Day 6

routeRoute :  Yala

DriveDrive :  Jeep Safari: 3 hours

HotelHotel :  Jetwing Yala

HighlightsHighlights :  Morning & Evening Leopard Safari

Set out again on a morning and evening jeep safari accompanied by a naturalist guide to cover other areas of the extensive Yala National Park such as the five lakes. The five lakes are namely Yoda Wewa, Tissamaharama Wewa, Debara Wewa, Pannagamuwa Wewa and Weerawila Wewa. This safari is a unique opportunity to observe rural agrarian life which is revolving around these water bodies. This visit will enlighten you on the traditional irrigation methods, including intricate canals, channels, locks, some of which are centuries old.

Day 7

routeRoute :  Yala > Udawalawe

DriveDrive :  4 hours

HotelHotel :  Luxury Camping

HighlightsHighlights :  Evening Elephant Safari

Venture to the depths of the island to Udawalawe National Park. Udawalawe National Park covers an area of 30,821 hectares, and includes a large reservoir, the Udawalawe Tank, which is fed by the Walawe Ganga. The park is home to an estimated 500 elephants, best spotted by the river or streams and reservoirs. Other wildlife includes wild buffalo, sambar deer, mongooses, bandicoots, foxes, water monitors, crocodiles, and even the occasional sloth bear and leopard.

Day 8

routeRoute :  Udawalawa

DriveDrive :  Jeep Safari: 3 hours

HotelHotel :  Luxury Camping

HighlightsHighlights :  Morning Elephant Safari, Elephant Transit Home Visit & Evening Elephant Safari

Relish your stay in the jungles where you will have unlimited time to take both morning and evening game drives. During the day drop by the Elephant Transit Centre, where orphaned and injured elephants are cared for until they are able to return to the park.

Day 9

routeRoute :  Udawalawa > Colombo

DriveDrive :  5 hours

HotelHotel :  Taj Samudra

HighlightsHighlights :  

After settling in, it is time to explore the city of Colombo. Visit some interesting features such as the old city of Fort, the main markets of Pettah, the Hindu Temple at Sea Street, the Dutch Church at Wolfendal, the historic Davatagaha Mosque, the Colombo Museum amongst others. Another option is to indulge in some shopping whether it is value for money clothes or impressive antiques. Later on in the day we would recommend dropping by the Checkerboard at the Galle Face Hotel for drinks while watching a picturesque sunset over the Indian Ocean.

Day 10

routeRoute :  Colombo > Airport

DriveDrive :  1 hour

HotelHotel :  

HighlightsHighlights :  

As all good things must come to an end, your chauffeur guide with comfortable take you back to the international airport for a safe journey home.
Alternatively, you could always soak up some sun on Sri Lanka’s pristine beaches which are as close as an hour away from Colombo.

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