10 Days / 9 Nights
October 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017

Tour Name : SRI LANKA ENDEMIC BIRDS TOUR
Duration : 10 Days / 9 Nights
Season : SUMMER 2016 (01st October 2016 to 31st March 2017)

Day 01       : Airport – Katunayaka

Meet on arrival and transfer to Katunayaka.
Rest of the day at leisure.
In the evening at 18:00 hrs, meet your guide and other members of the group for tour briefing.
Dinner and overnight stay at Tamarind Tree Hotel, Katunayaka.

Day 02        : Katunayaka – Kitulgala

After breakfast leave for Kitulgala.
Lunch at the hotel.
Afternoon birding in the area.
Dinner and overnight stay at Kitulgala Rest House.

Day 03         : Kitulgala

After breakfast full day birding at Kitulgala.
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay at Kitulgala Rest House.

Day 04        : Kitulgala – Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya.
Lunch at the hotel.
Afternoon birding at Victoria Park.
Dinner and overnight stay at Leisure Village Hotel.

Day 05        : Nuwara Eliya – Horton Plains – Nuwara Eliya

Leave for Horton Plains with packed breakfast.
Birding at Horton plains National Park.
Lunch at the hotel.
Afternoon at leisure.
Dinner and overnight stay at Leisure Village Hotel.

Day 06        : Nuwara Eliya – Udawalawa

After breakfast leave for Udawalawa.
Birding on the way.
Lunch at the hotel.
Afternoon birding  in the area.
Dinner and overnight stay at Elephant Trail Hotel.

Day 07      : Udawalawa – Sinharaja

After early breakfast do a safari at Udawalawa National Park.
Thereafter transfer to Sinharaja.
Lunch at the hotel.
Afternoon birding in the area.
Dinner and overnight stay at Blue Magpie Lodge.

Day 08        : Sinharaja

After early breakfast full day birding at Sinharaja.
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay at Blue Magpie Lodge.

Day 09        : Sinharaja – Katunayaka

After early breakfast morning birding at Sinharaja.
Thereafter transfer to Katunayaka.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Dinner and overnight stay at Tamarind Tree Hotel.

Day 10        : Katunayaka – Airport

After breakfast leave for Airport.

Important notes :

  • Visits to wild life parks will be at client’s own risk. Safari Vehicles available are non air-conditioned and basic.
  • You are strongly advised to obey the instructions given by the interpreter and the Wild Life Officers while you are seeing animals.
  • It is advisable to wear soft-shoes.
  • It is advisable to have sunglasses, sun-block lotion, insect repellent and personal effects for warm, windy and rainy conditions.
  • Respect the local customs and accept the differences.
  • Please bring your own binoculars.

Cost : (In U.S. Dollars)

25th October to 03rd November 2016                          : US$. 1300.00   per person
16th January to 25th January 2017                                            : US$. 1400.00   per person
19th March to 28th March 2017                                    : US$. 1400.00   per person
Single Room Supplement   : 270.00
(Departure Guarantee with minimum 2 participants)

Please Note:

The above rates are nett and include all government taxes.
These rates are subject to change without prior notice in the event government changes the tax policy.

  • The official check-in time at all hotels will be 14:00 hrs.
  • The official check-out time at all hotels will be 11:00 hrs.

Please obtain Online Visa Authentication prior to arrival by visiting           www.eta.gov.lk

The above prices include:

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary on Full board basis for 8 nights from Dinner on day 1 to Breakfast on day 10.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle from Airport to Airport.          (safari Vehicles are none A/C)
  • Entrance fees for Kitulgala, Victoria Park, Horton plains, Udawalawa National Park, Sinharaja Forest.
  • Cost of safari vehicles at Udawalawa National Park.
  • Services of an English Speaking Birding chauffeur interpreter from 2-6 pax and Birding Interpreter from 7 pax onwards.

Above prices does not include :

  • Entrance fees to sites not specified above.
  • Cost of beverage throughout the tour.
  • Expenses of a personal nature.
  • Tips and porterage.
  • Any other services not specified above.

Cancellation policy

  1. 21 days or less                    – 100% cancellation charge.
  2. Between 21 days and 28 days –  50% of the tour cost.
  3. Above 29 days                   – No cancellation charges provided no commitment or advances are made to 3rd parties.

Cancellation policy will be applicable for any reduction of rooms after the release period.

TIPPING

Tipping is a very difficult and often emotive subject. Although wholly at your discretion (and only if you are provided with excellent service!) it is generally accepted that tips are paid to your local leaders, guides, hotel staff, drivers and porters.