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Number of Reviews: 26 Overall score: *****
Leopard, Sri Lanka
Review posted by James Thomson
***** Written

November whale & leopard spotting

As it says in the title - you see whales and leopards in Sri Lanka! Local arrangements are a bit mixed - the Yala hotel is excellent but the behaviour of the park drivers degrades the experience.
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Leopard, Sri Lanka
Review posted by Michelle Cemm
***** Written

Fantastic Leopard and Whale sightings

It's called Whales and Leopards and it did exactly what it said on the tin! We saw Blue Whales on all our boat trips and 8 Leopard sightings across 6 game drives. However, there are issues with the organisation on this trip which need improving (this is the reason for the lower star rating).
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Exodus Response

We are delighted that Michelle had such good whale and leopard sightings, but it is a shame that some issues with organisation and guiding took the shine off an otherwise great trip. At the end of the 2014 spring season, we reviewed client feedback and it became clear that some of the leaders had not been as well received as we would have hoped. We have therefore taken the decision to operate all future departures of this trip with a very experienced local partner with whom we have successfully been working for over ten years. We are confident that the 2013 award winning Sri Lankan leader team will prove to be as popular on this wildlife trip as they have been on our discover tours.

Katherine Tory - Product Manager for Sri Lanka
Leopard, Sri Lanka
***** Written

WHALES AND LEOPARDS OF SRI LANKA

2nd trip with Exodus and same attention to detail. Tour leader ensuring itinerary delivered. Quality accommodation and good food. Group very mixed but easy going. Early starts ensured oportunities to see whales and leopards maximised, and we were not disappointed, however little time to enjoy facilities, especially in Yala. Sightings of elephants were an unexpected bonus. Our tour leader was determined to ensure we experienced as much of Sri Lanks as was possible in the time available, teaching us the philosophy behind Buddism en route.
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Leopard, Sri Lanka
***** Written

WHALES AND LEOPARDS OF SRI LANKA

Really well organsied trip with lots of leopards and whales. This is not a restful trip though as lots of early mornings and a few long drives crammed in to 9 days but worth it to see the fantastic wildlife.
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Leopard, Sri Lanka
***** Written

WHALES AND LEOPARDS OF SRI LANKA

When I booked this holiday, my aim was to see blue whales and to spend as much time as possible watching them. I had already seen other whales and really wanted to see the giant of them all, the biggest mammal on earth.   When it became clear that none of my friends or family shared my dream, I decided to  make the trip alone, and so I now had a second purpose - to discover whether I could, at seventy years of age, really enjoy a solo adventure.  I could happily spend every day on safari drives or whale-watching trips, so this holiday suited my needs in every detail. 
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Leopard, Sri Lanka
***** Written

WHALES AND LEOPARDS OF SRI LANKA

satisfactory trip with blue whales sighted but very little else in 20 hours plus at sea,felt disapointed not to have seen the numbers or variety of whales & dolphins expected.as with the whales eventually had 1 good leopard sighting after 20hours plus game drives, yala was good with variety of wildlide but chaotic with too many vehicles lacking organisation & discipline
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Leopard, Sri Lanka
***** Written

WHALES AND LEOPARDS OF SRI LANKA

This is an action packed adventure combining some of nature's most impressive wildlife, facinating culture and beautiful scenery.
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Leopard, Sri Lanka
***** Written

WHALES AND LEOPARDS OF SRI LANKA

If you want to see a wide variety of wild animals in a beautiful country then this trip is recommended
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Leopard, Sri Lanka
***** Written

WHALES AND LEOPARDS OF SRI LANKA

First: the trip delivered what it advertised: we saw Blue Whales on every sea trip, and Leopards on every Yala drive. Second: the accommodation and food were excellent.
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Leopard, Sri Lanka
***** Written

WHALES AND LEOPARDS OF SRI LANKA

It was a brilliant trip. The wildlife was amazing and a special thank you to all our group. Really brilliant bunch of people and our guide. :)
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