Wildlife Tour Covering Birds and Mammals (14 Days)

(SKU: LK10DDK011) All wildlife and nature lovers will certainly love the tour itinerary provided by Lakpura and enjoy a holiday filled with excitement. Some of the most enjoyed activities in Sri Lanka are wildlife safaris to some of the many National Parks that are located across the island. The island is currently home to about 7500 elephants while you can view herds of these gigantic animals roaming around. Parks and reserves are also home to leopards, deer, buffalo, sambar, sloth bear and many more endemic species.

per adult from

$537

NZD

Duration

14 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Transport in a Private Vehicle, inclusive of, cost of fuel, parking & highway tolls.
    • Service of an English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide throughout the tour.
    • All prevailing taxes and service charges (Except for Credit Card Charges).
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel Accommodation.
    • Entry Visa Fees
    • International / Domestic Airfare.
    • Any expenses of personal nature.
    • Entrance fees to the respective sites.

  • Day 1: BIA > Negombo

    Pass By: Negombo, Negombo, Western Province
    Arrival and transfer to Hotel near Airport.
    Overnight at Hotel near Airport
    Possible highlights of birds: Brown hawk Owl, Indian Scope Owl, Red backed Flameback, Sri Lanka Swallow, Lesser Hill Mayna. Possible highlights of mammals: Brown Mongos, Ruddy Mongos, Indian Flying Fox.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Negombo > Kitulgala

    Pass By: Kitulgala, Kitulgala, Sabaragamuwa Province
    After breakfast drive to Kitulgala.
    Afternoon crossing the river by the rest house on dugout canoe to visit Kitulgala rainforest.
    Overnight stay at the hotel in Kitulgala.
    Possible highlights of birds: Ceylon Spurfowl, Serendib Scops Owl, Ceylon Junglefowl, Chestnut-backed Owlet, Ceylon Frogmouth, Layard’s Parakeet, Green-billed Coucal, Ceylon Hanging- parrot, Malarbar Trogon, Yellow-fronted Barbet, Crimson-backed Flameback, Blackcapped Bulbul, Spot-winged Thrush, Rufous (Orange-billed) Babbler, Legge’s Flowerpecker, Ceylon Crested Drongo, Ceylon Hill Myna, Ceylon Blue Magpie
    Possible highlights of mammals: Toque Macaque E (wet zone race), Purple-faced Leaf Monkey E (wet zone race), Sri Lanka Red Slender Loris E, Sri Lanka Giant Squirrel e (wet zone race), Sri Lanka Flameback squirrel E, Dusky-striped Jungle Squirrel E, Sri Lanka Yellow Spotted Chevrotain E, Sambar, Wholly Horse-shoe Bat, False Vampire Bat, Rainbow Bat.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Kitulgala

    Pass By: Kitulgala, Kitulgala, Sabaragamuwa Province
    Full day birding in Kitulgala.
    Overnight stay at the hotel in Kitulgala.
    Possible highlights of birds: Ceylon Spurfowl, Serendib Scops Owl, Ceylon Junglefowl, Chestnut-backed Owlet, Ceylon Frogmouth, Layard’s Parakeet, Green-billed Coucal, Ceylon Hanging- parrot, Malarbar Trogon, Yellow-fronted Barbet, Crimson-backed Flameback, Blackcapped Bulbul, Spot-winged Thrush, Rufous (Orange-billed) Babbler, Legge’s Flowerpecker, Ceylon Crested Drongo, Ceylon Hill Myna, Ceylon Blue Magpie
    Possible highlights of mammals: Toque Macaque E (wet zone race), Purple-faced Leaf Monkey E (wet zone race), Sri Lanka Red Slender Loris E, Sri Lanka Giant Squirrel e (wet zone race), Sri Lanka Flameback squirrel E, Dusky-striped Jungle Squirrel E, Sri Lanka Yellow Spotted Chevrotain E, Sambar, Wholly Horse-shoe Bat, False Vampire Bat, Rainbow Bat.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Kitulgala > Sinharaja

    Pass By: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
    Morning leave for Sinharaja rainforest.
    Overnight stay at Hotel or lodge in Sinharaja.
    Possible highlights of birds: Ceylon Spurfowl, Serendib Scops Owl, Ceylon Junglefowl, Chestnut-backed Owlet, Ceylon Frogmouth, Green-billed Coucal, Red-faced Malkoha, Layard’s Parakeet, Ceylon Hanging- parrot, Malarbar Trogon, Crimson-backed Flameback, Yellowfronted Barbet, Black-capped Bulbul, Spot-winged Thrush, Ceylon Scally Thrush, Rufous (Orange-billed) Babbler, Ashy-headed Laughing-thrush, Legge’s Flowerpecker, White-faced Starling, Ceylon Crested Drongo, Ceylon Hill Myna, Ceylon Blue Magpie
    Possible highlights of mammals: Toque Macaque E (wet zone race), Purple-faced Leaf Monkey E (wet zone race), Sri Lanka Giant Squirrel e (wet zone race), Sri Lanka Red Slender Loris E, Sri Lanka Flameback squirrel E, Dusky-striped Jungle Squirrel E, Sri Lanka Yellow Spotted Chevrotain E, Sambar, Wholly Horse-shoe Bat, False Vampire Bat, Rainbow Bat.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Sinharaja

    Pass By: Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sinharaja Access Road, Mederipitiya, Deniyaya, Galle 81524 Sri Lanka
    Morning a short jeep drive to the Sinharaja rainforest and birding in the forest till evening.
    Overnight stay at Hotel or lodge in Sinharaja.
    Possible highlights of birds: Ceylon Spurfowl, Serendib Scops Owl, Ceylon Junglefowl, Chestnut-backed Owlet, Ceylon Frogmouth, Green-billed Coucal, Red-faced Malkoha, Layard’s Parakeet, Ceylon Hanging- parrot, Malarbar Trogon, Crimson-backed Flameback, Yellowfronted Barbet, Black-capped Bulbul, Spot-winged Thrush, Ceylon Scally Thrush, Rufous (Orange-billed) Babbler, Ashy-headed Laughing-thrush, Legge’s Flowerpecker, White-faced Starling, Ceylon Crested Drongo, Ceylon Hill Myna, Ceylon Blue Magpie
    Possible highlights of mammals: Toque Macaque E (wet zone race), Purple-faced Leaf Monkey E (wet zone race), Sri Lanka Giant Squirrel e (wet zone race), Sri Lanka Red Slender Loris E, Sri Lanka Flameback squirrel E, Dusky-striped Jungle Squirrel E, Sri Lanka Yellow Spotted Chevrotain E, Sambar, Wholly Horse-shoe Bat, False Vampire Bat, Rainbow Bat.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 6: Sinharaja

    Pass By: Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sinharaja Access Road, Mederipitiya, Deniyaya, Galle 81524 Sri Lanka
    Morning final visit to the Sinharaja rainforest and birding in the forest till evening.
    Overnight stay at Hotel or lodge in Sinharaja.
    Possible highlights of birds: Ceylon Spurfowl, Serendib Scops Owl, Ceylon Junglefowl, Chestnut-backed Owlet, Ceylon Frogmouth, Green-billed Coucal, Red-faced Malkoha, Layard’s Parakeet, Ceylon Hanging- parrot, Malarbar Trogon, Crimson-backed Flameback, Yellowfronted Barbet, Black-capped Bulbul, Spot-winged Thrush, Ceylon Scally Thrush, Rufous (Orange-billed) Babbler, Ashy-headed Laughing-thrush, Legge’s Flowerpecker, White-faced Starling, Ceylon Crested Drongo, Ceylon Hill Myna, Ceylon Blue Magpie
    Possible highlights of mammals: Toque Macaque E (wet zone race), Purple-faced Leaf Monkey E (wet zone race), Sri Lanka Giant Squirrel e (wet zone race), Sri Lanka Red Slender Loris E, Sri Lanka Flameback squirrel E, Dusky-striped Jungle Squirrel E, Sri Lanka Yellow Spotted Chevrotain E, Sambar, Wholly Horse-shoe Bat, False Vampire Bat, Rainbow Bat.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 7: Sinharaja > Udawalawa

    Pass By: Udawalawa, Udawalawa, Sabaragamuwa Province
    Morning leave for Udawalawa.
    Check in to hotel in Udawalawa by lunch time, for one night.
    Afternoon visit Udawalawa National Park on jeeps.
    Overnight stay at hotel in Udawalawa.
    Possible highlights of birds: Crested Hawk-Eagle, Crested Serpent Eagle, Indian Peafowl, Yellow-crowned Woodpecker, Sirkeer Malkoha, Blue-faced Malkoha, Indian Scops Owl, Alexandrine Parakeet, Plum-headed parakeet, Ornage-breasted Green Pigeon, Marshall’s Iora, Crested Treeswift, Coppersmith Barbet, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Jerdon’s Bushlark, Blyth’s Pipit, Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark, Lesser Adjutant, Ceylon Woodshrike, Indian Black Robin, Whitebrowed Bulbul, Jungle Prinia, Ashy Prinia, Plain Prinia, Grey-breasted Prinia, Yellow-eyed Babbler, Black-headed Munia, Rosy Starling.
    Possible highlights of mammals: Ruddy Mongoose, Asian Elephant, Golden Jackal, Jungle Cat, Indian Flying Fox, Lesser Tube-nosed Bat.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 8: Udawalawa > Yala

    Pass By: Yala National Park, Yala National Park
    Morning leave for Thissamaharama.
    Check in at the hotel by lunch time, for two nights.
    Overnight stay at Hotel in Thissamaharama.
    Possible highlights of birds: Black-necked Stork, Spot-billed Pelican, Lesser Adjutant, Ceylon Junglefowl, Indian Nightjar, Jerdon’s Nightjar, Jerdon’s Bushlark, Ceylon Woodshrike, Whitebrowed Bulbul, Marshall’s Iora, Brahminy Starling, Rosy Starling.
    Possible highlights of mammals: Chital, Samber, Asian Elephant, Tufted Grey Langur e, Eurasian Wild Boar, Golden Jackal, Sloth Bear e, Leopard, Rusty-Spotted Cat e, Jungle Cat, Striped-necked Mongoose e, Ruddy Mongoose e, Indian Grey Mongoose, Indian Gerbil, Wild Water Buffalo, Indian Hare e.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 9: Yala

    Pass By: Yala National Park, Yala National Park
    Morning visit Bundala National park by jeeps.
    Afternoon visit wetlands around Thissamaharama. looking for waterbirds.
    Overnight stay at Hotel in Thissamaharama.
    Possible highlights of birds: Great Thick-knee, Black and Yellow Bitterns, Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Small Pratincole, Watercock, Brown Fish Owl, Indian Scops Owl, Blue-faced Malkoha, Ceylon Woodshrike, Marshall’s Iora, Tawny-bellied Babbler, Yellow-eyed Babbler, Jungle Prinia, Rosy starling.
    Possible highlights of mammals: Chital, Samber, Asian Elephant, Tufted Grey Langur e, Eurasian Wild Boar, Golden Jackal, Striped-necked Mongoose e, Ruddy Mongoose e, Indian Grey Mongoose, Indian Gerbil, Wild Water Buffalo, Indian Hare e.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 10: Yala > Nuwara Eliya

    Pass By: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
    Morning leave for Nuwara Eliya in the high hills.
    Check in at a hotel in Nuwara Eliya by lunch time, for two nights. Evening visit Victoria Park in town looking for Indian Pitta, Pied Thrush, Kashmir Flycatcher and some highland endemic birds.
    Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
    Possible highlights of birds: Yellow-eared Bulbul, Ceylon Whistling Thrush, Ceylon Wood Pigeon, Dusky (Dull) Blue Flycatcher, Kashmir Flycatcher, Indian Blackbird (endemic race kinnissi a possible future split from the Indian Blackbird), Ceylon Hill white-eye, Ceylon Bush Warbler, Black-throated Munia (endemic nominate race, the Ceylon Hill Munia, a possible future split from the Indian races), Himalayan Buzzard, Pied Bush Chat.
    Possible highlights of mammals: Purple-faced Leaf Monkey E (highland race), Sambar, Toque Macaque E (highland race), Dusky-striped Jungle Squirrel E, Striped-necked Mongoose e, Sri Lanka Giant Squirrel e (highland race), Golden Palm Civet E.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 11: Nuwara Eliya

    Pass By: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
    Early morning proceed to Horton Plains National Park.
    Return to hotel for late lunch.
    Late afternoon visit Victoria park in the town or a forest near town.
    Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
    Possible highlights of birds: Yellow-eared Bulbul, Ceylon Whistling Thrush, Ceylon Wood Pigeon, Dusky (Dull) Blue Flycatcher, Kashmir Flycatcher, Indian Blackbird (endemic race kinnissi a possible future split from the Indian Blackbird), Ceylon Hill white-eye, Ceylon Bush Warbler, Black-throated Munia (endemic nominate race, the Ceylon Hill Munia, a possible future split from the Indian races), Himalayan Buzzard, Pied Bush Chat.
    Possible highlights of mammals: Purple-faced Leaf Monkey E (highland race), Sambar, Toque Macaque E (highland race), Sri Lanka Giant Squirrel e (highland race), Dusky-striped Jungle Squirrel E, Striped-necked Mongoose e.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 12: Nuwara Eliya > Kandy

    Pass By: Kandy, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province
    Morning leave for Kandy, on route stopping at a tea factory.
    Check in at a hotel in Kandy by lunch time, for one night.
    Afternoon visit Botanic gardens in Peradeniya near Kandy.
    Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy.
    Possible highlights of birds: Layard’s Parakeet, Ceylon Hanging- parrot, Ceylon Junglefowl, Malarbar Trogon, Yellow-fronted Barbet, Crimson-backed Flameback, Black-capped Bulbul, Spot-winged Thrush, Rufous (Orange-billed) Babbler, Lesser Hill Myna
    Possible highlights of mammals: Toque Macaque E (wet zone race), Purple-faced Leaf Monkey E (wet zone race), Sri Lanka Giant Squirrel e (wet zone race), Indian Giant Flying Squirrel, White-striped Chevrotain E, Brown Palm Civet E.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 13: Kandy > Negombo

    Pass By: Negombo, Negombo, Western Province
    Morning birding in hotel garden looking for forest birds including Ceylon Small (Crimson-fronted) Barbet, Crimson-backed Flameback, Brown-capped Babbler, Lesser Hill Myna. After lunch leave for hotel near Airport for final night.
    Check in at a hotel in late evening.
    Overnight stay at Hotel near Airport.
    Possible highlights of birds: Brown hawk Owl, Indian Scope Owl, Red backed Flameback, Sri Lanka Swallow, Lesser Hill Mayna. Possible highlights of mammals: Brown Mongos, Ruddy Mongos, Indian Flying Fox


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 14: Negombo > BIA

    Pass By: Katunayake, Katunayake, Negombo, Western Province
    Breakfast at Hotel.

    Later check-out from the hotel & proceed to Airport

    End of Tour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Bandaranaike International AirportOR Your Hotel in Colombo or NegomboAirports
    • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Departure Time :
    By Van (Standard) with A/C 8/31/2020 - 1/5/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    By Van (Large) with A/C 8/31/2020 - 1/5/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    By Car (Standard) with A/C 8/31/2020 - 1/5/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Lakpura LLC

Activity ID: V-16052P2390

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