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14 Days Nature & Wildlife Tour In Sri Lanka

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Acme Travels

Acme Travels is based in Sri Lanka with 25 years of experience & experience from May 1993.

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14 Days Nature & Wildlife Tour In Sri Lanka

If you are fond of nature this is the ideal tour for you as the tour is specially designed for nature lovers. Mountains,Geo Plains,Dashing Water Falls, National parks, Sea, Beaches, Rocks,Paddy fields, Tea Gardens, Rain Forests, Rivers, Landscapes, Streams all are beautiful.The tour is complemented by flora and fauna that provides a safari feel as you explore the wild.

AIRPORT/ NEGOMBO/ SIGIRIYA

On arrival in Sri Lanka you will be met at the international airport and then you would leave to Sigiriya. Afterwards do relax at your hotel & in the early evening visit the Sigiriya rock fortress. Afterwards, climb the rock of Sigiriya which was built by the patricide King Kashyapa in the 5th century A.D. Today its a treasure trove of rare art. In the pocket of the giant rock are the famous frescoes of the heavenly maidens of Sigiriya. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion. The capital and the royal palace was abandoned after the king's death. It was used as a Buddhist monastery until the 14th century. Return to the hotel for dinner & overnight stay. Read more

Sigiriya , 2 Nights

POLONNARUWA / MEDIRIGIRIYA

After breakfast get ready for an excursion to Polonnaruwa, the second ancient capital city for three centuries, it is one of the most interesting places in Sri Lanka with many well preserved ruins of palaces and monasteries. You can then visit Medirigiriya in the early evening and an optional tour is the Elephant back jungle Safari for 01h30 minutes (Payment direct). Return back to the hotel for dinner & overnight stay. Read more

Sigiriya, 1 Night
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DAMBULLA / KNUCKLES

The reason it is called Knuckles is because there is a mountain with five peaks in itself, that resemble the knuckles of a clenched fist when seen from the Kandy area. Since this inner mountainous area is off the motoring roads, it remains an unspoilt nature reserve even today. All major routes to the Knuckles Nature Reserve are to be covered here and large number of prime scenic images which will only do justice to this wonderful Sri Lankan World Heritage. Stay overnight in Knuckles with accommodation & dinner included too. Read more

Wasgamuwa, 1 Night
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KNUCKLES / MATALE / KANDY

After breakfast you will depart for Kandy via the knuckles range. The importance of the Knuckles Mountain Range is obtained from several factors as it has a parasitical quality because of the mountain peaks, the crystal clear and perennial waterways, cloud forests and exquisite fauna and flora. Pregnant with history running into several millennium and a veritable treasure house of cultural heritage, the Knuckles Mountain Range can be considered as an mirror to the past. Arrive at the hotel in Kandy, the center of the traditional arts in Sri Lanka and visit the city of Kandy. The most famous landmark of Kandy is its Lake, in the center of the city. Later visit the temple of the sacred tooth relic of Buddha. Late in the evening view the Kandyan cultural performance and stay overnight at the hotel. Read more

Kandy , 1 Night
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KANDY / PERADENIYA / NUWARA ELIYA

After breakfast visit the royal botanical gardens of Peradeniya which is well known for its large variety of plants, ornamental, decorative, useful & medicinal properties. There are more than 4000 plants. You can visit the elephant Orphanage at Pinnawela too . The orphanage was established to feed, nurse & house young elephants abandoned by their mothers. The young ones often fall into pits and ravines in their quest for water during the drought period. At P.M. leave for Nuwaraeliya the center of hill country, en-route visit a tea plantation and witness the manufacture of the world famous Ceylon tea. Spend the evening walking in the cool climate. Arrive at the hotel for the overnight stay. Read more

Nuwara Eliya , 1 Night
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NUWARAELIYA / HORTON PLAINS / KITULGALA

Enjoy an early breakfast on the way to Kitulgala on route you will stop at the Horton Plains Nature Reserve and embark on a guided tour with a resident naturalist guide. Horton Plains is another wildlife hot spot, the vegetation over here is open, grassy woodland, home to species such as the sambar, leopard and endemic purple-faced langur here onwards you will continue to Kitulgala. You have the option of rafting in the river which is very famous in Sri Lanka for Rafting. (Minimum 2 persons are required & payment direct). Stay overnight in Kitulgala. Read more

Kithulgala, 1 Night
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KITULGALA / SINGHARAJA

After breakfast you will drive out to Singharaja the national Park which is of international, ecological significance and has recently become a world heritage site. The area has some of the best preserved virgin rain forest on earth, saved from commercial logging due to its inaccessibility. Dinner & Overnight stay in Singharaja. Read more

Sinharaja, 1 Night
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SINGHARAJA / ELLA

After breakfast, the morning will be spent exploring the Singharaja rain forest. Due to the dense vegetation the wildlife is difficult to view and elusive mammals such as the leopard are present but rarely seen. You may see some of the brightly coloured birds in the region which tend to move through the jungle in mixed feeding flocks. In the afternoon you will leave to Ella. Stay overnight at the hotel. Read more

Bandarawela , 1 Night

ELLA / UDAWALAWE

After breakfast leave early in the morning, trek along the hills of this small town area in Ella. Then you will travel South to Udawalawe. This large national park was designed to protect the diverse catchments of the Udawalawe reservoir. The vegetation here is different again; mainly compose of open parkland with some mature teak trees. The park is home to around 400 wild elephants which are easy to spot and there are also good numbers of golden jackal, crocodile and buffalo. The afternoon will be spent out on safari in the national park. Stay overnight in Udawalawe with dinner included. Read more

Udawalawe,1 Night

UDAWALAWE / YALA

After breakfast in the morning you will head to the south-east corner of the island. The yala National park is the most famous of all Sri Lanka's parks. It contains of an amazing variety of habitats from open Park to dense jungle, and it also contains fresh water rivers and lakes as well as beaches. Yala's greatest claim to fame is that it has the worlds highest concentration of leopard (though it still does not guarantee seeing any!) In the afternoon you will set off on safari in the Yala National Park. Stay overnight at the hotel & dinner is included. Read more

Tissamaharama , 1 Night

YALA / WELIGAMA / BEACH

After breakfast you will travel to your beach hotel in the south of Sri Lanka. Your journey will take you along the coast and you will be able to see the stilt fisherman in Weligama especially if you are staying at Unawatuna, if not this can be seen on day traveling to Negombo. At Pm relax at leisure and stay overnight at the Hotel and dinner is included too. Read more

Southern beach, 2 Nights

BEACH FREE DAY

Another day of relaxing and enjoying the sun and sea if you want to explore further a field it is possible to hire a boat to take you over to the lighthouse situated on an off-shore island. A steep climb to the top offers fantastic views of the Sri Lanka coast. Then stay overnight at the (Hotel) & dinner is included too. Read more

Southern beach, 1 Night

BEACH / GALLE / MUTHURAJAWELA / NEGOMBO

After breakfast leave for Negombo en-route visit Galle. You can visit the old Portugese fort, later rebuilt and extended by the dutch is still in pristine condition. Most of Galle’s administration still takes place from the Fort. The view from the ramparts is superb. Visit a secluded off-shore village by boat in the Madhu River. Visit a sea turtle hatcheries and after embark on an excursion to ”Muthurajawela” which translates to ”Swamp of Royal Treasure” as it is rumoured the treasures of ancient Sri Lankan king’s were buried in these swamps. The area also supports local agriculture and forestry. Visitors to the region are guided through the sanctuary areas by the staff of the Muthurajawela Marsh Centre to avoid serious harm to the marsh ecosystem. Stay overnight at the hotel in Negombo Read more

Negombo,1 Night

TRANSFER AIRPORT

The tour ends today, a transfer vehicle will be provided to take you to the airport for your flight.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Sigiriya
Day 3
Location Wasgamuwa
Day 4
Location Kandy
Day 5
Location Nuwara Eliya
Day 6
Location Kithulgala
Day 7
Location Sinharaja
Day 8
Location Ella
Hotel Ella Gap
Day 9
Location Udawalawe
Day 11
Location Mirissa
Day 13
Location Negombo
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Habarana
Day 3
Location Wasgamuwa
Day 4
Location Kandy
Day 5
Location Nuwara Eliya
Day 6
Location Kithulgala
Day 7
Location Sinharaja
Day 8
Location Ella
Hotel 98 Acres
Day 9
Location Udawalawe
Day 11
Location Tissamaharama
Day 13
Location Negombo

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • All rates quoted are in US Dollars & net per person inclusive of all applicable taxes.
  • Every two persons sharing a double or twin room at mentioned properties or similar.
  • Welcomed at the airport by our representative.
  • Check-in & Check-out 12h00.
  • Four nights on half-board basis (breakfast & dinner) and nine nights on bed & breakfast basis (breakfast only).
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle with an English speaking chauffeur will be provided (Private Tour).
  • No vehicle will be provided on any free days if any (as per program).
  • Fuel & local assurance for vehicle & passengers while travelling included.
  • The chauffeur will look after his meals & accommodation by himself.
  • Basic Jeep to visit each reserve included for a half day – (Entrance fees for the reserve to be paid directly by clients). If for any reason the mentioned reserve is closed we shall make arrangements to visit another reserve.

Package excludes

  • All entrance fees as per program to be paid directly in Sri Lanka Rupees and it will cost around USD 325 per person. Please change foreign currency in to SLRS at the airport after customs, there are many 24hrs bank counters at the airport as all these payments have to be made only in SLRS. No credit card payments are accepted at these historical sites. (Entrance fees are subject to change, rates are as applicable at the moment – Children under 12 years will be charged a half rate in some places.)
  • Personal spending (tips, laundry, mini bar, telephone, fax, beverages etc.)
  • The rights to use video cameras at sites – most places they are free when you pay the entrance fees except at Kandy Tooth Temple & Pinnawela Elephant orphanage there are extra charges for Video camera’s only USD 05 per Video Camera per location.
  • Medical expenses, travel insurance, international flights.
  • Sri Lanka visa charges, USD 35 per person for NON SAARC countries & USD 20 for SAARC countries, can be obtained.

More information

  • Sri Lanka Visa charges USD 35 per person for NON SAARC countries & USD 20 for SAARC countries, can be obtained directly via the internet please visit this site. http://www.eta.gov.lk/

REVIEWS

3 Reviews

Nadine M., Mexico

Bonjour Une organisation sans faille de la part de JPM Tour, des documents clairs et précis. Les rendez vous avec les guides toujours sans retard et bien à l'endroit attendu. Les hôtels choisis correspondaient tout à fait à notre souhait. Mais surtout, surtout, nous avons eu des ennuis de santé, rage de dents à l'arrivée à Cancun, puis mon fils s'est ouvert la main à Tulum, il a fallu le recoudre. Etre en pays étranger en ne parlant que très peu l'anglais et l'espagnol est très paniquant. Nous étions un peu perdus pour prendre les bonnes décisions et l'équipe de JPM Tour et particulièrement Jean Laurent nous a aidé sans compter, répondant à chacun de nos appels, s'inquiétant du suivi médical. Notre voyage aurait pu mal tourner et grâce à l'équipe de JPM Tour, tout c'est finalement bien terminé et le Mexique est un super voyage et nous laisse un magnifique souvenir. Cette agence est vraiment un excellent relais de votre organisme, merci de nous avoir aiguillé vers eux. Voilà la deuxième année que nous voyageons avec vous et nous sommes enchantéès. Je vous avoue que je regarde avec envie vos suggestions de voyage pour l’année prochaine Bien à vous, Nadine M. Read more

Jean-Jacques M., Georgia

Bonjour Notre voyage s'est très bien passé, grâce surtout à notre guide Lia. Elle a été exemplaire. J'espère que la GE ne fera pas partie de l'UE, conservant ainsi ses produits de la ferme "naturels". Et d'espérer également qu'elle pourra exporter ses vins et miels. Bcp à faire. Les paysages sont très beaux, même s'il en coûte à notre système cardiologique en ayant peur sur les routes. Dommage peut-être que nous n'ayons pas eu l'occasion de voir et entendre les musique et danse folkloriques. Voilà en général notre impression. Cordiales salutations, Jean-Jacques M. Read more

Véronique B, Iceland

Voyage très bien organisé. La mise à disposition d'un 4×4 pour les pistes des fjords du Nord Ouest aurait été un plus. Nous recommandons Akemia à ceux qui veulent partir en Islande.

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