Culture / Tree House Wildlife Tour (6d/5n)
The most important cultural sites Sri Lanka has to offer combined with the ultimate wildlife experience. The included Yala Safari Treehouse will lift you right to the top of the world. The beautiful, rustic tree houses are built on the top a huge trees; giving you excellent and undisturbed views, perfect privacy as well as a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Including two safaris (evening & morning)
Early reservations recommended
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Day 1 : Our driver will pick you up from your hotel or the airport and you will proceed to Sigiriya, stopping at the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage on the way.
Overnight at Hotel Wewa Addara* in Sigiriya.
Day 2 : In the early morning you will have the opportunity to climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, built 5th century A.D (claimed by some as the 8th wonder in the world), see the water garden, bolder garden, mural paintings, the mirror wall, the lion's paws and the royal swimming pool on top. Back to the hotel to have your well deserved breakfast. After this you will proceed to the Dambulla Cave Temple (built by King Walagamba in the 1st century B.C with 22.000 square feet of ceiling paintings). This is followed by Nalande Gedige (a temple built in the geographical center of Sri Lanka), the spice gardens in Matale and the Aluvihare Cave Temple (this is where Buddhism was brought into book form in the 1st century B.C).
Overnight at the Thotupola Residence* in Kandy.
Day 3 : After breakfast you will embark on a city tour of Kandy and visit to the Botanical Garden (optional), followed by a picturesque drive through Sri Lanka's hill country . En route visit a tea factory and a plantation . In the afternoon you will reach Nuwara Eliya (the so-called Little England) with its colonial hotels, the race course and golf courses.
Overnight at Richmond Inn Hotel* in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 4 : In the morning you will be taking a trip to Horton Plains, Sri Lanka’s highest and most isolated plateau. Set on a backdrop of the hauntingly beautiful landscape of cloud forests and endless grasslands, Horton Plains is the perfect place for nature lovers, with its rich biodiversity and stunning views. Those who visit Horton Plains can’t help but be enamored by the sight of many wild animals and different species of birds enjoying the resplendent surroundings. Walk through Horton Plains to the precipice known as World’s End – a sheer drop of an astonishing 1,050 meters, an excellent place to look out over the surrounding hills, and a popular spot for photos. Return to hotel in the afternoon and then free stroll around the local markets.
Overnight at a Tree House at the Ella Jungle, built on stilts that gives you an elevated view of the valley over the tree tops.
Day 5 : First watch the magnificent views of Ella valley and the Rawana waterfalls. After a stop at the Wellawaya Pottery Manufactory you will continue to the Yala National Park where you can embark on an afternoon Jeep safari to watch leopards, elephants, bears, thousand of local and migrant birds in the wild. Just to name a few.
Overnight at the Big Game Safari Camp, a semi permanent tented safari camp on the border of the the Yala National Park.
The Big Game Safari Camp offers a half-board meal plan, while the rest of the tour is on b&b basis (see below).
Day 6 : After a morning safari we will drive you back to the airport or your hotel along the beautiful beaches of Sri Lanka's South Coast, with the opportunity to stop wherever you like to take dip. The most known beach resorts are Tangalle, Mirissa, Unawatuna. Drop at your hotel /airport
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|*the rate is per person sharing a double room. If you need an extra bed or a baby cot please mention it in the form below .
Important: smaller Hotels and Guesthouses do charge a 10% Service Charge on top of their total bill. The Service Charge is payable directly to the Hotel/Guesthouse and is NOT included in the rates listed above.
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Apart from some local festivals and events, the high season is generally from July to September and January to March; the Peak Season over the Christmas / New Year period. This varies slightly between the different locations and venues. We always make sure that you will get the best rates available. See also our Best Rate Policy