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From Colombo: Udawalawa National Park Wildlife Safari

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Udawalawe National Park, Uda Walawe National ParkWe will pick up you from your hotel in Colombo Or Negombo and then drive to Udawalawe national park for safari tour. Udawalawe is the world best place to spot elephant gathering and to see the best Asian elephant sightings. After the safari tour we will drop you to same location where you picked up.Duration: 4 hours

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02 DAY POKUNUTHENNA

ItineraryDay 1: Pickup - UdawalaweStop At: Elephant Transit Home (ETH), Uda Walawe National ParkWe will pick up the guests from any hotel or location in the following areas: Kalutara / Wadduwa / Bentota / Beruwela / Koggala / Ahungalla / Hikkaduwa / Galle, and proceed to Udawalawe. You will first visit the Elephant Transit Home where you will be able to watch elephants feeding. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Udawalawe National Park, Uda Walawe National ParkYou will proceed to Udawalwe National Park for a Jeep safari (an evening safari is optional). Udawalawe lies south of the central hills of the island, and it surrounds the man-made reservoir of Udawalawe, which is part of the park. It is a mixture of an abandoned teak plantation, scrub jungle & grassland. The dry season is best to watch many herds of elephant that roam the park; which is usually between May & September. Almost the entire park is covered with tall, reedy Pohon grass, which grows all year round. Udawalawe is a superb place to watch elephants. An estimated 450 elephants live here.You will have lunch at a local restaurant and you will spend your evening leisurely at a hotel in Udawalwe where you will spend the night.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: You will have your lunch at a local restaurant in Udawalwe. • Dinner: You will have your Dinner at the hotel in Udawalwe which you will be spending the nightAccommodation included: You will be spending the night at a hotel in Udawalawe.Day 2: Pokunutenna Village - drop off.Stop At: Udawalawa National ParkYou will have the morning breakfast at the hotel you spent the night in Udawalawe. After breakfast, you will proceed to Pokunuthenna Village.Pokunuthenna is a beautiful rural village bordering the forest and the Pokunuthenna Tank. It’s 6 km away from the Hambegamuwa and Weli Oya villages. Approximately 36 families live making a living from their main income source through cultivating & farming rice fields & various vegetables & fruits. There are many species of Birds, Butterflies, Insects & small mammals are found specifically around the Pokunuthenna area. It’s rich with lush green paddy fields, Lakes & thick jungle areas where you could get a once in a lifetime experience with picturesque landscapes overlooking the Kura gala hills.Before reaching Pokunuthenna Village you will visit the Damwel Odaya Village Temple and you will take a Land Master (hand tractor) ride from the temple to the Pokunuthenna Eco Centre (40minute ride). Upon reaching the village, you will be welcome and be given a briefing about Pokunuthenna. Then you will commence the sight-seeing and the village tour. You can also do bird watching and lake fishing activities which is optional. You will then visit a local family and cultivations (including rice fields), where you will be given refreshments (King coconut / tea) at the local family residence. The family will then do a cookery demonstration (after purchasing the vegetables from the local family) and you will enjoy a Rural Village style lunch. You will then relax at the Pokunuthenna Eco centre and after evening tea, you will be dropped off at the location you were picked up or any location nearby which the guests wants, confirming the end of the tour.Duration: 15 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: You will have your Breakfast at the hotel in Udawalwe which you spent the night • Lunch: You will enjoy a Rural Village type lunch at the Pokunuthenna village.No accommodation included on this day.

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DAY UDAWALAWE

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Elephant Transit Home (ETH), Uda Walawe National ParkWe will pick the guests from any hotel in the following areas: Kalutara / Wadduwa / Bentota / Beruwela / Koggala / Ahungalla / Hikkaduwa / Galle / Negombo / Waikkal / Marawilla / Chillaw and proceed to Udawalawe. First we will visit the Elephant Transit Home where we will spend some time.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Udawalawa National ParkNext we will proceed to go on a Safari of the Udawalawe National Park. Udawalawe lies south of the central hills of the island, and it surround the man made reservoir of Udawalawe, which is part of the park. It is a mixture of abandoned teak plantation, scrub jungle & grassland. The dry season is best to watch many herds of elephant that roam the park; which is usually between May & September. Almost the entire park is covered with tall, reedy Pohon grass, which grows all year round. Udawalawe is a superb place to watch elephants. An estimated 450 elephants live here.After the safari we will Visit the Gem Museum in Ratnapura and then the guests will be dropped off at the hotel which they were picked up or any location nearby they want, confirming the end of the tour.Duration: 8 hours

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2 Day Trip to Udawalawa Safari & Famous Ella

ItineraryDay 1: Udawalawa National Park Stop At: Udawalawa Safari, Uda Walawe National ParkEnjoy a three-hour Jeep Safari which would give you a chance to explore the amazing Udawalawe National Park.Renowned as a place that promises you sights of majestic elephants throughout the year, Udawalawe national park is one of the most undisturbed and pristine natural ecosystems on the planet enriched with a wealth of Sri Lankan elephants.The huge herds of elephants with playful little ones being the prominent feature of the Udawalawe safari, the park also offer you glances at water buffalo, wild boar, spotted deer, sambur deer, jackal, samber, black-naped hare, mongooses, bandicoots, foxes, the endemic Toque Macaque and Gray Langers.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Dhanaja Gem Museum, Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa ProvinceGem Museum Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Ella Trip Stop At: Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, Ella, Uva ProvinceThe Nine Arch Bridge in Ella is on the Demodara loop and spans 91 meters at a height of 24m. The beautiful nine arches make it a very picturesque spot especially as it is located in a dense jungle and agricultural setting. Behind the railway, a forest is booming and below, tea leaves are being cultivated.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Horton Plains National Park, Nuwara Eliya, Central ProvinceIt is suggested that you wear hike-friendly gear with proper hiking boots, and take a sweater as the temperature can drop suddenly. If you have not had breakfast at your hotel, you can bring a packed meal and enjoy it on the long drive.Horton Plains National Park is the only national park of Sri Lanka that is situated in the Central Highlands. With plains covered in patna grass and interspersed with small patches of forest and low brush, the park is home to many hundreds of species of flora and fauna. Some of the species most anticipated by visitors are the sambur, monkeys and rare leopards.Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

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Udawalawa Safari from Colombo or Negombo

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Udawalawa Safari, Uda Walawe National ParkFramed by soaring highlands on its northern boundary, the Uda Walawe National Park is one of the world's best places to see wild elephants. Largely comprised of grasslands and bush forest, it's also one of the best national parks in Sri Lanka for game spottingDuration: 4 hours

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Udawalawa Safari from Your Hotel in Ella

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Udawalawe National Park, Uda Walawe National ParkYou will be picked up from the hotel in Ella (or nearby) then heading to Udawalawa National Park by Car or VanDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Udawalawa Safari, Uda Walawe National ParkA Jeep Safari (3hours) - If it’s the ultimate Sri Lankan safari experience you are looking for in the utmost of comfort, Udawalawe Trails is the perfect choice for you. Sit back and relax, and allow the Team to guide you on the journey of a lifetime you’ll never forget. Eavesdrop on the splashing of the elephants in the nearby lakes and streams, be hypnotized by a leopard’s soft growling in the dark, listen to the evocative hoot of an exotically tropical owl….embrace the sights and sounds of nature and you will truly experience a state of natural bliss.Observe Sri Lanka’s natural wilderness in all its raging glory, it’s untamed beauty, and it’s unmatchable splendor. Experience a world-class safari with the most innovative and professional Safari service provider in Sri Lanka. With a highly trained and professional team personally on hand to look after your every desire, your adventure will leave you feeling like a King. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Ella Railway Station, Ella, Uva ProvinceReturn back to your Hotel Duration: 2 hours

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