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Sri Lanka Wildlife Safari – 11th-22nd February 2024


Tour Highlights

  • Small Groups only
  • Guided tour with Surbhi Goel
  • 2 National Parks  Wilpattu National park and Yala National Park
  • Whale watching in February tour
  • Staying at lodges and hotels near the entrance gates of the National Parks for easy access.
  • Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner included on table d’ hote basis (Not A la Cart)


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A very important feature of our Sri Lankan safari is the limited group size, as nature encounters are best experienced within the intimate setting of a small group. This tour is only in February for the whale watching experience.

DAY 1: Arrival Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo (L,D) 

Staying at Claughton Wild Resort transfer 4 hours.

Meet your Wildlife Dreams Representative and Jetwing Eco Holidays Naturalist guide. Transfer to Claughton Wild Resort on the borders of Wilpattu National park. On route we stop to give you a refreshing drink of King Coconut.

DAY 2: Wilpattu National park (B, L, D)

10 minute drive to the park entrance.

.Full day safari in the park starting at 6:00am (Departure from the resort is at 5:30am). Breakfast and Lunch will be packed and set up as a pick nick within the park. Return to the lodge around 6:30pm for a refreshing drink, dip in the pool and dinner.

DAY 3: Wilpattu National park (B, L, D)

Staying at Claughton Wild.

“Willpattu national park is one of the islands oldest and largest protected areas. The name when translated to English means the land of the lakes, this is due to the presence of natural water bodies like lakes which are actually lime stone depressions in the land that hold water. The park is home to a host of wildlife such the Sri Lankan Leopard, Sloth Bear, Spotted Deer and Elephants. It is also home to a wide variety of species of birds”

DAY 4: Transfer from Wilpattu to Sigiriya (B, L,D)

Staying at Jetwing Vil Uyana.

Morning safari in Wilpattu National park. Return to the resort by 10am, checkout and drive to Sigiriya.

Arrive at Jetwing Vil Uyana for Lunch. Night time Loris watching experience with the hotel Naturalist. The walk starts at 6:30pm and ends around 8:30-9. The grounds are also home to Fishing Cats, Rusty Spotted Cats, Civets and Eurasian Otters.

DAY 5: Transfer from Sigiriya to Nuwara Eliya. 
Staying Jetwing St. Andrews. (B, L, D)

Breakfast at 8 and then check out and drive from Sigiriya to Nuwara Eliya.

 In the night you have the option of heading out in the night on an optional frog watching experience in the hotel proximity.

DAY 6: Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Yala N.P  (B, L, D)  Staying at Makini Bush Camp.

“Yala National park found along the southern coast of the island is known over the world over for being able to see and photograph the Sri Lankan Leopard. The parks is known to hold the highest density of leopards in the world.

Evening game drive to block 5 of Yala starting at 3:30Pm. Back at Camp by 6:45pm a dip on your private plunge pool and then dinner around the camp fire.

DAY 7: Yala National Park, Staying at Kithala

Transfer to Jetwing Yala after lunch.

Morning safari in Block 5 of Yala National park, with a packed breakfast and return to camp for lunch.

Transfer to Jetwing Yala. Afternoon safari in Block 1 of the park.


DAY 8: Yala National park (B, L, D)

Staying at Kithala Resort

Full Day Safari in Yala Block 1 of Yala National Park with a packed breakfast and lunch which will be served by the river. Back to the hotel by 6:30pm for a dip in the pool drinks and dinner.


DAY 9: Mirissa (B, D) 
Transfer from Yala National park to Mandara Resort Mirissa 

Morning safari in block 1 of Yala National park. Transfer to Galle after lunch. Stilt fishermen photography opportunity on route, which is a unique and iconic image of Sri Lanka.

Rest and Relax in the evening.


DAY 10: Galle – Mirissa (B, L, D)

Staying at the Mandara Resort Mirissa

Leave the hotel at 5 am with a packed breakfast to the Mirissa Fisheries Harbor, form where we head out to sea on a whale watching expedition. Takes about 3-6 hours.

Turtle watching in the afternoon.

DAY 11:  Negombo (B, L, D)

Morning Whale Watching Expedition.

After Lunch Transfer to Jetwing Lagoon

DAY 12: Home (B, L,) 

Breakfast and Lunch relaxing at the hotel before your flight.

If there is part of this tour that you like, we can design your own Tailor Made Safari 


• Transfers from airport to hotel and vice-versa by private air-conditioned car/van with driver.
• 11 nights Hotel accommodations in single/ double/twin room with private facilities at the mentioned
or similar hotels as per itinerary inclusive of any applicable room taxes and service charges.
• Nature drives into the Park as per the itinerary by park private vehicle with Park naturalist.
• Full board meals included as mentioned B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner on table d’ hote basis
(Not A la Carte)
• Mineral water on board the vehicle.
• 24/7 Concierge service.

• Return international airfares to India,
• Internal airfares.
• Any passport and visa fees.
• Any airport taxes.
• Any insurances including Travel, Personal and Medical.• Any immigration charges
• Any meals, alcohol and soft drinks except those specifically detailed in the itinerary.• Tips/ gratuities to drivers, guides,
waiters for included meals, tips to room boys.
• Laundry charges.
• Any massages/spa treatments, telephone calls, faxes or any other charges of personal nature.

Essential Info

Visa needs to be obtained before travel.


All prices shown are the best value prices applicable at the time of booking.  Booking prices are subject to change owing to ground product increases and currency rate fluctuations.


Claughton Wild

Jetwing Vil Uyana

Jetwing St. Andrews

Makini Bush Camp

Kithala Resort

Mandara Resort

Jetwing Lagoon


While seeing wildlife is never guaranteed

These are the species that we would hopeful see on your safari/tour.

Leopard, sloth bear, three-striped palm squirrel, common langur, jackal, wild pig, mouse deer,  porcupines, whales, dolphins and many species of birds.

Tour Guide

Surbhi Goel.

International wildlife photographer and specialist for India, Sri Lanka and Kenya.

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