A Treasure Trove of Biodiversity
Sri LankaFebruary 11 to 25, 2025
Discover the magic of Sri Lanka’s wild heart on this captivating journey where you’ll encounter a rich and diverse range of flora and fauna. Join jeep safaris, bush walks, boat excursions, night drives, and night walks to forge a unique and personal connection with the wildlife. Explore some of the lesser-visited parks for an even more intimate encounter with nature. Despite its small size, Sri Lanka, owing to its incredible variety of wildlife, proudly ranks among the world’s best destinations for big game. This ecological richness can be attributed in part to Sri Lanka’s fascinating geological history: around 10,000 years ago, the current island was connected to the Eurasian landmass before rising sea levels isolated large land animals, shaping the distinctive ecosystems that you’ll have the opportunity to explore in this intriguing nation.
- Seek elusive leopards and Sri Lankan sloth bears.
- Ascend the incredible Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
- Meet a rare slender loris on a night walk.
- Boat safari alongside swimming Asian elephants.
- Encounter the world’s largest mammal – the blue whale.
Itinerary Updated: November 2023
Our Trip Leaders
Dhammithera, born in Kandy, Sri Lanka, studied Wildlife Conservation & Management at the Open University of Sri Lanka. Early in his career, he participated in wildlife research programs across the island, collaborating with both Sri Lankan and UK organizations, and enriched the exploration of Sri Lanka's Natural History – even making contributions to the Natural History Museum in the UK. Currently, Dhammithera, accredited by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority as a Nature & Wildlife Guide, enlightens overseas tourists about Sri Lanka's precious wilderness and biodiversity.
Encounter compelling wildlife, ancient history, and intriguing culture in the island nation of Sri Lanka.