*Privately guided insights into the behaviour of primates in the wild and their habitats.
*A unique look into Sri Lanka’s 5 primate species.
*Night trek to search for the mysterious Grey Slender Loris or Red Slender Loris, or both.
*Treks through diverse natural habitats and primate habitats inside World Heritage Suites with knowledgeable guides
*Understand the calls and behaviour of the elusive and endemic Purple Faced Langur
*Understand the affinity to human behaviour among old world species endemic to Sri Lanka - the Toque Macaque
*Safari into one of Sri Lanka’s national parks to observe the majestic elephants and their world.
Your primate journey
On this primate safari you will observe Sri Lanka’s endemic and resident primate species, glean interesting snippets about the notorious lives of monkeys, spot Loris on a night trek, explore world heritage sites that are unique primate habitats and explore the world of wild elephants. End your tour with a beach stay
*Includes meet and greet at airport / A Professional Naturalist with detailed knowledge of primate behaviour / English speaking chauffeur with luxury vehicle / 24-hour operational support
All primates on tour are wild so don’t pet or feed them or attract them with bait. Many locals will parade a chained monkey for your entertainment - Please don’t pay and encourage monkey slavery as this wild animal is abused for years before its put on a leash for human entertainment.
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!
Yes. We can adjust the tour to fit your holiday period.
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.
You need to be prepared for long journeys on some days through some beautiful landscapes.
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.