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Wild life Tour

12 Days / 11 Nights

Visit our wild life parks to observe the wild animals in their natural surroundings. See the elephants bathing in cool comfort. Welkin Tours will take you to the elephants orphanage giving an opportunity of seeing the elephants walking at will to help themselves to a sumptuous diet. Don't miss the naughty little elephants running around. The birds of various types add colour to the surroundings in the sanctuaries.


 from  $1,390 NZD pp*
Day 01   Airport / Negombo
 
Day 02   Negombo / Anuradhapura
 
Day 03   Anuradhapura / Wilpattu / Habarana
 
Day 04   Habarana / Monkey Safari / Minneriya /Habarana
 
Day 05   Habarana / Kandy
 
Day 06   Kandy / Knuckels / NuwaraEliya
 
Day 07   NuwaraEliya / Horton Plains / NuwaraEliya
 
Day 08   NuwaraEliya / Yala
 
Day 09   Yala / Kumana / Yala Safari / Yala
 
Day 10   Yala / Galle
 
Day 11   Galle
 
Day 12   Galle / Airport

 

  Superior Tour          Deluxe Tour

 

 

Day1: Airport / Negombo

You will be met & assisted upon arrival at the International Airport and be transferred to Hotel in Negombo. 

Accommodation

  Paradise Beach Hotel Negombo  

  Jetwing Blue  Negombo

 

 

Day 2 Negombo / Anuradhapura

After breakfast leave for Anuradhapura. Check in upon arrival & rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight in Anuradhapura

Accommodation

  Heritage Anuradhapura

  Palm Garden Village Hotel Anuradhapura   

 

 

Day 3 Anuradhapura / Wilpattu / Habarana

After breakfast proceed to Wilpattu for jeep safari. The unique feature of the Wilpattu National Park is the existence of "Willus" (Natural lakes) - Natural, sand-rimmed water basins or depressions that fill with rainwater. Nearly sixty lakes (Willu) and tanks are found spread throughout Wilpattu. Wilpattu is among the top national parks world renowned for its Leopard population.Thereafter leave for Habarana, Overnight stay in Habarana.

Accommodation

  Fresco Villa Habarana

  Cinnamon Lodge Habarana

 


Day 4 Habarana / Monkey Safari / Minneriya / Habarana

After breakfast proceed to Polonnaruwa on a monkey safari. Your observations will involve three species of monkeys native to Sri Lanka: the toque macaque, the gray langur and the purple-faced langur. You also will note the ecological challenges facing primates in a changing modern environment, and how you might help promote their survival. Thereafter proceed to Minneriya for Safari. Minneriya National Parkis a dry season feeding ground for the elephant population dwelling in forests of Matale, Polonnaruwa, and Trincomalee districts. Some reports account number of elephants to as high as 700. Tourists visit Minneriya largely because of elephants, especially in dry season. Overnight stay in Habarana.

Accommodation    

  Fresco Villa Habarana

  Cinnamon Lodge Habarana

 

 

Day 5  Habarana / Kandy

After Breakfast leave for Kandy. En route visit a spice garden in Matale to see the different spices. Overnight stay in Kandy. 

Accommodation    

  Senani Hotel Kandy/Deluxe

  Cinnamon Citadel Kandy

 

 

Day 6 Kandy / Knuckels / NuwaraEliya

After breakfast proceed to Knuckles Mountain range. The Knuckles Mountain range takes its name from a series of recumbent folds and peaks in the west of the massif which resemble the knuckles of clenched fist when viewed from certain locations in the Kandy District. At higher elevations there is a series of isolated cloud forests, harbouring a variety of flora and fauna, some of which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Bird life abounds in this forest. Seventeen of the 23 endemic species of Sri Lanka birds are found here among the 128 species recorded so far in this area.Thereafter leave for Nuwaraeliya.Overnight in Nuwaraeliya.

Accommodation    

  Alpine Hotel Nuwara Eliya

  Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya

 

 

Day 7 NuwaraEliya / Horton Plains / NuwaraEliya

Early morning proceed to Horton Plains National Park, which is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. The Horton Plains are the headwaters of three major Sri Lankan rivers, the Mahaweli, Kelani, and Walawe. The plains' vegetation is grasslands interspersed with montane forest, and includes many endemic woody plants. Large herds of Sri Lankan Sambar Deer feature as typical mammals, and the park is also an Important Bird Area with many species not only endemic to Sri Lanka but restricted to the Horton Plains. The sheer precipice of World's End and Baker's Falls are among the tourist attractions of the park. Overnight stay in Nuwaraeliya.

Accommodation    

  Alpine Hotel Nuwara Eliya

  Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya

 

 

Day 8 NuwaraEliya / Yala

After breakfast leave for Yala. Overnight stay in Yala

Accommodation      

  Taprospa Tissa

  Chaaya Wild Yala

 


Day 9 Yala / Kumana / Yala Safari / Yala

After breakfast proceed to Kumana National Park in Sri Lanka is renowned for its avifauna, particularly its large flocks of migratory waterfowl and wading birds. 
Evening proceed on an exciting Jeep safari in Yala. Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. The park is best known for its variety of wild animals. It is important for the conservation of Sri Lankan Elephants and aquatic birds. It has also one of the highest leopard densities in the world. Overnight in Yala.

Accommodation      

  Taprospa Tissa

  Chaaya Wild Yala

 

 

Day 10 Yala / Galle

After breakfast proceed to Galle. Overnight stay in Galle. 

Accommodation    

  Sanmira Renaissance  Unawatuna

  Lighthouse Hotel  Galle

 

 

Day 11 Galle

After breakfast relax on the beach. Optional proceed on Whale and Dolphin watching in Mirissa.Overnight stay in Galle.

Accommodation    

  Sanmira Renaissance  Unawatuna

  Lighthouse Hotel  Galle

 

 

Day 12  Galle / Airport

After breakfast leave in time to connect with departure flight

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Jetavana

  • Ruwanwelisaya Stupa

  • Anuradhapura

  • Heritage Anuradhapura

  • Palm Garden

 

  • Wilpattu

  • Wilpattu

  • Wilpattu

  • Cinnamon Lodge

  • Fresco Villa

 

 

  • Habarana

  • Monkey Safari

  • Minneriya

  • Fresco Villa

  • Cinnamon Lodge

 

 

 

 

  • Kandy

  • Matale

  • Habarana

  • Cinnamon Citadel

  • Senani

 

  • Knuckles

  • Kandy

  • Nuwara Eliya

  • Grand Hotel

  • Alpine Hotel

 

 

 

  • Nuwara Eliya

  • Horton Plains

  • Horton Plains

  • Alpine Hotel

  • Grand Hotel

 

 

 

 

  • Yala

  • Yala

  • Yala

  • Taprospa

  • Chaaya Wild

 

  • Yala Safari

  • Yala

  • Kumana

  • Taprospa

  • Chaaya Wild

 

 

 

 

  • Galle

  • Galle

  • Galle

  • Sanmira

  • Light House

 

  • Galle Fort

  • Mirissa

  • Galle