Horton Plains National Park is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. World’s End, a vertiginous rock escarpment high above the plains, is an epic feature of Horton, with amazing vistas of tea plantation and villages in the valley below, and terrific views south towards the coast. This beautiful and unique natural environment includes excellent hikes in the shadows of Kirigalpotta and Totapola, Sri Lanka’s
With its wildlife reserves and areas of biodiversity, the Knuckles Mountain Range is perhaps the most significant of Sri Lanka’s many prized eco-landscapes. So named because it resembles a clenched fist, it also embodies a climatic microcosm that includes cloud forests that support a variety of flora and fauna unique to Sri Lanka. It is one of the three best-know features of the renowned central highlands, the other two being the Peak Wilderness Sanctuary and Horton Plains.
Minneriya National Park is a national park in North Central Province of Sri Lanka. The area was designated as a national park on 12 August 1997, having been originally declared as a wildlife sanctuary in 1938. This is by far the best places in the country to see wild elephants during the annual Gathering along the banks of the ancient Minneriya Tank (reservoir). The scrub, forest and wetlands also nurture toque macaques, sambar deer, buffalo, crocodiles and leopards, as well
Minneriya National Park Safari
"Sri Pada" Peak Wilderness sanctuary is a tropical rain forest that spreads over a land of 224 square kilometers around the Sri Pada (Adam's Peak) mountain. A huge forest area that belonged to the Peak. This tropical rain forest, spread over 224 square kilometers around the famed Adam's Peak mountain, contains varied and unusual geographical formations compared to the other natural reserves of the island. Access is via Hatton Kuruwita and Palabaddala route, the latter being.
Udawalawe National Park lies on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces, in Sri Lanka. The national park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the ... This is the Sri Lankan national park that best matches the savannah reserves of Africa. Centred on the 308.2-sq-km Uda Walawe Reservoir, it possesses a unique beauty, with the lack of dense vegetation making elephant and game-watching easy. It’s certainly the one national
A short drive from the ruins of Polonnaruwa is Wasgamuwa National Park, with its herd of 150-plus of elephants and the highest biodiversity of any of Sri Lanka’s protected nature reserves. Bespoke safaris enable visitors to fully appreciate just how diverse the wildlife is: every animal specie found in Sri Lanka can be seen here, including the fabled leopard, as well as 150 plant species.
Wilpattu National Park is a park located on the island of Sri Lanka. The unique feature of this park is the existence of "Willus" - Natural, sand-rimmed water basins or depressions that fill with rainwater. A unique feature of this park are the 60 natural lakes, sand-rimmed water basins that attract a wide variety of wildlife, especially wetland birds. These include the garganey, pintail, whistling teal, spoonbill, white ibis, large white egret, cattle egret and purple hero
Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. The park consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public, and also adjoining parks. This is Jungle Book brought to life, a scenic protected environment that nurtures the best of Sri Lanka’s amazing and diverse wildlife. Elephants, leopards, sloth bears, monkeys, alligators, multicolored exotic birds, they are all here, and the unique region of woodland and open grasslands..