Multi-day trip

Sri Lanka: 3-Day Private Nature Trip to Belihuloya & Yala

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

Sri Lanka: 3-Day Private Nature Trip to Belihuloya & Yala

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

From US$ 600 per person

Explore two eco-tourism hot spots in Sri Lanka on a 3-day private trip to Belihuloya and Yala. Experience roaring waterfalls, a game drive with leopards in Yala National Park, and trek wild trails.

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Duration 3 days
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
We pick-up all travellers from Hotels in Kandy
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Walking trail to the village with paddy fields
  • Pahanthudawa Waterfall
  • Safari at Yala National Park
Full description
Day 01 7:30: You will be picked up from your hotel in Negombo or other selected cities ( see the departure point) and driven approximately 4 hours to reach Belihuloya. 12:00: Arrive at Tree House Chalets and check in for lunch. After lunch, you will enjoy the surrounding of the hotel and spend couple of hours at leisure. 15:00: You will start your walking trail to the village with your guide. You will walk through beautiful paddy fields and the friendly welcoming breeze that blow through. (Unpaved muddy path and possible leech bites can be expected) Meet the villagers and peep into the rural village life. Enjoy a tea session with them before say goodbye! 18:00: Arrive back at your hotel refresh with worm water shower before enjoying your BBQ dinner at roof terrace. Spend the overnight Stay at Tree House Chalet. Day 02 Wake-up early in the morning and experience the sunshine over the mountains whilst discovering the wonder of nature surrounded by the chalet. 7:30: Enjoy your breakfast. 8:30: Your guide will take you through another memorable walking trail to Pahantudawa Falls, a marvelous creation of nature in a mini canyon like geographical setting nowhere can be seen in Sri Lanka, located about 1.5 km from the hotel (Involves a somewhat adventurous, challenging short climb walks) 10:30: Arrive back at the hotel and get refreshed before leaving to Yala. 12:00- 13:00 You will enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant on the way to Yala. 15:00: Arrive at Yala Junction where you will start your evening game drive at Yala National park to experience the wildlife treasure in one of the best homes for Leopards and other animals in Asia. 18:30: Check in to Leopard Nest Campsite and enjoy your private Alfresco shower followed by drinks and appetizers around the campfire. 21:00 Dinner will be served at one of many locations available through the camp. Dine under the stars for an unforgettable evening meal in the jungle experience. Stay overnight at Leopard Nest. Day 03 Wake up around 5:00 am to freshly brewed Ceylon tea or coffee. Leave the campsite at 05:30 am and start to trek through thick bushes with a pathway access to a wonderful lake which offers breath-taking views and bird watching opportunities. If you are fortunate enough, you will encounter wildlife like elephants; Deers; palm squirrels; wild boars; etc. Also, you will confront both endemic and migratory birds; butterflies and lizards and land monitors slithering around the lake. Capture the splendid views of wildlife and nature to take back home. Don’t forget to ask your naturalist to share his adventures in the wild during the trek. Enjoy breakfast at a private location by a lake whilst listening to the singing of birds and feeling the fresh breeze. Return from the nature trail and check-into the campsite to refresh your souls before leave. You will check out at 11:00 am and be transferred back to your hotel.
Includes
  • Overnight in two unique accommodation options
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by an Air conditioned vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Service of English Speaking driver during the entire tour
  • Two trekking tours in Belihuloya with a guide
  • One Game drive in Yala National Park
  • Two BBQ dinners, two breakfasts and two lunches
  • Wine and Beer at Leopard Nest
  • All government taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • One nature trail with breakfast by the lake in Yala
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants 12 and older must present physical or digital proof that they've been fully vaccinated with a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine administered at least 14 days before the performance date. Children between 5-11 years old must present proof that they've received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine and be accompanied by a vaccinated adult meeting the theater's entry requirements. Guests whose last vaccine dose (excluding boosters) was fewer than 14 days before the performance date must also present either a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the performance starts or a negative antigen test taken no more than 6 hours before the performance starts

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  • Comfortable shoes
  • Change of clothes
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Product ID: 412663