Arrive at the Park entrance around 12 Noon [or evening].
[Pickup from any location also could be arranged at an extra cost.]
Get into the 4WD Jeep and to be driven to the Campsite.
After the lunch we will be starting the safari in Udawalawa National Park by 4WD Jeep.
UDAWALAWE NATIONAL PARK is located approximately 200 km south-east of Colombo city. The 30,821 hectare dry zone game park has an annual rainfall of 1,524 mm and an average temperature of 29.4 0 C. It is most famous for the many elephants that live there (about 400 in total). During a visit, it is not unusual to see whole herds - adults and young, feeding and bathing or playing in the water! In addition to this main attraction, the park is home to many water buffalo, water monitor lizards, sambar deer, monkeys and the occasional leopard, as well as being an exciting location for bird enthusiasts. A 4WD open-top safari is the only way to see all the wonders this protected reserve has to offer, and our experienced and knowledgeable nature guides will make this an unforgettable experience.
This safari would be an unforgettable bird watching experience as "Udawalawe" is one of the best parks for bird watching too.
The endemic species of bird called Red Faced Malkoha has its favorite habitat in the 192 square km parkland. Serpent Eagles, Hawk Eagles, White Bellied Sea Eagles, Black Eagles, Black Capped Bulbuls, Racket Tailed Drongos, Malabar Pied Horn Bills, White Necked Storks, Open Bills, Ibis, Shama - The forest Nightingale, Strol Billed Kin Fishers and peacocks are found in fair numbers.
Among the migrant birds are the forest wagtails, Indian Pitta, Whiskered Terns, Osprey Sand Pipers and Terns.
Return to the Campsite which lit by lanterns and campfire.
Dinner and overnight stay at Mahoora Standard / Luxury Camp.
- Arrival and transfer to Udawalawa.
- Get into the 4WD Jeep and Driven to the campsite.
- Evening Jeep safari in Udawalawa National Park .
- Dinner & overnight stay at the Mahoora Standard / Luxury Camp.