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Discover Disney's Monkey Kingdom

Discover Disney's Monkey Kingdom

7 reviews
After a briefing on safety for you & our primates, we take you on a guided walk through our UNESCO listed research site where we will introduce you to the majestic Hanuman or the Grey langur, and a small troop of very active & gregarious Toque macaques. We'll follow them closely for a small part of their day while…
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English

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Wolfgang, Chameera And SunilR
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Wolfgang, Chameera And SunilR

Wolfgang has directed monkey research in Sri Lanka for nearly 50 years, and has been instrumental in the production of over 30 documentary films, including the DisneyNature "Monkey Kingdom." He is a Research Professor, having authored many scientific publications, and is associated with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. He and his team study the behavior and ecology of four species of wild primates that live in a sanctuary of natural tropical forests at Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka. He has been leading tours for over 25 years and is assisted by naturalists Sunil, Chameera and Vatsala

About the organization

Association for the Conservation of Primate Diversity

At Polonnaruwa we operate the “Primate Center Lodge” known locally as the “Monkey Camp” or the Smithsonian Primate Research Station. This facility serves to accommodate guests and research personnel. We are the Association for the Conservation of Primate Diversity, under the umbrella of the Smithsonian Institution Primate Biology Program, based in Sri Lanka and the USA.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Association for the Conservation of Primate Diversity.

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Where you'll be

We'll meet you at the ticket counter of the Archeology Museum at 7am for the morning field session , begin the tour inside the archeology reserve after purchasing the entry tickets and walk through the ruins with monkeys. Afternoon session starts at our research station by the lake shore at 2pm starting by watch our documentary films and participate in a discussion of monkey lore. Afternoon field session starts at 3.45pm back at the Reserve.

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Mon, Aug 26    From 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM.
$65 per person
10 of 10 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 4 and up can attend.

More tips

After the monkey tour you are free to see the world famous archaeological ruins, and a cost of USD$25 payable to the Sri Lankan government is mandatory and not included in our monkey tour costs.
Wolfgang, Chameera And SunilR
animal encounter
Discover Disney's Monkey Kingdom
7 reviews
$65 per person
7 reviews
$65 per person