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Nature Cocktail / Trekking Tour Sri Lanka 5 Days

Discover the beautiful nature of Sri Lanka while trekking through the pristine forests, and travelling on a safari jeep through the national parks.  

Nature cocktail tour Sri Lanka 5 days-featuring some interesting activities such as rainforest trekking, bird watching, safari, whitewater rafting, waterfalls, trekking through the beautiful hill country etc. This 5 days tour includes more than 15 hours of trekking based on 4 major nature reserves on the island, Sinharaja rainforest, Horton plains national park, Ella and Kitulgala rainforest. 

This is a private tour, which means there will be no intruders in the vehicle allocated to your  Sri Lanka 4 nights tour. Been a private tour you are not a part of a big crowded bus, therefore a nature cocktail tour enables you to have the tour at your own pace, even you can change the itinerary a little bit after discussing with the guide.

This nature cocktail tour of Sri Lanka for 5 days takes you to a large number of places, some of the sites are suitable for adventure and nature activities while some others are good for cultural and historical experiences. Below is the itinerary for the nature cocktail tour of Sri Lanka for 5 days. Two hours after starting this Sri Lanka 4 nights tour you will sense, why we call this program nature cocktail tour, this tour is meant for people who like activities, the nature tour is not suitable for people to look for an easy-going holiday. If you are looking for a Sri Lanka 4 nights tour with relax then we have some other program for you like beach holiday packages, cultural tours, please contact us through the contact us page.

Why you'll love this trip

  • Witness the fascinating wildlife of Sri Lanka on a full-day safari at Yala national park and safari at Udawalawe national park.
  • Learn a wide range of trees, plants, veins and orchids while trekking through the virgin rainforest of Sinharaja.
  • Witness laid-back village life in one of the most remote villages of Sri Lanka.
  • Spot birdlife and watch as Sri Lanka's forested landscape shifts with the flow of the Kelani River.
  • Encounter Sri Lanka's rich plant life while trekking through the jungle path in the Kitulgala rainforest.
  • A Memorable Rafting and Kayaking Adventure.
  • Witness many dozens of wild elephants along with many other creatures like crocodiles, jackal, buffaloes...

Is this trip right for you?

  • This trip requires a good level of fitness to be able to enjoy the physical activities included.
  • The weather in this region varies seasonally. Be prepared to get sweaty, and for the occasional rainstorm which may require a change of plans.
  • All travellers will need to be competent swimmers to take part in the water rafting trip.
  • Sri Lanka gets hot and humid, drink plenty of water and remember a good quality hat and sunblock.

Highlights

  • All-inclusive full day safari at Yala national park
  • Wildlife safari Udawalawe national park
  • Trekking through the Horton plains national park
  • White water rafting Kitulgala
  • Jungle trek and bird watching in Kitulgala rainforest
  • Trekking through Sinharaja rain forest
  • Open-air barbeque dinner on the bank of Kelaniya river
  • Trekking through the mountains in Ella
  • Leisure in the hill country resort of Ella 

Trip includes

  • 4 nights accommodation in standard tourist hotels on a H/B basis
  • 4 Breakfasts at the hotel (Starting from day 2)
  • 4 Dinners at the hotel (starting from day 2)
  • 1 barbeque lunch during the Yala safari
  • 1 Barbeque dinner by the river of Kelaniya
  • Transport in air-conditioned luxury, private vehicle
  • The assistance of English speaking driver/Guide (please inquire for other languages)
  • Meeting arrangements at the airport on arrival and departure
  • All government taxes
  • Entrance fees and activity cost for the following
    • All-inclusive 4wheel drive jeep safari at Udawalawe national park
    • All-inclusive 4wheel drive jeep safari at Yala national park
    • Horton plains national park
    • Guided trekking through Sinharaja rainforest
    • Guided trekking tour of Ella
    • A visit to the 9-arch bridge
    • Whitewater rafting Kitulgala with our experienced rafter
    • Kayaking in Kitulgala
    • Bird watching tour in the border village of Kitulgala rainforest and rainforest of Kitulgala
    • Explore the last rainforest of Kitulgala on a 2 hours trek with our nature guide

Trip excludes

  • Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc

Hotels

  • Yala-Hibiscus garden hotel (2 nights)
  • Ella-Oakray hotel (1 night)
  • Kitulgala-Plantation hotel (1 night)

Book now & pay later

Reserve your tour now and pay when you meet us. Send us the duly filled tour booking form, we will arrange your tour and you can make the payment as you meet us on the first day of the trip.


Best price guaranteed

We guarantee the best price. If you find the same tour package at a cheaper price elsewhere, we do match the price of other tour packages and furthermore add a further 10% discount to it.


No hidden fees and commissions

The price you see on the product pages is the exact same rate that you see in the final stage of the trip booking. There are no hidden fees and taxes such as GST, BTT, service charge, nation-building tax, hotel tax etc.


COVID-19 Special information

  • All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned
  • Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
  • To reduce crowds, all tours are private
  • Masks are required, please bring your own
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • Temperature checks are mandatory
  • You must book this activity online, as the ticket office is closed

Trip Map

Itineraries

DAY 1

Time : 7:00 am

COLOMBO / YALA

Meet and greet by Seerendipity tours representative at your hotel (0700 hrs) and leave for Sinharaja rainforest via Kalutara and Agalawatte. As you arrive at the Rainforest you will be greeted and welcomed by our nature guide, who will be guiding you throughout the jungle trek and also educate about fauna and flora that you encounter along the way.

The journey from Colombo to Sinharaja takes around 2 hours and after a brief rest, you start the Sinharaja rainforest trek. Our nature expert will explain to you about the trees, plants, animals and birds that you encounter during the trek.

After the rainforest trek drives to the nearby hotel where your delicious local meal is served. After having leisurely lunch and eating Sri Lankan fruits start the return journey to the hotel.

After the trekking proceed to hotel in Tissamaharama via Udawalawe, en-route safari at Udawalawe national park.

UDAWALAWE NATIONAL PARK

The safari at the national park of Udawalawe includes a ride through the jungle with a 4 wheel drive jeep, jungle tracker, entrance fees for the site, and all taxes. Every traveller who enters the Udawalawe national park wishes to see a couple of wild elephants (Sri Lanka's biggest animal). Because Udawalawe is one of the best wildlife parks in the world to spot Asian elephants, it has the largest concentration of elephants compared to any other national parks in the world.

The travellers can see many animal species like elephants, Wild boar, Deer, Buffalo, Monkeys and many other animals with leopards. It also accommodates many species of vertebrate and birds.

Activities available for the day

Udawalawe national park safari

Trekking through the Sinharaja rain forest

Accommodation in Yala

Hibiscus garden hotel

Meals

Dinner included at hotel

DAY 2

Time : 5:00 am

YALA

Early morning leave from the hotel with breakfasts packet and meet and greet by the safari jeep driver. The journey from your hotel to Yala national park takes around 1 hour.

YALA NATIONAL PARK

Yala is considered to be one of the oldest national parks in Sri Lanka same time it is the biggest national park in Sri Lanka with 97880 hectares extent. Initially, it was used as a hunting ground during the British rule in Sri Lanka. It is said people had to pay for the hunting in Yala. As the number of animals drastically reduced due to hunting, Yala is declared as a national park in 1900 and became a safe place for animals.

Yala is the biggest national park is divided into 5 zones. Yala is holding a prominent place as far as biodiversity is a concern. Yala is a famous high density of wildlife such as Leopards, Elephants, Deer, Wild boar, Bear, monkey’s etc.

Yala is considered to be one of the best places to witness leopards in the world. There were 17 ½ leopards in every 100 square kilometres in Yala national park. Block 1 of Yala National park could be home to the densest population of leopards in the world, the densities in this tiny area has maintained around a leopard every 2 sq. kilometres. Unlike most other national parks where leopards can be seen in dark Sri Lanka leopards are in a move during the day as well.

Activities available for the day

Full day Yala safari (8 hours)

Accommodation in Yala

Hibiscus garden hotel

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included at hotel

DAY 3

Time : 9:00 am

YALA / ELLA

After the leisurely breakfast leave for the hotel in Ella via southern Sri Lanka southern province,

RAVANA WATERFALL

The Ravana Falls (popularly known as Ravana Ella in Sinhala) is a popular sightseeing attraction in Sri Lanka. It currently ranks as one of the widest falls in the country. This waterfall measures approximately 25 m (82 ft) in height and cascades from an oval-shaped concave rock outcrop. During the local wet season, the waterfall turns into what is said to resemble an areca flower with withering petals. But this is not the case in the dry season, where the flow of water reduces dramatically. The falls form part of the Ravana Ella Wildlife Sanctuary and are located 6 km (3.7 mi) away from the local railway station.

ELLA

In the afternoon you will be visiting 9 arch bridge and the trek to the mini Adams peak.

The area has a rich bio-diversity, dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna. Ella is surrounded by hills covered with cloud forests and tea plantations. The town has a cooler climate than surrounding lowlands, due to its elevation. The Ella Gap allows views across the southern plains of Sri Lanka.

Activities available for the day

Trek to the mini Adams peak

Visiting 9-arch bridge, Ravana waterfall

Accommodation in Ella

Oakray Ella gap hotel

Meals

Breakfast and dinner included at hotel

DAY 4

Time : 7:00 am

ELLA / HORTON PLAINS / KITULGALA

After the breakfast leave for the hotel in Kitulagla via Nuwara Eliya and Horton plains, en-route trekking through the Horton plains national park.

HORTON PLAINS NATIONAL PARK

Horton Plains National Park is located in the hill country of Sri Lanka at an elevation of of 2,100–2,300 m (6,900–7,500 ft), it is one of the last remaining cloud forests on the island. The national park is declared as a nature reserve since 1988. The Horton plains national park has a unique atmosphere and it is primarily made of montane grassland and cloud forest. The forest harbours a large number of Fauna and Flora while endemism among the trees, plants, birds and animals is very high here.

The visitors will be trekking through the forest and encounter fascinating fauna, flora, streams, and a waterfall. The entire trek through the forest takes around 2 hours.

Activities available for the day

Trekking through the Horton plains national park

Accommodation in Kitulgala

Plantation hotel

Meals

Breakfast and dinner included at hotel

DAY 5

Time : 8:00 am

KITULGALA / COLOMBO

After a leisurely breakfast leave for the water sports centre and meet your experienced instructor. The program includes a Whitewater rafting in Kitulgala, kayaking and village tour and rainforest trek.

WHITE WATER RAFTING

You will be taken on a 4 wheel-drive jeep top the starting point of the water rafting. This is the set-off point for most Whitewater adventures. This enthralling adventure lasts around 2 hours with several stops on the way down the river. You will encounter 3 major rapids and 5 minor rapids. The difficulty level of Whitewater rafting in Kitulgala is rated as 4. Therefore, in every Whitewater rafting, the helm is taken by an experienced rafter provided by us, who manure the boat, while the others need to paddle the boat. There is no age limit or experience level to take part in the Whitewater adventure.

BIRD WATCHING

You will walk through the village, jungle and plantations and search for the indigenous bird. Kitulgala is a top pick among the bird watchers in Sri Lanka where you have the opportunity to see many species of birds. Nature lovers, in particular, ornithologists, will be rewarded with sightings of the Crested Serpent Eagle, the Ceylon Spur Fowl, the Ceylon Hanging Parrot and the Lay lard's Parakeet. Activities such as mountain-biking, cultural sites and sites of fruit orchards and lowland tea plantations can be experienced in Kitulgala.

TREKKING THROUGH RAINFOREST

Experience various fauna and flora of the Rainforest of Kitulgala Forest Reserve and see beautiful sceneries of waterfalls and streams hidden inside the forest. Have a cool dip in a scenic flowing water stream during your Rain Forest Trek in the Jungle of Kitulgala.

Unlike the rainforest trek in Sinharaja, the rainforest trek in Kitulgala is not purely within a virgin rainforest. The trek includes a part of the village, rainforest, plantations etc. The trek lasts around 2 hours and our nature expert show you the places of interest along the way while explaining the fauna and flora that you see during the trek.

KAYAKING

Kithulgala is one of the best places to who are beginners to learn the basics of the sport and advanced kayakers will find the Kelani river as a fun place or simply get in a great day of exciting white-water paddling. Breathtakingly scenery can be enjoyed with downstream kayaking with gentle journey.

After the water sports leave for hotel in Colombo

Activities available for the day

Trekking through the rainforest

Bird watching

White water rafting

Kayaking

Accommodation

No accommodation for today

Meals

Breakfast included at hotel

  1. :

    this is a very well organised tour with Mathisha with plenty of fun-filled activites and laughter along the way

  2. :

    Adventure tour was a fantastic way to explore the country and immerse yourself in nature in just the right amount of time. Our Tour leader ( Upul ) had a wealth of knowledge and his passion for the country and his work was inspiring. Touring Sri Lanka was a truly memorable experience. 10/10!

  3. :

    Can definitely recommend this trip to anyone considering travelling to Sri Lanka and who like to enjoy great nature as well as a bit of adventure.

  4. :

    Highly recommend adventure tour – An exceptional fun packed holiday with lots of adventures and activities, Exceptional Tour Leader Mathish and his support crew ‘ I managed to do all the activities which surprised me no end, (lucky for sweepers) the rain gods were very kind to us.

  5. :

    I would highly recommend this adventure trip to anyone. You are completely immersed in the Sri Lankan nature – the jungle treks in rainforests a definite highlight. so is the jeep safari at the national park.

  6. :

    Circle Sri Lanka great tour with a variety of activities and places to visit. Our tour leader, Priyantha Yamasinghe, is an excellent leader. Thanks Yasi.

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