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Colombo, Wilpattu National Park, Sigiriya, Gal Oya National Park, Hatton, Galle / Ceylon safari

Explore Sri Lanka’s natural wonders, from ancient tea plantations to golden beaches and some of the world’s most exciting wildlife.

You will be guided around some of the island’s lesser-known parts, where you can spot leopards in their natural habitat, watch wild elephants swimming, and go whale watching in a stunning aerial safari. This trip will take in four UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Float above the Sigiriya Rock Fortress in a hot air balloon; see the world’s oldest living human-planted tree in Anuradhapura; then head into the forest with the chief of the Veddas, Sri Lanka’s indigenous people.

Experts will give you an in-depth insight into the country, such as the marine biologist who will meet you before you track blue whales, and an archaeologist who will guide you through Sigiriya. You can even opt to be introduced to one of the country’s famous cricketers. Alongside all of this adventure and culture there is plenty of time to relax, enjoying carefully chosen luxurious eco lodges along the way.

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Nights 12
Destinations 6
Flights 3

Colombo, Wilpattu National Park, Sigiriya, Gal Oya National Park, Hatton, Galle /Itinerary

Ceylon safari


Day /1

Fly to Colombo

Depart from London and fly to Colombo. Your guide will meet you on arrival and transfer you to Paradise Road Tintagel for an overnight stay. Take a sunset walk along Galle Face Green and explore the street food stalls before dinner.

Paradise Road Tintagel

Day /2

Wilpattu National Park

Wilpattu National Park

Today cricket fans have the option to meet a Sri Lankan Test cricketer, before transferring to Wilpattu Camp for an overnight stay. Embark on an afternoon game drive at Wilpattu National Park, to track leopards. Each one of these majestic cats is known here and tracked by conservationists. As you spot one stalking through the trees or sleeping on a branch you can hear tales of its life and its individual character. Head back to your luxury camp, where you will enjoy an al fresco dinner beneath the stars and a night under canvas.

Day /3 - 6



Transfer to the luxurious Jetwing Vil Uyana eco lodge – your base for the next four nights. From here, explore the sacred art of the Dambulla Caves and take a sunrise hot air balloon flight over the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, followed by lunch with the head archaeologist. A day in Anuradhapura allows you to explore its historic stupas, palaces and monasteries before returning to the hotel for a moonlit nature trail in search of the elusive loris.

Day /7 - 8

Gal Oya National Park

Gal Oya National Park

Journey to Gal Oya Lodge for a two night stay at this off-the-radar national park. En route, stop off at the historic town of Mahiyanganaya to meet with the chief of the Vedda tribe – one of the world’s oldest indigenous cultures – and walk through the jungles of his ancestors. Learn about the area’s wildlife with a zoologist, before taking a boat safari to watch elephants swimming in a lake first hand, followed by a picnic lunch on the banks of the Nigala River.

Day /9 - 10



Start the day with an optional three-hour trek up Monkey Mountain to watch the sunrise – the views across the jungle are well worth the early rise. Travel to Hatton and check-in to Ceylon Tea Trails for a two night stay. Here you can expect to trek into the hills to watch tea pickers at work, tour the Dilmah Tea Factory and plantations, sample the various grades of tea to discover your perfect brew and try some tea-based spa treatments.

Ceylon Tea Trails

Day /11 - 12



For your last two nights, take a morning flight and transfer to Amangalla. Spend time exploring Galle and historic fort, before an evening visit to the Sea Turtle Hatchery Centre. A highlight here is a breathtaking aerial safari by seaplane in search of whales with a marine biologist. Visit during December and March to spot blue whales on their annual migration.


Day /13

Return home

Return to Colombo for your return flight back to London.

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