Glimpse of Wild life, Nature and the south coast Beaches
|Day||Route||Activity/Places Visited||Overnight Stay|
|2||Mt. Lavinia, Ratnapura, Sinharaja forest||
|7||Bentota, Galle, Bentota||
Detail Tour Itinerary
Kandy City Overview
Colonial Buildings , Galle
Pickup from the airport transfer to a hotel in Colombo. Colombo Shopping – Optional.
After breakfast leave for Ratnapura – The Gem city . Proceed to Sinharaja forest reserve via Kalawana. Sinharaja Forest, a world heritage nature site. This is Sri Lanka’s most beautiful and the biggest rain forest situated close to Ratnapura and is between the villages of Rakwana , Deniyaya, and Mathugama. Sinharaja is a home to a large variety of indigenous plants and animals, flowing rivers and silent streamlets and the extent cover up nearly 11000 hectares. Over 130 bird species are found here including many of the 33 species endemic to Sri Lanka. There is also a rich reptile population and myriads of insect species, many yet to be classified. Mammals seen here include the purple faced Langur monkey and the giant squirrel. Sinharaja is also the home for the elusive Leopard.
Overnight stay in Sinharaja.
Trek in Sinharaja rain forest. In the afternoon proceed to Yala National Park; Yala National Park is the most popular national park which offers all animals found in Sri Lanka.
Overnight stay at Yala National Park.
Day 4 –
After breakfast go on a Safari to the Yala National Park .This is the most popular Wild life sanctuary among the visitors who come to the country. See the large herds of Elephants, Spotted deer, Sambur, Barking deer, Monkey, Wild Boar, wild buffalo, Sloth bear, and wide varieties of bird species endemic and migratory. Witness the majestic Peacock performing its mating dance with the colorful plumes spread
Leave for Unawatuna. For the Overnight stay.
Day 6 –
Leisure time in Galle. Tour the historic Galle fort which is a world heritage site declared by UNESCO. Wander through the old buildings of the fort with a history dating back to 1587 when the Portuguese took Galle from the Singhalese kings. Leave for Bentota visiting the Turtle hatchery in Kosgoda.
Proceed to Balapitiya go on a Boat excursion on Madhu River. Overnight stay in hotel in Wadduwa/ Bentota.
Departure from Katunayake International Airport.