Wild Adventures

An exciting trip through Sri Lanka’s wild side

Wild Adventures - An exciting trip through Sri Lanka’s wild side

This 14-day tour is ideal for the more daring of spirit – offering you a chance to see the best of Sri Lanka’s land and aquatic wildlife with a bit of exciting adrenaline filled white water rafting, and treks through a range of stunning natural settings.

Beginning in the seaside town of Negombo, the tour will take you northwards into the recently reopened Wilpattu National Park where you will get your first experience of a Sri Lankan campsite at the edge of the wilderness. Your first game drive begins here where professional experienced naturalists and trackers will accompany you throughout your adventures and give you their unique insights into the daily routines of the wildlife. The thrill of being this close to wild animals gives this tour a definite edge over the conventional.

From here, you will head up through the country’s cultural triangle towards Minneriya where herds of elephants gather, and then up towards the hill capital of Kandy with all its splendour and history. Your adventure truly begins from here on as you descend towards the magical Sinharaja Rainforest via the adventure hotspot of Kithulgala where you will receive a comprehensive introduction to the adrenaline-fueled world of white water rafting.

At Sinharaja, prepare to be amazed by the sheer volume of endemic flora and fauna as you trek with your personal naturalist guide through the natural beauty of one of the world’s best-preserved pre-continental shift lowland rainforests. You will then be whisked off to Udawalawe and the Yala National Park where two days of big game drives will give you a unique glimpse of the island’s “big five” wild inhabitants, after which you will head towards the southern coast for a spot of whale watching in Mirissa with a stop at the imposing Galle Fort. From here, head to Colombo and the airport for your flight home.


Arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport to a warm welcome from your chauffeur guide who will transfer you to Negombo just six kilometres away.

Depending on your arrival time, you could rest and recuperate at the hotel or explore the city’s fishing village for its fresh exotic seafood, and the colonial Dutch Fort to observe the bustling seaside town and its dwellers as they go about their busy daily lives. Alternatively, simply lounge at the beach and enjoy some cold beverages and a special gourmet feast of a complimentary mixed seafood platter.

Overnight Stay in Camlot Beach / Paradise Beach / Goldi Sands Negombo.


After breakfast, transfer to the Wilpattu National Park, reopened to the public recently after a lapse of 20 years, and check in at your campsite on the edge of the pristine wilderness. On route visit the diving, dolphin watching and kite surfing hotspot Kalpitiya, with its well preserved Dutch fort where you can have a free guided tour, or visit the pristine Alankudah beach. Kalpitiya is a sleepy fishing community located on a peninsula with many little lagoons, mangroves and numerous little islands.

On arrival at the Wilpattu Big Game Camp the team of naturalists and trackers are well prepared to brief you on all aspects of your game drive with a wealth of knowledge about the park and its inhabitants. In the evening rest and relax at the campsite and enjoy a special BBQ dinner in your honour.

 Overnight Stay at Big Game Camp Wilpattu.


Venture out on an amazing full day game drive that includes a special picnic lunch inside the park, where you will be able to see not only the best of the park’s residents, but also get an idea of the communities that live on its outskirts as you pass through the villages and paddy fields on route.

In addition, you will also be able to see the complex wetland habitats called “Villus”, home to a variety of animals and migrant birdlife that play an important part in maintaining the areas ecological wellbeing.

If you happen to visit the park during the May/June period, you will be able to see the elusive sloth bears enjoying their favourite “Palu” fruits in full season, and possibly even see them intoxicated as the fruits ferment in their digestive systems.

Overnight Stay at Big Game Camp Wilpattu.


After breakfast, depart for Habarana in Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle, for a safari adventure in the Minneriya National Park to view its large elephant herds. With the park bordering the ancient Minneriya Tank, constructed in the 3rd Century B.C., it attracts a hive of animal activity daily along its banks especially during the drier seasons of the year.

Return to the hotel and spend your late afternoon indulging in some much deserved rest and relaxation by the pool.

Overnight Stay in Kassapa Lion Rock / Saunter Paradise / Elephant lake Habarana.


Depart early morning for an adventure up Pidurangala Rock, one of Sri Lanka’s hidden gems. Even though the trek is considered a bit challenging it begins with a walk through a historical temple, past meditation caves, and up to the summit that gives you possibly the best view of the legendary Sigirya Rock, and unimpeded vistas of the surrounding wilderness as far as the eye can see.

Proceed afterwards to the beautiful forested Polonnaruwa archaeological park, ancient Sri Lanka’s second capital, and its palaces, temples, tombs, and stupas. A visit to these sites, although optional, are of immense value as the mystery of the ancients and their way of life can be quite eye opening and make for unique memories.

At lunchtime, ask your guide about our special Sri Lankan family lunch option for an authentic Sri Lankan culinary feast prepared and served to you in a traditional village family home – a truly unforgettable experience.

You could also inquire about spending your late afternoon in ultimate relaxation at a traditional Ayurveda spa offering a wide variety of exotic wellness treatments.

Overnight Stay in Kassapa Lion Rock / Saunter Paradise / Elephant lake Habarana.


Transfer to Kandy via Dambulla after breakfast at the hotel.

In Dambulla, visit another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Dambulla Golden Temple, with its beautifully preserved examples of Buddhist art and sculpture within its extensive gold gilded cave complex.

In transit to Kandy, stop at Matale for a walk through one of Sri Lanka’s famous spice gardens, home to the worlds’ highest quality cinnamon, cloves, cardamoms, pepper and other famous exotic spices.

On arrival in Kandy take a city tour after lunch and visit the fruit and vegetable markets, gem museums and curio shops, or take a stroll around the picturesque Kandy Lake. Views of the city from the popular Upper Lake Drive are especially nice.

In the late afternoon view a special cultural performance of traditional dance and music, and afterwards visit the Temple of the Tooth to pay your respects at the shrine of the tooth relic of the Lord Buddha.

Overnight Stay in Thilanka Resort / Serene Garden / Serendib Stone Hotel Kandy


After breakfast, depart for the Sinharaja Rainforest, Sri Lanka’s pristine lowland rainforest with a high percentage of endemic species among its animal and bird life.

On the way, stop by in Kithulgala for an unforgettable white water rafting expedition on the Kelani River, suitable for adults and kids over 10, and with all safety measures handled by a professional team of instructors.

Arrive in Sinharaja and spend your evening at leisure.

 Overnight Stay in Blue Mag Pai / Rain Forest View Villas / Seyana Eco Lodge Sinharaja


After breakfast, venture out on a guided walk into the Sinharaja Rainforest to catch glimpses of the many rare and endemic species of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and butterflies. Sinharaja has a very high percentage of endemic species of fauna, with the forest itself considered a prime example of pre-continental shift landscape.

Spend the rest of your afternoon resting and recuperating from your walk at the hotel surrounded by nature.

Overnight Stay in Blue Mag Pai / Rain Forest View Villas / Seyana Eco Lodge Sinharaja


After breakfast depart for the Udawalawe National Park for an unforgettable safari and catch a glimpse of some of the largest herds of Asian elephants grazing by the Udawalawe Tank, and click some amazing pictures with the central highlands in the backdrop. In addition, you can also sight water buffalo, sambar deer, sloth bears, fishing cats, foxes, and the stunning peacocks engaging in their mating dances along the way.

Overnight Stay in The Grand / Nil Diya Mankada / Hantara Udawalawa .


Depart after breakfast for your campsite by the Yala National Park, and arrive there by lunchtime. When camping inside the park, you will never be too far away from the wildlife just beyond the perimeter; therefore catching a glimpse of the elephants and leopards in their natural habitat is highly likely.

From the campsite, venture out on an afternoon game drive to catch a glimpse of the ‘big five’ – elephant, leopard, water buffalo, mugger crocodiles, and the elusive sloth bear. Back at the campsite you can rest and relax at sunset and prepare for a special BBQ feast specially prepared for you by the team.

Overnight Stay in Eco Island Camp Yala .


Head out after breakfast on a big game drive for another chance to spot any of the big five that you may have missed the previous day and head back to the campsite for a sumptuous lunch. Come evening time you have the option of visiting the ancient Situlpauwa rock temple inside the Yala Park as a cultural excursion, and see the farming villages dotting the borders of the park on the way.

Overnight Stay in Eco Island Camp Yala .


After breakfast, take an excursion to a Sri Lankan village dairy farm to see fresh buffalo curd being produced using traditional methods, and sample the delicious and creamy finished product with Sri Lanka’s unique ‘Kithul’ palm treacle.

Alternatively, you can also try out lake fishing with a local angler using both traditional and modern methods from a catamaran, and take a break at the beautiful Bird Island for a refreshing taste of king coconut straight off the tree.

Filled to the brim with memories of Yala, you will depart for the sunny southern beaches of Mirissa with a stop in Weligama to witness the famous ‘stilt fishermen’ of Sri Lanka for some iconic holiday photographs.

Arrive at Mirissa Bay and find your spot on the beach for beverage of your choice and a stunning sunset, before the beach comes alive with the many entertainment options.

Overnight Stay in Paradise Club / Unawatuna Beach Resort / Insight Resort


Sri Lanka boasts the largest pod of non-migrating blue whales in the world, and a chance to see them in their natural habitat is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Head out early in the morning on an exciting boat expedition from the nearby fisheries harbour with pods of spinner dolphins guiding you out to sea to witness schools of the largest mammal on the planet – the imposing blue whale and, further out at sea, the magnificent sperm whales as they ‘breach’ and ‘lob tail’. A great opportunity for exciting vacation photographs

Arrive back at the hotel for some relaxation, or head out on an excursion to the Galle Fort – a beautifully preserved Dutch Fort with cobbled streets lined with quaint curio shops, restaurants and bars, along with its museum and the Dutch chapel. A walk along the ramparts is highly recommended at sunset.

Overnight Stay in Paradise Club / Unawatuna Beach Resort / Insight Resort


Having come to the end of an exciting and adventure-filled holiday, your personal Chauffeur Guide will drive you to the commercial capital of Colombo where you can indulge in some last minute shopping before catching your flight home.

We hope you will carry with you many happy memories and moments in Sri Lanka, and wish to see you again soon.

Tour package Includes

  • Meet & Greet Service, Luggage Assistance & Hotel Transfer.
  • Shared Double Room Accommodation for the period, as per Tour.
  • Meal plan on Half Board basis. (Bed + Dinner + Breakfast)
  • Transport in an Air-Conditioned car with English speaking Chauffeur Guide.
  • Service charge at hotels and currently applicable Government taxes.
  • Departure and Check-out Assistance at Airport
  • Food & lodging for the driver .
  • Petrol, toll and parking for the vehicle.
  • Vehicle insurance up to LKR 500,000 per person.
  • 24hrs customer care service.

Tour Package excludes

  • Entrance/excursion fees to the places mentioned in our itinerary.
  • Air fare/Visa fees.
  • Lunch/beverages, and any the other meals not mentioned in the program.
  • Sightseeing/visits at any place other than mentioned in the tour program.
  • Any extras such as Tips and other expenses of a personal nature, Ayurveda spa treatments, etc.

Relax Lanka’s Extras (Value Plus) on Complimentary Basis:

Complimentary cultural show entrance tickets for 2 pax.
01 local SIM card (data/voice) loaded with USD 03.
Free upgrade to the next room category on availability.


Standard check-in time and check-out time at the hotels 1400 Hrs – 1200 Hrs.
Availability at hotels is subject to confirmation of the tour and travel dates

Payment Policy

Please note we require 30% of the payment on confirmation with the balance settled 15 days prior to arrival, or full payment can be settled on confirmation.

Payment Methods

Bank transfer.

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation should be notified in writing, 10 days prior to the arrival date, 40% would be charged , for cancellations made within 7 days , and  for ‘No Shows 100 % would be charge.


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