Private tour

Bentota: 2-Day Elephant, Rainforest, and Village Tour

Bentota: 2-Day Elephant, Rainforest, and Village Tour

Activity provider: Seerendipity tours

From US$ 190 per person

This 2-day tour take you to super-diversity hot-spot of Sinharaja. Whilst there you will take an elephant safari at the Udawalawe National Park, throughout which you will see a large gathering of orphan elephants at the transit camp.

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Live tour guide
English, German
Pickup included
Please inform of pickup location prior to starting your tour.
Private group


  • Trek in the biodiversity hotspot of Sinharaja
  • Take an elephant safari in the Udawalawe National Park
  • Trek through the remote village of Sinharaja
  • Visit an elephant transit camp in Sinharaja
Full description
Day 1: You will be picked up at 6:00AM from your hotel in Bentota, from where your English-speaking driver/guide will take you to the Sinharaja Rainforest. You'll travel for about 4 hours from your beach hotel, driving through the beautiful countryside en route to your destination. After checking in to your hotel you will be briefed before your Sinharaja trek, which lasts about 4 hours. From there your nature expert will take you through the forest whilst explaining important things to you along the way. On the same day, you will take a village tour throughout which you will also explore farmlands, lakes, temples, and much more. Day 2: Following an early breakfast you will leave for Udawalawe at 6:00AM, from where you will drive for around 2 hours. Later, enjoy a 3-hour safari at the Udawalawe National Park, following which you will be returned to your accommodation in Bentota.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 1 night's accommodation in a standard hotel with breakfast and dinner
  • Village tour
  • Entrance fees for the Sinharaja Rainforest
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Ground transportation
  • All taxes
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Jeep hire at Udawalawe ($35USD for up to 6 people)
  • Entrance fees for Udawalwe national park ($20USD per person)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Rain gear

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The trek at Sinharaja may last up to 5 hours and the rocky and rugged terrain can be difficult without proper shoes
  • A raincoat or an umbrella is recommended due to the sudden frequent rain in the forest
  • There may be leeches in the forest, however they are not harmful to humans (you will be provided with leech repellent)

Product ID: 160644