Lunugamwehera Ntaional Park

Lunugamvehera National Park is one of the best place for safari in Sri Lanka. The Park serves as a link between the Yala Protected area complex on the east side and Udawalawe National Park to its west.

Distance from Airport : 235km

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Elephants are the main attraction to this park along with the Spotted Deer, Sambar Deer, Wild Buffalos, Giant Squirrel, Palm cat, Grey, Brown and Striped-necked Mongoose, Sloth Bear and Leopards are also recorded but very rarely seen.184 species of birds have been recorded in the park. Mugger Crocodiles, Green Garden Lizards, Water and Land Monitors, Indian Python, Indian Cobra and Russells viper are the amphibians & reptile residents of the park.

Facilities
You can easily access Lunugamvehera via Tissamaharama or Uda Walawe by a Safari Jeep. Around there you can get affordable packages for camping accommodation & food & beverages. experience BBQ dinners, nature walks, outdoor tented camps, bird watching, photographs, paintings etc.

Surrounding
Sithupawwa, Magul Maha Viharaya, Kiri Wehera, Kataragama Temple, Sellakataragama, Wedihiti Kanda, Bundala Bird Sanctuary, Udawalawe National Park, Lahugala Kitulana National Park, Thissamaharamaya, Kirinda Temple, & Yala National Park are the other attarctions around Lunugamvehera National Park.

Hotels Nearest
Kalu's Hideaway, Priyankara Hotel Tissa, Tissamaharama Resort Tissa, Centuria Inn - Ambilipitiya, Mahoora Safari Camp – Yala, Elephant Reach Yala, Mahoora Tented Safari Camp – Yala, Yala Eco Tree House, Big Game Camp Yala, Cinnamon Safari Yala, Cinnamon Wild Yala – Hotel, The Safari Hotel, Hotel Chandrika, Peacock Beach Hotel, Safari Village, Hotel Ceylon Heritage, Lake Edge Holiday Inn, Laya Safari Hotel

Category
Wildlife Safari, Nature, Sri Lanka, Biodiversity, Wild Life, Sightseeing, National Park, Eco-Tourism