Udawalawe National Park Safari from Balapitiya
(SKU: LK60390100) Enter the Land of Elephants as you go on a 3-hour Udawalawe National Park Safari! Search for sightings of the giants of the animal world in the plains and grasslands of this Sri Lankan National Park. Get your birdwatching binoculars ready to catch sight of a number of endemic and migratory birds.
- Hotel pickup and drop off from Balapitiya.
- Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle.
- Service of an English-speaking chauffeur guide.
- Safari jeep for the 3-hour safari.
- Service of an English-speaking safari driver. (also your tracker)
- Water bottle (per-person).
- Entrance tickets.
- Food or Drinks.
- Gratuities (Optional).
- Expenses of Personal Nature.
What to Expect
Enjoy a three-hour safari which would give you a chance to explore the amazing Udawalawe National Park. Travel through the marshes, forests, and grasslands of the park that was created as a sanctuary for wildlife in the 1970s. See the water birds and Sri Lankan elephants for which the park is famed. Catch glimpses of the other mammals and birds, as well as the reptiles, amphibians, and butterflies.
About the Park: The Udawalawe National Park lies on the boundary of the Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces of Sri Lanka. As such, it majorly consists of plains, grasslands, forests, and marshes. The annual rainfall in the Udawalawe National Park is around 1500 millimeters, and the average temperature stays at a comfortable 27° - 28° Centigrade (81°-82°F). The park has over 94 species of plants, 21 species of fish, 12 species of amphibians, over 30 species of reptiles, over 180 species of birds (33 of which are migratory), 43 species of mammals, and 135 species of butterflies.