Destinations

Go on a safari in Sri Lanka from the comfort of your own couch

Get amongst leopards and herds of elephants from the comfort of your own couch with this new virtual safari from the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau!

This November you can learn all about Sri Lanka’s attractions and access important resources so you’re ready to sell the beautiful location to your clients when borders open.

The series will kick off by showcasing Sri Lanka’s rich flora and fauna through virtual tours of Minneriya, Kaudulla, Udawalawe and Yala National Parks.

The series is called Go on a Couch Safari and is hosted by Chitral Jayatileke, Srilal Miththapala and Dr Prithviraj Fernando who have made wildlife conservation and the study of the magnificent creatures of the wild their personal mission.

Find out more via the Sri Lanka Wildlife Streaming Facebook page here.

Here’s a rundown of the schedule:

  • Wednesday 4 November 2020, 2pm-5pm Sri Lanka time (7:30pm-10:30pm AEDT) – 1st transmission, Minneriya National Park
  • Thursday 5 November 2020, 2pm-5pm Sri Lanka time (7:30pm-10:30pm AEDT) – 2nd transmission, Minneriya National Park
  • Sunday 8 November 2020, 2pm-5pm Sri Lanka time (7:30pm-10:30pm AEDT) – 3rd transmission, Kaudulla National Park
  • Monday 9 November 2020, 7am-10am Sri Lanka time (12:30pm-3:30pm AEDT) – 4th transmission, Udawalawe National Park
  • Tuesday 10 November 2020, 3pm-6pm Sri Lanka time (8:30pm-11:30pm AEDT) – 5th transmission, Udawalawe National Park
  • Wednesday 11 November 2020, 7am-10am Sri Lanka time (12:30 pm-3:30pm AEDT) – 6th transmission, Yala National Park
  • Thursday 12 November 2020, 7am-10am Sri Lanka time (12:30pm-3:30pm AEDT) – 7th transmission, Yala National Park
  • Friday 13 November 2020, 3pm-6pm Sri Lanka time (8:30pm-11:30pm AEDT) – 8th transmission, Yala National Park

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