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Sri Lanka Wildlife Safari 2017



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Discover Sri Lanka, witness 100s of elephants mingle naturally at The Gathering, spot a myriad of birds and wildlife, travel exclusively in a small group with a naturalist and trip leader, and enjoy amazing cultural sites with KarmaQuest Ecotourism and Adventure Travel

Sri Lanka Wildlife Safari 2017

  1. 1. Wildlife Safari, Sri Lanka – August 2017
  2. 2. Front row vantage on one of the greatest gatherings of elephants on earth
  3. 3. Visit Wilpattu, Minneriya and Yala National Parks and Sinharaja Forest Reserve, for the best wildlife and bird viewing in Sri Lanka
  4. 4. You’ll stay in deluxe accommodations
  5. 5. Your travels will support leopard and elephant conservation
  6. 6. Travel in comfortable vehicles and safari jeeps
  7. 7. Travel with like-minded wildlife enthusiasts, led by KarmaQuest’s Wendy Lama and a Sri Lankan naturalist
  8. 8. Tour the ancient Buddhist archaeological sites: Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, and Dambulla
  9. 9. Anuradhapura
  10. 10. Polonnaruwa
  11. 11. Polonnaruwa cont.: standing Buddha, section of a “moonstone” frontispiece
  12. 12. Sigiriya: Fortress in the sky
  13. 13. Dambulla caves
  14. 14. Experience the local culture with insight
  15. 15. Randoli Perahera, Kandy
  16. 16. Kandy: Temple of the Tooth, Perideniya Botanical Gardens
  17. 17. The hill country, tea estates, Nuwara Eliya
  18. 18. Minneriya: The Gathering, when 100s of elephants come together
  19. 19. … to socialize and find scarce water during the dry season
  20. 20. Close up encounters
  21. 21. A monitor lizard hunts … painted stork graze
  22. 22. Yala National Park: Home to the Pied Hornbill and Gray Langur monkeys…
  23. 23. Indian peafowl (peacock), Serpent eagle, Red-faced Malkoha
  24. 24. Marsh mugger crocodiles, spotted deer
  25. 25. And more elephants
  26. 26. Wilpattu National Park, abundant with leopards, sambar and much more
  27. 27. Relax, swim or snorkel at Hikkaduwa, and return to Colombo
  28. 28. Join KarmaQuest in Sri Lanka, the “Resplendent Isle”