This sri lanka tour package includes yala national park along with the luxury stay at Heritance properties. Your trip will start with kandy to yala national park. Afterwards, you will be visiting to Bentota. You will later head to visit the Turtle Hatchery in kosgoda and you will be amazed by the many species of turtles in Sri Lanka and the knowledge and passion of the people in the hatchery - you can see how the life cycle of turtle is!. Morning after breakfast and some leisure you have the full day to explore the capital city of Sri Lanka that is Colombo and then catch the late night flight back to Home.
date_range 5 Nights / 6 Days
Day 1: Colombo - Kandy - Enroute Pinnawala
Pickup from Airport and transfer to Kandy, en route visit Pinnawala elephant orphanage, city tour of
Kandy including the Temple of Tooth Relic and the Royal Botanical garden .Dinner and Overnight stay at
hotel - Kandy. Pinnawela Elephant Orphanageset amongst the verdant hills of Kegalle is a unique
orphanage, where the tiny tots weigh 60 kg or more. This is the Pinnewela Elephant Orphanage, the world's first and only elephant orphanage established to feed, nurse and house young elephants lost or abandoned by their
mothers. Other occupants are elephants displaced from their natural environs by development projects or those found wounded. Visitors could see the baby elephants being fed milk from gigantic feeding bottles
or bathed in the river which flows nearby an unforgettable sight! Established in 1975, by the Wildlife Department and National Zoological gardens which subsequently led to a breeding programme through which more than twenty five elephants have been born since 1984.
Overngiht in Kandy.
Day 2: Kandy to Yala National Park - Enroute Scenic Toy Train from Nuwara Eliya to Ella
After Breakfast Check out and head to the Nuwara Eliya - Explore 1 of the tea estate for Tea tasting and
then head to the train station to catch the train to Ella - Go over the most famed bridge - 7 Arch Bridge and see the greenary in Sri Lanka while you pass the forest and tea estates.
Reach Ella - the same car will pick you up and drive you to Yala where you reach by late afternoon.
Overnight in the Yala National Park
Day 3: A Day for Game Drives
After breakfast you have 2 game drives to maximize your chances of spottting one of the most elusive cats - The Leopard in the dense forest of yala. Yala combines a strict nature reserve with a national park. Divided into 5 blocks, the park has a protected
area of nearly 130,000 hectares of land consisting of light forests, scrubs, grasslands, tanks and lagoons. Two blocks are currently opened to the public. Situated in Sri Lankas south-east hugging the panoramic Indian Ocean, Yala was designated a wildlife sanctuary in 1900 and was designated a national park in 1938. Ironically, the park was initially used as a hunting ground for the elite under British rule. Yala is home to 44 varieties of mammal and 215 bird
species. Among its more famous residents are the worlds highest concentration of leopards.
Overnight in Yala.
Day 4: Yala to Bentota - Enroute Galle
After breakfast check out and start your journey to one of the most talked about beach destination in Sri Lanka - Bentota.
Visit Galle Fort, a World Heritage Site, a historic 16th-century fortress noted for its well-preserved walls and Dutch colonial architecture. Take a stroll along the narrow streets and alleys of the fortified city, admire
the typical Dutch-style buildings, or take a guided tour to learn more about its history. Today, a museum, as well as many charming shops and cafes, can be found in the fort's interior.
Day 5: A Day for Kosgoda / Balapitiya
After Breakfast - head to visit the Turtle Hatchery in kosgoda and you will be amazed by the many species of turtles in Sri Lanka and the knowledge and passion of the people in the hatchery - you can see how the life cycle of turtle is!
Afternoon Enjoy the exciting boat safari in Madu River which is rich in Biodiversity
The hotel has evening entertainment show so don't miss that! Overnight in Bentota.
Day 6: Back To Home
Morning after breakfast and some leisure you have the full day to explore the capital city of Sri Lanka and then catch the late night flight back to Home.
Things to Explore in Colombo
Dutch hospital area (Shopping centre and most happening place) just across the street
- Lotus Tower
Restaurant Recommended- Ministry of Crab, Bu Ba, Nihonbashi Honten, Uli's.
Inclusions in Sri Lanka
- 05 Nights accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar with Breakfast Only in SriLanka
Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar with CPAI (Continental Plan) room with breakfast only
- Transportation in a Private Air conditioned vehicle with Chauffeur All the drivers we have are English
- Train tickets from Nuwara Eliya to Ella
- 2 Safari Drive in Yala National Park with Park Entrance fee and Private Jeep - 1 Morning and 1 Evening
Drive on the same Day
- Government Taxes
- Toll Chargers (Airport to Colombo & Colombo to Bentota or Galle)
- Airport transfers.
*Note- Rate Valid for 4 Pax travelling together
Entrance fees to sites
Lunch & Dinner or any meal not mentioned on the above program during the tour.
Visa Fees (please log on to www.eta.gov.lk)
Early check in or late checkout charges.
ENTRANCE FEES CHARGES
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage $ 06 per person
Temple of Tooth $ 10 per person
Cultural Show $ 10 Per person
Dambulla Temple $ 15 Per Person
Sigiriya $ 17 Per Person
Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery $ 3 Per Person
Balapitiya Boat Ride $ 18 Per boat
Bentota Water Sports $ 20 Per Person (Banana Boat, Tube Ride & Jet Sky)
Colombo Museum $ 08 per person
Gangaramaya Temple $ 02 per person