An ideal place to see elephants in large numbers.
For the love of nature, for the love of those life-sized creatures that roam the scrublands of this considerable expanse of 119 square miles, Udawalawe National Park should not be missed.
The Park is home to a population of over 400 elephants and the probability of seeing them while on safari is almost always guaranteed. The Walawe Reservoir is also encompassed within the Park, spanning over 3,000 hectares; it’s a favourite elephant hangout during times of water scarcity.
Over 180 species of birds, the mugger crocodile and sightings of more reptilian, plant life and other mammals too, are abundant spectacles at the Park.
Udawalawa can be accessed through the city of Ratnapura following the Pellmadula-Embilipitiya Road and the Park can be visited throughout the year. November to March is recommended for bird watching expeditions.
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