DAY 01 & 02
Overnight stay at Deniyaya / Sinharaja Ayubowan Sri Lanka! Upon arriving in Sri Lanka you will get welcome gifts and many more from WALK IN LANKA Tours. That is the starting step of our kindness hospitality. In same time you will meet chauffer guide who shall take you whole tour by air conditioned vehicle.
As the daylight touches the land, you will come to realize that you are in the midst of Sinharaja, Sri Lanka’s last viable area of primary tropical rainforest. More than sixty percent of the trees are endemic and many of them are considered rare. There is much endemic wildlife, especially birds, but the reserve is also home to over fifty percent of Sri Lanka’s endemic species of mammals and butterflies, as well as many kinds of insects, reptiles and rare amphibians.
Enjoy both a morning and evening private bird watching trek lead by a naturalist guide.
Next day, after breakfast, embark on a guided walk in the Sinharaja Rainforest (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Listen to the chirping of birds and learn about the different species of birds, reptiles and amphibians found within this great Rain Forest.
Things to Do: Explore Sinharaja Forest / Water Falls / Bird Watching / National Museum / Camping / Hiking / Village exploration / BBQ Nights / Adventure activates / Photo Shoot
Approximately Time & Distance from Colombo: 3 h 34 min (172.1 km)
Province: Southern Province | District: Matara District
Route: Bandaranayaka International Air Port – Deniyaya – Sinharaja
Note: If you need camping in Sinharaja, Please request before you choose hotels, we will arrange best camping solution replacing with hotels.
DAY 03 & 04
Overnight stay at Mirissa Today you will be returning to the coast of Sri Lanka. We suggest you break the journey to explore the local wonders of the UNESCO World Heritage 17th century Dutch fort. The ancient port city of Galle is Sri Lanka’s oldest living city and retains a unique old-world atmosphere. In this maze of cobbled pathways lined by petit town houses, you will get lost, but that is the very intension.
Next Day, Mornings take the boat from the Mirissa Fishery’s Harbor and go sea bird watching & Dolphins / Whale watching. Also we will take see wonderful collection of Dutch-colonial buildings, a town of great beauty. Classic architecture melds with a dramatic tropical setting to create a reality that is endlessly interesting.
One of Sri Lanka’s finest secrets is that the town of Mirissa, is one of the world’s best locations for watching blue and sperm whales as well as pods of dolphins. This is because the continental shelf is closer to surface at this point and hence, it is more likely to sight the world’s largest animal in nature.
As you set off on the boat cruise listen out to the cacophony of tunes created by spinner dolphins, travelling in pods. In deeper waters you will spot the blue whales travelling in groups. As you venture further out are the sperm whales that travel in solitude with a few others. This makes Sri Lanka arguably the best place in the world to sight both blue and sperm whales together. Don’t forget your camera to catch their tails flip. After an exciting experience return to the hotel and spend the afternoon at leisure
Things to Do: Old Town of Galle / Japanese Peace Pagoda / Bike Tours / Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum Complex / Jungle Beach / Unawatuna Beach / Dutch Reformed Church / Rumasalla Mountain / Galle Fort Lighthouse / Clock Tower / Mirissa Beach / Dolphin & Whale Watching / Boat Tours / Water Sports / Surfing / Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Approximately Time & Distance from Colombo: 2 h 28 min (150.5 km)
Province: Southern Province | District: Matara District
Route: Sinharaja – Galle – Mirissa
DAY 05 & 06
Overnight stay at Yala (Free One day Sri Lankan Traditional Lunch) Today you will be heading east to the jungles of Yala. You will soon learn that the Yala game park is famous for the elusive leopard and has one of the highest densities of leopards in the world. The sloth bear and Asian elephant who are also part of Sri Lanka’s Big Five can be spotted. Having said that, Yala has much more to share – wild bears, peacocks, wild buffalo, sambar and spotted deer. In addition, up to 130 species of birds have been recorded at Yala, many migratory, including the white winged black tern, curlews and pintails. Indigenous species include jungle fowl, hornbills and orioles. With luck you will witness all these creatures over an evening jeep safari with a naturalist guide.
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.
Next day, 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.
Things to Do: Explore Yala National Park / Jeep Safari / Outdoor Activities / Camping / Buduruwagala / Bird Watching / Walking on Beach / Camping / Hiking / Village exploration / BBQ Nights / Adventure activates / Photoshoot
Approximately Time & Distance from Colombo: 4 h 47 min (275 km)
Province: Southern Province | District: Hambantota District
Route: Mirissa – Yala
Note: If you need camping in Yala, Please request before you choose hotels, we will arrange best camping solution replacing with hotels.
DAY 07 & 08
Overnight stay at Udawalawe Today you will be heading inland to the depths of the island to Udawalawe National Park. Udawalawe National Park covers an area of 30,821 hectares, and includes a large reservoir, the Udawalawe Tank, which is fed by the Walawe Ganga. The park is home to an estimated 500 elephants, best spotted by the river or streams and reservoirs. Other wildlife includes wild buffalo, sambar deer, mongooses, bandicoots, foxes, water monitors, crocodiles, and even the occasional sloth bear and leopard. Your night’s residence will be at the exclusive luxury camping which is set up within wilds of the game park and offers an all-inclusive service. To set the mood, take an evening elephant safari.
Relish your stay in the jungles where you will have unlimited time to take both morning and evening game drives. During the day drop by the Elephant Transit Centre, where orphaned and sick elephants are cared for until they are able to return to the park. We invite you to feed them a bottle of milk.
Next Day, after breakfast conduct a morning safari at Udawalawe National Park. Surrounded by mountain ranges, the terrain of the park is a mixture of grassland, shrub jungle, wild teak plantations and two important factors which make this park special – the large Udawalewe Reservoir and the Walewe River, which ensure a supply of water for the fauna within.
With herds of elephants, wild buffalo, sambar deer and leopards, Uda Walawe National Park is the Sri Lankan national park that best rivals the savannah reserves of Africa.
Things to Do: Explore Udawalawe National Park / Udawalawa Safari / Elephant Transit / River Bathing / Bird Watching / Hiking & Trekking / Photoshoot / Enjoy the beauty of nature / Waterfalls
Approximately Time & Distance from Colombo: 4 h 3 min (200.8 km)
Province: Uva Province| District: Hambantota District
Route: Yala – Udawalawe
Overnight stay at Colombo Back to Colombo, on the way you can enjoy and explore around area until reach Colombo. Also you can enjoy night in Galle face beach park Colombo.
Things to Do: Galle faces Beach Park Colombo / Clubbing / Explore night life / Bars and restaurants / Boat riding / Shopping / BBQ / Photoshoot many more etc.
Province: Western Province | District: Colombo District
Route: Udawalawe – Colombo
DAY 10 + Free Colombo City Tour
End of Tour and Transfer to Airport After breakfast enjoy free city tour of Colombo as you visit the various landmarks. Colombo is fast changing and developing to the modern city preserving the old charm to its splendor. Here visit the 100 years old clock tower, elegant historical building and many places like Pettah Bazaar, Buddhist Temple and Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall on your Colombo tour. Enjoy shopping in the colorful bazaars to take home lots of souvenirs, artifacts and Sri Lanka delights. Finally you will checkout of the hotel and transfer to the airport.
Ayubowan! And Thanks for visit Sri Lanka with WALK IN LANKA Tours. We will appreciate and we will most welcome to give best hospitality. See you soon in next time and come again.
Master Route Plan: Bandaranayake International Airport – Deniyaya – Sinharaja – Mirissa – Galle – Yala – Udawalawa – Colombo – Bandaranayake International Airport