Step into the wild

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Sri Lanka has tons of wildlife.  It is one of the most popular destinations for the concentration of leopards and elephants. Also most famously known as the best place to see blue whales in the entire world! This package is ideal for animal lovers.

 

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Programme

 

Day 1 –Airport /Hikkaduwa – (approx: 1 hr 30 min)

On arrival at Colombo International Airport you will be met by a Silverline Representative and transferred to your hotel in Hikkaduwa for an overnight stay.

(No Meals)

Day 2 –  Hikkaduwa /Yala ( approx 3 hrs)

After breakfast transfer to Yala National Park one of Sri Lanka’s premier Eco Tourism Destinations for your Safari Adventure. Check in at your bungalow. After lunch begin your Safari (approx: 3hrs) in the Yala National Park in a four wheel drive jeep. You could see Elephant, Sloth Bears, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Mongoose, Land Monitor, Wild Buffalo, Samba Deer, Jackal, Jungle Fowls, Peacocks (pea fowls), Stalks, Pigeons, Bee Eaters, Eagles, Kites, Falcons, Pelicans, King Fishers, Snakes, Beetles, aquatic Beings and many kinds of birds.

The Leopard is the key attraction to Yala National Park

Return to your hotel in the evening for overnight stay.

(Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)

Day 3 – Yala / Hambantota/ Mirissa ( approx 3 – 4 hrs)

After breakfast proceed to Mirissa.  En route stop at the Blow Hole known as ‘Hummanaya’ which is the only known blow hole in Sri Lanka. Hummanaya Blow Hole is a Natural fountain, caused when the water rushes through a submerged cavern and is pushed upwards.

Arrive and check in at your hotel in Mirissa.

(Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)

Day 4 – Mirissa  /Galle – (45 min one way)

Around 6 am begin your boat ride to the mid sea to watch Whales & Dolphins. You will be given a packed breakfast to have on the boat. The whale watching tour will take 3 hours in the sea.

(Please take your hats and sun block on this tour)

Return to the hotel to relax. After lunch visit the Galle Fort another World Heritage & a UNESCOSite. Overnight stay in Mirissa.

(Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)

Day 5 – Mirissa /Colombo-  (approx 3 hrs)

 

After breakfast transfer to Colombo on the scenic Mariane Drive along the Coastal belt.

En route visit a Turtle Hatchery where you could see hundreds of baby turtles and their breeding. Arrive in Colombo and check in at your hotel to unwind go for dinner.

(Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)

Day 6 – Colombo /Airport ( 1 hour)

Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed to Colombo.  Do a city tour in Colombo visiting Gangarama Temple in the middle of the lake – Known for its  famous architecture, A Hindu Kovil, Old Capital of Sri Lanka –Jayewardenepura Kotte, the Parliament; Visit the latest Art Theatre in the shape of a Lotus Flower – The NELUM POKUNA, The old Race Course now converted into a stadium which has many restaurants and shops.  Visit The Old Dutch Hospital (built by The Dutch) now a renowned shopping and eating place and enjoy a lovely lunch there.

A Visit to Barefoot a unique shop where you will find many hand woven bright coloured fabric, books, stationary, household goods, clothes and many more. Enjoy some nice delicacies and tea or coffee in the late afternoon.

(Breakfast /Lunch/ Dinner)

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