Udawalawe National Park, Udawalawe National Park

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At Udawalawe National Park, 165 km (103 mi) east of Sri Lanka's capitol, explore the sanctuary for wild animals that were once displaced during the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River. Established on in 1972, the reserve covers 308 sq km (119 sq mi). Observe one of park's biggest attractions--elephants--along with jungle cats, monkeys, crocodiles, and other wildlife. After taking a safari, visit the orphanage where professional caretakers nurse baby animals and release them into the wild as they reach maturity. Take a look at our Udawalawe National Park trip itinerary maker site to schedule your visit to Udawalawe National Park and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We had guide Gayan 076325586, who was very professional and educated. We saw a lot of elephants with babies, crocodilles, buffalos, birds and other animals. On each stop we had a description of...  more »
  • Safari in this park was excellent - we saw more than in Yala. Good keen & passionate safari driver made for an excellent visit. Lots to see! Don't expect Africa - it is very different - but still...  more »
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