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“Lesser-known Wilderness” is a special tour for nature lovers who seek authentic and exhilarating wildlife adventures. This tour takes you off the grid and into some of the country's best-kept lesser-known wildlife destinations.  

The tour length is 12 days and it covers the following destinations. 

  • Negombo
  • Kanneliya Forest Reserve
  • Hambantota, Bundala National Park
  • Lunugamwehera National Park
  • Buduruwagala Forest
  • Arugambay
  • Kumana National Park
  • Kudumbigala Buddhist monastery
  • Mahiyanganaya
  • Dambana Wedda tribe (Sri Lankan Aborigines)
  • Galoya National Park
  • Knuckles range (Meemure, and Pitawala pathana)
  • Dambulla
  • Namal Uyana
  • Wilpattu National Park
  • Colombo 

Following is the proposed itinerary. But, this tour can be customized to fit your needs, interests, and budget. Make an inquiry and get a tailor-made trip that perfectly aligns with your specific requirements.


Day 1

Rest in Negombo

On arrival, to be met by our English-speaking Guide. Transfer to your hotel in Negombo.

Overnight Stay at Negombo

Day 2

Visit Kanneliya Forest Reserve

Travel to Hambanthota, and en route visit Kanneliya Forest Reserve.

Overnight Stay at Hambanthota

Day 3

Safari in Bundala and Lunugamwehera National Parks

Half-day jeep safari in the Bundala National Park in the morning and half-day jeep safari at Lunugamwehera National Park in the evening.

Overnight Stay at Hambanthota

Day 4

Transfer to Arugambay

Travel to Arugambay and en route visit Buduruwagala Forest. In the evening, rest on the eastern beach. [optional: visit Kudumbigala Buddhist Monastery]

Overnight Stay at Arugambay

Day 5

Safari in Kumana National Park

Full-day jeep safari in the Kumana National Park.

Overnight Stay at Arugambay

Day 6

Visit Galoya National Park

Travel to Mahiyanaganaya via Ampara, and en route visit Galoya National Park.

Overnight Stay at Mahiyanganaya

Day 7

Visit Dambana Wedda Tribe (Sri Lankan Aborigines)

Visit Dambana Wedda Tribe, evening visit to Sorabora wewa, and travel to the knuckles range.

Overnight Stay at Knuckles

Day 8

Trekking to Deanston Peak

Trekking to Deanston Peak, mini–World’s End [Optional: Meemure village, Kalugala Garadi Ella]

Overnight Stay at Knuckles

Day 9

Transfer to Dambulla

Travel to Dambulla via Kandy. Get lunch at Matale, and relax in the evening at the hotel.

Overnight Stay at Dambulla/Habarana

Day 10

Visit Sigiriya Fortress

Sigiriya Rock/village tour, and travel to Wilpattu National Park.

Overnight Stay at Wilpattu

Day 11

Safari at Wilpattu National Park

Half-day jeep safari at Wilpattu National Park and travel to Colombo. Shopping at night in Colombo.

Overnight Stay at Colombo

Day 12

Departure Transfer

Proceed to the Airport in time.

(Safe trip home)

  • Accommodation (Full-board) 
  • Transportation (air-conditioned) 
  • English speaking guide 
  • Wildlife specialized guide for safari
  • Entry tickets to excursions
  • Personal expenses
  • Liquor
  • Tips

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