Noel Rodrigo’s Leopard Safaris is run by a wildlife specialist, eager to educate adults and children alike on nature conservation and the exotic fauna and flora of this island paradise. The campsite is set on top of a mountain, under the canopy of an ancient pygmy forest, with spectacular 360 degree views of central highlands and the Victoria valley. Accommodation takes the form of mobile tents and Leopard Safaris follow strict eco-friendly policies: the tents are lit up with hurricane lamps and bottled water is used for cooking and bathing. During the day, go trekking and pass waterfalls, flora and fauna and wild animals.
Guests can also do rock climbing, bird watching, tea plucking and tree planting and go on a night time safari. They operate the Knuckles camping experience only during the dry season from March to November. Families with children are welcome. Meals comprise of traditional Sri Lankan cuisine and delicious ‘jungle BBQs’. Those with special meal preferences and food allergies must inform your Red Dot travel consultant ahead of time: Noel Rodrigo’s Leopard Safaris caters for vegetarians, vegans and those with allergies if warned ahead of time.
Noel Rodrigo’s Leopard Safaris offers an all-inclusive rate that covers: accommodation; all meals and snacks; all beverages, including drinks from the Jungle Bar; trekking accompanied by an expert naturalist; one-hour night safari drive in a Toyota land cruiser, and other activities such as bird watching, rock climbing, bathing in natural rock pools and waterfalls, tea plucking and tree planting. If guests are interested in going on a private game drive accompanied with a naturalist an additional supplement is applicable.