Kumana National Park, Ampara

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  • better and very far, this "park" or l there are more pets than tourists! that the opposite, like its neighbour of YALA
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  • I got the opportunity to have a Jeep Safari to kumana National park during my annual staff trip to Arugam bay. kumana Safari is the best safari I have in Sri Lanka so far with many u forgettable memor...  more »
  • it's a very beautiful place. it's located in pothuvil city. mostly if you go to arugamby don't forget go to kumana national park. its a 1.30 hore jurny to inside the forest. full and full natural and ...  more »
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  • Good place for wild photographs. Make sure you visit between 2 and 5pm to see the wild animals. Safari trip with their vehicle is good experience. But we can bring our on vehicle for Rs.500 which is cheap.
  • great place for safari. if you can enter to the park early morning, you can see lots of animals including leopards.
  • Kumbukkan Oya forms the southern boundary of the national park. Some 20 lagoons and tanks support the extensive birdlife of the national park.[5] The lagoons are shallow with depths less than 2 metres (6.6 ft). Kumana villu is subject to occasional inundation with seawater. The elevation of the area ranges from sea level to 90 metres (300 ft). The mean annual temperature is 27.30 °C (81.14 °F) and the area receives 1,300 millimetres (51.18 in) of annual rainfall. The Kumana area is part of an ancient civilization that goes back to the 3rd century BC. Rock inscriptions belonging to the 2nd and 1st centuries BC have also been found in the region. The Kumana National Park lies on the route of the traditional annual foot Pilgrimage to the Hindu temple at Kataragama.Both Tamil and Sinhalese communities take part in this pilgrimage. The number of birds observed in the national park has fallen in recent years. Environmentalists and wildlife lovers have expressed their concern over a road planned to be constructed from Kirinda to Panama which will run along the coastline of the park.
  • Good place for visit.Kumana is most popular National park in Sri lanka.This place have abublic hotels.
  • Less crowded than Yala national park. Ideal place for bird watching in Sri Lanka.

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