Kumana National Park, Ampara

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  • I went on a safari 4 hours after lunch in April, and I was not disappointed, given the plain of animals especially two leopards, elephants, crocodiles, deer, Warthogs, monkeys, birds... I highly recommend because this park and less frequent by tourists as the Yala Park, so there is more chance of rare animals.
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  • We did the tour at 5 o'clock early by ranga's beach hut in Arugam Bay started. At 6 o'clock, we were at the Park and directly started with many animals. After we envy elephants on the outward journey and make a great Sunrise seen have, water buffalo, Samba deer and wild boar were ready at the park entrance. In the trees, we have short squirrels giant a species seen. After 300m, we had fresh tracks of a Leopard on the sandy slope and no 10 minutes he sat strand just right on the way. After we all only had suspended him for one of the really numerous peacocks, our driver stopped about 100 m before him. We have seen good one minute him as he stood on the slope in the shadow, before he disappeared into the Bush. Where we have gotten him again very briefly in full splendour at 10 metres to point of view. Then it went thick the Park until 10: 30. Overall the tour was really worth, and we were glad to have been early the first Jeep in the. Although none were 10 jeeps in the park that day. There are really very very many animals, birds, and a very beautiful landscape. Organization by ranga's Beach was Hat super and at any time again.
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  • Less busy compared to Yala National Park, Kumana National Park boasts a wide range of wildlife including a large number of birds, mammals, lakes and trees. It's a bit hard to spot leopards or bears, b...  more »
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  • Kumana National Park is paradise for local and migratory waterfowl and wading birds. Park located in near to Hanmbanthota Kumana is contiguous with Yala National Park. Kumbukkan Oya forms the southern boundary of the national park. Lagoons and tanks support the extensive birdlife of the national park. Wonderful place in Sri Lanka
  • One of the best parks as it's preserved from humans
  • 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.
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