Kaudulla National Wildlife Park, Sri Lanka
 

 

 

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Kaudulla National Wildlife Park , Sri Lanka

Kaudulla National Wildlife Park, Sri LankaOpened in 2002 just before the massive Wilpattu reopened, KAUDULLA NATIONAL PARK is Sri Lanka's newest national park, wildlife reserve and eco tourism attraction. Situated around the ancient Kaudulla tank, the national park provides a 6656 hectare elephant corridor, only 6 km from off the main Habarana - Trincomalee road.

With fantastic opportunities to see many elephants at close range, the park has become a popular destination for wildlife safaris that also take in leopards, sambar deer and the occasional sloth bear! As an additional novelty, you can go for cataraman rides on the tank. Read more about Kaudulla National Park

 
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Kaudulla National Park is Sri Lanka 's newest national park (opened in 2002) and is located off the main Habarana - Trincomalee road in the ancient cities' area (Cultural Triangle). The park has established a 6656-hectare elephant corridor between Somawathie Chaitiya and Minneriya National Parks . The best time to visit the park is between August and December.

The park is centred on ancient Kaudulla Tank (reservoir) and is home to up to 250 Elephants (including herds of juvenile males), Leopard, Fishing cat, Sloth bear, Sambar deer, and the endangered Rusty spotted cat.

Kaudulla NP can be visited on a jeep safari from Habarana, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya or Dambulla.

 


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