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Wilpattu National Park: Leopard Safari Experience

Wilpattu National Park: Leopard Safari Experience

From US$ 59.40 per person

Enjoy a thrilling wildlife adventure with a full day safari tour in Wilpattu Park, which has the best sightings of leopards in the world. You'll explore this beautiful national park with so many other animals including sloths, bears and elephants.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5 - 14 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
Wilpattu National Park entrance or free pick up from hotels 5 KM's within the park entrance.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the thrilling adventures of Wilpattu for a whole day
  • Try your luck at witnessing a leopard
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch with fresh fruits (if full day option selected)
  • Talk to your guide and learn more about wildlife and history
Full description
This tour starts with a pickup from the park entrance, where you'll then drive into Wilpattu National Park on a modified game viewing safari Jeep, then start your game drive at the National Park. Wilpattu is situated in North part of Sri Lanka, comprising a range of habitats including scrub jungles, water reservoirs, brackish lagoons, and riverine habitats. Wilpattu has one of the highest leopard sightings in the world. Its elephant heard is about 300-350. After a bit of exploring, your guide will deliver the picnic lunch to a location where you will enjoy a bite to eat. Unwind for a while after lunch and get ready to enjoy your second round of the game drive. Hop in to the Jeep and start the afternoon game drive by searching for leopards. If you are really lucky, you may be able to witness a few of them during this game drive. In addition to leopards, elephants, as well as mammals such as sloth, bears, black-naped hare, wild buffaloes, spotted deer, sambar deer, anuman, langur or toque monkeys, stripe-necked and ruddy mongooses, wild oar, and golden jackal can be found in Wilpattu National Park. You can also see reptiles like the water and land monitors and marsh crocodile.
Includes
  • Safari by jeep
  • National Park fees
  • Picnic lunch
  • Bottled water and soft drinks
  • Government taxes
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meet at the Wilpattu National Park main entrance to start the tour. If staying near the park, pick up at accommodation may be available.

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    Overall rating

    4 /5

    based on 2 reviews

    Review summary

    • Value for money
      4/5
    • Safety
      5/5
    • Service
      5/5
    • Organization
      4/5

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    No interaction at all with the tour guide until about 20 minutes from the end but to be fair that was him spotting a leopard in a tree about 100m away. There wasn't lunch included water included as advertised. The driver was safe etc but we were unlucky not to see any elephants. We did see 2 leopards from distance though.

    July 28, 2019

    August 7, 2019

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