Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka

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#68 of 180 in Parks in Sri Lanka
Witness the plethora of wildlife at Wilpattu National Park. Established in 1938, the park was closed in 2003 following security concerns, but has now re-opened 25 percent of its 131,693 hectares (325,420 acres) of land for exploration. You'll have the opportunity to see over 31 mammalian species--many of them categorized as threatened--in their natural habitat. Watch as crocodiles stalk the waters, and leopards roam the bush. Bring along your binoculars to get a closer look at the many examples of the rich avian life here, including wetland species like the white ibis and garganey, as well as the Sri Lanka junglefowl, painted stork, and many others. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Wilpattu National Park and many more Wilpattu National Park attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Wilpattu National Park online visit planner .
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  • Were at the end of September 2017 g. Mitsubishi, Machine with good chairs, comfortable enough. Full day safaris cost 9000 Rue and Rue 6915-entrance fee to the Park-we are two adults and driver (paid in cash, gave 7000 and surrender gave the driver). For a day managed to meet pussycat, which then watched 1.5 hours as she ran, zevala wrote, climbed trees, and so on and so forth have been able to see an elephant of the receiving water treatments and a bunch of different animals. If you would have taken half day Safari, the site would not see (left over 40 miles from the entrance-watched Navigator). The deeper into the forest, the road worse. the driver of doslidniy, coping well with travel difficulties, circles do not navorachival, rode and rode. Arranged a surprise, kind of stuck in the Lake, a little scared, but then left! 2 times Stayed 40 minutes to eat/go to the bathroom. Food took its included (fancy person, bananas, nuts and water mixture). Aim for the prices, because many companies have much higher prices, and in fact all drive on the same road and ask each other who where someone saw
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  • I loved this place!!!! Unfortunately, i went on a half day safari which I regretted, a full day is more appropriate in my opinion. The park is very big, and there is a wide variety of animals. We saw ...  more »
  • Green park with lots of meertjes.is in some places thick, on other thing more open. The jeeps reason with distance from each other and through other roads, except when we saw a Leopard. that was great!! many birds, peacocks, birds of prey, traces of elephants, several species of deer, an OWL, Fox. We had the safari through the hotel Leopards denn, for 5000roepie (2 p) starting from 6 am half a day. You could also take a whole day. at the entrance to the park we had to pay again 7000: entrance park and tracker (someone who animals spot). Our driver saw over the tracker and the tracker spoke bad English, he knew the animal names in English.
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