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Home > Discovery Tour Programs > Wild Life Tours > Whales & Leopards of Sri Lanka

Whales & Leopards of Sri Lanka

Tour Code : WLT/WLOSL/1011

Duration : 10 Days / 9 Nights

Season : This is a seasonal tour run during the whale watching season only from November - April each year.

Tour Highlights

  • Whale Watching in Mirisse
  • Galle Dutch Fort-UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Leopard Safari in Yala National Park

Tour Itinerary

Day 01 : Airport to Galle

WaikkalaArrival at Bandaranayeke International Ari Port and transfer to Hotel in Galle

Dinner & Overnight Stay at a Hotel in Galle

Day 02 : Galle

WilpattuRelax at the hotel and Late afternoon, visit the Galle Dutch Fort (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).
Galle Dutch Fortress, originally built by the Portuguese and then further developed by the Dutch and the British, covers nearly four sq kms, This small walled city with about 300 homes and an old-world feel, still remain with its well preserved bastions, public buildings, churches, and lighthouse. Hours can be spent exploring the maze of narrow streets lined with quaint houses, Dutch and British period buildings still in use, the growing collection of art galleries, antique shops and restaurants.

Dinner & Overnight Stay at the same Hotel in Galle

Day 03 : Galle To Mirissa

KalpitiyeEarly morning leave for Mirisse for Whale watching; Setting off to the deep sea from Mirissa there is a 90% opportunity to come across Sperm whales and Blue whales. These amazing marine mammals migrate through these vast and fertile stretches during their annual breeding season while some reside throughout the year.

Evening relax on the beach        

Dinner & Overnight Stay at a Hotel in Mirisse

Day 04 : Mirissa

AnuradapuraMorning, again take the boat from the Mirisse’s fishery harbor out to sea, in search of  more Blue Whales and Sperm Whales.  And evening relax on the beach

Dinner & Overnight stay at the same hotel in Mirissa

Day 05 : Mirissa To Yala

TrincomaleeAfter breakfast leaver for Yala for four nights and evening relax at the Hotel

Dinner & Overnight Stay at a Hotel in Yala

Day 06 : Yala

Maligavile Buddha statueWhole day game drive in Yale National Park ; Sri Lanka’s one of the best National Parks to see a wide variety of Sri Lanka’s wildlife because of its scrub plains, lagoons and rocky sections. A recent study has shown that Yala has one of the highest densities of Leopards in the world, offering great opportunities for viewing and photography. Yala is also home to over 500 Asian Elephant with the highlight being the 10-12 large Tuskers that roam around the park.The Park is also the best place in Asia for sighting the shy and usually nocturnal Sloth Bear.

The park is also good for dry zone specialties like Indian and Great Thick-knees, Sirkeer and Blue-faced Malkohas and Malabar Pied Hornbill. A day's birding in the park, during the northern winter, can yield a 100 species

Dinner & Overnight Stay at the same Hotel in Yala

Day 07 : Yala

HabaranaWhole day game drive in Yale National Park in search of more Leopards

Dinner & Overnight Stay at the same Hotel in Yala

Day 08 : Yala

MinneriyaWhole day final game drives in Yale National Park to see more leopards and wild life.

Dinner & Overnight Stay at the same Hotel in Yala

Day 09 : Yala To Colombo

KandyAfter breakfast, leave for Colombo

Dinner & Overnight Stay at a Hotel in Colombo

Day 14 : Departure : Colombo To Airport

KandyAfter breakfast, transfer to International Airport

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What Tour Includes / Excludes

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation on HB basis (breakfast & dinner) 
  • Transportation in an A/C Car (Up to 02 Pax) / A/C Micro van (03 - 06 Pax)/A/C Mini coach (06-12Pax)
  • Airport Transfers.
  • Entrance tickets for all activities mentioned above
  • Jeeps for safaris where mentioned
  • Government Taxes.

Tour Excludes

  • Tips and porterage.
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Lunch & Beverages
  • Flights & Visas
  • Early check-in & Early checkout charges
  • Optional Activities
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