This campsite will be only accessible by one road end of dusty road accessible via 4x4 jeep or by boat if the water level of the lake is high enough. This campsite will offer 2 persons quickhiker ultralight tent with self-inflating mattress. No toilet and shower will be established at this camp. We will define you the location where you will be able to do your needs and toiletry. During this night at your camp, you will be absolutely cut away from the normal way of life as no signal will cover the area, we will carry satellite phone in case of emergency. Before we leave this campside, we will entirely clean up our passage to let back the wild where it supposed to be with the minimum human impact.
Gal Oya NP Camp Side (1-2pax) Each 2 person quickhiker ultralight tent with self-inflating mattress will be bring along in one of the 4x4 jeep. Toilet will be taken in the wilderness, (No shower place) – pure authentic camping experience.
Simple and very delightful local delicacies cook on the stove fire at the camp site. Where you will be enjoy to appreciate each meal as well we won’t forget some good coffee & tea to be given as much as possible all in being in unique less-people getaway
Local acknowledges guides, National Park Rangers & Native Veddah Guides in maximum small groups (1:8 maximum, but usually no more than 1:6).
Only depart every Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Day 1 (D)
Before you get ahead to the reservoir and depart for your new adventure, we will do a pit stop at the government hostel for you to take a nap and a shower/toilet before by 3pm we get back on the road again to the Wadinagala Reservoir for 2-3 hrs on a sunset boat cruise for birds & wildlife watching, pure paradise especially at those hours of the day to spot multiple birds as pelican, black cormorant and with a little luck you could spot elephants swimming between islands or bathing at the lake’s edge. We will ride the boat all the way to the camp site located at the heart of the Gal Oya National park (if the water level is too low, we will get back to the boat jetty then goes to the camp site via 4x4 jeep about 45 min ride)
At your arrival at the camp side, set up your tent before enjoy a local dinner in the wild of Gal Oya National Park with its wildlife sound intensify upon the night move on. “Be aware this is a pure camping experience, no toilet and shower has been set up”, we will show you where you can take care of you.
Day 2 (B)
An early morning start as by 5:30am we jump into our 4x4 jeep to ride the park dusty road for 3-4hrs sunrise jeep ride into the Gal Oya National Park for you get more opportunity to spot the morning wildlife as elephant, fox, chacal, grey langgur … as well as multiple birds species and get lucky to appreciate the sunrise and a very specific sceneries which only Gal Oya National Park offer. We will be back to the camp side for breakfast and pack up before we head to the entrance of the national park the government hostel for a shower and toilet before depart for the next destination.
INCLUDED / EXCLUDED
What is Included?
Accommodation in basic hostel queen or twin bedroom with attached washroom, Camps site with quicktrekker light 2 person tents & 2 persons self-inflating mattress, Halfboard meals, national park entrance fees, 4x4 safari, Boat safari, Gal Oya National park Rangers
What is Excluded
Transfer from/to Wadinagala, Tips and gratuities, Carbonated & alcoholic beverages, Sri Lankan cooking class, additional 4x4 or boat safari (day or night).
What to Bring?
Pack light and comfortable!
Head lamp, mosquito repellent, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, camera, dry bag, money (no ATM), change of clothes, swimwear, water bottle, water purification tablets (we will cook the water on top of it), toiletries, own medical treatment, basic first aid kit, very good light shoes, light clothes who dry fast, one sweater for the night as the temperature goes down pass 1am, but during the day it is extremely hot and dry.
Things you should know!
Cell phone coverage is none available. Satellite phone will be in case of emergency available from the main guide in excursion. Outdoor activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organised in the event of bad weather.
Daily based on a minimum booking of 2pax per departure. Solo traveler will incur single supplement charges. For back to nature & wildlife lover individual, couple, family or group of friends look for traditional camping getaway fauna snapshot escape Camping remote-less surrounded
Do we accept children
Children are will be welcome ONLY above 3 years old in perfect health who will share the same tent as the parents