2 Days Tour to Yala and Udawalawe National Park

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Down in the south of Sri Lanka you have both Yala and Udawalawe National Parks, both of which are home to a vast array of wildlife. Yala is famed for its leopard sighting, whilst Udawalawe is home to herds of elephants. Yala National Park is not only the second largest national park in Sri Lanka but also the most visited. Made up of five blocks, of which two are open to the public, as well...
Down in the south of Sri Lanka you have both Yala and Udawalawe National Parks, both of which are home to a vast array of wildlife. Yala is famed for its leopard sighting, whilst Udawalawe is home to herds of elephants. Yala National Park is not only the second largest national park in Sri Lanka but also the most visited. Made up of five blocks, of which two are open to the public, as well as a collection of smaller adjoining parks, Yala is a major tourist destination within Sri Lanka.
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Itinerary

Day 1: Negombo - Udawalawe National Park

Stop At: Udawalawe National Park Sri Lanka
Lying in-between one of wet and dry zone, boundary of Sri Lanka, Udawalawe National Park consist with Plains, mountainous, marshes, forests and grasslands. Udawalawe is a smaller park, Nonetheless, given its smaller size, it has a greater density of animal to it's size ratio, notably elephants. covering approximately 8.6 km (5.3 mi) in length, with a maximum perpendicular width of 7 km (4.3 mi) Man-made Udawalawe Reservoir adds heavenly beauty to the park, intriguing it is an Elephant magnet. with a herd of about 250 believed to be permanently resident only because of the Udawalawe Reservoir. Park is a very important habitat for waterbirds as well. If you are a bird watcher this a clearly, not-to-miss, place. Before the park is declared as a protected habitat, the Land area is used by local farmers to...
Itinerary

Day 1: Negombo - Udawalawe National Park

Stop At: Udawalawe National Park Sri Lanka
Lying in-between one of wet and dry zone, boundary of Sri Lanka, Udawalawe National Park consist with Plains, mountainous, marshes, forests and grasslands. Udawalawe is a smaller park, Nonetheless, given its smaller size, it has a greater density of animal to it's size ratio, notably elephants. covering approximately 8.6 km (5.3 mi) in length, with a maximum perpendicular width of 7 km (4.3 mi) Man-made Udawalawe Reservoir adds heavenly beauty to the park, intriguing it is an Elephant magnet. with a herd of about 250 believed to be permanently resident only because of the Udawalawe Reservoir. Park is a very important habitat for waterbirds as well. If you are a bird watcher this a clearly, not-to-miss, place. Before the park is declared as a protected habitat, the Land area is used by local farmers to grow their crops by the method called shifting cultivation (China farming) now the park is a strict nature reserve. Park came to be mainly because, construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir, to provide sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the reservoir. You can sill see the remnant of human intervention, dead, expired trees standing still in the depth of the reservoir, visually reminding once this is an extent of forest.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in a 3 star hotel in Udawalawa

Day 2: Udawalawa - Yala - Negombo

Stop At: Yala National Park Sri Lanka
Yala National Park is a glorious look into Sri Lanka’s wildlife, and stands as an unparalleled testament to the diversity of the island. For centuries, this incredible destination has been revered as one of the best destinations to explore the beauty of the wild, from sloth bears, elephants, and reptiles to a whole host of birdlife that can be seen when you travel to Yala. Watch herds of elephants ambling about, as you set out on a jeep safari. As you drive down Yala West, find yourself immersed in a scrub jungle. Catch a glimpse of stunning rock monoliths scattered throughout the park and pass by brackish lagoons. The roaming elephant herds can be easily seen during dry spells at the small scale reservoirs, among other animals such as wild buffalos, mash crocodiles and saltwater crocodiles. For bird enthusiasts, the birdlife in Yala Sri Lanka is outstanding. Over 215 species of birds have been recorded here with six being endemic to the island. For those interested in Sri Lanka wildlife tours, the Yala National Park is indubitably the ideal location – offering much to discover with a stunning range of animals to observe amidst natural environs.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: No accommodation on this day

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Yala National Park
  • 1 night accommodation
  • All entrance fees
  • 2x Lunch
  • Safari jeep costs
  • 2x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • 1x Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Udawalawe National Park
Not Included
  • WiFi on board
  • Restroom on board
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel in Negombo

Airports

  • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka


4:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.