Kalawewa National Park Private Safari

SKU: LK50110000
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 on 4x4 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.

Excludes:

  • Entrance fees to the National park.
  • Services of an English-speaking Naturalist.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off if outside of 5km of park entrance gate.
  • Food and drinks.
  • Gratuities.

Additional:

  • Pickup/Dropoff from/to any location not within a 5 KM radius of the Park Gate. (Upon request)

Important Info:

Once you meet us at the Park Gate to get on your jeep, you driver will conduct the tour in the best routes for animal spotting on the day while also sharing valuable information on the animals you see

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.