Sri Lanka: Endangered Species, Ancient Cultures
Tracking the island's top predator
Departing: Saturday 21 April 2018
Returning: Friday 4 May 2018
Duration: 14 days
Nestling in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka boasts one of the highest rates of biological endemism in the world. Join renowned Zoologist Dr Andrew Kittle and Sri Lankan Ecologist Anjali Watson in this biodiversity hotspot to explore the domain of its threatened apex predator, the Sri Lankan leopard. Learn about the integral role this endemic sub-species plays in the effective functioning of the island’s diverse ecosystems.
Discover the regions where the leopards still roam, from the remote national parks to the tea country. Gain insight from conservationists about the endangered Asian elephant and how Sri Lanka is at the forefront of elephant conservation globally.
- Enjoy exclusive access to remote leopard and elephant research stations
- Discover the island’s diverse wildlife on private game drives with conservationists
- Visit an ancient Vedda tribe community of forest-dwelling indigenous people
ACTIVITY LEVEL: MEDIUM
* Per person sharing, including international flights from London. Single supplement £990.
$4,945 - please note that this US Dollar price is based on the exchange rate in April 2017. Contact the relevant operator for the most up-to-date price information.