Mirissa Private tours

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Galle: Private Safari Day Trip to Yala & Udawalawe w/ Picnic

1. Galle: Private Safari Day Trip to Yala & Udawalawe w/ Picnic

Your experience begins with a pickup from your accommodation in either the Galle, Unawatuna, Weligama or Mirissa areas. From there, relax on your drive to Yala National Park, home to 44 varieties of mammals and 215 bird species. Meet your private guide and climb into a sturdy 4x4 vehicle. Enjoy sunrise at the park — the ‘Golden Hours’ of the day — and explore the light forests, scrubs, grasslands, lagoons, and magnificent range of animals. Following the safari, there will be a Picnic Lunch before the drive to Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home. Next, stop at the Elephant Transit Home during feeding hours and take a closer look at hundreds of wild elephant babies. After enjoying the Elephant Transit Home Arriving Udawalawe National Park in the afternoon allows you to explore from 3 PM until sunset when the park closes at 6 PM. Search for the world’s most concentrated number of elephants, spotted deer, jackals, wild boar, wild buffalo, crocodiles, and many other animals as your knowledgeable guide and driver expertly navigates the vast area and roads. After the safari, journey back to your point of origin to be dropped off back to your accommodation.

Mirissa: Whale Watching Tour

2. Mirissa: Whale Watching Tour

Get the opportunity to see the world's biggest mammals in their natural habitat on this 5-hour tour. Meet your guide at Mirissa Pier in the morning and head out to sea on a 2-hour boat ride.  During this tour, you will have the opportunity to see blue whales, sperm whales, fin whales, occasional orcas, and many types of dolphins. As you approach the whales, the boat will slow down for optimal viewing. You will stop at a safe distance of at least 300 feet away, with your closest approach being at 100 feet, allowing you to watch the whales responsibly with minimal environmental impact. Learn more about the whales and their behavior from your onboard naturalist guide. Learn how to identify the whales that you see and how to tell when they are coming up for air. You will spend approximately 1 hour at the site. 

From Galle or Mirissa: Yala Safari with Lunch at Campsite

3. From Galle or Mirissa: Yala Safari with Lunch at Campsite

Get a great start to your day, with this tour collecting you from your hotel at 5:00 AM. Where you will then drive to the Yala National Park. Once at the park, hop into a Safari Jeep, for your exciting game drive.  Yala Park is situated in Sri Lanka's dry zone, made up of scrub jungles, water reservoirs, brackish lagoons, and riverine habitats. This diversity of landscapes makes it an ideal place for so many animals to live. This park has the highest population of leopards in one place in the world. No doubt you will see some elephants, with a herd of 300-350 wondering about the lands.  Enjoy at 12:00 PM, a 4 course lunch at Leopard Nest Campsite. Relax and compliment lunch with a beer. The tour will conclude after lunch, and begin heading back to your hotel, where you will arrive back at approximately 6:30 PM. 

Ella: One-Way Transfer to Mirissa, Weligama, or Galle

4. Ella: One-Way Transfer to Mirissa, Weligama, or Galle

Enjoy a hassle-free transfer service from Ella to your destination in Mirissa, Weligama, or Galle. Sit back and relax in a spacious vehicle that is regularly maintained to high safety standards.  Meet your driver at your accommodation in Ella. Be greeted by your driver and get help with your bags. Let your driver take care of traffic for you as you ride in a comfortable vehicle on your 3-4-hour journey. Arrive at your destination faster with a driver that is familar with the area. Feel free to let the driver know if you need to stop for refreshments or emergencies. Once you arrive at your destination, get help with your luggage.

From Mirissa: Private Whale Watching Tour With Sunset

5. From Mirissa: Private Whale Watching Tour With Sunset

14:00 Arrive at Mirissa Fishery harbor and board the catamaran for an exclusive private whale watching tour during the sunset. 14:30 Your catamaran departs from Mirissa harbor to search and observe the giant whales of the Indian Ocean. Orcas, blue whales, sperm whales, dolphins can be seen in the area. Guests are invited to the bow and to the upper decks for best viewing of these impressive mammals. On its way back closer to the coast, guests are welcome to enjoy a swim in the warm waters of this tropical region or a stand up paddle boarding session at the sunset. 18:30 Arrive at the Mirissa harbor and leave back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Mirissa

V good V good travel guide on board . But please get a public address system for him to use so that those at the back and downstairs can hear them

2 day trip yo yale park andGalke

Well organized. Nice and very flexibel guide. Good accommodation. Thx

A great adventure! A reserve worth seeing! Mega views! Great tour :)