Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka

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#72 of 179 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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  • Very beautiful national park many variety of wild life. Elephants, deer.Sambhar. wild boar.Leopold and many birds not blocked by safari jeeps  more »
  • How someone rated this park, seems to depend on what you discover in the course of a tour on animals. Except for a few wild cocks, monkeys, iguanas and some deer, I got nothing to face unfortunately. Landscaping, the Park is attractive. But the roads are so bad that it is shaken by properly. That one should be the half-day tour to almost €70 as know unaccompanied was expensive and in my case not worthwhile pleasure for me.
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  • My husband and I had a very disappointing experience hear at the park .After spending 3 hours touring the park we only saw Birds dear two monkeys and a lizard No sign of anything else I realise there’...  more »

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