Things to do in Weligama

Our most recommended things to do in Weligama

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 or Galle: Transfer to Ella with Udawalawe Safari

2. Mirissa or Galle: Transfer to Ella with Udawalawe Safari

Remove the hassle from traveling from Mirissa, Weligama, Unawatuna, or Galle to Ella with a convenient transfer service. Relax on the drive in an air-conditioned vehicle. Visit Udawalawe National Park for a jeep safari to see elephants, crocodiles, monkeys, and more in their natural habitat. Enjoy a morning pickup from your hotel in Mirissa, Weligama, Unawatuna, or Galle, and head straight for Udawalawe National Park, where you'll switch to an open-topped safari jeep to get the best views. See the animals early in the day at their most active. Pass herds of elephants and more. Watch for crocodiles, monkeys, water buffalo, a large variety of bird species, and more. Snap some great photos and learn about the wildlife. Then, switch back to an air-conditioned car for the ride on to Ella, where you'll be dropped off at your hotel.

Mirissa, Weligama, or Galle: Transfer to Ella & Yala Safari

3. Mirissa, Weligama, or Galle: Transfer to Ella & Yala Safari

Combine a transfer from Mirissa, Weligama, or Galle to the town of Ella with the adventure of a Sri Lankan animal safari day trip. Experience the immense biodiversity in Yala National Park and stop for a delectable packed meal. Be picked up from your accommodation in Mirissa, Weligama, or Galle. Relax and take in the local scenery on the drive to Yala National Park. Board an an open-topped safari jeep to get the best views and photo angles. See the animals during the day when they are the most active. Watch for leopards, sloth bears, elephants, crocodiles, monkeys, water buffalos, and a large variety of bird species. Get some great shots of these magnificent creatures. Hear about about the wildlife and get photography tips from your local guide. Let your guide show you the spots where the animals are likely to congregate. Have a nice packed meal before heading back to your air-conditioned car for the ride to your accommodation in Ella.

Weligama: Private Transfer to Colombo International Airport

4. Weligama: Private Transfer to Colombo International Airport

Enjoy a relaxing and comfortable private transfer from your hotel in the Weligama area to Colombo Or Bandaranaike International Airport. Travel safely in a licensed vehicle with a professional driver. A friendly chauffeur will meet and greet you at your hotel in Weligama. Your chauffeur will proceed with escorting you and your luggage to the vehicle. Experience a comfortable journey in an air-conditioned private vehicle directly from the hotel. The journey itself will take approximately 3-4 hours depending on the traffic and weather conditions. Experience a convenient and comfortable journey without having to worry about pre-booking or last-minute searching. Feel free to let your chauffeur know if you need to stop for refreshments or emergencies. At the end of your trip, your driver will drop you at the destination and assist you with your luggage before bidding a farewell. 

CMB Airport: Private Transfer Weligama, Mirissa & Tangalle

5. CMB Airport: Private Transfer Weligama, Mirissa & Tangalle

Take the stress out of airport commutes by pre-booking your own private airport transfer between Bandaranaike International Airport and Weligama, Mirissa, or Tangalle. Rest back knowing you will be dropped off at your required destination conveniently, safely, and in comfort. Be picked up by your driver from the airport arrivals hall or hotel, and spot a placard with your name on it. Allow them to help you and your luggage to the vehicle. Tailor your private transfer to your needs by indicating what you need when you book, including group size. Sit back and relax while your transit is taken care of. Take the shortest and fastest available route to reach your destination on time. Talk to the driver and stop for refreshments whenever you need them.

Weligama & Mirissa: Private Transfer From BIA Airport

6. Weligama & Mirissa: Private Transfer From BIA Airport

Ride in comfort in a vehicle exclusive to you and your party with a private transfer from Sri Lanka's Bandaranaike International airport (BIA) to your hotel in Weligama or Mirissa.  Meet and greet your professional driver in the airport arrivals lobby. The driver will display a placard with your name and assist you in packing your luggage into a comfortable vehicle. Should you be unable to locate your driver, contact the support team, on hand 24/7. The journey takes approximately 4 hours to Weligama and Mirissa, depending on the traffic and weather condition. Taking the shortest and fastest available route to reach your destination on time, you can sit back and relax, even stopping for refreshments per your request.

Yala: Private Yala to Weligama & Mirissa Transfer Service

7. Yala: Private Yala to Weligama & Mirissa Transfer Service

Your private car transfer from your hotel in Yala, Tissamaharama and Kataragama to your hotel in Weligama and Mirissa will begin as your driver arrives to your hotel lobby. This journey takes approximately 3 hours depending on the traffic and weather conditions, as you take the shortest and fastest available route to reach your destination on time. Your transfer drivers speak English, however they are not the guides who can conduct sightseeing activities. You will be free to talk to the driver, and can stop for refreshments whenever you need. All vehicles have been insured, and you will be riding in a Toyota Axio, Allion, Prius, Honda Insight, Vezel, or similar.

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What people are saying about Weligama

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Amazing day combined with the convenience of a transfer to Ella! Picked up promptly at 5 AM, and driven to Yalla. The Safari was incredible! Our guide was amazing! He helped us spot tons of animals, and the most gorgeous scenery in the park! Our highlight was when he found us a leopard! So rare! We were so lucky! After the Safari, our driver took us to our hotel in Ella. Start to finish was approximately 8 hours. Highly recommend!

No issues. Great trip, I thoroughly recommend. The surprise pack lunch was nice too!