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Photography Tours In Sri Lanka

Explore our handcrafted Sri Lanka Photography Tour package covering all the picturesque destination around the country, specially made for all kinds of Photographers. This tour covers all the beautiful destinations all the way from the coastline to the hill country of Sri Lanka. Since Sri Lanka is a tropical country, this beautiful island offers a variety of amazing destinations including, waterfalls, mountains, forests, wildlife and also the climate and geography of the island differs from the coastline to the hill country. In this tour package, you will be covering some of the major RAMSAR declared wetlands, national parks ancient heritage sites, Sri Lanka’s main industries such as tea/agriculture and also visit the villages to learn about the culture of Sri Lanka. This handcrafted Photography Tour package covers generally all the aspects such as wildlife, nature, landscape and culture for all the photographers out there. It doesn’t matter if you are new to photography or if you are a professional photographer, this tour package is not a package you wouldn’t want to miss.


DAY 1 – ARRIVAL / NEGOMBO

A representative from Ceylon Insider Travels will welcome you from the airport and after taking care of your initial needs, you will be transferred to your hotel in Negombo. Depending on your arrival time you can do a city tour of Negombo to kickstart your holiday. This city tour includes visiting fish markets, fishing villages, Dutch canal, Dutch port and famous Roman Catholic churches. Afterwards, you can spend your time where what Negombo is best known for, its beautiful beaches. In this famous coastline, you have the opportunity to experience the most exquisite cuisine and satisfy your seafood cravings from a range of restaurants & pubs.

Overnight stay in Negombo

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DAY 2 – WILPATTU (1ST NIGHT)

After having a wonderful breakfast alongside the Negombo sunrise, you will make your way to Wilpattu towards the northern part of the country where you will come across dry territory and coconut cultivations. Along the way, you will be exploring the Salt and Prawn Farms in Puttalam, get a glimpse of one of the famous kite surfing beaches of Sri Lanka in Kalpitiya and make your way to Wilpattu for your overnight stay.

Overnight stay in Wilpattu

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DAY 3 – WILPATTU (2ND NIGHT)

Having an early morning breakfast, you will head to the Wilpattu National Park for your full-day safari where you will have the opportunity to spend the whole day at the Wilpattu National Park to capture the amazing photographs of the wildlife at the park. Wilpattu National Park is one of the biggest wetlands in Sri Lanka and also a declared RAMSAR Wetland Sight. As Wilpattu National Park being a wetland, you will have the opportunity to capture migrant birds and as well as endemic birds among other wildlife in this National Park. One of the two main national parks to sight the Sri Lankan Leopard is also at the Wilpattu National Park. Your main goal today will be to capture the award-winning photographs and the rare sight of the Sri Lankan Leopard.

Overnight stay in Wilpattu

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DAY 4 – SIGIRIYA (1ST NIGHT)

After having a delicious breakfast, you will make your way to Sigiriya which is a city filled with ancient iconic historical monuments of Sri Lanka. Visiting the Dambulla Cave and Golden Temples is one of your options during this travel to Sigiriya. You will be taking the scenic route along the Kandalama Lake where you can witness one of the man-made reservoirs in Sri Lanka. After spending a relaxed day driving from the Wilpattu National Park to Sigiriya, you will check-in at the hotel for your overnight stay.

Overnight stay in Sigiriya

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DAY 5 – SIGIRIYA (2ND NIGHT)

After a refreshing morning breakfast, you will climb the iconic Lion Rock of Sigiriya. The huge Sigiriya Rock rising 370m above the jungle is an ancient fortress surrounded by extensive gardens, moats and ponds. A climb to the summit up stone stairways and iron walkways includes views of Sigiriya’s famous frescoes, the Maidens of the Clouds. From the top views stretch over the jungle on all sides. The summit has the ruins of the palace of King Kasyapa who was besieged here. Having spent your time in this UNESCO declared 8th Wonder of the World, you will make your way to indulge yourself in learning about the culture of Sri Lanka. You will explore the traditional Sri Lankan culture where you will get to experience a bullock cart ride, a canoe boat ride, village cooking experience and a traditional Sri Lankan meal (Lunch). Sigiriya is situated in an area where the light pollution is in a minimum level, so you will have the options of trying to do night photography as well before returning to the hotel for your overnight stay.

Overnight stay in Sigiriya

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DAY 6 – SIGIRIYA (3RD NIGHT)

Waking up early in the morning, you will travel to do a day tour at another ancient heritage city known as Polonnaruwa. During this visit, you get to learn about the Polonnaruwa Kingdom and as well as the agricultural richness back then during the kings period. After having lunch in this heritage city you will head back to Sigiriya and on your way, you will make a stop at the Minneriya National Park for a safari where you will get to capture the giants of the jungle, Elephant. Minneriya National Park is famous for sighting hundreds of elephants in their natural habitats.

Overnight stay in Sigiriya

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DAY 7 – KANDY (1ST NIGHT)

After a refreshing breakfast, you will be transferred to the last capital kingdom city of Sri Lanka, Kandy. Known for its sacred Tooth Relic Temple where they securely store the tooth relic of Lord Buddha which houses it under a pure golden casket. Back in the day, it was believed as whoever held the tooth had the right to claim himself as King of Sri Lanka. Therefore this tooth is of great value to the heritage of this country and its history. On your journey towards Kandy, you will be visiting herbal and spice gardens where you can educate yourself in Sri Lankan medicines and herbs. Furthermore, in the evening you will witness the cultural Kandy dances and explore the Sacred Tooth Relic temple in the glorious moonlight shadows.

Overnight stay in Kandy

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DAY 8 – KANDY (2ND NIGHT)

Welcoming to an adventurous day ahead, you leave the hotel early in the morning to indulge yourself in trekking through the Knuckles Mountain Range. The Knuckles Mountain Range takes its name from a series of recumbent folds and peaks in the west of the massif which resembles the knuckles of clenched fist when viewed from certain locations during the trekking. The name was given to this mountain by British but the local villagers call this mountain “Dumbara Mitiyaawatha” as in English translation “The Misty Mountains”. As the name sounds to resemble a fairytale feeling, the trekking will assure you to provide the same feeling as your imagination runs. During the trekking this mountain range you will come across natural streams (Drinkable pure water from the forest), waterfalls, wildlife, endemic birds, flora and fauna and breathtakingly beautiful views of surrounding as well. Not only you will be able to capture the beauty of nature but also you will get the opportunity to enjoy a real village meal from the village downhills. After experiencing this amazing full-day hike to this mountain range, you will head back to the hotel for your overnight stay.

Overnight stay in Kandy

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DAY 9 – NUWARA ELIYA (1ST NIGHT)

Transfer to the misty mountains of Nuwara Eliya where you will encounter the tea plantations and factories where the world-famous Ceylon tea is made. Some of this tea is still processed using machinery built by the British Empire during their stay in Sri Lanka and witnessing this can be pleasant. On your journey to Nuwara Eliya, you will ascend through tea plantations, curvy roads, and misty mountainsides and come across various waterfalls finally reaching Nuwara Eliya also known as Little England due to its diverse landscape and climate. Spending the night in a rather different atmosphere, where it’s colder and misty, giving a sense of European feel rather than the usual Sri Lankan warm climate.

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya

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DAY 10 – NUWARA ELIYA (2ND NIGHT)

Waking up to the misty mountainside of Nuwara Eliya early in the morning at 5:00 am you will start your journey towards a UNESCO declared site which is known as Horton Plains. You will experience a nine-kilometre trek through the montane grasslands and come across waterfalls, streams and Sri Lankan famous two cliff drops called World’s End and Mini World’s End. The main intention of this trek is to capture the landscape and nature photographs and also some wildlife such as Sambar Deers and etc. You will head back to the city for our lunch and in the evening we will visit another waterfall and also explore the city to capture some amazing cityscape photographs.

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya

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DAY 11 – ELLA (1ST NIGHT)

After having breakfast in Nuwara Eliya you will be taken to Nanu Oya train station at 9.00 am where you will get a picturesque train ride in this world-famous hill country railway line. In this journey, you will come across landscapes varying from waterfalls, tea plantations, mountains, tunnels built by the British and colonies of tea plantation workers. During this train ride, you will get to capture some of the most scenic photographs of tea plantations, tunnels and etc. Upon arrival at the Ella Railway Station, our guide will pick you up from the station and will transfer you to the hotel. Later that evening you will be experiencing another hike to a mountain situated in the Ella city named “Ella Rock” which will take you through Pine Forests and steep trekking providing breathtaking views of the mountain range lays towards the down south of Sri Lanka.

Overnight stay in Ella

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DAY 12 – ELLA (2ND NIGHT)

Waking up early in the morning you have the option to do another small 20min hike to another small mountain called “Little Adam’s Peak” to capture the glorious sunrise and then go to the famous bridge in Ella called “Nine Arch Bridge” built during the British Colonial Period to capture the stunning photographs of the train travelling on this bridge.

Overnight stay in Ella

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DAY 13 – UDAWALAWA

Welcoming to a camping experience inside a national park in Sri Lanka you will leave the mountains behind to travel to another national park in Sri Lanka known as Udawalawa National Park where it is famous for elephant sighting also among other animals such as crocodiles, deers, wild boars, birds and etc. You will be travelling into the wild in 4×4 jeeps to the campsite indulging in an evening safari to make it more interesting. Overnight stay at the campsite inside the national park accompanied by a campfire and a delicious BBQ.

Overnight stay in Udawalawa

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DAY 14 – TANGALLE (1ST NIGHT)

Waking up early in the morning at 5.30 am you will be doing an early morning safari before having your breakfast. After the morning safari and the breakfast, you will finish your amazing camping experience and the memorable captures of the camping and the safari experience, you will travel to the west coastline of Sri Lanka to begin your beach stay on the golden sands of Sri Lanka.

Overnight stay in Tangalle

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DAY 15 – TANGALLE (2ND NIGHT)

As the glorious sunrise shines on the windows you will start your wonderful beach stay on the west coastline. You will be spending the day leisurely and at night you will be travelling to the Rekawa Beach to witness the wonderful moments of turtles coming to the shore to lay eggs at night.

Overnight stay in Tangalle

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DAY 16 – MIRISSA (1ST NIGHT)

After two nights in Tangalle, you will travel to Mirissa for your final beach stay. Mirissa is famous for it’s surfing beach, whale watching and also the wonderful beach rest. Having reached Mirissa the first thing you will do is take care of belongings change yourselves into swimwear and begin the beach experience with no time wasted. You will spend our day here chilling on the beach with a cold beer and tasty seafood to relax and wonder upon the experiences you’ve had so far in our journey.

Overnight stay in Mirissa

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DAY 17 – MIRISSA (2ND NIGHT)

Waking up along a golden sandy beach you will enjoy a whale watching activity where you will get to capture the most amazing photographs of the whales and also the dolphins. After enjoying this truly unique experience of witnessing the giants of the ocean you will head back to Mirissa and make your way to Galle. Having reached Galle, you will visit Galle fort known for its ancient value of Dutch influence to this beautiful island followed by the British Empire where you could still witness the ancient architectural monuments. Galle Fort is the largest Dutch port still remaining in Sri Lanka where you can witness the Dutch churches, Naval museums, Old colonial buildings some of which are converted to five-star hotels and also enjoy the old Dutch hospital which now has been turned into a restaurant complex. Within the Galle fort, we will have walks through tiny alley roads with shops and indulge our selves in a unique experience. Here we will educate ourselves on how they defended themselves with this remarkable fort and war strategies and also to capture the stunning photographs of this amazing creation. Afterwards, you will travel back to Mirissa.

Overnight stay in Mirissa

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DAY 18 – MIRISSA (3RD NIGHT)

You have this day to enjoy the beach leisurely and to relax before ending the wonderful and unforgettable holiday you had in Sri Lanka.

Overnight stay in Mirissa

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DAY 19 – DEPARTURE

Depending on your departure time, you will proceed to the airport for a safe flight back home.

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