Boat Safari in Madu River</strong>: En-route, enjoy a boat safari in the Madu River (also known as Madu Ganga) and let yourself be amazed by the estuary and mangrove islets. This area makes up a coastal wet-land-eco-system that is home to diverse species of birds, animals and aquatic plants.</p>

Accommodation Name: Thaulle Resort

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Tissamaharama - Bundala National Park - Tissamaharama

<p dir="ltr">Begin the day early in the morning driving to <strong>Bundala National Park </strong>for a<strong> private game drive</strong> with a <strong>packed breakfast</strong>. This one-of-a-kind location where the land, sea and wetlands meet is a popular winter site for migratory birds and home to a diverse variety of wildlife such as spotted deer, the rare pangolin and playful monkeys. Return to the hotel to take a small break before visiting the <strong>Kataragama Temple</strong> and <strong>Kiri Vehera Buddhist Temple</strong> in the afternoon. Return to the hotel and overnight stay in Tissamaharama.</p>

Accommodation Name: Thaulle Resort

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Tissamaharama - Udawalawe National Park - Tissamaharama

<p dir="ltr"><strong>Breakfast</strong> at the hotel. At the indicated time, star your day visiting the <strong>Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe</strong>, a halfway house that cares for wounded and orphaned elephants that aims to release them into the wild once they are rehabilitated and healthy. In the afternoon, enjoy <strong>Udawalawe National Park</strong> on a<strong> private safari game drive</strong> in search for beautiful wild elephants and an amazing diversity of animals as wild buffaloes, crocodiles or sloth bears. Return to the hotel and overnight stay in Tissamaharama.</p>

Accommodation Name: Thaulle Resort

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Tissamaharama - Yala National Park - Tissamaharama

<p dir="ltr">Set off early in the morning for a <strong>private game drive </strong>with a <strong>packed breakfast </strong>in <strong>Yala National Park</strong>, the most famous national park in Sri Lanka. Its magnificent sights of majestic elephant herds, great black bears and agile leopards are unparalleled to any of the national parks in the country. Remember to bring comfortable shoes, warm and rainproof jackets, sunhat and protection and cameras to capture the beautiful wildlife. Return to the hotel to relax and enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure. If you still feel adventurous, we suggest a 2nd (afternoon) safari at Yala National Park*. Overnight stay in Tissamaharama.</p> <p dir="ltr">* <strong>Optional Afternoon Safari at Yala National Park</strong>: Enjoy the 2nd safari of the day in Yala, the most iconic national park in the South of Sri Lanka. Snap photos, take in the landscapes and look out for more elephants, fine-feathered peacocks and leopards, as well as colorful and unique bird species.</p>

Accommodation Name: Terrace Green Hotel & Spa

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Tissamaharama - Negombo

<p dir="ltr"><strong>Breakfast</strong> at the hotel. Head north to <strong>Negombo</strong>, following the coastline. On arrival, get settled at the hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Admire the views of Negombo Lagoon and explore the local area at your own pace. We recommend the optional en-route excursion to visit the Galle Fort*. Overnight stay in Negombo.</p> <p dir="ltr">* <strong>Optional visit to Galle Fort</strong>: En-route, stop to learn about the interesting history of the incredible Galle Fort. Considered an historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument, it maintains a polished appearance even after more than 420 years since its construction.</p>

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Negombo - Colombo - Night on board

<p><strong>Breakfast</strong> at the hotel. At the indicted time, leave for Colombo International Airport for your return flight back to the UK/Ireland. Night on board.</p>

Meals: Breakfast

Location: UK/Ireland

<p>Arrive in the UK/Ireland and end your trip.</p>

Included
  • -Visit to Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home.
  • -English-speaking guide.
  • -International flights: UK/Ireland - Colombo - UK/Ireland. *
  • -6 nights accommodation in Charm and Deluxe category hotels.
  • Meals
    -6 breakfasts.
  • -ATOL Protection.
  • -Transfers in air conditioned vehicles.
  • -Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.
  • -Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
  • -3 Game drives in National Parks.
  • -All air taxes and fuel surcharge.

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