Possible Starting / Pick-up Locations :
Udawalawa, Ella, Tangalle, Mirissa,Galle, Unawatuna, Arugambay, Badulla, Bandarawela, Thissamaharama  (You can let us know your exact location for us to check and confirm the possibility)

Duration : Safari Tour will take around 3 ½ on average.

Tour Type : A private tour. Vehicle and the Guide / Chauffer guide are dedicated to you / your group. Safari tour will be done by an off road vehicle and traveling to the starting point and back will be done by Comfortable Car / Van / Mini coach

Sri Lanka is an island compact with many natural blessings. It is amazing to see so many natural beauties on one soil. Tourists from all around the world come to Sri Lanka to see its magnificent wildlife, beautiful waterfalls, deep blue seas, and glorious mountains. This tour is arranged for you or/and your groups to experience the wildlife and nature in Udawalawe National Park. This safari tour is designed by us to give you a matchless experience of seeing wildlife in their element. We provide excellent guides who are thorough with the local knowledge and English Language. Other language specific guides can be arranged on special request. It is our great and genuine passion to serve you with the best of Sri Lanka’s beauty.

A little bit about the Park

Udawalawe National Park is located on Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces’ boundaries. The northern part of the park is crowned with a range of mighty mountains and it is a sight to see. The park is overlooking the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River and it gives a cooling sensation throughout the day. The park consisted of endless flora and fauna which are endemic and endangered, thus being protected and preserved by the Department of Wildlife Conservation. With lush forests and scattered ponds, the park is a home for many species in the animal kingdom.

Flora and Fauna

The whole premise is full of greenery that is endemic to Sri Lanka. You will come across many species of trees that are highly appraised by the locals. It also has many kinds of animals such as Asian Elephants, Peacocks, Crocodiles, and Elephants. If you are an animal lover, you will not be disappointed. The best part of the safari is seeing elephants with their families. You will see baby elephants hiding behind their mothers, elephants washing themselves in the scattered ponds and reptiles in their own zone.

From the beginning of the safari, you will experience unpolluted, undisturbed fresh air because of the many trees that stand tall around the park. They cover the entire area and give a cooling atmosphere throughout. For all you travelers, this is one of the places you must visit to get the best of experiences with wildlife and nature. Truly, nature is incomparable to anything in the world. You will be amazed at the beauty and harmony between flora and fauna. Mother Nature is built in such a way, to accompany animals and trees together to work hand-in hand.

One of the most loved wildlife sanctuaries in the entire island!

With elephants wandering across, with peacocks dancing to the nature’s tune with their mighty feathers, leopards hopping and running in the wilderness, and trees covering them all with it breeze is a full treat! Ensure to capture as many moments as you can because Udawalae National Park is one of the most beloved places in the entire island. Safari-lovers come to get a full serving of nature and beauty at Udawalawe National Park.



(Cover Image Source: Kvn Poupi from Instagram)

Udawalawe National Park is the third most visited national park of Sri Lanka which is located on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa & Uva Provinces. Total extend of the park is over 30,000 hectares and a popular place among the tourists who love sighting water birds and Sri Lankan Elephants in their natural habitats.

The rusty-spotted cat, fishing cat, Sri Lankan leopard, The Sri Lankan sloth bear, Sri Lankan sambar deer, Sri Lankan axis deer, Indian muntjac, Sri Lankan spotted chevrotain, wild boar and water buffalo are among other mammal species. Golden jackal, Asian palm civet, toque macaque, tufted grey langur and Indian hare also inhabit the park. A study conducted in 1989 found that considerable numbers of golden palm civets inhabit the forests of Udawalawe.[1] Five species of mice also have been recorded from the park. The endemic Ceylon spiny mouse, known from Yala National Park, was recorded in Udawalawe National Park in 1989. Indian bush rat and three species of mongoose are also recorded in the national park.

Jeeps are available to hire at the entrance of the park and you can decide if you prefer a half a day safari or a complete full day one. Camping inside the park under strict guidelines also possible with the prior approval of the authorities.


Distance to the Udawalawe National Park from some of the key places are as follow.

From :

  • Udawalawa – 10 km
  • Katharagama – 60 km
  • Ella – 90 km
  • Nuwaraeliya -144 km
  • Kandy – 200 km
  • Colombo – 160 km
  • CMB Airport – 170 km
  • Galle – 130 km


You can see some of the beautiful photos below;

Elephants in Udawalawe National Park