Wildlife in Sri Lanka

1N Colombo , 1N Sigiriya , 1N Kandy , 2N Nuwara Eliya , 1N Yala National Park and 1N Beruwala

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What's Included

Car Details
Road transport from Colombo - AC vehicle
Hotel Details
Hotel options available in the package
Destination Nights Hotel and Room Meals
Colombo 1 night(s)
Grand Oriental Hotel
Standard Room
Sigiriya 1 night(s)
Hotel Sigiriya
Standard Room
Kandy 1 night(s)
Hotel Hilltop
Standard Room
Nuwara Eliya 2 night(s)
Galway Forest Lodge
Standard Room
Yala National Park 1 night(s)
Elephant Reach Hotel
Standard Room
Beruwala 1 night(s)
Taprospa Footprints
Standard Room
Sightseeing and Transfers
Other inclusions available in the package
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as per above itinerary
  • Services of an English speaking chauffeur guide/driver
  • 12% Value added tax (Vat) and 1% tourism development levy.

Day Wise Itinerary

Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. The park consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public, and also adjoining parks. The blocks have individual names such as, Ruhuna National Park (block 1) and Kumana National Park or Yala East for the adjoining area. It is situated in the southeast region of the country, and lies in Southern Province and Uva Province.

Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1

Day 01 : Airport / Colombo

  • Meet and assist on arrival transfer to Colombo and enjoy a shopping and city tour.
  • Colombo is the largest city and former administrative capital of Sri Lanka and is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and remnants of a bygone colonial era. Due to its large harbour and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. However it was only made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815. The main city is home to a majority of the Sri Lanka’s corporate offices, restaurants and entertainment venues. On this tour you will visit many of the historical, religious and commercial sites of Colombo including the historic and bustling Fort and Pettah, the elite residential Cinnamon Gardens, the Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park and much more.
  • Overnight stay at a Hotel in Colombo.

Things to see and do

The Fort

Fort is the central business district of Colombo in Sri Lanka. It is the financial district of Colombo and the location of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the World...


Pettah is famous for its open air bazaars and markets. It's Sri Lanka 's most busiest commercial area, where most of the shops, textiles, buildings and many other business ...

Colombo 11, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Phone: Not Available

Cinnamon Gardens

Located 5 km south of Fort and 2 km inland, Cinnamon Gardens is Colombos ritziest address. A century ago it was covered in cinnamon plantations. Today it contains elegant tree...

Galle Face Green

The Galle Face is situated in the Colombo City which stretches for half kilometre along the coast in the heart of financial and business district of Colombo, Sri Lanka. The ...

Sri Lanka , Kandy

Viharamahadevi Park

This is Colombos biggest park, originally called Victoria Park but renamed in the 1950s after the mother of King Dutugemunu. Its notable for its superb flowering trees, which ...

Colombo 07, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Phone: +94 11 2 426900

Day 2

Day 02 : Colombo / Pinnawela /sigiriya, Kandlama

  • Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Transfer from Colombo to Sigiriya or Kandalama Visiting the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage en route.
  • The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions. The orphanage’s population has now mushroomed to around 65, making it the world’s largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range in age from newborns to elderly matriarchs, and include orphaned and abandoned elephants, as well as those injured in the wild.
  • Overnight stay at a Hotel in Sigiriya or Kandalama.

Things to see and do

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage was started in 1975 by the Department of Wildlife on a twenty five acre coconut property on the Maha Oya river at Rambukkana. The orphanage ...

Kegalle-Rambukkana Rd, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone: Not Available

Travel from Colombo to Sigiriya

Fly Colombo to Sigiriya



3hrs 4min

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota, taxi

3hrs 23min


4hrs 36min

Day 3

Day 03 : Sigiriya, Kandalama / Kandy

  • After an early breakfast climb to Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
  • Climb the 5th century Sigiriya Rock fortress which is a UNESCO world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (477-495). The spectacular citadel of Sigiriya rises sheer and impregnable out of the plains of the dry zone. It is the country’s most memorable single attraction, a remarkable archaeological site made unforgettable by its dramatic setting. The rock was the innermost stronghold of a 70 hectare fortified town. A moat, rampart and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens ring the base of the rock. Visit the world-renowned frescoes of the 'Heavenly Maidens' of Sigiriya, which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway.
  • Transfer from Sigiriya, Kandalama to Kandy and enjoy a city tour of Kandy. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kandy which is a UNESCO world heritage site. The historic city about 480m above sea level surrounded by mountains was known to Sri Lankan as Kanda Uda Rata, which means the hill country. Kandy was home to Sri Lanka’s last independent Kingdom, which survived two centuries of colonial incursion before finally falling to the British at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Visit the Temple of the tooth, the royal Botanical Gardens, and the Peradeniya University campus. Also enjoy a panoramic view of Kandy from upper lake drive.
  • Early evening, you will visit a Kandyan Dance performance and be treated to a spectacular fire walking finale.
  • Overnight stay at a Hotel in Kandy.

Things to see and do

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy , which ...

Temple of the Tooth Museum, Temple Square, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone: +94 81 2 234226

Royal Botanical Garden in Peradeniya

The Royal Botanical Garden in Peradeniya [4] is the best botanical garden in Sri Lanka and one of the best in the region. It dates back to the ancient kings of the country ...

Kandyan dancing

Kandyan dancing you can see this traditional form of dancing in the "Kandyan Cultural Center" near the Kandy lake. Kandyan Dance is a dance form that originated in the area ...

Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone: Not Available

Travel from Sigiriya to Kandy


1hrs 21min

Day 4

Day 04 : Kandy / Nuwara Eliya

  • Breakfast at Hotel and complete the tour of Kandy.
  • Kandy is also famous for its shopping, gems and jewellery, handicrafts, batiks, silks etc. And you will have the opportunity of browsing to your heart’s content.
  • Transfer from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya visiting a Tea Estate and factory en route.
  • Overnight stay at a Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Things to see and do

Nuwara Eliya Excursion in 2 Days

Experience variety of cultural attractions in Nuwara Eliya with numerous renowned heritage sites that Sri Lanka is famous for around the world.

Nuwara Wewa Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka ‎ , Colombo
Phone: Not Available


The drive up to Nuwara Eliya is a long and, as always a bumpy one.The hills get higher and higher. Srilanka is the world's fourth largest producer of tea and the industry is ...

Tea plantation, Nuwara eliya, Srilanka , Nuwara Eliya
Phone: Not Available

Travel from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya


1hrs 51min


4hrs 24min

Day 5

Day 05 : Nuwara Eliya

  • Breakfast at Hotel and enjoy the day in Nuwara Eliya.
  • Nuwara Eliya meaning "the city of dawn" is the town at the highest elevation (about 2000m above sea level) in Sri Lanka and its tallest peak, Piduruthalagala (2555m) could be seen from here. The city established by the British in the nineteenth century, and known as "Little England" and is a popular holiday resort for Sri Lankans & tourists due to its cool climate and quaint colonial feel with its little bungalows surrounded by hedgerows. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of the tea country and you can visit a plantation and a factory en route here and witness how the famous "Ceylon Tea" is brewed.
  • Overnight stay at a Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Things to see and do


Pidurutalagala or Mount Pedro in English, is an ultra prominent peak , and the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka , at 2,524 m (8,281 ft). Mount Pedro is located close to ...

A 5, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Day 6

Day 06 : Nuwara Eliya / Yala National Park

  • Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Yala. And proceed on a jeep safari to the Yala national park.
  • Yala National park is Sri Lanka's most visited wildlife reserve. Yala covers an area of 1260 square kilometres. The park's dry-zone landscape is strikingly beautiful. The park's wildlife has its own distinctive charm, with huddles of colourful painted storks perched on the incongruously conjoined sight of elephants marching sedately through the bush while rabbits scamper through the undergrowth. If you are lucky you could spot Leopards and Bears too.
  • Overnight stay at a Hotel in Yala.

Things to see and do

Yala National Park

Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka . The park consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public, and also ...

Kiranda Tissamaharama,Moneragala,Colombo,Southern Province, Sri Lanka , Yala National Park
Phone: 94 47 3 489297

Travel from Nuwara Eliya to Yala National Park


1hrs 59min

Day 7

Day 07 : Yala National Park / Galle / Beruwala

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Transfer from Yala to Beruwala, Visit the Galle Dutch fort and also stop off at a Turtle hatchery en route.
  • Overnight stay at a Hotel in Beruwala.

Travel from Yala National Park to Beruwala

Line 32 bus, taxi

9hrs 33min

Day 8

Day 08 : Beruwala / Airport

After breakfast at Hotel in Beruwala transfer to Airport for your departure.

Hotels Included

Grand Oriental Hotel (3 star)

# 02, York Street, Colombo 01, Colombo

Hotel Sigiriya

Hotel Road, Sigiriya

Hotel Hilltop (3 star)

200/21, Bahirawakande, Peradeniya Road - 20000, Kandy

Galway Forest Lodge (3 star)

No.89 Upper Lake Road, Havalock Drive -22200, Nuwara Eliya

Elephant Reach Hotel (4 star)

Yala junction, Kirinda, Tissamaharama Sri Lanka, Tissamaharama

Taprospa Footprints (4 star)

91/22, Maradana Road, Moragalla Beruwela, Beruwala 12070, Sri Lanka, Bentota


  • The package once booked is refundable and cancellable.
  • Flight cancellation will be as per airline cancellation policy.
  • Hotel cancellation will be Free before 15 days of check-in.
  • Cancellations or changes made 48 hours before arrival are subject to 1 night room charge and tax penalty.
  • Price shown includes all taxes and fees.

Additional Information

  • Check-in at hotel starts from 14:00 hrs.
  • Check-out time is until 12:00 hrs.
  • Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.
  • Once your payment has been processed, we will send you an email confirmation.
  • You will receive all travel vouchers required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.