Sri Lanka is the home to the largest terrestrial mammal in Asia, the Asian Elephant and undoubtedly the best place in Asia to meet this Giant creature. Oh, and the Top Cat, the Leopard, can even be seen at times having a siesta on the road under the shade of a tree? And how could we forget the 33 endemic species of birds in this tiny island!
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Transfer to Nuwara Eliya, also known as the “Little England” of Srilanka which is reflected in the weather and also in the houses that look like country cottages or Queen Ann Style Mansions. Soak in the natural beauty of this town surrounded by the Tea Gardens.
Half a Day Safari at Udawalwe National Park, which is also an important habitat for water birds and Sri Lankan Elephants. Overnight at Udawalwe.
Bundala National Park, Tissamaharama
Bundala National Park – An internationally important wintering ground for migratory water birds in Sri Lanka, it harbours 197 species of birds, the highlight being the greater flamingo, which migrate in large flocks. Overnight stay at Tissamaharama.
Yala National Park
Embark on a Jeep Safari at Yala – A heaven for both indigenous and migrant Fauna. Yala ia home to thousands of Flamingoes, Billed Pelicans, Spoonbills, Cormorants, and many more. Besides, Wild Buffalo and herds of wild Elephants are also a common sight here. Yala is a must for the animal lovers.
Overnight stay at Mirissa.
Mirissa, with Whales and Dolphins
This place is ideal for close encounters with the biggest mammal on earth. Whale enthusiasts can utilize the expertise of the professionals and sail in the comfort of a luxurious passenger vessel. Proceed to Sinharaja for an overnight stay.
Sinharaja Rain Forest
Designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO, it is a treasure trove of endemic species, including trees, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. Enjoy the trekking and Jeep Safari at Sinharaja Forest.
Drive to Colombo
Drive to Colombo, and post a hectic day of sightseeing and shopping get transferred to the airport for your flight back home.