Bird Watching Tour
6 Day tour of Sri Lanka
Start your adventure in Paradise Island from the coastal belt among the schools of whales as they swim pass you. Explore the Old Colonial typed erected city of Galle and the modernized Commercial City of Colombo. Go on safaris in major national parks where you will probably spot the elusive leopard. Explore the wilderness hidden among the flora and fauna. Enjoy the warm sun as it sets in the Horizon of the Commercial city, Colombo turning the surrounding to Orange marking the stop line for the adventure till next time.
- World Class – UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
- Into the Wild – Udawalawa & Yala National Parks.
- On the Shores – Explore the Southern Coast of Sri Lanka.
- Urban Adventure – Capital City of Colombo.
Mirissa - 2 Nights
Arrive at Colombo International Airport. Here, you will be met by a designated chauffer guide from Lakpura. After the formalities at the airport you will be escorted to your air-conditioned Vehicle and proceed to Mirissa. (Travel Time: 3 ½ to 4 hrs)
On arrival to Mirissa check in to the hotel and relax.
Early morning with a packed breakfast proceed to Mirissa harbor to go on whale watching.
The Whale Watching Tour in Mirissa, this five-hour tour gives you an opportunity to see the biggest mammals on earth, the whales, in their natural habitat. Get a chance to see blue whales, sperm whales, and fin whales as they swim in the waters to the south of Sri Lanka. Gain more knowledge about the whales as a species from a qualified naturalist and learn to identify them. This tour gives you a responsible whale watching experience with a minimal imprint on nature.
On completion, return to the hotel. Later in the evening visit Old Colonial city of Galle. (Travel Time: 50 to 60 mins)
Discover the city of Galle, where the Portuguese and Dutch made their headquarters, and its secrets. Visit the Galle Fort which is one of the best preserved fortifications in Asia. View the Maritime Museum, Galle National Museum and the lighthouse. Walk through the cobblestones streets with their Dutch names as you learn more about their histories.
On completion return to the hotel and relax
Yala - 1 Night
After a relax morning and breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to Yala. (Travel Time: 3 to 3 ½ hrs) En route to Yala visit Hummanya and Rekawa Turle Sanctuary.
Explore the wonders of the Hummanaya, which could possibly be the second largest blowhole in the world. Watch the impressive spraying fountain of sea water near the village of Kudawella that is part of Sri Lanka’s natural geology. Listen to the deep humming noise that gives the Hummanaya its name.
On arrival to Yala check in to the hotel and relax.
Udawalawa - 1 Night
With a packed breakfast, reach the Yala National Park Gate by 5:30 am.
This amazing Safari offers the opportunity to visit Yala National Park, the second largest in the island based off the Southeastern coast of Sri Lanka. Get a chance to see the famous Sri Lankan leopards, indigenous wild water buffalo, Sri Lankan Sloth Bear and large herds of Sri Lankan Elephants. The park is also home to many other species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates.
After the morning safari, return to the hotel, relax and check out of the hotel and proceed to Udawalawe and check in to the hotel. (Travel Time: 1½ to 2 hrs)
Colombo - 1 Night
With a packed breakfast, reach the Udawalawe National Park Gate by 5:30 am.
Enjoy a three-hour safari which would give you a chance to explore the amazing Udawalawe National Park. Travel through the marshes, forests and grasslands of the park that was created as a sanctuary for wildlife in the 1970s. See the water birds and Sri Lankan elephants for which the park is famed. Catch glimpses of the other mammals and birds, as well as the reptiles, amphibians and butterflies.
After the morning safari, return to the hotel, relax and check out of the hotel and proceed to Colombo. (Travel Time: 4 to 4 ½ hrs)
After the breakfast at the hotel check out and go and explore the Commercial City of Sri Lanka, Colombo.
Experience the colorful lights and bright life of Colombo, the capital City of Sri Lanka. Visit historic monuments such as the Old Lighthouse, the Old Parliament, Galle Face Hotel, Galle Face Green, Gangarama Temple, the National Museum and more. Enjoy the malls of Independence Square or the Race Course. Visit boutique shops and designer stores.
On completion proceed to airport after spending a memorable time in this island.
Price Starting From:
USD 505 Per Person
When to go on this trip?
The best time of the year you can enjoy this trip is from December to May. Calm south coast beaches, cool and sunny climate and green sceneries that blend perfectly with the locations you are traveling to.
When to book
We recommend that you book this tour at least 6 months ahead.
What add-ons are available for this trip?
We can arrange for just about any add-on’s on this trip. Have a chat with one of our Tour Consultants to help you decide.
Our Experts are ready to help
For more information or to book this wonderful tour please email our travel experts.
Standard Check in time : 1400 hrs.
Standard Check out time : 1200 hrs.
The above may differ from hotel to hotel. Speak to your travel expert for more details.
We are able to arrange early check-in and late check-outs depending on the hotels you choose. However, you may be subject to additional charges.
After deciding on which trip you want to go, send us an inquiry with the requested details. If you want to further customize this trip, our travel experts would be glad to help perfect the tour itinerary for you. Once all planning is final, the next step is starting the booking process. We request for a 20% deposit to confirm the booking. On receipt of the deposit, our team will start booking your hotels and the vehicles that were agreed upon. The balance 80% payment can be made 30 to 45 days prior to the date of arrival. For cancellation and refund policies please take a look at the terms & conditions.
The price quoted is valid till April 2018. Will be subject to seasonal supplements. Speak to your travel expert to learn more details.
When packing for Sri Lanka, you only need to remember that this is a tropical country. Sunny weather & warm water. Hence, packing thin cotton clothing is essential. However, if your stay includes places like Kandy, Nuwara Eliya & Ella, we recommend that you pack a few sweaters just in case. You must not forget the following:
- Effective mosquito repellent.
- A good sunscreen.
- (Ladies) Tampons – Nearly impossible to find outside Colombo.
- Universal power adapter.
We recommend that you purchase travel insurance before you travel.
Sri Lanka is a developing nation. Yet, there are many things you must look out for during your travel. For example; when visiting religious sites, it is important that you dress to cover. All key information you need to know before traveling is right here.