Category: Wildlife

Sri Lanka in Summer

Sri Lanka in Summer

Sri Lanka is well known as a winter sun destination, offering a tropical alternative to those cold, dark days in the northern hemisphere. However, thanks to the country’s unique climate and topography, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean is also a superb summer getaway. For such a small island, the weather patterns in Sri Lanka… Read More »

8 best activities for a Sri Lanka family holiday with teenagers

8 best activities for a Sri Lanka family holiday with teenagers

Sri Lanka is a fantastic holiday destination for families with children of all ages. The island is incredibly diverse, home to animal-filled national parks, spectacular hill country and awe-inspiring cultural sites, and boasts a culture rich with art, music and dance influenced by traditions from around the world. Contrary to its diversity, Sri Lanka is… Read More »

Sri Lanka’s Monkey Kingdom

Sri Lanka’s Monkey Kingdom

When it comes to wildlife, Sri Lanka really has it all; mass elephant gatherings in Minneriya National Park, blue whale migration off the coast of Mirissa, leopard spotting in Yala National Park, turtle breeding grounds along the south coast and rare tropical birds in Sinharaja Rainforest. The island sports a huge diversity of flora and… Read More »

A guide to Sri Lanka Wellness Holidays: Part 1 – Back to Nature

A guide to Sri Lanka Wellness Holidays: Part 1 – Back to Nature

Get ready to recharge your batteries and get back to nature in 2022 with part 1 of our guide to Sri Lanka wellness holidays. Sri Lanka is one of the top destinations in Asia for getaways centred around wellbeing. Its alluring languorous atmosphere, abundance of protected wildlife reserves, and foundation in holistic health practices have… Read More »

Protect the environment on your Sri Lanka wildlife safari

Protect the environment on your Sri Lanka wildlife safari

For the astute traveller to Sri Lanka, a wildlife safari is not just a matter of what you might see, it is a matter of putting your life philosophies to the fore. If discovering Sri Lanka’s wildlife is any way detrimental to their survival, then frankly, forget it. If you can believe that your visit… Read More »

How to plan a Sri Lanka holiday for families with young children

How to plan a Sri Lanka holiday for families with young children

Sri Lanka is a fantastic destination for a family holiday, but we know that travelling with young children can be daunting – especially if you are heading to an unfamiliar country. When it comes to holidays with young children, there are so many points to consider: the safety of the destination; travel times and transport;… Read More »

Dancing Sri Lankan lizards commended in Comedy Wildlife awards

A picture of two Sri Lankan land monitor lizards seemingly intent on a dance lesson has been Highly Commended in this year’s Comedy Wildlife Photography awards. The photo was taken in Wilpattu game park by Sergey Savvi of CWPA / Barcroft Images. Sadly the dancing lizards lost out to a surprised squirrel. There are two… Read More »

The Sri Lankan Leopard

    Covered in dark spots set in a tawny coat of fur, the Sri Lankan leopard stealthily walks about surveying his surrounding for his next meal, unaware that scores of wildlife enthusiasts are driving around the Yala National Park in the hope of spotting him.     Recognised as one of the island’s most… Read More »

Bird Watching in Bundala National Park

    December is a great month to travel through Sri Lanka. The monsoon winds die down, leaving the weather sunny, hot and dry across the island. Even in years when the monsoon season continue into the early days of December, the rainfall only occurs at night, helping to freshen the mornings and thicken out… Read More »

5 Summer Wildlife Attractions in Sri Lanka*

*Between May and September   With most tourists visiting the island between December – April, many people consider the rest of the year to be Sri Lanka’s low season. In fact, Sri Lanka does not have a low season – different areas of the island come into season at different times of the year, making… Read More »

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