The four hour trip from Bandaranaike International Airport to Sinharaja falls by the golden beaches, though the sleepy villages and green blankets of paddy fields and rubber estates. An ideal beginning to an adventurous journey in Sri Lanka.
Sinharaja, Sri Lanka’s last viable primary tropical rainforest with a vast collection of endemic vegetation, wildlife, especially birds and amphibians. Sinharaja is renowned for the Sinharaja bird wave where birds of different species fly in unison. Enjoy both a morning and evening bird watching sessionsin the company towering trees of Sinharaja.
Visit the famed Dutch Galle Fort. Spanning nearly 90 acres the Fort consist colonial styled churches, houses and hotels preserved in reminiscence of an era when the country was in the power of Dutch.
Mirissa itself is a quiet and peaceful coastal town boasting unspoiled beaches. Blue whales, Bryde´s whales, Sperm whales, Fin whales, bottle nose dolphins, common dolphins and spinner dolphins grace the waters of Southern Seas of Sri Lanka from Weligama to Mirrissa and can be found within just eight to ten nautical miles from Mirissa harbor.
As the dusk spreads around the trees of Yala set on an evening Safari in Yala in pursuit of the elusive leopards and elephants.
See Yala in its full glory basking in the morning sunlight. Head to Udawala, another sanctuary famed for elephants in the afternoon following the lunch. Spend the night at a luxury camp in the midst of Udawalawa sanctuary.
Tour the Udawala wildlife Sanctuary in search of wild elephants and drop by at the Ath Athru Sevana, elephant transit home, where orphaned elephant babies are rehabilitated for a life in the jungle.
Return to Colombo after an adventurous journey amidst the wild and untamed of Sri Lanka.
Your Sri Lanka trip finishes this morning in Colombo. Say goodbye to your new friends and plan a meet up somewhere in the world soon.