Private tour

Wilpattu National Park Safari Tour from Colombo

4.3 / 5

3 reviews

Activity provider: Apple Vacations

Wilpattu National Park Safari Tour from Colombo

Activity provider: Apple Vacations

From US$ 142 per person

Reconnect with nature on a full-day tour to Wilpattu National Park from Colombo. Look for magnificent leopards, elephants, buffalo, and deer on an amazing game drive.

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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel in Colombo.
Private group


  • See wild leopards in their natural environment
  • Explore Wilpattu National Park by 4WD safari jeep
  • Get the chance to dine on authentic local food in a nearby restaurant
Full description
Benefit from pickup at your hotel in Colombo, and then relax in air-conditioned comfort on the 4-hour journey to Wilpattu National Park, located on the northwest coast of Sri Lanka's lowland dry zone. Enter the vast nature reserve, declared a national park in 1938, and discover the unique willus water basins that fill with rainwater. Look for native wildlife, including herds of elephants in their natural habitat. Keep a look out for elusive leopards, along with spotted deer, sambar deer, barking deer, wild boar, wild buffalo, sloth bear, mongoose, crocodiles, and peacocks. Get some free time to enjoy a local lunch at the nearby Puttalam Hotel, at your own expense. Then, relax on the journey back to Colombo and get dropped off at your hotel on arrival.
  • Entrance fee to Wilpattu National Park
  • Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Bottled water
  • Jeep safari
  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The dress code is formal
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  •  The duration of the transfers is approximate and will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 3 reviews

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Truly great experience, great guide and very professional pick up. We actually saw leopards. Prepare for the long ride, and pack some snacks and drinks with you.

November 16, 2018

Unfortunately too few animals

So far not a bad tour, the park is great by nature. Sure, you never have the guarantee to really see the animals, if you want a guarantee you should go to a zoo. However, we were a little disappointed because we could hardly see any animals. Briefly a few monkeys at the beginning, a few deer and small animals such as iguanas and turtles. All in all nice, but for the whole driving (about 4 hours each way and then 4 hours in the park) it was a little too little for us. The driver was very hard working and nice.

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December 3, 2018

Incredible Safari, saw lots of animals including leopards, elephants, bear, crocodiles, monkeys and more! Comfortable ride to and from Colombo.

April 11, 2022

Product ID: 176559