Birdwatching Safari in Udawalawe National Park from Colombo
(SKU: LK75010500) This tour takes you on an unforgettable journey through the dense tropical jungles of Udawalawa as you explore it in search of rare birds.Catch glimpses of bright plumage amongst the greenery and try to identify them. Also get a chance to see some of the other wildlife.
- Guided Jeep safari through Udawalawa National Park.
- Birdwatching guidance and spotting assistance during safari.
- Basic refreshments included.
- Food or drinks.
- Tips or portages.
- Expenses of personal nature.
What to Expect
Morning leave for Udawalawa (Four hours drive and recommended departure time from Colombo 07.00 a.m.). Your English-speaking birding guide will meet you there. Bring sufficient water for the hike, and don’t forget your binoculars. If you are a photography enthusiast, it would also be a good idea to bring your camera with the flash disabled.
Lunch at hotel near National park. Subsequently an afternoon visit to Udawalawa National Park on jeeps, the park consists of dry grassland, scrub and forest, looking for open country and grassland birds including some endemics and also butterflies, Asian Elephant and other forest mammals, and other wildlife.
Comfortable clothing. Hardy hiking shoes appropriate for trudging in mud. A wide-brimmed hat or billed cap to keep off the sun.