A new exploration into dedicated wildlife-based travel
Leading inbound travel solutions provider, Classic Destinations, represented by the Classic Sri Lanka brand, recently opened a new domain into the world of travel offerings through its latest addition of Classic Wild, a dedicated wildlife travel brand specializing in wildlife-related travel within Sri Lanka and around the world.
Classic Wild has curated unique packages within the island, providing enthusiasts with popular wildlife destinations and experiences. These experiences include but are not limited to Loris observation packages, small cat tours, bird tours, reptile tours, photography tours, and private and tailor-made nature experiences from a selection of secluded national parks.
Classic Wild will also offer a long list of international escapades such as Siberian Tiger watching, Clouded Leopard watching, and Gorilla Trekking. Other international experiences include curated experiences within India and Kenya, namely the Tiger tour in Bandhavgarh, Tiger tour in Tadoba, Wildlife tour in Kabini, Asiatic Lions tour in Gujarat, Indian Rhino and River Dolphin Tour in Kaziranga, and so much more.
As part of the ultimate wildlife experience, Classic Wild offers a wide portfolio of services from wildlife photography mentoring by seasoned wildlife photographersto dedicated safari vehicles by trained drivers who understand the bespoke and minute wildlife necessities.
Reflecting on this new offering, the Head of Classic Destinations Athif Bawa said: “At Classic Destinations, we saw a requirement for wildlife excursions and tours within our market and overseas. With the launch of Classic Wild, we take much pride in our team of expert travel advisors and experience curators who will continue to create truly immersive experiences like no other with close attention to detail to ensure everyone’s needs are met.”
Also commenting on this new arm of the business, Lead Tour Manager of Classic Wild Rajiv Welikala said: “We aim to bring the wonders of mother nature closer to you with creative and unique wildlife tours and experiences unlike any other. We are confident in our innovation and field experience to make this a reality.”
All Classic Wild Tours will include travel advisors and a wildlife specialized tour operator, who are supported by an operations team who have ‘real life’ field experience and insight to design the most accurate and optimum wildlife-based tour. Classic Wild was established through a guiding team with decades of field expertise and natural history knowledge that wanted to showcase nature through an eye-opening worldview. Classic Wild holds memberships at the Field Ornithological Society of Sri Lanka, American Birding Association, British Dragonfly Society, and the Pacific Asia Travel Association.