Wildlife Tour of Sri Lanka


Wildlife Tour of Sri Lanka

  • Spot leopards in Wilpattu National Park
  • Explore the ancient ruins of Anuradhapura and see the oldest tree on earth
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • See elephants and birds on a jeep safari in Minneriya National Park
  • Visit Millenium Elephant Foundation in Pinnawela and watch the elephants being bottle-fed

Enjoy close-up encounters with Sri Lanka's fascinating wildlife on this exciting five day tour.

This four night Sri Lanka Wildlife Tour offers the chance to spot leopards, elephants and more with exhilarating jeep safaris in Wilpattu National Park and Minneriya National Park. Other highlights include visiting Sigiriya Rock Fortress and the ancient ruins of Anuradhapura.


Day 1: Arrive Sri Lanka

Colombo - Anuradhapura

Upon arriving at Colombo International Airport, you will be met by a professional representative and transferred in an air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel in Anuradhapura.

Day 1: Arrive Sri Lanka

Day 2: Wilpattu National Park & Anuradhapura

Wilpattu National Park - Anuradhapura

Get ready for wildlife encounters! This morning you'll head into Wilpattu National Park - ask us if you would like the early 6AM safari option! - which is well-known for its leopard and elephant populations, as well as wild boar, spotted deer and crocodile.

When your safari is over you'll head back to Anuradhapura for a guided tour of this ancient city where you'll visit the oldest documented tree on earth (over 2,200 years old!) as well as dome-shaped dagobas and rock temples dating back to the third century.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 2: Wilpattu National Park & Anuradhapura

Day 3: Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Anuradapura - Sigiriya / Habarana

Visit the famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress located in the heart of Sri Lanka. Built in the 5th century, Sigiriya Rock (also known as Lion Rock) is an amazing feat of engineering, rising 200 metres above the surrounding landscape. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982, Sigiriya Rock is one of the best preserved cities from the first millennium in Asia.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 3: Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Day 4: Dambulla & Minneriya National Park

Dambulla - Minneriya National Park - Sigiriya / Habarana

Experience a mixture of culture and wildlife encounters on today's itinerary. Start with a morning visit to the Dambulla Cave Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you'll find statues of Buddha, cave inscriptions and many paintings.

Then it's on to Minneriya National Park for a thrilling jeep safari! Keep your eyes peeled for sambar deer, leopards and elephants.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 4: Dambulla & Minneriya National Park

Day 5: Millennium Elephant Foundation & Departure

Hiriwadunna - Millennium Elephant Foundation - Departure

On your last day in Sri Lanka we've packed in two exciting activities! First, a jungle walk and local village experience where you'll walk and boat through jungle pathways and waterways before sitting down to lunch with a local farmer.

Your final stop will be the Millennium Elephant Foundation where abandoned and orphaned elephants are cared for - you may even be lucky enough to see them bathing in the river.

After your days' sightseeing you'll be taken to the airport or we can arrange for you to extend your trip with a beach stay on Sri Lanka's coast.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 5: Millennium Elephant Foundation & Departure


All prices shown represent a from price per person based on low season travel unless otherwise stated.
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