About Palpatha, Wilpattu
As dawn breaks, the first bird calls awaken you to a new day at Palpatha. The leaves of the Tamarind tree rustle softly in the breeze as dew drops glisten on the grass. Nestled in the village of Dunguswewa, fifteen minutes away from the Wilpattu National Park and just 40 kilometres from Anuradhapura and 36 kilometers from Puttalam on the A 12 main road, Palpatha is the ideal location for a quiet vacation where you can enjoy quality time with your friends and family.
A fresh cup of 'kola kenda' with a piece of jaggery, helps you start off the day with energy and vigour. All meals comprise village cooking with fresh organic produce collected from the neighbouring village as well as is the delicious 'wew malu' fried or cooked according to your preference. Palpatha offers you a rustic experience amidst the bounty of nature. Whether it is the leopard you seek along with the other two members of the 'big three' the Elephant and Bear or dolphins and whales, the 02 chalets and 01 luxury tent are centrally located on the Puttalam - Anuradhapura road making all these majestic animals easily accessible.
Or, if it's just some quiet time you are longing for; away from the hustle and bustle of your hectic life, Palpatha is still the place for you. The star filled night sky, never fails to relax the soul. The Kala Oya flows at one end of the land, where if you wish you may indulge in some fishing, while a leisurely walk in the village will take you to a local potter's home, where you could have a, hands on experience at moulding your own clay pot. So make Palpatha your next holiday destination.