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Day 6

routeRoute :  Yala > Udawalawe

DriveDrive :  2 hour drive

HotelHotel :  Grand Udawalawe Resort

HighlightsHighlights :  Evening Elephant Safari


Today, you may venture to the depths of the island, towards Udawalawe National Park! The Park covers an area of 30,821 hectares, and includes a large reservoir and the Udawalawe Tank. The park is also home to an estimated 500 elephants: best spotted by the river or streams and reservoirs, wild buffalo, sambar deer, mongooses, bandicoots, foxes, water monitors crocodiles, and even the occasional sloth bear and leopard.

With some good luck you will witness all these creatures and more over an evening jeep safari (3.00pm – 6.00pm) accompanied by a naturalist guide.

 

 


Day 7

routeRoute :  Udawalawe > Sinharaja

DriveDrive :  2 hour and half hour drive

HotelHotel :  Rainforest Eco Lodge

HighlightsHighlights :  Visit to Udawalawe Elephant Transit Center, Trek in the Sinharaja Rain Forest


Begin your day, by dropping by the Elephant Transit Centre, where orphaned and injured elephants are cared for until they are able to return to the park.

Continue your journey to the green paradise of Sinharaja; Sri Lanka’s last surviving area of primary tropical rainforest. The rainforest will offer you a memorable opportunity to observe wildlife whilst trekking through its’ parts of which are still untouched and remain a virgin forest. Once in depth of the forestry, enjoy both a morning and evening private bird watching trek in the Forest led by a naturalist guide. More than sixty percent of the flora is endemic and many of them are considered rare. There is much endemic wildlife, especially birds, but the reserve is also home to over fifty percent of Sri Lanka’s endemic species of mammals and butterflies as well as many varieties of insects, reptiles and rare amphibians.

Whilst being caressed by the sun, listen to the concert played by the animal kingdom in the rainforest backed by the sound of the many small waterfalls.


Day 8

routeRoute :  Sinharaja > Galle

DriveDrive :  3 hours

HotelHotel :  Amari Galle

HighlightsHighlights :  Discover the Dutch Fort of Galle


Drive towards the Southern Coast of the island to Galle. Galle is the country’s oldest living city and is sure to capture your interest, with its historic sites and its unique fusion of European and Arabic cultural and architectural influences.  In the afternoon, explore the Galle Fort with its low lined streets and history behind its Rampart. The Fort remains a hive of activity and is one of the few World Heritage listed sites in which a bustling population continues to thrive. Walk through the alleys lined with stores and restaurants. After you have explored the city you could proceed to do some shopping in the very heart of Galle. You will come across shops with fine variety of gems and jewelries, antiques, art galleries and Design stores.

 


Day 9

routeRoute :  Galle > Mirissa > Galle

DriveDrive :  01 hour drive

HotelHotel :  Amari Galle

HighlightsHighlights :  Whale and Dolphin Watching activity


Set off on your early morning expedition to encounter the activity of Whales and Dolphin watching; the Gentles Giants of the Ocean. As you set off on the boat cruise, listen to the cacophony of tunes created by spinner dolphins, travelling in pods. In the deeper waters, you will spot the blue whales travelling in groups. As you venture further out are the sperm whales that travel in solitude. This makes Sri Lanka unarguably the best place in the world to sight both blue and sperm whales together. Don’t forget your camera to catch their tails flip.

Retreat to the comforts of your hotel for a peaceful relaxation on the sand swept Beaches!


Day 10

routeRoute :  Galle > Airport

DriveDrive :  2 and half hour drive

HotelHotel :  

HighlightsHighlights :  Departure


As all good things must come to an end, we bid you farewell as our Chauffeur Guide transfers you to the Airport to meet your departure flight home.



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