Journey through Sri Lanka’s southern region on this incredible safari, the ideal trip for autumn when the north of the country is experiencing its monsoon season. From hikes through verdant tea plantations, temple visits and game drives in search of leopard and elephant, this safari perfectly balances wildlife, culture and relaxation. Visit the orphaned elephants of Udawalawe National Park and the leopards of Yala, the sacred temples of Kandy and the scenic hills of Hatton. Finally, enjoy some rest and relaxation as you escape to the tranquil and secluded beaches of the south coast.
What makes this trip extraordinary?
- Visit the important pilgrimage site of the Temple of the Tooth, said to house one of the Buddha’s actual teeth.
- Seek out Asiatic leopards in Yala National Park.
- Visit orphaned elephants at the Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe National Park.
- Unwind on the peaceful beaches around Tangalle, home to five species of nesting turtles.
travel along sri lanka's south coast exploring dense jungles, historic towns and white sandy beaches.