We offer a half day private tour in Wilpattu national park. Our safari Jeep will pick you up at your hotel and drop you back at the hotel. Your private safari can start in the early morning or in the afternoon till closing time of the park. The price is for 1 to 5 people. Our safari drivers are familiar with the park so that they can find as many animals as possible for you to see.
Wilpattu national park is the oldest and largest national park in Sri Lanka. It was actually closed for 16 years during the Sri Lankan civil war, but is now open to the public again.
Wilpattu national park is a perfect choice if you’re visiting the cultural hubs of Anuradhapura as it’s only 30 minutes away by tuk tuk.
It’s famous for its natural pools of water that exist, so you get a true essence of the “wild” here. It’s the perfect safari in Sri Lanka for all seasons as both the wet and dry season bring different types of animals.
For example, the wet season is meant to bring greater sightings of sloth bears, but you get to see them in the dry season too!
Wilpattu national park is around 4 hours from Colombo.
Wilpattu is among the top national parks world-renowned for its leopard populationThe best time to visit Wilpattu is February to October, but you can visit all year round.
Birds: there are lots of amazing birds to see including The painted stork, the open bill, little cormorant, Sri Lankan junglefowl
Mammals: home to 31 species of mammals have been identified so far including the Sri Lanka elephant, the Sri Lankan sloth bear, leopards, water buffalo, spotted deer, amongst others
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