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Sri Lanka’s Big Five

Sri Lanka’s Big Five
14 Days
750 USD
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Jagath Tours
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7 days ago

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Venture on this tour in to the wilds & Seas of Sri Lanka is to in search of Sri Lanka’s Big Five – The Blue Whale, Sperm Whale, Asian Elephant, Leopard and Sloth Bear, while enjoying the cultural, Historical sites and beautiful sceneries of Sri Lanka.
• Dolphin watching in Kalpitiye
• Safari in Wilpattu National Park
• Polonnaruwe Ancient kingdom (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
• Maligawila ancient rock cut Buddha Image
• Safari in Udewalewe National Park
• Safari in Yale National Park
• Whale Watching in Mirisse
Tour Include
Personally until tour come to end I will be your driver and guide.
Fully Air-conditioned Luxury Car or Minivan with passengers’ insurance coverage.
Fuel / free Wi-Fi / driver food and accommodation / parking fees / tour guide entrance tickets/ Unlimited kilometer according to tour itinerary.
Tour Excludes
Accommodation/ Entrance tickets for all activities mentioned above/Tips and porterage /Expenses of a personal nature/ food and Beverages Flights & Visas /Early check-in & Early checkout charges Activities charges

Day 1: Airport to Kalpitiya
Arrival in Sri Lanka and transfer to Kalpitiya for two nights.
Kalpitiye ,a marine sanctuary with a diversity of habitats ranging from bar reefs, flat coastal plains, saltpans, mangroves swamps, salt marshes and vast sand dune beaches, has been identified as a hotspot to see several different varieties of dolphins like Spotted, Spinner, Fraser’s, Risso’s and Common Dolphins as well, In Kalpitiya dolphin watching is possible 03 – 04 km off the coast ,often like a sheet of glass on calm days.

Night 1: Kalpitiya

Day 2: Early mornings take the boat from Alankuda and head out to sea in search of different varieties of dolphins. The early morning light will be providing perfect conditions to capture these flawless acrobats on film as they show off their tricks with an eternal grin, as if posing specially for you. Further beyond the reef, the voyage continues up in search of Sperm Whale – the largest toothed whale in the world. The deep sea off the Kalpitiya Peninsula where the continental shelf lies provides an ideal habitat for these giant oceanic predators, which need to dive several hundred meters to hunt prey such as the Giant Squid. Evening relax on the beach

Night 2: Kalpitiya

Day 3: Kalpitiya To Wilpattu
After breakfast, leave for Wilpattu for two nights and afternoon, game drive at Wilpattu National Park in search of Leopard and Sloth Bear. Wilpattu; Sri Lanka’s the largest National Park, occupying about a 1100km2 (425 sq mile) tract of shore line and jungle on the northwest coast, The park, become an eco-tourism destination to rival Yala in the south, with huge expanses of forest and an array of rare mammal with over 250 species of birds, The park is also a best place to sight Asian Elephant, Barking Deer, Spotted Deer, Sambar, Jackal, Asiatic Buffalo, Crocodiles in addition to Leopards & sloth Bears

Night 3: Wilpattu

Day 4: Wilpattu
Early morning and evening again game drives at Wilpattu National Park in search of more Leopards, Sloth Bears etc……
Diner & Overnight stay at the same hotel nearby Wilpattu National Park

Night 4: Wilpattu

Day 5: Wilpattu To Polonnaruwa
After breakfast leave for Polonnaruwe and evening visit Polonnaruwa (A UNESCO World Heritage Site), the medieval capital of Sri Lanka. At Polonnaruwa we will encounter troops of Toque Macaques, who were famously featured in both the BBC’s ‘Temple Troop’ and David Attenborough’s ‘Life of Mammals’. One will be intrigued by the power play between the Macaques and Hanuman Langur

Night 5: Giritale or Polonnaruwa

Day 6: Polonnaruwa To Buttale
After breakfast leave for Buttale and En route, visit the ancient Maligavile Buddha statue, dates back to the 7th century AD and is the one of largest freestanding images of Lord Buddha in Sri Lanka, reaching a height of about 14 meters. The statue is carved out of a single piece block of limestone and much time can be spent here taking in the peaceful wilderness setting filled with birds and plenty of monkeys.

Night 6: Buttale

Day 7: Buttale To Udawalawe
After breakfast leave for Udawalewe & visit Udawalawe National Park for dry zone birds and Elephants in the evening. The Park is one of the guaranteed and is probably the best place to see wild herds of Elephants, consisting of tightly-knit family groups of up to four generations of related adult and sub-adult females and young. Look for dry zone birds, which include Little Green Bee-Eater, Malabar Pied Hornbill & Blue-faced Malkoha. In a visit to Udawalawe National Park close to 50-60 Elephants can be seen at Elephant transit Home, Nursery Herd which comprise of many baby Elephants is one of the key attractions.

Night 7: Udewalawe or Embilipitiye

Day 8: Udawalawe To Yala
After breakfast, leave for Yala for three nights .Yale ;Sri Lanka’s one of the best National Parks to see a wide variety of Sri Lanka’s wildlife because of its scrub plains, lagoons and rocky sections. A recent study has shown that Yala has one of the highest densities of Leopards in the world, offering great opportunities for viewing and photography. Yala is also home to over 500 Asian Elephant with the highlight being the 10-12 large Tuskers that roam around the park. The Park is also the best place in Asia for sighting the shy and usually nocturnal Sloth Bear. The park is also good for dry zone specialties like Indian and Great Thick-knees, Sirkeer and Blue-faced Malkohas and Malabar Pied Hornbill. A day’s birding in the park, during the northern winter, can yield a 100 species

Night 8: Yala

Day 9: Yala
Morning and afternoon safaris at Yala National Park in search of Leopards, Sloth Bears, Asian Elephants and Bird life

Night 9: Yala

Day 10: Morning and afternoon again safaris at Yala National Park in search of more Leopards, Sloth Bears, Asian Elephants and Bird life

Night 10: Yala

Day 11: Yala To Mirissa / Galle
After breakfast leave for Mirissa/Galle and evening relax on the beach

Night 11: Mirissa or Galle

Day 12: mornings Mirissa – marine safaris; take the boat from the fishery harbor out to sea in search of Whales.
Blue Whales and Sperm Whales are both seen regularly in these waters. It is the best place in the world for seeing Blue Whale and almost certainly the best place in the world for sighting both Blue Whales and Sperm Whales. And evening relax on the beach

Night 12: Mirissa or Galle

Day 13: Moring, again take the boat from the Mirisse’s fishery harbor out to sea, in search of more Blue Whales and Sperm Whales. And evening relax on the beach

Night 13: Mirissa or Galle

Day 14: Departure: Mirissa To Air Port

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