Tuesday, 27th July 2010 As I stepped off the plane in Sri Lanka, I received two messages instantly as I turned on my phone.  The first, from Gehan, asked me to ‘get in touch with Riaz urgently.’  I worriedly read the next te

Julia Porter

Saturday, 4th September 2010 Today marked the start of probably my best weekend in Sri Lanka yet.  Despite the 2am start, this weekend couldn’t have been better to round up my time in Sri Lanka.  At 3am, Riaz and Mudara (who I’d visited

Julia Porter Yala Udawalawe

Yala National Park in Sri Lanka was trying to keep quiet about a mother leopard and her three cubs, but word had leaked from one jeep driver to another, one naturalist guide to another and from one photographer to another.  By the beginning of October many kn

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Sri Lanka trip report, part I - by Maggie Sheriffs from USA who travelled with Jetwing Eco Holidays Thanks to Noah for hosting this post, the first of a few on the trip my husband Tom and I took to Sri Lanka from August 24-

Maggie Sheriff

We are writing to thank you and your team so very much for organising what has become our best holiday ever!  We spent the last two weeks of March touring Sri Lanka with our wonderful guide Hetti and have seen more birds and animals than we could have ever ho

Neil Alex Harris

My name is Peter Smith and I live with my family live near Leicester in the UK. For some time my wife, Cheryl, and I had wanted to visit Sri Lanka. The big question was how to go about such a trip. I am a birder and have a love of all wildlife. Whilst Cheryl a

Peter Smith

[ A Birding and Wildlife Trip Report: Sri Lanka] A fat frog sits on a sunny rock that protrudes from a stream, unaware it is about to die. A heron swoops. The frog disappears. Seconds later I spot the heron, preening o

Chris Pritchard

Intro My wife Carrie and I have just come back from a terrific 11-day trip to Sri Lanka. Principally chosen as a place to combine food, shopping and wildlife watching with some birding, Sri Lanka is special for the good numbers of endemic spe

Mike Kilburn

Trip report on Sri Lanka published in Birdwatching magazine of family holiday in Sri Lanka. Visited Sri Lanka in August 2012 with Jetwing Eco Holidays.

Stephen Moss

Personal Highlights Tim (aged 10) Going on safari in Yala and b

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