Sri Lanka Wildlife Retreat with Lesser known Spots

Day 01
Arrival into Sri Lanka and transfer to Negombo for the first night. (Approx :30 minutes drive) At arrival you will be warmly greeted by our chauffer guide who will accompany you throughout the tour. To ensure your safety, all our guides are well trained on the precautions & measurements that needs to be adhered to the health regulations by the Authorities. They are also well equipped with all the necessary safety standards. The vehicle conditions have been pre-examined along with its cleanliness and hygiene. At arrival your guide will hand over a hygiene pack which contains a face mask, sanitizer, tissues and some travel essentials for your ease and safety. We ensure your holiday will bring lots of good memories as well as experiences with lots of safety with us. Spend the day at leisure.
Villa Hundira
Day 02
After the breakfast leave for Belihuloya. (Approx: 5 hours drive) En route visit gem mine at Rathnapura and continue to the camp. The camp is in a remote area surrounded by protected forests. The last leg of the journey to the camp is undertaken on foot, accompanied by the camp staff, providing a unique and invigorating way to reach your retreat in the wilderness.
Ahas Pokuna Bush walks camp
Day 03
For a 2 night stay you are entitled to 3 – 4 bushwalks and additional experiences Ahaspokuna offers. However, you’re in control of your life here. If you’d rather read in the afternoons while soaking in the wild bath, and stargaze with a bottle of wine at night, the camp itself is your private haven for happy solitude.
Ahas Pokuna Bush walks camp
Day 04
After the breakfast leave for Jetwing Kaduruketha. (Approx : 3 hrs drive) Afternoon village walk . Whether it be on foot or cycle, your personal naturalist will guide you through the scenic paddy fields and show you, up close, the secrets of their ancient irrigation techniques and the methods of their cultivation
Jetwing Kaduruketha
Day 05
Diyaluma is the second highest waterfall in the country and cascades a shimmering 220 meters down a sheer, steep cliff. A meandering hour long walk leads through the hills to the top of the falls from the road below. You can also reach the apex by driving up and trekking down through rambling rocks and trees. Once on top, you can cool off by taking a dip in one of the immense natural rock pools and take pictures of the gorgeous scenery below. The views of the surrounding area perfectly capture the breathtaking beauty of the Hill Country. Afternoon visit famously massive Buddha statue at Buduruwagala that stands to a height of 17 meters. The site is also home to an extraordinary series of divinity figures that were carved in relief out of a sheer rock face in the 10th Century. These carvings represent some of the only Sri Lankan examples of Mahayana Buddhism which experienced a brief period of influence during this time
Jetwing Kaduruketha
Day 06
After the breakfast leave for Pottuvil. (Approx : 3 hrs drive) Afternoon at leisure by the beach.
Jetwing Surf
Day 07
Morning safari at Kumana national park. Afternoon at leisure by the beach.
Jetwing Surf
Day 08
Full day at leisure by the beach.
Jetwing Surf
Day 09
After the breakfast leave for Gal Oya. (Approx :3 hrs drive) Spend the day at leisure.
Gal Oya Lodge
Day 10
Experience the activities in Gal Oya with your hotel. You can arrange these activities through the hotel and can pay them locally.
Gal Oya Lodge
Day 11
After the breakfast leave for Matale. (Approx : 4 hrs drive) Spend the day at leisure.
Sir Johns bungalow
Day 12
Start your day with a Trekking tour to beautiful Knuckles mountain range, which is the most rugged and picturesque terrain of Sri Lanka. Knuckles mountain range and its forest trails are the most suitable for trekking in Sri Lanka. Also visit the grasslands of Pitawala Patana and Illukkumbura where the climate changes from wet montane to dry lowlands within a period of 2/3 hours. You may also see attitudinally graded forest types such as sub montane forests, cloud forests, wet grasslands, dry mixed mid elevation forests, dry zone forests to scrub jungle. Duration – 4 hours Distance – 4 Km one way
Sir Johns bungalow
Day 13
Departure (Approx : 3.5 hrs drive)
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