17days/16nights|From A$9,185 per person twin share

Wildlife of Sri Lanka

Private Tour

Discover the best wildlife experiences Sri Lanka has to offer, travelling to three of its national parks. Visit the oldest, the biggest and one of the least-visited national parks. Along the way, see some of Sri Lanka’s best-known cultural attractions.


  • Search for the elusive Sri Lankan leopard in Wilpattu National Park
  • Safari by boat at Gal Oya National Park
  • Enjoy a luxury tented camp and game drives at Yala National Park
  • Experience rural tranquility at Horathapola
  • Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Explore the ancient city of Anuradhapura
  • See the wild elephants of Minneriya National Park
  • Take a bicycle tour in Kandy


Wildlife enthusiasts


01Arrive Colombo - Wadumunnegedara

Welcome to Sri Lanka! You will be met upon arrival and transferred to your accommodation - Horathapola Estate in Wadumunnegedara, a journey of around an hour. Horathapola Estate is a 20-hectare property nestled in rural Sri Lanka set amidst a manicured garden and tranquil surroundings.


Discover the many faces of Galle with a gentle guided walking tour led by an expert resident guide and local character this morning. Explore the Fort on your own at leisure in the evening. Galle Fort is a pleasant place to wander with its quiet streets, inviting cafes and many boutiques and artisan workshops.

04Galle - Depart Colombo

Today depart to Colombo International airport for your departure flight, a journey of around 2 hours on the southern expressway.

05Gal Oya

Full day at leisure at your lodge. This evening go on a nature walk and visit the research centre with your in-house naturalist

06Gal Oya - Yala

Drive to Yala National Park this morning. This is Sri Lanka’s most visited wildlife reserve; as the terrain is semi-arid, there's a better chance to see wildlife with less jungle hindering views. Due to high density of leopards, the park has earned a reputation for frequent sightings. Your accommodation here will be in an upmarket tented safari accommodation. This afternoon you will explore the park on a jeep safari with the in-house naturalist.


Rise at dawn to freshly brewed Ceylon tea or coffee before beginning your early morning game drive. Return to the camp after the safari. Spend the rest of the day relaxing at the camp – perhaps doze or read in a hammock, or chat with one of the camp’s naturalists, before heading out later this afternoon for another safari.


"The trip was fantastic – Thank you very much for the experience and good memories." Carson & Rebecca - February 2020

Prices & Inclusions


  • 01 May 2020 to 30 Nov 2020 $9,185^
  • 01 Dec 2020 to 31 Jan 2021* $10,395^
  • 01 Feb 2021 to 30 April 2021 $9,790^
  • 01 May 2021 to 30 Nov 2021 $9,860^
  • 01 Dec 2021 to 31 Jan 2022* $11,160^

Prices are indicative only & subject to change.



  • Accommodation with breakfast at hotels listed
  • Dinner at Horathapola Estate
  • All-inclusive at Leopard Trails Wilpattu
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at Gal Oya Lodge
  • All Inclusive at Kulu Safari’s Yala
  • All transfers and touring with English-speaking chauffeur/guide in a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • All entrance fees for sightseeing and national park visit as listed in the itinerary
    • Local activities at Horathapola
    • 4 Game drives at Wilpattu
    • Anuradhapura Ancient City
    • Ritigala
    • Sigiriya Rock Fortress
    • Pidurangala
    • Afternoon Safari at Minneriya/Kaudulla National Park
    • Temple of the Tooth in Kandy
    • Kandy Heritage Cycling
    • Boat Safari, Veddha Walk and Monkey Mountain hike at Gal Oya
    • 4 Game Drives at Yala
    • Galle Fort Walk with Shanjei
  • Bottled water in the vehicle
  • Assistance on arrival and departure at airports
  • 24-hour support through our local representative office
  • Sri Lankan government taxes

Not Included:

  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, gratuities, etc
  • Meals or services other than those listed as included
  • Electronic Travel Authorization fee for Visas
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels

Additional inclusions may vary from private tour to private tour. A full list of inclusions and exclusions will be provided with each individual enquiry/quote. For a detailed quote on specific travel dates with full inclusions/exclusions please enquire at mail@srillankaunbound.com.au

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