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Wildlife in Sri Lanka

Classic Sri Lanka is local wildlife specialist based in Colombo Sri Lanka, with a team of passionate wildlife professionals continuously striving to design unique wildlife and birding experiences for their clients.

The operations team consists of the best naturalists and scientists in the country as well as award winning professional photographers who continuously seek to find creative and unique wildlife experiences offered by no one else.  From birding tours focussing on deep inaccessible locations in the rainforests to finding secret elephant gatherings in locations seldom visited by man or a night safari in search of the more elusive mammals not regularly seen during daytime, with “exclusivity” and “freshness” in the experiences being key.

The island is blessed with one of the highest biodiversity’s in the world with over 400 species of birds with 34 endemic to the island, charismatic big game species to rival that of a bigger continental countries from Asian Elephants gathering in their hundreds, to year round sightings of Leopards and Sloth Bears to eye level encounters of Saltwater Crocodiles and oceanic adventures to see blue whales and thousands of spinner dolphins, Sri Lanka truly is the “Ultimate Island Safari”.

Classic Sri Lanka focusses on an all-round sub continental experience as well and can design and organize birding and wildlife tours in India and the Andaman Islands, with the best birding guides and specialists working in partnership with them.  With capabilities in both countries to provide clients with the best possible “Asian Wildlife Experience”.

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Endemic Birding Holiday

Endemic Birding Holiday
 
A 7-day birding tour covering the dry-zone, the tropical lowland rainforests and the From $US1,500 – View Itinerary

Marine Mammal Safari

Marine Mammal Safari
 
A 7-day safari to see one of the the world’s top destinations for watching cetaceans with 28 From $US2,700  – View Itinerary

Small Mammal and Birding Safari

Small Mammal and Birding Safari
 
8-day wildlife itinerary to encounter the rare end elusive wild cats of Sri Lanka- The From $US2,304 – View Itinerary

The Ultimate Island Safari

 
16-day safari showcasing why Sri Lanka can be considered as one of the top all-round wildlife From $US3,250 – View Itinerary

The Ultimate Birding Experience

The Ultimate Birding Experience
 
17 day birding tour designed for serious birders to see as many species as possible. From $US3,150 – View Itinerary
For more information about wildlife in Sri Lanka tours visit the Classic Sri Lanka website.
Please note the Classic Sri lanka reserves the right to change listed pricing anytime at their discretion.  Please contact them directly to confirm.

Serendib Scops Owl

Serendib Scops Owl
 
Serendib Scops Owl is the most recently discovered bird in Sri Lanka, found in the lowland

Sri Lanka Whistling Thrush

Sri Lanka Whistling Thrush
 
A rare and elusive bird endemic to Sri Lanka, found primarily in the central highlands in

Sri Lanka Blue Magpie

Sri Lanka Blue Magpie
 
An iconic endemic, this colourful member of the crow family are found regularly in the

Sri Lanka Scaly Thrush

Sri Lanka Scaly Thrush
 
Also known as the Sri Lanka Thrush, a 24 cm sized bird with heavily scaled back, whitish

Asian Elephant

 
The largest terrestrial animal in Sri Lanka, the Asian Elephant has a historical significance

Leopard

Leopard
 
The apex predator on the island, Sri Lanka is one of the best places in the world to see

Sloth Bear

Sloth Bear
 
The scruffy Sloth Bear is limited to the dry zones of the island, and known as the most

Blue Whale

Blue Whale
 
The largest animal on the planet, Sri Lanka is one of the best places in the world to see

Slender Loris

Slender Loris
 
These nocturnal primates are fondly called “The Elves of the Forest”, and seen primarily at

Fishing Cat

Fishing Cat
 
A medium sized wild cat found across the island and seen mainly at night close to

Other Wildlife

Jungle Cat, Rusty Spotted Cat, Saltwater Crocodile, Sperm Whale, Spinner Dolphin, Purple Face Leaf Monkey, Toque Macaque, Green Billed Coucal, Sri Lanka Spur Fowl, Sri Lanka Chestnut Backed Owlet, Crimson Fronted Barbet, Sri Lanka White Faced Starling, Spot Bellied Eagle Owl, Sri Lanka Jungle Fowl, Brown Wood Owl and White Bellied Sea Eagle.

Classic Sri Lanka Conservation

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