Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe, Udawalawe national park, Udawalawe

Udawalawe is located 180 Km from Colombo in south- central sector and situated just south of the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka. Udawalawe National park is the sixth largest animal sanctuary of Sri Lanka. Udawalawe national park lies around the Udwalawe reservoir, which provides water for agriculture and hydro power generation spreads over an area 30,821. So in 1972 Udawalawe National Park established with the objective of protecting the catchment area of Udawalawe reservoir.

Udawalawe is a dry monsoon forest with an annual rainfall is about 1520 mm. so mostly Udawalawe national park id known as a whole year open national park. Udawalawe national park is the home to herds of elephants, Water Buffalo, Wild boar, Spotted Deer, Sambur Deer, Jackal, Samber, Black-naped hare, mongooses, bandicoots, foxes, s the endemic Toque Macaque and Gray Langers. Sighting a Leopard and other smaller cats like Fishing cat & Jungle cat would be a bonus.

Udawalawe National Park Jeep safari: According to the details I mention above, Udawalawe National Park jeep safari is one of the most popular activities among tourists who visit Sri Lanka. There are two main time periods to go on a jeep safari, but also travelers can customize at your choice. As a well experienced tour company in Sri Lanka we recommend our guests to travel early morning jeep safari like 5.30 am to 9.00 am time and the afternoon jeep safari as 2.30 pm to 6.00 pm. Because it would be a valuable opportunity to observe unique and amazing wild animals in their natural habitats. 

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