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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Wilpattu National Park Sri Lanka

Located in the Northwest coast lowland dry zone of Sri Lanka, a 3- to 4-hour drive from the International Airport is Wilpattu National Park. The average temperature varies from 27 to 34 C.

Wilpattu National Park is the largest and one of the oldest National Parks in Sri Lanka. Nearly sixty lakes and tanks are found spread throughout Wilpattu. 31 species of mammals have been identified within Wilpattu National Park. Mammals that are identified as threatened species living within the Wilpattu National Park are the elephant, Sloth bear, leopard and water Buffalo. Sambhur, spotted deer, mongoose, mouseM and shrew are more of Wilpattu's residents.

The painted stork, the open bill, little cormorant, and Sri Lanka Jungle fowl,  along with many species of owls, terns, gulls, eagles, kites, and buzzards are to be found at Wilpattu National Park.

The most common reptiles found in the park are the monitor Lizard, mugger crocodile, common cobra, rat snake, Indian python, pond turtle, and the soft-shelled turtle who are residents in the large permanent Villus.

We offer Jeep safari tours in Wilpattu National Park with experienced drivers for half-day and full-day safaris.

Wild life of Sri Lanka always affords the pleasure of tourists and creates unforgettable memories in their hearts. Nobody who visits Sri Lanka forgets to enjoy the beauty and lifestyle of wild lives in Sri Lanka.

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Marine City Business Complex, No. 46, 1/8, First Floor, Station Road, 
Dehiwala, Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 112 721519, +94 777 751 788

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