Galway's Land National Park, Nuwara Eliya

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Galway's Land National Park is a small national park situated within the city limits of Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka. Having been declared as a wildlife sanctuary on 27 May 1938, the Galway's Land was elevated to the national park status on 18 May 2006. The park was declared to conserve the montane ecosystem. Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka considers the Victoria park of Nuwara Eliya and the Galway's Land as two of the most significant birding sites in Sri Lanka. Galway's Land harbours about 20 very rare migrant bird species and 30 native species. Apart from the avifauna, the park has valuable floral species of both native and foreign origin. Galway Forest Lodge is located close to the park.
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  • You need to get a ticket and permit which costs Rs. 92 for 2 people. It's a long trek on a concrete road. The best time to visit is early morning or in the evening. You get to see different bird speci...  more »
  • Park has two walking trails. One 750m one and another with 1km one. Place is really calm and you can enjoy the cool, calm nature. The guy at the entrance told us that there wouldn't be much birds duri...  more »
  • A birder's dream site. Quiet and peaceful with a couple of well-planned walking trails. Look for the Grey-headed Canary flycatcher and the Dusky blue.  more »