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 saw a lot of peacocks , deer and birds. Even came across a wild elephant in close range. There were lot of elephants on the other side but was difficult to capture. Any way it was not what I...  more »
  • The entrance is very expensive comparing to sri lankan entrance prices and to the experience. We saw elephants. The crocodiles were too far in the water the birds are little and there were too many.....  more »

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