Udawalawe Ntaional Park

Udawalawe is located in the Sabaragamuwa & Uva Provinces and includes the Udawalawe Reservoir. The park is approximately 30,821 hectares. Udawalawe is undoubtedly the best place in Sri Lanka to see wild Asian Elephants throughout the year.

Distance from Airport : 227km

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Udawalawe does not have a seasonal change in elephant numbers and it is easy to encounter a few of them at any time of the year. And this is One of the best places to see Raptors in Sri Lanka and especially good during the migrant season (Nov to March). Excellent for Photography. Leopards, buffalo, deer and sloth bears keep them company along with mongooses, bandicoots, foxes, water monitor lizards and crocodiles.

Facilities
The park entrance is on the B427 between Timbolketiya and Tanamanvila, near the 11km post. From Colombo take the A8 to Rathnapura, A4 to Palmadulla and A18 to Timbolketiya. It takes around 3.5 hours from Colombo to drive the 180Km. Around there you can get Affordable packages for camping accommodation & food & beverages. experience BBQ dinners, nature walks, outdoor tented camps, beach walks, photographs, paintings etc.

Surrounding
Biso Pokuna, Buduruwagala Temple, Sithupawwa, Magul Maha Viharaya, Kiri Wehera, Kataragama Temple, Sellakataragama, Wedihiti Kanda, Bundala Bird Sanctuary, Udawalawe National Park, Lahugala Kitulana National Park, Thissamaharamaya, Kirinda Temple, & Lunugamwehera National Park are the other attractions around Udawala National Park.

Hotels Nearest
Athgira River Camping, Hotel Athgira, Elephant Trail, Nature House, Nil Diya Mankada Safari Resort, Thuduwa Camp, Mahoora Tented Safari Camps, Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort, Wild Trails Udawalawe, Safari Village Hotel, Kottawatta Village Sanrik Holiday Bungalow, Elephant Rest Udawalawa, Master Campers

Category
Wild Life Safari, Flora & Fauna, Camping Site, Nature, Sri Lanka, Biodiversity, Sightseeing, National Park, Eco-Tourism