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adventure travel trip to Sri Lanka
See wild Asian elephants
Dates
  • Dec 1-14, 2014
  • Privately on Request
  • Duration 14 days
    Group Size 2-10
    Land Cost $4,500
    Single Supplement $1,100
    Lodging 3 stars
    Grade I-II
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    Wild and Sacred Sanctuaries

    Deep exploration of the island nation's impressive array of national parks and reserves

    Seek out Sri Lanka's fascinating mammals and birdlife, and explore its ancient sanctuaries on this diverse overview trip.  Sri Lanka is a teardrop-shaped island nation off India's southeast coast and is rich in natural and cultural beauty. A world apart, it offers a fantastic combination of diverse wildlife, Buddhist ruins, tropical forests, beaches, and other worldly landscape for your discovery and enjoyment. In the country's distinctive and unique natural areas, observe many indigenous mammals, birds (more than 200 species), other animals, and plants of the island while based at ecolodge accommodations that afford easy, direct access to these rich environmnents. Sri Lanka is also home to many UNESCO World Heritage sites, several of which you'll visit. On this trip, you will visit the wildlife parks of Wilpattu, Minneriya, Horton Plains, Udawalawe, and Yala, as well as Sigiriya, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Galle, and Colombo.

    This trip also combines well with travels in southern India. Contact us for more information on how to make the most of your time in this amazing corner of the world.


    Brief Itinerary

    Day 1Arrive Wattala
    Day 2Wilpattu National Park
    Day 3Wilpattu National Park
    Day 4Habarana
    Day 5Minneriya/Sigiriya/Habarana
    Day 6Wasgamuwa National Park
    Day 7Kandy
    Day 8Peradeniya/Nuwara Eliya
    Day 9Horton Plains National Park
    Day 10Udawalawe National Park
    Day 11Situlpahuwa/Tissamaharama
    Day 12Yala National Park
    Day 13Galle
    Day 14Colombo/Onward

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