Wildlife Tour Covering Birds and Mammals (7 Days)

(SKU: LK106DF011) 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

$336

NZD

Duration

7 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).
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel Accommodation.
    • International / Domestic Airfare.
    • Any expenses of personal nature.
    • Entrance fees to the respective sites.

  • Day 1: Colombo > Sinharaja

    Pass By: Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sinharaja Access Road, Mederipitiya, Deniyaya, Galle 81524 Sri Lanka
    Morning arrival and proceed to the Sinharaja rainforest. Afternoon visits the Sinharaja rainforest overnight stay at a 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, Malabar Trogon, Crimson-backed Flameback, Yellow-fronted Barbet, Black-capped Bulbul, Spot-winged Thrush, Ceylon Scaly 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 Horseshoe Bat, False Vampire Bat, Rainbow Bat.


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

    Day 2: Sinharaja

    Pass By: Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sinharaja Access Road, Mederipitiya, Deniyaya, Galle 81524 Sri Lanka
    Full day at Sinharaja rainforest. 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, Malabar Trogon, Crimson-backed Flameback, Yellow-fronted 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 Horseshoe Bat, False Vampire Bat, Rainbow Bat.


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

    Day 3: Sinharaja > Udawalawe

    Pass By: Udawalawe National Park, Udawalawe National Park
    Morning visit Sinharaja Rain forest. After lunch drive to Udawalawe. Overnight stay at the hotel in Udawalawe.
    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, Orange-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, White-browed 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 4: Udawalawe > Yala

    Pass By: Yala National Park, Yala National Park
    Morning visit to Udawalawe National Park and leave for Thissamaharama.Check-in at the hotel at lunchtime. After lunch visit Yala National Park (Dry grassland, scrub, and forest).
    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, Sloth Bear e, Leopard, 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 5: Yala > Nuwara Eliya

    Pass By: Udawalawa, Udawalawa, Sabaragamuwa 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 6: Nuwara Eliya

    Pass By: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
    Early morning proceed to Horton Plains National Park (Hotel to park entrance - onehour drive) on further higher up in the hills, the park consists of grasslands and cloud forest in higher cool climatic conditions, looking for highland open country and forest birds including endemics, and also butterflies, highland forest mammals and other wildlife.
    After lunch drive to hotel near Airport


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

    Day 7: Nuwara Eliya > BIA

    Pass By: Katunayake, Katunayake, Negombo, Western Province
    After Breakfast check-out from Hotel & proceed to Airport for Departure

    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 8/20/2020 - 10/24/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    By Van (Large) with A/C 8/20/2020 - 10/24/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    By Car (Standard) with A/C 8/20/2020 - 10/24/2021
    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
    • 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-16052P2563

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