The Best Wildlife Tours to Sri Lanka

Unforgettable Wildlife Tours You Need to Experience

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Get ready for an absolutely wild adventure in the gorgeous destination of Sri Lanka! Brace yourself because we've scoured every nook and cranny to find the most epic wildlife tours imaginable. We've done the nitty-gritty work of analyzing tours based on price, guest ratings, amenities, activities, and overall value, and have rounded up the top organized wildlife tours that will make your trip to Sri Lanka something you remember forever. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a wildlife fanatic, or simply craving an unforgettable escapade, Sri Lanka is an amazing destination for nature-seekers like you. Let's do this!


The Top 3:

  • 9 Days, $825.00

  • 16 Days, $1500.00

  • 8 Days, $1525.00

What are wildlife tours like in Sri Lanka?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 20 trip options analyzed
  • $142 average price per day (USD)
  • 3 to 17 days in length
  • 4.62 of 5 average rating
  • 18 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of wildlife tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.62 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 18 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 3 days, while the longest is 17 days. And for physical activity, you can choose between easy, moderate, serious, and heart-pumping, with most of them being easy. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 20 wildlife tours, you can rest assured that Sri Lanka has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Wildlife Tours in Sri Lanka
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Sri Holidays



9 Days Start/End in Negombo 13 Destinations 8 People at Most Ages 1 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. And since the priority is on wildlife, local culture, family-friendly activities, safaris, and elephants, this tour is a great choice. With a duration of 9 days, this trip offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 8 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers of any age. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 13 destinations, featuring Nuwara Eliya, Horton Plains National Park, Ella, and Yala National Park. Negombo kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. Brought to you by Sri Holidays, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $92 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
  • Safari
  • Elephant
$825
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
by Sunrise Sri Lanka Travels and Tours



16 Days Start/End in Negombo 15 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 18 to 60 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled journey for 16 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 12 participants at most. Uncover the beauty of 15 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Knuckles Forest Reserve, Kandy, Adam's Peak/ Sri Pada, and Nuwara Eliya. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Negombo. Sunrise Sri Lanka Travels and Tours, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers from 18 to 60 years old. Rest assured, this trip is all about wildlife and safaris, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $94 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Safari
$1,500
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 40% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by On The Go Tours



8 Days Start/End in Colombo 8 Destinations 24 People at Most Ages 18 to 70 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

This fantastic trip has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars. Traverse through 8 enchanting destinations, with Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Kandy, and Nuwara Eliya among the must-see stops along the route. Colombo will be both the start and end of your journey. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around wildlife, local culture, and safaris. Lasting 8 days, the maximum group size is 24 people, and it's good for travelers from 18 to 70 years old. Organized by On The Go Tours, this is a great deal because it's only $114 per day. Act quickly to seize the current limited-time sale and reserve your spot now.

  • Wildlife
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Safari
$1,525 $915
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Sri Holidays



9 Days Start/End in Negombo 13 Destinations 8 People at Most Ages 1 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4.8 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary journey is the perfect choice. This terrific trip also highights wildlife, local culture, family-friendly activities, safaris, and elephants. This trip visits 13 destinations, including Yala National Park, Mirissa, Anuradhapura, and Polonnaruwa along the way. Your adventure starts and ends in Negombo. Spanning across 9 days, the journey accommodates 8 individuals, and is suitable for travelers of any age. Offered by Sri Holidays, this remarkable journey is priced at just $139 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Wildlife
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
  • Safari
  • Elephant
$1,250
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Sri Holidays



7 Days Start/End in Colombo 11 Destinations 8 People at Most Ages 1 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Sri Holidays has received a 4.7 out of 5 rating. On this 7-day voyage you can unwind while also making new memories. Experience a trip that takes you to 11 remarkable destinations, including Knuckles Forest Reserve, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, and Ella. Colombo will be the beginning and end of your trip. With a group size of 8 people, it's suitable for travelers of any age. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on wildlife, family-friendly activities, safaris, and elephants. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $136 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Family
  • Safari
  • Elephant
$955
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by TruTravels



10 Days Negombo to Unawatuna 8 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 18 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

Check out this trip that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.9 out of 5 rating. Explore 8 incredible locations on this trip, including Ella, Udawalawe National Park, Dambulla, and Sigiriya. Negombo marks the starting point, while Unawatuna stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. You'll love the emphasis on wildlife and safaris, too. Spanning across 10 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 20 participants, and it's great for travelers from 18 and up. Brought to you by the renowned TruTravels, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $140 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Wildlife
  • Safari
$1,395
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 30% Off
by On The Go Tours



10 Days Start/End in Colombo 10 Destinations 24 People at Most Ages 18 to 70 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

This 10-day journey is ideal for travelers from 18 to 70 years old. And priced at only $157 per day, it's a great value, too. With an emphasis on wildlife and safaris, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. Discover a journey that spans 10 destinations, with notable stops in Bundala National Park, Dambulla, Polonnaruwa, and Sigiriya. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful Colombo. It's offered by On The Go Tours, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides. Act quickly to seize the current limited-time sale and reserve your spot now.

  • Wildlife
  • Safari
$2,245 $1,572
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Apple Vacations Pvt Ltd



14 Days Negombo to Mirissa 13 Destinations 99 People at Most Ages 2 to 98 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $96 per day, this terrific 14-day trip is ideal for travelers from 2 to 98 years old. This trip takes you on an adventure to 13 destinations, including Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla, and Kandy. Negombo will mark the start of your journey, while Mirissa will serve as its final destination. Organized by the reputable Apple Vacations Pvt Ltd, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Wildlife
  • Family
$1,340
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Stelaran Holidays (Pvt) Ltd



15 Days Start/End in Colombo 14 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 5 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible trip that has received a 5 out of 5 rating from previous guests. Rest assured, this trip is all about wildlife, family-friendly activities, and elephants, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. With a duration of 15 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 12 people, and is good for travelers from 5 to 90 years old. With 14 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Sigiriya, Dambulla, Ampara, and Kandy, and more. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Colombo. This fantastic option, organized by Stelaran Holidays (Pvt) Ltd, presents an unbeatable value at just $147 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Family
  • Elephant
$2,200
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Beyond Escapes



6 Days Start/End in Colombo 4 Destinations 10 People at Most Ages 10 to 65 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 6 days, this journey has a maximum size of 10 individuals. Welcoming travelers from 10 to 65 years old, it is organized by Beyond Escapes, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. Along the way, this journey encompasses 4 destinations, including Hatton and Nuwara Eliya. Colombo will be both the start and end of your journey. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around wildlife and family-friendly activities. Available at an unbeatable price of only $127 per day, this option also has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Wildlife
  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Family
$760
TourRadar

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How much do wildlife tours to Sri Lanka cost?

Average Daily Price Wildlife Tours
$142

Travelers to Sri Lanka will have a large number of terrific options for wildlife tours at a variety of great prices. The price of wildlife tours here can vary by type, destinations, length, and travel style. Based on thorough data from 20 wildlife tours, their average daily price is a very reasonable $142 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Sri Lanka.

And for more information on Sri Lanka, see Sri Lanka Travel Costs and Sri Lanka Hotel Costs.


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