Kalawewa National Park Private Safari

SKU: LK50L01000
Kalawewa National Park Private Safari

The imposing Kala Wewa and Balalu Wewa tanks built in the 5th century BC by King Dhatusena adorns the 6000 hectare Kalawewa National Park, alongside with impressive 45 feet high standing Avukana Buddha statue built during the same era. But the centrepiece to the Park, are the star residents of the sanctuary - the tusker elephants. Of the male elephant population, only about seven per cent are tuskers. Kalawewa boasts of a high concentration of tuskers in Sri Lanka - a privilege to sight.

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Includes:

  • Private Safari Jeep (Maximum of 6 Passengers per jeep).
  • Experienced Driver (Also your tracker).
  • Free Pickup/Drop off from/to any location within the radius of 5 KM from the Park Gate.
  • Water.
  • All taxes and service charges.

Additional:

  • Park entrance tickets.
  • Hotel Pickup/Drop off from/to any location outside the radius of 5 KM from the Park Gate.
  • Food and drinks.
  • Gratuities.

Meeting Point:

Our designated meeting point is the Park Gate of the Kalawewa National Park.

Safari Safety Guideline:

Please refer to our safari safety guideline to understand how animal safari tours operate.

Overview:

The imposing Kala Wewa and Balalu Wewa tanks built in the 5th century BC by King Dhatusena adorns the 6000 hectare Kalawewa National Park, alongside with impressive 45 feet high standing Avukana Buddha statue built during the same era. But the centrepiece to the Park, are the star residents of the sanctuary - the tusker elephants. Of the male elephant population, only about seven per cent are tuskers. Kalawewa boasts of a high concentration of tuskers in Sri Lanka - a privilege to sight.

Kalawewa National Park is home to a great concentration of tuskers; a magnificent sighting to experience. There are also the migratory herds that enter the Park. In addition to the tuskers, large flocks of open-billed storks are a common sighting. The park has a beautiful landscape lined with massive signature Kumbuk trees. Your accompanying guide will give you additional information about the tusker safari. Specially modified and comfortable jeeps are provided for the Kalawewa safari. Customised services such as: family safaris, honeymoon safaris and photography safaris can be organised for guests.

SKUs:

LK50110200