Wasgamuwa National Park

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Wasgamuwa National Park
Wasgamuwa National Park
Wasgamuwa National Park

Visit the park between January to March to see the elephants or the elusive sloth bear.

A safari adventure in exploring the wild and an audience with the well-known giants of Wasgamuwa National Park admist the Dunuwila Lake, is what it’s all about while experiencing the best of this elephant territory.

Even the elusive sloth bear has been known to be sighted at the Park. Nevertheless the journey has no shortfall in the diversity of wild encounters, as the abundance of ancient water tanks in and around the vicinity suggests. 

Located in within the districts of Matale and Polonnaruwa, Wasgamuwa can be accessed via the Kandy-Mahiyangana Road. Wasgamuwa National Park presents a climate that leans towards fairly dry, however the area does experience adequate rainfall seasonally as a part of tropical conditioning, therefore the best times to visit the Park is January through March.


Venue name: Wasgamuwa National Park
Opening hours: Daily 6am–5pm
Price: Locals: Rs 40 (adults), Rs 20 (children); Foreigners: USD10 (adults), USD 8 (children), Rs 250–400 (vehicle entry charge), VAT
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