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  • Wilpattu National Park

    Wilpattu National Park

    The unique feature of this park is the existence of Natural lakes- Natural, sand-rimmed water basins or depressions that fill with rainwater. Located in the Northwest coast lowland dry zone of Sri Lanka. The park is located 30 km west Anuradhapura and located 26 km north of Puttalam. The park is 131, 693 hectares and ranges from 0 to 152 meters above sea level. Nearly sixty lakes (Willu) and tanks are found spread throughout Wilpattu. Wilpattu is known as the largest and one of the oldest National Parks in Sri Lanka. Wilpattu is among the top national parks world-renowned for its leopard population. The park is well known to be popular due to its unique flora and fauna.
  • Minneriya National Park

    Minneriya National Park

    Is a national park in North Central Province of Sri Lanka. The area was designated as a national park on 12 August 1997, having been originally declared as a wildlife sanctuary in 1938. The reason for declaring the area as protected is to protect the catchment of Minneriya tank and the wildlife of the surrounding area. The tank is of historical importance, having been built by King Mahasen in third century AD. The park is a dry season feeding ground for the elephant population dwelling in forests of Matale, Polonnaruwa, and Trincomalee districts. Along with Kaudulla and Girithale, Minneriya forms one of the 70 Important Bird Areas.  The park is situated 182 kilometers from Colombo and well known by everyone for its wildlife sanctuary
  • Yala National Park

    Yala National Park

    Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. The park consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public, and also adjoining parks. Yala is situated in Sri Lanka’s south-east hugging the panoramic Indian Ocean, Yala was designated a wildlife sanctuary in 1900 and was designated a national park in 1938. Ironically, the park was initially used as a hunting ground for the elite under British rule. Yala is home to 44 varieties of mammal and 215 bird species. Among its more famous residents are the world’s biggest concentration of leopards
  • Sinharaja Rain Forest

    Sinharaja Rain Forest

    Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Bird Watchingin this ecosystem is particularly interesting because it is home to 95% of the endemic birds of Sri Lanka ! Named as a world heritage site in 1989, this lowland evergreen rain forest is steeped in deep legend and mystery. The word 'Sinharaja' means, Lion (Sinha) King (Raja), and it is popular belief that the legendary origin of the Sinhala people is from the union between a princess and the lion king who once lived in the forest!
  • Bundala Bird Sanctuary

    Bundala Bird Sanctuary

    Located about 15 km east of Hambantota, Bundalla National Park is one of Sri Lanka's foremost destinations for birdwatchers, protecting an important area of coastal wetland famous for its abundant aquatic (and other) birdlife. The park is also home to significant populations of elephants, marsh & estuarine crocodiles, turtles & other fauna, including the leopard. Stretching along the coast east of Hambantota, Bundalla National Park is ideal for instant gratification: in a four hour jeep ride, visitors can see elephants, 8ft crocs, giant squirrels & flamingos. Afternoon safaris in the dry season (December to May) provide visitors with the best chance of seeing the wildlife.
  • Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage

    Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage

    Approx 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo - Kandy road is Pinnawela, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now, including Baby Elephants brought from various parts, as well as the 23 baby elephants born as a result of the captive breeding program. The best time to visit is the feeding time from 0930-1000 hrs and 1330-1400 hrs. and the bathing time from 1000-1030 hrs. and 1400-1430 hrs. when all the elephants are taken to the river close by.
  • Udawalawe National Park

    Udawalawe National Park

    Polonnaruwa located at a distance of 216 km from Colombo was the capital of Sri Lanka in medieval times. Used by the Sri Lankan kings as a ‘country residence’ from the 7th century, Polonnaruwa became Sri Lanka’s capital in the 11th century A D. During its time the city was fortified with three concentric walls, beautiful with parksand gardens and sanctified by many a shrine and sacred places. The city and the surrounding area were watered by a unique irrigational complex known as the Sea of Parakrama (Parakrama Samudra).Udawalawe national park is located approximately 200 km southeast of Colombo city and is a major eco tourism destination in Sri Lanka. The 30,821 hectares of dry zone Game Park has an annual rainfall of 1524 mm and an average temperature of 29.4°C. It is most famous for the many elephants that live there (about 400 in total). During a visit, it is not unusual to see whole herds of adults and young elephants feeding or bathing and playing in the water! In addition to this main attraction, the park is home to many water buffalos, water monitor lizards, samba deer, monkeys and the occasional leopard, as well as being an exciting location for bird enthusiasts.
  • Kaudulla National Park

    Kaudulla National Park

    Kaudulla National Park is a national park on the island of Sri Lanka located 197 kilometres away from the largest city, Colombo. It was designated a national park on April 1, 2002 becoming the 15th such area on the island. In October there are up to 250 elephants in the park, including herds of juvenile males. There are also fishing cats, sambar deer, endangered rusty spotted cats and sloth bears. The best time to visit is from August to December. Kaudulla NP can be visited on a jeep safari from Habarana, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya or Dambulla.
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