Example trip

Wild Sri Lanka

Best for:

Adventurists and wildlife fans

13 nights
$3,500
Jan Feb Mar Apr Nov Dec

Itinerary highlights

  • Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens and trek through tea estates

  • Meet elephants at Udawalawe National Park

  • Go on a night time turtle watch at Rekawa

  • Search for the exclusive Sri Lanka leopard at Yala National Park

  • Enjoy whale and dolphin watching on Sri Lanka’s south coast

Curated by Harsha

“Immerse yourself in the country and encounter the exotic animals that call the Pearl of the Indian Ocean home. Enjoy a luxurious camping escape into the wild and experience unforgettable, expert-led game drives at Yala National Park.”

Itinerary Details

Day 1
Arrival Colombo

Upon arrival, you’ll will be met by a representative and transferred to your hotel.

After settling in, the remainder of the day will be spent at leisure to explore your surroundings or just relax.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 2
Negombo - Kandy

Today you’ll be escorted to the Millennium Elephant Foundation where kids (and adults!) can enjoy watching elephants bathing.

You’ll then continue to your accommodation where you’ll stay for the following few nights.

While here, you’ll have time to hike at the Hantane Range, visit Temple of the Tooth, explore the Royal Botanical Gardens, and trek through tea estates.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 3
Kandy

Continue to enjoy your stay in Kandy.

This is your chance to hike at the Hantane Range, visit Temple of the Tooth, explore the Royal Botanical Gardens, and trek through tea estates.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 4
Koslanda

This morning you’ll travel from Kandy into Sri Lanka’s vertiginous Tea Country, so-named for the velveteen tea plantations that carpet the misty hills.

You’ll settle into your accommodation and prepare for a few days of guided walks, visits to tea and rubber plantations, and day trips to Udawalawe National Park, famous for its herds of elephants.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 5
Koslanda

Spend today at leisure in Sri Lanka’s Tea Country.

Enjoy guided walks, visits to tea and rubber plantations.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 6
Yala National Park

Today you’ll make your way to Yala National Park which is located on the rugged east coast and home to a dense population of leopards, elephants and sloth bears.

Stay in a luxurious camp and spend your days embarking on nature drives to spot elephants, monkeys, birdlife, black bears, and the elusive Sri Lankan Leopard.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 7
Yala National Park

Today you’ll enjoy a day at Yala National Park.

Go on morning and evening nature drives to spot elephants, monkeys, birdlife, black bears, and the elusive Sri Lankan Leopard. Enjoy a spa treatment. Go for a swim. Or just relax soaking up this remarkable coastline and distinctly different side to the Sri Lankan landscape. 

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 8
Yala National Park

Continue to enjoy time at leisure at Yala National Park.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 9
Yala National Park - The Last House

From Yala National Park you’ll be escorted to the island’s low-lying southern plains and on to the south coast of Sri Lanka.

The Last House is located on a gorgeous two kilometre curve of bay to the west of Tangalle, a busy fishing town.  

From here you can travel to Rekawa for a nighttime turtle watch, climb to the top of Mulkirigala Rock, and visit Bundala National Park and the Kalametiya Sanctuary, famed for migratory birds.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 10
The Last House

Spend a day at leisure at The Last House.

Travel to Rekawa for a nighttime turtle watch, climb to the top of Mulkirigala Rock, or visit Bundala National Park and the Kalametiya Sanctuary, famed for migratory birds.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer will be happy to suggest activities prior to departure.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 11
Koggala Lake

Today you’ll travel from The Last House to Koggala Lake, a 30-minute drive from the famed UNESCO town of Galle.

Over the next few days you’ll have the chance to take a boat trip on Koggala Lake, visit Sinharaja rainforest, go whale or dolphin watching (in season), or simply relax on a nearby beach. Other suggested activities include guided bicycle rides, river kayaking, surfing, and visits to local turtle hatcheries.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can suggest excursions prior to travel.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 12
Koggala Lake

Enjoy time at leisure around Koggala Lake.

Take a boat trip on Koggala Lake, visit Sinharaja rainforest, go whale or dolphin watching (in season), or simply relax on a nearby beach. Other suggested activities include guided bicycle rides, river kayaking, surfing, and visits to local turtle hatcheries.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can suggest activities to suit your requirements prior to departure.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 13
Koggala Lake

Spend your last day at leisure around Koggala Lake.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can suggest activities prior to departure.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 14
Departure

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.   

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing