Wildlife Tour Covering Birds and Mammals (6 Days)

(SKU: LK106DF011) Sri Lanka is a country which is a home to 439 species of birds of which 236 are breeding residents, 203 migrants and the rest vagrants.
In addition, there are close to 200 seasonal migratory birds both terrestrial and aquatic, moving away from the Northern winter travelling from as far as Siberia. Exploring Sri Lanka in a Motor Home will give you a unique experience.

per adult from

$336

NZD

Duration

6 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

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

  • Day 1: BIA > Mirissa

    Stop At: Mirissa, Mirissa, Southern Province
    Arrival and proceed directly to Mirissa via Galle. Lunch at Galle. After lunch visit Galle Dutch fortress.

    Overnight stay at the hotel in Mirissa.

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

    Day 2: Mirissa > Singharaja

    Stop At: Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sinharaja Access Road, Mederipitiya, Deniyaya, Galle 81524 Sri Lanka
    Morning whale watching tour.
    Afternoon drive to Singharaja Rain Forest.
    Overnight stay at the forest lodge in Singharaja.
    Species often encountered: Bryde’s Whale (Balanoptera edeni), Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus), Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus), Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), and Long-snouted Spinner Dolphin (Stenella longirostris). Occationaly observed species: Short-finned Pilot Whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus), Killer Whale (Orcinus orca), False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens), Risso’s Dolphin (Grampus griseus), Pantropical Spotted Dolphin (Stenella attenuata), and Striped Dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba).


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

    Day 3: Singharaja

    Stop At: 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 the forest 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 4: Sinharaja

    Stop At: 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 the forest 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 > Colombo

    Pass By: Colombo, Colombo, Western Province
    After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Colombo.


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

    Day 6: Colombo > BIA

    Pass By: Katunayake, Katunayake, Negombo, Western Province
    After a relaxed morning and breakfast at the hotel check out and, drive to the Airport for your flight back home!

    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 :
    8:00 AM
    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
    • Driver's Accommodation is not included in the price. However, most of the hotels provide the driver's accommodation, if there is a case of not having the accommodation for the driver, we request you to pay a minimum of USD 15 equal to LKR 2000 for the driver's accommodation. I also want you to know that hotels sometimes offer very cheap driver's accommodation. I would like to you to see if it is good accommodation and not dingy as we always
    • Excess mileage over the allocated allowance to be billed at the end of the tour at mentioned charges per KM.
    • 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
    • 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-16052P2556

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