Wild life parks

There are many beautiful National parks and nature reserves  which are rich with flora and faun. Wildlife sanctuaries and national parks are located all around the country.They are  covering vast areas of bio-diverse terrain and are very popular among local and foreign travelers.

Yala National Park

Stated about 309 km from Colombo Yala National Park is treated as one of the most premier tourist destination of Sri Lanka. The park is very popular for Jeep Safaries among local and foreign tourists Park is home to elephants,spotted deer, barking deer, sloth bear, Wild buffalo, wild boar. More than 120 species of birds are living in the park.

 

 

Wilpattu

Wilpattu National Park (Willu-pattu; Land of Lakes) is a park located on the island ofSri Lanka. The unique feature of this park is the existence of “Willus” (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 30km west Anuradhapura and located 26 km north of Puttalam (approximately 180 km north of Colombo). 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 one of the largest and oldest National Parks in Sri Lanka. Wilpattu is among the top national parks world renowned for its Leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya) population

 

Boondala National Park

Bundala National Park is located about 250km south east of Colombo in Hambantota district. Biodiversity of this parkis very high as the water land system gives the maximum support for numerous species

 

 

 

Wasgamuwa National Park

Wasgamuwa National Park is located in Matale and Polonnaruwa districts. Park is home to elephants, sloth bear, leopards, crocodiles.More than 143 species of birds found in this park

 

 

 

Horton Plains

Horton Plain National park is situated about 200 km away from Colombo falls within the Nuwara Eliya district. This is the only Park which is situated in Hill country.Horton Plain is very famous for its panoramic scenic beauty of the Hill country. The major attraction of the park is famous “Worlds End” which is a 1000m spectacular drop

 

 

Udawalawa National Park

Uda Walawe National park is situated about 170 km from Colombo. It covers an area of 30,821 hectares. As the park lies within the dry zone mostly the vegetation is grassland

 

 

 

Gal Oya National Park

Gal Oya National Park is situated 314 km from Colombo in Inginiyagala district. It is surrounded by the Senanayake Samudra.The park is famous for its extraordinary elephant population which is about 150.The idealway to watch animals of this park is to have a boat Safari around the tank

 

 

Mineriya National Park

Do a jeep safari in Minneriya National park. The park covers an area of 8,889 hectares giving home to 160 species of birds about 25 species of reptiles, 26 fish species,09 amphibians and more than 78 butterfly species. The park is ideal place for elephant and leopard watching

Explore the  misty mountain peaks and cascading waterfalls

      

Walk through lush green tea plantations, learn about the process of manufacturing tea ,
Explore the mountainous landscapes and rural villages

      

Accommodation in a tea planter’s bungalow surrounded by a tea plantation

      

Take a train journey from Kandy to Ella which is popular as one of the most svenix train journeys in Asia.

      

Witness the magnificent view from Haputale to the south coast on a clear day. Visit the Ahisham bungalow.

      

Take a jeep ride around Horton Plains national park , visit the park and experience through the trekking paths to visit the ” World’s End”. You will see the large herds of Sambar deer in the morning or evening.

       

Night-time climb up the sacred Adam’s Peak and see the magical sunrise in the early  morning.

see the maginificent sceneries while climbing down.

      

Explore Nuwaraeliya – the Little England of Sri Lanka .Play golf at the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club , Leisure activities around Gregory lake and many more