Sri Lanka Safari 2017

Sri Lanka Safari 2017



Multiple dates added for 2018! Secure your place on next years tours with just a $500 deposit!



International flights from Australia, New Zealand or the UK included! 

Sri Lanka Safari 2017
12 days, 11 nights

Departure Dates

11th of November - FULL

30th of November - AVAILABLE

Sri Lanka is hands down one of the best places on earth. Their abundant wildlife, their friendly locals, the incredible food and beautiful landscapes, makes it hard to not fall in love with this country. We take you to see some of the highlights with our main focus being on the wildlife. Elephants, Whales, Leopards and Turtles are just a few of the animals you can expect to see.  Along the way, we go white water rafting, hiking and chill on the tropical beaches. Pack your camera and your factor 50 because this will be one trip you will never forget. 


Return international flights from the UK, Australia or New Zealand


11 nights accommodation

Airport transfers

11 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches and 4 Dinners

Entrance to the elephant sanctuary

Wildlife Safari

Cooking class

White water rafting

Whale and Dolphin watching

Turtle Hatchery

A whole lot more.....

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Day 1 - Colombo - (B, D)

Arrive at the airport, where a driver will take you to the hotel in Negombo, a famous fishing village just north of the capital city. Later in the evening, we will have a delicious welcome dinner with your new travel companions and will give you all the details you need for the exciting adventure ahead over a few beers.

Day 2 - Galle - (B)

After an early breakfast, we proceed to the Fort Railway station to board a train to Galle. The train is an experience in itself and immerses you in Sri Lankan life straight away.

Arriving in the afternoon, we then proceed to the Old Dutch Fort and spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring this historic city.

Day 3 - Mirissa (B)

It's an early start today as we travel to Mirissa Harbour with a packed breakfast for a Whale & Dolphin Watching Excursion. The boats leave the Harbour by 07.00 a.m and takes between three and five hours depending on sightings.

After this we travel to our accommodation in Mirissa, check in & spend rest of the day by the beach.

Day 4 - Mirissa  (B)

After a full breakfast at the hotel, you are free to spending your time how you wish on this idyllic part of the island. Soak up the sun, drink cocktails, eat some of the best seafood in the world or simply explore the surroundings.

Optional add on - 3 hour Deep Sea Fishing - $65 per person

Day 5 - Tangalle (B, L)

After breakfast, it's just a short transfer to Tangalle where you will meet a local family. They invite you into their home and teach you their culinary expertise as they show you how to rustle up some traditional Sri Lankan food in this local cooking class.

In the evening we travel to Rekawa for a Turtle watch, where if you are lucky will be able to see turtles hatching and making their way to the ocean

Day 6 - Udawalawe (B, D)

Today is Jake's personal favourite day.

After breakfast, we travel to Udawalawe, and in the afternoon we embark on a safari of the national park, which is renowned for its high population of wild Elephants, Buffalo, Deer, Wild Boar, Mongoose, Crocodile and over 30 species of Snakes.

After a day of watching elephants we head back to the safari lodge and have a delicious Sri Lankan feast waiting for us.

Day 7  - Delhousie (B, L)

This morning after breakfast, we make a visit to the Elephant Transit Home to see rescued baby elephants during their feeding & then proceed to Nallathanniya. This is the longest stretch of travel on our adventures but enjoy the rest as your legs will be getting a workout tomorrow!

We reach our accommodation, late afternoon where a cold beer will be waiting for you. 

Day 8 - Delhousie (B)

It's a very early start today with a 2am wake up time as we hike to the top of Adams Peak to watch the sunrise. Its not the easiest of walks but getting to the top is worth every complaint along the way and there are plenty of tea stops for you to get rehydrated. After experiencing the sunrise we head back down and enjoy a full breakfast then spend the rest of your afternoon exploring this quaint town, shopping or just napping. 

Day 9 - Kandy (B,L)

Today we head to Kithulgala for a morning of white-water rafting followed by lunch. After this we travel to Kandy and if time permits it we will visit the Temple of the Tooth and view a cultural dance show

Additional option - Swap Whitewater rafting for Flat water boat tour - $40 per person

Day 10 - Kandy (B)

After an early breakfast we proceed on a trek to the Knuckles mountain and enjoy lunch at St. John’s bungalow.  Then enjoy your afternoon exploring all Kandy has to offer. 

Day 11 - Colombo (B)

After breakfast we head to Kandy Railway station in time to take the train to Colombo, arriving mid afternoon. Enjoy some last-minute shopping, get a massage or explore the city before enjoying a leaving dinner with your new friends. 

Day 12 - Colombo (B)

Its time to say farewell as we take you to Colombo Airport in time for your departure flight back home. 

Pay just $500 deposit to secure your place now!

** Flights may depart a day prior to tour departure dependant on departure location - in this instance additional accommodation will be paid by Trails Asia.

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Please note - Prices are based on two people sharing - A single supplement charge may apply for our hotel accommodation options - full travel insurance is required prior to departure - Based on comfort levels at time of publishing - if the level slips we reserve the right to amend to a similar or higher value service. Please note that if tour numbers are less than 10 we reserve the right to reschedule tour departure dates. Full refund options will also be available -  contact us for further details