Enjoy the magnificent mountain scenery, abundant wildlife and grassland savannas.
Explore for yourself “Wild Sri Lanka”. An amazing experience is waiting for you.
GREEN HOLIDAY IN SRI LANKA
Sri Lanka is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. Thousands of years of isolation from rest of the continents have resulted in the evolution of numerous plants and animal species that could be only found on this tiny gem of an island.
As a result, Sri Lanka will provide you with unique exotic wildlife experience, whether it's marine life, monsoon cloud forests, dry zone forests or green savannas, an amazing once in life time experience can be yours.
Well-developed tourism trails, travel friendly infrastructure and eco-friendly hotels around the island will cater for all your needs and is specially designed to give you the maximum exposure to all the wildlife the Island has to offer.
Sri Lanka is one of the few countries in the world where you can meet the largest land mammals (Elephants) and also the largest sea mammals (Blue whales).
However, Mirissa in particular, you will get to see dozens of dolphins species, numerous whales and abundance of sea creatures including turtles. Therefore, plan your holiday to Sri Lanka today and experience in full what this amazing place has to offer you.
Horton Plains in Sri Lanka is one of the most stunningly and beautiful mountain forests in the world. It is located at an altitude of 2,100 meters above sea level where the temperature drops to 5C during the daytime. The forest consists of ecosystems such as grasslands, montane evergreen forests, marshy lands and aquatic ecosystem which span over 3,169 hectares.
So, plan your holiday today and visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site and enjoy the breathtaking views and abundance of wildlife.
Yala National Park
Yala national park is well known for watching Leopards and sloth bear. It has the highest leopard concentration in the world. The park is located in the south-east of the island on a long stretch of a beautiful coastline. It's the second largest and most visited park in Sri Lanka which was opened in 1900 as a wildlife sanctuary. The park is now over 978.8 km² in size.
Udawalawe National Park
The Udawalwe national park is popular for safari and watching wild elephants. In addition, you will also be able to watch crocodiles, various types of birds, reptiles, fish and many more. It is estimated that there are more than 400 elephants living in the park enabling you to watch whole herds of young calves and adult elephants feeding on the grasslands and playing in the water. You can also visit Udawalwe elephant transit home where you will get the experience to watch rehabilitation of orphaned elephant calves for their release back into the wild. Not to be missed if you love elephants.
Kumana National Park
Kumana national park is an ideal wildlife destination for bird watching enthusiasts. The forest is fed by Kumbukkan Oya which is 116 km long river spans across the park creating a 200-hectare natural swamp lake during the monsoon season. This mangrove lake provides a magnificent environment for both migratory and endemics birds during their breeding season. Thus, you will get a once in a lifetime experience by camping on the river banks while watching varieties of birds species in a tropical atmosphere.
Sinharaja Rain Forest
Sinharaja forest reserve is one of the greatest biodiversity hotspots in the world. It has been declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO. This magnificent lowland rainforest spanning around nearly 19000 acres and is a home to 50% of Sri Lanka’s endemic species of mammals, reptiles, insects, butterflies and extremely rare amphibians. By being located in the middle of two monsoons path (south-west monsoons and the north-east monsoons), the forest has been recorded over 5000mm of rainfall a year (more than 5 times of the UK yearly rainfall).