Wasgamuwa National Park from Sigiriya
This safari takes you on an exclusive ride through the Wasgamuwa National Park which is highly famed for its elephants and wildlife. The three-tour options allow you to select whether you wish to watch wildlife during their morning activities, evening activities or even throughout the day.
- Hotel pickup & drop-off from/to Sigiriya.
- Transport throughout the tour in an air-conditioned vehicle with the service of an English-speaking chauffeur.
- Safari Jeep with the service of an English speaking driver (Also your tracker).
- 1 Liter of bottled mineral water per person.
- All taxes & service charges.
- Entrance fees to Wasgamuwa National Park.
- Food or drinks.
- Gratuities (Optional).
- Expenses of personal nature.
What to Expect
You will be starting your safari from your hotel in Sigiriya at 12.00 pm. Your chauffeur will be picking you up from your hotel and driving you to Wasgamuwa National Park.
Located neighboring to the historic city of Polonnaruwa the park is one of the precious national treasures of the island.
Discover the opulence of the flora and fauna in the dry tropical forest setting, overlooking the stunning landscape of the park. Enjoy a Wasgamuwa safari ride filling your lungs with the refreshing air of the pristine wild and listening to the symphony of crickets and birds. Rest assuring you the sights of mighty elephants in a Wasgamuwa safari ride, the national park is also a home for a diverse of mammals including leopard, sloth bear, purple-faced langur monkey, wild boar, sambar, spotted deer, buffalo, and endemic yellow fronted barbet.
Small water pools scattered, throughout the national park are rich habitats for a diversity of aquatic life including water monitor, crocodile, python and various beautiful aquatic birds. This provides the wildlife-lovers with clear sights of wildlife around the pools, offering them a world of opportunities to snap your cameras for clear shots to take home.
The ideal time to visit the park is from November to May, which guarantees you large herds of elephants. For those who are planning to explore the ancient city of Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya, an exciting and adventurous safari ride to Wasgamuwa national park is an ‘absolute-must’.
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If you opt for the evening safari, which is the best time to see this park, you can also see the elephants taking their daily bath and watch the many different kinds of birds heading off to their nests at the end of the day.
After the safari, you will get back to the hotel by 07:00 pm, completing your tour.
- Comfortable walking shoes and hats are recommended.