Ceylon Wildlife Safari - DELUXE

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Group size:1 - 9
Meals:6 breakfasts.


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.


Location: UK/Ireland - Night on board

Arrival at UK/Ireland departure airport ready to check-in for an overnight flight to Colombo. Night on board.

* 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.

Accommodation Name: The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden

Location: Colombo - Seeduwa

Arrive at Colombo International Airport and transfer to Seeduwa, 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 Seeduwa.

Accommodation Name: Cinnamon Wild Yala

Location: Seeduwa - Tissamaharama

Breakfast 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.

* Optional Mangrove Boat Safari in Madu River: 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.

Accommodation Name: Cinnamon Wild Yala

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Tissamaharama - Bundala National Park - Tissamaharama

Begin the day early in the morning driving to Bundala National Park for a private game drive with a packed breakfast. 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 Kataragama Temple and Kiri Vehera Buddhist Temple in the afternoon. Return to the hotel and overnight stay in Tissamaharama.

Accommodation Name: Cinnamon Wild Yala

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Tissamaharama - Udawalawe National Park - Tissamaharama

Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, star your day visiting the Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe, 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 Udawalawe National Park on a private safari game drive 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.

Accommodation Name: Cinnamon Wild Yala

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Tissamaharama - Yala National Park - Tissamaharama

Set off early in the morning for a private game drive with a packed breakfast in Yala National Park, 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.

* Optional Afternoon Safari at Yala National Park: 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.

Accommodation Name: The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Tissamaharama - Seeduwa

Breakfast at the hotel. Head north to Seeduwa, 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 Seeduwa.

* Optional visit to Galle Fort: 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.

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Seeduwa - Colombo - Night on board

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

Meals: Breakfast

Location: UK/Ireland

Arrive in the UK/Ireland and end your trip.

What's Included

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


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