This nature reserve is famous for Leopards. But remember to book safari vehicles direct rather than trying to book via the hotel etc. One vehicle for Lkr 3500 direct But Lkr4500 as 1000 goes to the intermediary.
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We went on a full day safari here and were very sad to leave afterwards. We saw so many spotted deer, monkeys and peacocks, several wild boar and crocodiles, a couple of elephants and jackals, and a great variety of birds. Sadly we couldn't see...More
We visited this park for the day with our driver for the holiday and another driver/spotter. The drivers, when we meet on the road, exchange information about sightings and of course, we were all after a leopard sighting. We saw lots of birds, spotted deer,...More
This was the most beautiful forest I saw in Sri Lanka. Other national parks have more small trees and shrubs rather than the the thick jungle experience. Teeming with wildlife and birds. Spotting a leopard is a luck and I was lucky to spot a...More
We have recently been on an afternoon safari to this national park and thought it was great. Be realistic and don't assume that you will see a leopard and you won't be disappointed. We employed the services of a naturalist and yes they do cost...More
If you are there at the right place at the right time, then you see the lot. In one afternoon safari, we were so fortunate to see leopards, sloth bear, elephants, wild boars, water buffalo's, mongoose, star tortoise, barking and spotted deer and lots of...More
Plenty of elephants, a tortoise and even a usually elusive sloth bear. Bird life was varied and interesting. Unfortunately guiding was poor. No leopards.
We were very disappointed with Sri Lanka expeditions safari package as we paid a lot of money for a full day safari but only had a driver who spoke little English. We did not have a guide so drove around all day mostly spotting animals...More
There supposed to be 200 elephants in this park and maybe 25 leopards. We didn't have a good guide but with the fees and the guide I personally think it's simply not worth the time and effort to go there. It has some beautiful Weiss...More
Currently the oldest and largest national park in Sri Lanka, Wilpattu is still relatively pristine when compared to more popular parks in Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan subspecies of the leopard, Panthera Pardus Kotiya, can sometimes be seen here. This park remains a challenge for...More