1. Sri Lanka
  2. Northern Province, Sri Lanka
  3. Wilpattu National Park

From Colombo: Day Trip To Wilpattu National Park

Product ID: 298200
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Explore 1 of Sri Lanka's natural treasures at a sprawling national park. Keep your eyes peeled for leopards, sloth bears, elephants, and eagles. Marvel at 60 lakes.
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Duration 10 hours
Starting time 7:30 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the untouched beauty of Sri Lanka's ecosystem
  • Wander between 60 natural lakes produced by rainwater
  • Spot rare wetland birds like the garganey, pintail, white ibis, and large white egret
  • Explore a diverse landscape of forests and marshlands
Full description
After meeting your driver and guide in Colombo, you’ll head off into the splendor of Wilpattu National Park, sprawling over 508 square miles of marshlands, plains, and forests. After a roughly 3.5-hour drive, you’ll arrive at the park, ready to take in the natural beauty of the area.

As you move through Wilpattu in a safari-style Jeep, you’ll have the opportunity to view elephants, sloth bears, leopards, water buffaloes, monitor lizards, crocodiles, pythons — and much, much more. Keep your eyes peeled as you move between the diverse environments of the park, spotting water fowl around the array of natural lakes throughout the park.

Around lunchtime, you’ll dine on a packed meal from a local Sri Lankan restaurant with the expanse of the park as a stunning backdrop. After exploring the park and catching glimpses of animals that most only see in photos, you’ll head back to Colombo, enriched by a full day of natural wonders.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Transport in air-conditioned vehicles with an English-speaking driver
  • Packed lunch from a local restaurant
  • Park entrance fees and service charge
  • Two half-liter water bottles per person.
  • Insurance coverage
  • All applicable taxes
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Please meet your guide in front of KFC - Majestic City. Please arrive at the meeting point at least 25 minutes before the tour begins.

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From US$ 213.55 per person

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