Exploring The Wild In A 10-Day Srilankan Safari Adventure
Embark on a thrilling 10-day adventure through Sri Lanka and experience the best of the country's natural beauty. Get up close with wildlife at Udawalawe National Park, embark on a scenic hike through Horton Plains National Park, and witness iconic landmarks in Colombo.
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Upon arrival at the airport, you will meet your private guide, escorting you to your luxury hotel. Later, embark on an introductory walking tour of the city. Your guide will lead you through the bustling streets, pointing out important landmarks and historic buildings such as the Dutch Hospital, the Old Parliament Building, the Independence Square, and the Colombo Fort. Return to your hotel for dinner.
Day 2: Transfer to Udawalawe National Park
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Udawalawe National Park, which is approximately a 4-hour scenic drive. Stop by a premium restaurant to enjoy a lavish lunch. Once you arrive, you will check into a hotel near the park where you can rest and relax after your journey.
Day 3: Full-day Safari at Udawalawe National Park
Spend a full-day safari at Udawalawe National Park. You will embark on an early morning game drive to see elephants, buffalos, and other wildlife in their natural habitats. After the first game drive, you will return to the hotel for breakfast before heading for another exciting game drive in the afternoon to explore different parts of the park. You will return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay in the evening.
Day 4: Visiting Ella
Embark on a scenic journey as you embark on a 5-hour drive to the breathtaking town of Ella. Along the way, make a pit stop at the iconic Nine Arches Bridge, which offers a panoramic vista of the lush green surroundings. Savor the breathtaking views and capture memories that will last a lifetime. After the thrilling road trip, check into a cozy and comfortable hotel in Ella, where you can unwind, rejuvenate, and bask in the peace and tranquility of this picturesque town.
Day 5: Hiking in Little Adam's Peak and Ella Rock
Today, you'll start your day with a delicious breakfast and travel to conquer two of Ella's most iconic peaks, Little Adam's Peak and Ella Rock. Immerse yourself in the area's natural beauty as you hike and discover hidden gems. Take in the panoramic views from the top and bask in the glory of your achievements. After a day of outdoor excitement, return to your cozy and comfortable hotel for a well-deserved dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Journey to Horton Plains National Park
Pack your bags and buckle up, as today, you'll embark on a journey to the heart of nature, to the stunning Horton Plains National Park. Get ready to be transported to a world of pristine forests, rolling hills, and breathtaking vistas. As you embark on a 3-hour drive, let the picturesque scenery unfold before you. Keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife, including spotted deer and colorful birds.
Day 7: Full-day Hiking in Horton Plains National Park
Go on a full-day hike through Horton Plains National Park. You will embark on an early morning hike to World's End and Baker's Falls, two popular destinations that offer stunning views of the surrounding landscape. After the hike, you will return to the hotel for breakfast before heading out for more hiking in the park in the afternoon. You will return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay in the evening.
Day 8: Transfer to Colombo
After breakfast, you will transfer to Colombo, a 6-hour drive away. In the evening, you will check into a hotel in Colombo. Rest and rejuvenate after a long drive. Explore the night scenes in Colombo and get a traditional spa before relishing Srilankan cuisine for dinner.
Day 9: Colombo City Tour
Visit historic landmarks, including the Independence Memorial Hall, a symbol of the country's freedom and independence, and the stunning Gangaramaya Temple, a Buddhist temple steeped in history and culture. Soak in the bustling atmosphere of the local markets, sample delicious street food, and immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of this city. As the day comes to a close, take a stroll along the famous Galle Face Green, a scenic stretch of lush green grass along the Indian Ocean, and watch the sunset over the horizon. It's the perfect ending to an unforgettable day in Colombo.
Day 10: Departure from Colombo
On the final day of your trip, you will have breakfast at the hotel before being transferred to the Colombo International Airport for your departure with memories of the country's natural beauty, unique experiences, and exotic wildlife.