Wild Wonders & Sacred Spaces Tour from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)

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Wild Wonders & Sacred Spaces Tour from Hikkaduwa (2 Days)

Wild Wonders & Sacred Spaces is a short, single night, 2-day tour that combines culture and wildlife in the Northern Central parts of Sri Lanka. Your journey will take you into the untouched, untamed wilderness of Sri Lanka’s largest forest reserve, The Wilpattu National Park; where the largest collection of leopards in the world reside alongside several other animal species. From there, you will travel to the ancient, sacred city of Anuradhapura, one of the most historic locations in all of Sri Lanka, with a rich and fascinating history dating back to the 10th Century AD. Climb the Mihintale Rock, a significant landmark in the Buddhist world and the birthplace of the Buddhist philosophy in Sri Lanka, many centuries ago.

Includes

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation on at 3 Star Hotel.
  • Meal plan on Bed and Breakfast basis.
  • Transport in a Private Car, inclusive of all chauffer accommodation, cost of fuel, parking & highway tolls.
  • 1 Jeep Safari in Wilpattu National Park.
  • Service of English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
  • All prevailing taxes and service charges.

Excludes

  • Entry Visa Fees for more details submit your individual visa application or contact us
  • Entrance fees to the respective sites.
  • International / Domestic Airfare.
  • Cost of Beverages
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Compulsory Supplements on 24th December and 31st December.
  • Tips & Portages.
  • Meals where not specified.

What to Expect

Day 1

Hikkaduwa > Wilpattu > Anuradhapura

2 Stops

Lakpura

Lakpura LLC

  • Admission Ticket Included

Wilpattu National Park

Feel the call of the wild with the Wilpattu National Park Safari. Get a chance to catch sight of the elusive Sri Lankan Leopard and famous Sri Lankan Elephant. See hundreds of other wildlife such as deer, buffalo, monkeys, crocodiles, and rare birds. Get the photographs of a lifetime as you become one with nature

  • Duration: 3 hour
  • Admission Ticket Included

Day 2

Anuradhapura > Mihintale > Galle

2 Stops

Mahamevnawa Dhammachethiya Buddhist Monastery Anuradhapura

Walk through the ancient ruined city of Anuradhapura, which was the capital for over a millennium until the 10th century AD. View the pagodas, monastic buildings and ponds that are scatter all over the vast area. Visit important landmarks such as Jetavanarama, which was one of the tallest buildings of the ancient world, the Sri Maha Bodhi and the ruins of the huge Abhayagiri Monastery. Gain more knowledge about Sri Lanka's history as you walk in the footsteps of Kings.

  • Duration: 2 hour
  • Admission Ticket Included

මිහින්තලේ විහාරය - Mihintale Temple

Visit the place where Buddhism began in Sri Lanka. See the spot where the meeting of King Devanampiyatissa and Monk Mahinda took place. View the monastic ruins at the foot of the mountain. Walk in the footsteps of Mahinda as you visit the cave where he resided. View historic stupas, Ambasthala Dagoba and the Maha Stupa. Enter the ruins of an age long past to understand its impact on the history of Sri Lanka.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Admission Ticket Not Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Comfortable clothes and hats recommended.
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.