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Paradise Island Safari

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Gampola, Sri Lanka
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About Paradise Island Safari
Paradise Island Safari Team offers keen insight and a unique perspective to some of the most famous wildlife sites in Wilpattu, Kumana, Minneriya and Bundala National Parks. We also provide hiking/trekking sessions to Central Highlands of Sri Lanka, bird watching tours, camping experiences, village trekking experiences and cycling tours around the country. Paradise Island Safari team is a well trained passionate, dedicated and experienced team with a high professional background to provide you the best quality of service that brings you up to the extreme pleasure during your holiday. We provide attractions and activities that interest you, including day tours, hiking/trekking, camping in the wilderness, cycling & adventure safari. We can make arrangements to suit your own personal needs and interests. Thus, turn an ordinary trip into the experience of a lifetime.
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Exploring seven waterfalls in Knuckles Mountain Range
Sri Lanka, in comparison to its size, has perhaps the largest number of waterfalls of any country in the world. Indeed, there are nearly 800 (50% of the waterfalls are recently discovered) in Sri Lanka. Knuckles Mountain Range stretch across nearly 21,000 ha consists nearly 60 waterfalls in the entire sanctuary. These waterfalls are major water-sources to the longest river in the country which is Mahaweli River. Out of these 60 nearly 30 waterfalls are located bordering the Knuckles range.

On this trekking tour travelers are lucky enough to visit 7 waterfalls in one day. This will be a unique experience because travelers able to experience the waterfalls more closer and in the same time they can have a swim in the natural waters. Walking through the villages, tea estates will give them the real experience of Sri Lankan village life because 6 of these waterfalls are in the border of the Knuckles Range. One of these waterfalls lies inside range, so visitors can explore the forest also.
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9 to 10 hours
from $150.00
Hike to Kota Ganga waterfall in Knuckles Mountain Range
This hike includes adventure climbing (via tea estates, sub montane jungles), climbing down, walking through the rocky surfaces etc...travelers can reach to the top of waterfall after that adventure climb..on a clear day it will give travelers some majestic views from the top..
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6 hours
from $140.00
Exploring Kirigalpoththa peak via Horton Plains National Park
This is one of the most scenic treks in Sri Lanka. It will be a once in a life time experience for travelers. Horton Plains national park is one of the most visited national parks in Sri Lanka but the kirigalpoththa trek is very less explored..
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6 hours 45 minutes
from $215.00
Exploring Knuckles mountain range - Kandy
This trekking is a unique one because travelers will able to see some different vegetation types in one trek. Sometimes they might have a chance to spot some endemic birds, mammals, lizards which only confined to Knuckles mountain range
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6 to 7 hours
from $140.00
Trekking to Heeloya village - Experiencing the traditional village lifestyle
This trek starts from Rangala which is a village amidst tea estates. Trekkers will trek through line houses, pine forests, lowland rain forest, water streams etc. experiencing the village life. You can refresh yourself by having a bath in a fresh water stream which starts from the Knuckles Mountain Range. Then you’ll walk towards the Heeloya village…
Heeloya is a rural, remote agricultural village in the Kandy district with a unique attraction of understanding how justice was meted out in the good old days. The proceedings of hearing a case by the village-headman and the location are still intact.
The main livelihood of the village community is paddy cultivation, home gardening, livestock and spices. Villagers engage in toddy tapping, handicrafts, bee-keeping, traditional dances etc., as supplementary income sources.
Visitors to Heeloya can get a feel of the life in a typical village in addition to trekking and sight-seeing and a culinary experience in true Sri Lankan style!
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5 hours 30 minutes
from $55.00
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Reviewed September 23, 2019 via mobile

Danushka and our driver he arranged for were fantastic on our safari. They went out of their way to make sure we saw all the amazing wildlife in the park- Sloth Bear, leopard, elephant are the "big three" and we got to see them all....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2019

A group of us including a 6 year old did the Off season Adams peak trek in August 2019 with Dhanushka, Duminda and Kumara thru the Moray estate/ Peak Wildenss sanctuary route and climbed down through the Hatton route. We really enjoyed our trek and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank Kanchana A
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

We had the most amazing experience with Paradise Island Safari and can not recommend them highly enough. Our trek was absolutely spectacular and made all the more special and unique thanks to Danushka and his very knowledgeable and experienced team. They not only gave us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ZoeH303
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

We had the most amazing bespoke jungle safari organised by Paradise Island Safari, which definitely ended up being one of the highlights of our whole trip and cannot recommend enough - it’s a MUST for anyone visiting Sri Lanka! The trek was led by Dhanushka,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank MsHelenB
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