Scenic Beauty of Sri Lanka

Yala Natioanal Park
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Located in the south-east of Sri Lanka, Yala is a beautiful area of lowland dry scrub sitting on a long stretch of coastline, punctuated by rocky outcrops. It is the premier national park of Sri Lanka, and arguably one of the best for mammals in Asia. The top draw is the … More Details …

Wilpattu National Park
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Wilpattu, Sri Lanka’s largest park, is situated in the dry lowlands of the island’s north-west and comprises a series of lakes – or villus – with varying degrees of freshness or salinity. The park reopened in 2003 after nearly 15 years of closure. Over time, the wildlife … More Details …

Minneriya National Park
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This park is within in the North Central Province, sited around two large reservoirs. Scrub jungle surrounds the lakes and contains many mammals, but game viewing is generally poor – except for the wonderful seasonal congregation of elephants. The ‘gathering’ takes place … More Details …

Kaudulla National Park
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Kaudulla was declared a National park in April 1, 2002 by the Sri Lankan government. This is a unique national park in the sense that the two thirds of the Kaudulla National Park is under water during several months of the year. In addition to the Kaudulla Tank, which dominates… More Details …

Horton Plains National Park
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Towering up in the central highlands, Horton Plains is the highest plateau on the island. The cloud forests here are rich in endemic plants and animals that have adapted to the cooler climes (nighttime temperatures can fall below zero). Birds such as the Sri Lankan whistling thrush … More Details …