Wasgamuwa National Park, Polonnaruwa

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Wasgamuwa National Park is located in Polonnaruwa. Put Wasgamuwa National Park on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Polonnaruwa vacation route planner.
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  • If you want to watch wild elephants in their natural habitat, wasgamuwa national park is one of the best in Sri Lanka. We went on a safari jeep about four rounds and saw elephants each time. But be wa...  more »
  • I would say, the wildest and the biggest elephants live here. Due to access and distance, other locations are more popular. The elephants are know as "vil ali" aka Marsh Elephants, because they have f...  more »
  • This is the third biggest national Park in Sri Lanka. Good surface area with animals such as: Elephants, deers, and plenty of birds. The park organizes two main safaris one between 6-9 am and the othe...  more »
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  • Wasgamuwa is well known its abundant wildlife population, wilderness setting and home of several interesting ancient sites. Wasgamuwa is distinguished from other parks by having a full complement of predators of which bears are particularly noteworthy. Ecological research undertaken in the park suggests that the density of bears in Wasgamuwa is probably higher than anywhere else in Sri Lanka. The name Wasgamuwa may also derive from an ancient meaning as a gathering place for bears. Part of Wasgamuwa was declared a Strict Nature Reserve in 1938 and additional areas added to become Wasgamuwa National Park on 07 th August 1984. The park covers almost 37,062.9 hectares of which most is wilderness areas with no visitation.
  • Perfect getaway for a vacation. Have all the facilities for a group of 10 people in a bungalow. Safari is okey. You'll mostly see elephants though. I recommend here only for a one night.
  • Good place to enjoy the nature and relax. Awesome landscapes and animals. Didn't see much variety. Otherwise, recommended
  • Wasgamuwa national park is situated in Matale and Polonnaruwa Districts in Sri Lanka.
  • one of best national park in sri lanka.