Udawalawe National Park, Udawalawe National Park

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At Udawalawe National Park, 165 km (103 mi) east of Sri Lanka's capitol, explore the sanctuary for wild animals that were once displaced during the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River. Established on in 1972, the reserve covers 308 sq km (119 sq mi). Observe one of park's biggest attractions--elephants--along with jungle cats, monkeys, crocodiles, and other wildlife. After taking a safari, visit the orphanage where professional caretakers nurse baby animals and release them into the wild as they reach maturity. Take a look at our Udawalawe National Park trip itinerary maker site to schedule your visit to Udawalawe National Park and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We visited this park as part of a G adventures tour of Sri Lanka. We used Mahoora to provide us with an afternoon drive to see the animals. This park is known for its large number of elephants...  more »
  • Best Guide ever. Organized a full package with pick up, a wonderful new hotel (we were the first guests - very friendly people, very clean, delicious food, good price) an awesome safari with many...  more »
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