start from hikkaduwa after breakfast. visit galle fort then move to tissamaharama. had snack / lunch in tissamaharama. jeep safari start 2.00 p.m. in the yala jungle about 4 hours. stay over night in tree house yala jungle. special candle light dinner in yala. next day morning after breakfast back to hikkaduwa. on the way see stilled fishing.
or.. continue the journey to udawalawa and see baby elephant milk feeding program and then afternoon safari in udawalawa. then back to hikkaduwa.
Yala National Park (6°22′22″N81°31′01″E)
Yala National Park is the 2nd largest national park in Sri Lanka.It is situated in the southeast region of the island in the dry zone. The park is situated about 300 km from Colombo(6 to 8 hours of drive from Colombo/Airport) which is capital city of Sri Lanka.. Popular for its Leopards density. This is the most visited and most popular National Park in the country.
Udawalawe National Park (6°26′18.04″N80°53′18.44″E)
It’s a 4 hours drive from Colombo/Airport. The reason for creating the Udawalawe national park was to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe reservoir on the Walawe River, as well as to protect the catchment of the reservoir. Udawalawe is an important habitat for Sri Lankan Elephants, which are relatively easy to see in its open habitats. Many elephants are attracted to the park because of the Udawalawe reservoir, with a herd of more than 250 believed to be permanently resident.