Experience the Wild
Day 01. ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER TO HABARANA.
(Approx. 4 hour drive) Arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake and proceed to Habarana. Spend the afternoon birding around the wetlands in the vicinity of the hotel.
Day 02. HABARANA.
After breakfast climb the Sigiriya Rock or explore Sigiriya Sanctuary for birds. Spend the afternoon exploring the wetlands in the area.
Day 03. HABARANA - KANDY
(Approx. 2 hour drive) After breakfast proceed to Kandy birding en route. After lunch at the hotel visit the Royal Botanical Garden, Peradeniya. In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic.
Day 04. KANDY - KITULGALA
(Approx. 3 hour drive) After early breakfast visit Udawattakele Sanctuary. Afterwards proceed to Kitulgala birding en route. After late lunch at the hotel explore Kitulgala Village area for birds.
Day 05. KITULGALA
After breakfast fullday birding in the Kitulgala Forest and Village area.
Day 06. KITULGALA - SINHARAJA
(Approx. 5 hour drive) After a short pre/post-breakfast birding session around the hotel, proceed to Sinharaja. Have lunch on the way.
Day 07 & 08. SINHARAJA
After breakfast full day birding in Sinharaja Rainforest (a UNESCO World Heritage Wilderness Area).
Day 09. SINHARAJA - UDAWALAWE
(Approx. 3 hour drive) After a short pre/post-breakfast birding session in the Sinharaja village area, proceed to After late lunch at the hotel do the afternoon jeep safari in Udawalawe National Park.
Day 10. UDAWALAWE - TISSAMAHARAMA
(Approx. 2.5 hour drive) Do a morning jeep safari in Udawalawe N.P. with picnic breakfast. Afterwards proceed to Tissamaharama. Have lunch at the hotel and spend the afternoon exploring the wetlands of Tissa.
Day 11 & 12. TISSAMAHARAMA.
Spend the full day inside Yala National Park looking for birds and mammals including Sri Lanka Leopard & Sloth Bear. Have picnic breakfast & lunch in the park.
Day 13. TISSAMAHARAMA - NUWARA ELIYA.
(Approx. 4.5 hour drive) After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya birding en route. Check in to the hotel and visit Victoria Park for highland birds.
Day 14. NUWARA ELIYA.
A pre-dawn start to reach Horton Plains National Park at first light. Have picnic breakfast during the morning birding session in Horton Plains. After lunch at the hotel spend the afternoon birding in Hakgala Botanical Garden.
Day 15. NUWARA ELIYA - AIRPORT.
(Approx. 5.5 hour drive) After a short pre/post breakfast birding session transfer to the Airport three hours before DEPARTURE having lunch on the way.