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Yala National Park Private Safari trip from Galle/Unawatuna/Mirissa

We arrange this Yala National park tip as 2 sessions from Galle. Morning and afternoon session. for morning session Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in Galle or in the nearby area around 3.00am. In the morning 6.00am Reach to The Park and start the morning session of safari, board into the Safari Jeep and 3-4 hour of wildlife spotting in Yala National Park. Early-morning arrival gives you a better chance in some months of the year of seeing some of the Park's wild animals, including elephants, sloth bears, sambar deer, wild boar, water buffalo, jungle fowl, eagles, monitors, and crocodiles with amazing colorful Nature. if you are looking forward to the afternoon session of the safari, we will pick you up around 8.00am from your staying location in Galle reach to the park 11.30am. after the lunch start the afternoon session of the safari. we will inform and advise you about the which session is better for your trip by taking in into consideration of current climate and other several environmental conditions in the Yala national park area which cause wildlife appearance.Please Note: we give the priority to guest requests when arranging the National Park Trip. therefore you could choose your safari session according to your travel schedule.Stopping for lunch en-route in Yala(own cost). you have an option to stop by WauruKannala Temple to see the massive statue of Buddha and Image house. spend 30 minutes there. (Entrance fee your own cost)If you do morning session you will be back to your staying hotel at Galle around 2.30pm. otherwise, if you do afternoon session of safari, you will be back to your staying hotel at Galle around 9.00pm. given time might be changed upon weather and traffic condition.

$155 Day Trips & Excursions

Colombo to Yala National Park Private Day Trip with Dinner

You will be picked up at 7:30am at your hotel. First you will get a glimpse of Galle Fort at 9:30am then proceed to Weligama and gaze at the stilt fisherman hauling their catch in the middle of the clear blue water.Transfer to Thissamaharama at 2:30pm and proceed to ride a safari jeep around Yala National Park, the second largest wildlife park in Sri Lanka. a professional Site Tracker will share knowledge of the animals that call this wildlife kingdom home. At 7:00pm, proceed to Dinner & then head back to Colombo at 11:00pm.

$399 Day Trips & Excursions

5-Day Sri Lanka Classic Tour

ItineraryDay 1: Airport - KandyStop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceMeet your guide upon landing at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo for your 5-day tour of Sri Lanka. Travel by private vehicle to Kandy. Explore a spice garden and a batik factory before checking in at your hotel. In the evening, watch a Kandyan dance performance. Afterward, visit the Temple of the Tooth, home of the sacred Buddhist tooth relic. Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Over-night stay at Jasmine Hillhouse, Kandy (3star).Day 2: Kandy - Nuwara EliyaStop At: Nuwara Eliya Golf Course, Nuwara Eliya, Central ProvinceBegin the following day with breakfast before setting out on a Kandy city tour. Stop by the Royal Botanical Gardens. Depart Kandy and visit a tea factory en-route to Nuwara Eliya. There, see a local golf course, Victoria Park, and Gregory Lake.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: 1x500ml water bottles per person per dayAccommodation included: Over-night stay at Thuruliya Lodge, Ramboda (3star).Day 3: Nuwara Eliya - TissamaharamaStop At: Yala National Park, Sri LankaAfter breakfast in the morning, depart to Kataragama, visiting Ravana Waterfalls on the way. Check in at Peacock Reach before embarking on a jeep safari in Yala National Park. At the conclusion of the safari, return to your hotel.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Over-night stay at Peacock Reach, Tissamaharama (3-star).Day 4: Tissamaharama - ColomboStop At: Colombo Fort, Colombo, Western ProvinceHead out the following morning for the Hambantota salt plains. Continue to Weligama and pause to gaze at the area’s stilt fishermen. Drive to Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that encompasses the colorful old city of Galle. Journey on to Colombo, and proceed on a Colombo city tour. Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Over-night stay at Fairview hotel, Colombo (3-star).Day 5: Colombo - AirportPass By: Colombo Airport Transfer, Colombo, Western ProvinceAfter breakfast, transfer to airport for departure flight.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$900 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7-Night Sri Lanka Wildlife and Adventure Tour

Day 1: Arrive / Bentota You will be picked up from your hotel or the airport in the selected cities (please refer to Departure Point for details) and greeted by your personal guide. We will drive to Bentota and relax for the rest of the day. Overnight at Citrus Waskaduwa or Similar hotel on B&B basis Day 2: Bentota / Sinharaja After breakfast you can enjoy a boat ride in Madu River. The bio-diversity of the Madu River is very significant when considering the wide ranges of aquatic and avian life as well as wetland dwelling amphibians, reptiles and mammals that inhabit this natural treasure. Afterwards you will be driven to Sinharaja (approx. 3 hours drive). In the afternoon you can proceed with a guided trekking tour in the Sinharaja Rainforest, which is a world heritage site and major ecotourism destination in Sri Lanka. Overnight at Rainforest Eco Lodge or Similar hotel  on B&B basis Day 3: Sinharaja / Udawalawe After breakfast you will be taken to Udawalawe (approx. 4 hours drive) and check in to Grand Udawalawe. Late afternoon you will experience a game drive in the National Park. Udawalawe is an important habitat for water birds and Sri Lankan elephants. Overnight Stay at Grand Udawalawe or Similar hotel on B&B basis Day 4: Udawalawe / Yala After breakfast you will be taken to Yala (approx. 2 hours drive). Upon arrival in Yala, we will go to a campsite where we will spend the night. In the late afternoon, you can enjoy a game drive at Yala National Park that is mainly famous for its leopards. Overnight at a campsite with a BBQ dinner in the Jungle Day 5: Yala / Ella After breakfast we will take you to Ella (approx. 3 hours drive). In the afternoon, you can do a trekking tour with your guide to see Ella gap, Little Adam's Peak and Rawana Waterfalls. Overnight Stay at Mount Heaven or Similar hotel on B&B basis. Day 6: Ella / Horton Plains / Nuwara Eliya After breakfast you will go to Horton Plains (approx. 2 hours drive), then take a guided walk along the nature trails to a viewpoint known as World’s End. Overnight Stay at Grand Camellia or Similar hotel on B&B basis Day 7: Nuwara Eliya / Kitulgala After breakfast you will be taken to Kitulgala where you can enjoy a whitewater rafting at Kelani River. In the afternoon, you can enjoy a cycling tour in the village. Overnight Stay at Plantation Villa or Similar hotel on B&B basis Day 8: Departure After breakfast you will be taken to your hotel or the airport in the selected cities (please refer to Departure Point for details).

$110 Day Trips & Excursions

Yala National Park Private Tour with BBQ Dinner on the Beach

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Yala National Park, Sri LankaGet picked up from your Tissamaharama, Yala, Kataragama or Hambantota hotel. Hop into the Safari Jeep and travel to Yala National Park for an exciting game drive. Yala Park is situated in Sri Lanka's dry zone, made up of scrub jungles, water reservoirs, brackish lagoons, and riverine habitats. It has the highest population density of leopards in the world, and is also home to a herd of 300-350 elephants.  As well as leopards and elephants, keep an eye out for animals including sloth bears, black-naped hares, spotted deer, sambar, hanuman langurs, toque monkeys, stripe-necked and ruddy mongooses, wild boar, and golden jackal. You may also see the enormous land and water monitors and, of course, marsh crocodiles. Get back into the Jeep and drive to a private beach, arriving at approximately 6:15pm. Here you have a couple of hours to explore, dip your toes in the cool water, and enjoy a 4-course barbeque dinner with a glass or two of wine. The beach is located in an exclusively private area and dinner is set up only for your group.   At 8:30pm, the Jeep will take you back to your hotel in Tissamaharama or Yala, arriving at around 9pm.-------------------- ITINERARY--------------------2:30pm: Get picked up by a Safari jeep from your hotel in Tissamaharama or Yala and drive to Yala National Park for an exciting game drive. Yala Park is situated in the Dry Zone area of Sri Lanka, comprising of a range of habitats like scrub jungles, water reservoirs, brackish lagoons, and riverine habitats. Yala is known to have one of the highest leopard densities in the world, and its elephant herd consists of between 300-350 animals. This is the best park in the country to observe and photograph leopards, elephants, and mammals such as Sloth bears, Black-naped hare, Spotted deer, Sambar, Hanuman langur, Toque monkey, Stripe-necked and Ruddy mongoose, Wild boar, and Golden jackal. You're also likely to see the reptiles like the Land and Water Monitor lizard, along with the Marsh crocodile. 6:15pm: Travel to a private beach near Yala National Park for an unforgettable evening. Spend couple of hours relaxing on the beach accompanied by an included bottle of wine. The beach is located in a private area and dinner is set up only for your group. 7:00pm: Enjoy a 4-course BBQ dinner in front of a roaring beach bonfire. 8:30pm: Leave the beach and proceed to your hotel. 9:00pm: Arrive at your hotel.Duration: 6 hours

$75 Day Trips & Excursions

Yala National Park Private Full-Day Leopard Safari with Lunch

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Yala National Park, Sri Lanka5:30:  You will be picked up by your guide from your hotel and driven to Yala National Park.Yala Park is situated in the Dry Zone in Sri Lanka, comprising of a range of habitats including scrub jungles, water reservoirs, brackish lagoons and riverine habitats. Yala has one of the highest leopard densities in the world. Its elephant heard is of about 300-350.  This is the best park in the country to see and photograph leopards, elephants as well as mammals such as Sloth Bears, Black-naped Hare, Spotted Deer, Sambar, Hanuman Langur, Toque Monkey, Stripe-necked and Ruddy Mongooses, Wild Boar, Golden Jackal. You can see the reptiles, Land and Water Monitor and Marsh Crocodile.12:00 – 13:00: We will deliver the picnic lunch to the location where you will enjoy your lunch.13:00 – 14:00:  Relax and enjoy the beach.  14:00:  Start your evening game drive for searching leopards. If you are really lucky, you may be able to witness few of them during this game drive.17:00:  Leave the National Park18:00: Arrive at your hotelDuration: 10 hours

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