Look to the skies

What we love about this wildlife journey

* Four pristine and rarely visited landscapes
* Guided early morning walking safaris for perfect photography light
* Incredibly beautiful views over mountains and plains
* Privately guided jeep safaris in remote parts of Yala and in Udawalawe
* Sunset bushwalks to see smaller wildlife you miss on jeep safaris
* Track Elephants on foot
* Treks to meet rural mountain farmers
* Sundowners with a view
* Tick the bucket list - explore Ella, the Galle Dutch Fort and a tea factory

Sri Lanka Tailor-Made. Just for you!

    Tour Details

    Your wilderness Journey

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    We love exploring the remoteness of Belihuloya, two stunning escapes in Uva, visits to Galle and Negombo


    *Includes meet and greet at airport / English speaking chauffeur with luxury vehicle / 24-hour operational support

    • Duration:
      11 days or tailor-made
    • When to go:
      Available all year but best during May to September
    • Accommodation:
      Intimate tented campsites, exclusive star beds, Eco Resort and a Boutique Villa
    • Perfect for:
      *Nature and wildlife lovers
      *Avid photographers
      *Ornithologists and keen birdwatchers
      *Stargazers searching for tranquillity
      *Families who love the outdoors and exclusivity
    • The Guiding:
      right guide matters for wildlife journeys. Each privately guided walk or jeep safari is led by an Ayu in the Wild local guide who loves to bring natural history to life. In the 3-4 tent intimate campsites the bushwalks will be led for the entire group by naturalists at each camp.
    • Can it be tailor-made:
      This is just our personal favourite combination of national parks, accommodation, activities and experiences. It is meant to inspire you to talk to our Travel Designers who love to customise an itinerary based on your budget and interests
    • National Parks and bucket list experiences:
      On this wilderness journey you will explore the Udawalawe NP and a remote part of Yala in blocks 3,4 or 5 on jeep safaris and be able to visit the Galle Dutch Fort, Ella, and enjoy a Ceylon Tea experience at a tea factory
    • How much will it cost:
      100% of what you pay stays right here in Sri Lanka.

      Send us an enquiry to cost out this tour for you.

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    FAQs

    FAQs on this experiential holiday

  • How difficult are the walking safaris?

    You will typically walk 1 to 2 hours on a walking safari. Your itinerary will specify the duration. It can take longer if you trek up an incredibly stunning mountain to spend some inspiring hours with the mountain farmers – a must do for the active explorer. It’s not suitable for those with mobility issues, as walking safaris and wilderness treks are on uneven tracks.

  • Food on this wilderness journey:

    We can cater to any food preferences. Please let us know any allergies at the time of booking. In some campsites, meals are mainly vegetarian, plentiful and delicious!

  • Can I make this a longer/shorter tour?

    Yes. We can adjust the tour to fit your holiday period.

  • Can I have a mix of luxury and value Accommodation:

    The accommodation has been handpicked and are the best places to stay in these pristine landscapes in Sri Lanka; so they cannot be changed. We are happy to add on a few extra nights of luxury at the start or end.

  • How much traveling is involved?

    You need to be prepared for long journeys on some days through some beautiful landscapes.

  • Can I end the tour with a beach stay and which coast should I choose?

    Yes, we can add on a beach stay. From November to April, the West, South West and Deep South of the island are bathed in sunshine and with calm seas. You can stay along this coast even in the Summer months of July and August but seas are slightly rough. From May to October, you find some of the world’s best beaches in the stunning East Coast where you can wade out for hundreds of feet into the clear blue shallow seas.

  • Image Gallery

    Grey-headed Fish Eagle Grey-headed Fish Eagle
    Dining with a view Dining with a view
    Bushwalks for offbeat photography Bushwalks for offbeat photography
    Walking safaris to track Elephants on foot Walking safaris to track Elephants on foot
    Star beds by day, luxury camp by night Star beds by day, luxury camp by night
     




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