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Udawalawe National Park Full day trip with Afternoon Safari provided by Crystal Holidays

Udawalawe National Park Full day trip with Afternoon Safari

Udawalawe National Park Full day trip with Afternoon Safari
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
11–12 hours
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Hotel pickup offered
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    11–12 hours
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Your day will begin with early morning pickup at your hotel in Negombo. Then relax on the 5-hour drive to Udawalawa National Park, created in the 1970s to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River. Upon arrival, go for a safari drive and look out for the thriving elephant population. Search for other indigenous wildlife, such as buffalo, wild boar and sambar deer. Now the third most visited park in Sri Lanka, Udawalawe is also an important nature reserve for around 50 species of butterfly and many kinds of bird. Enjoy lunch at a local hotel in Udawalawe. Then journey back to Negombo, where you will be dropped off back at your hotel.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 11-12 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 11-12 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 240142P31
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Bottle Water 1l per person per day
  • Entrances fees
  • Safari Jeep
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Udawalawe National Park
Exclusions
  • WiFi on board
Duration
11–12 hours
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We pick up travels from any Hotel in Negombo.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Bottle Water 1l per person per day
  • Entrances fees
  • Safari Jeep
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Udawalawe National Park
Exclusions
  • WiFi on board
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We pick up travels from any Hotel in Negombo.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
11–12 hours
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Udawalawe National Park
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Created as a national park as a sanctuary for the wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir and to protect the catchment of the reservoir. The national park covers an area of 30,821 hectares and ranges in an altitude of 330 ft. up to 1225 ft while the top of Ulgala is the highest point within the park. Officially named as a national park of Sri Lanka in the year of 1972, the Udawalawe National Park is the third most visited park in Sri Lanka. Udawalawe being an important sanctuary for water birds and elephants, also houses several other wild animals within the park. Water Buffalo, Wildboar, Spotted Deer, Sambur Deer, Jackal, Samber, Black-naped hare, Mongooses, Bandicoots, Foxes, endemic Toque Macaque and Gray Langers are several of the other wild animals that could be spotted within the park. However, the Udawalawe National Park remains as one the best national parks in Sri Lanka to spot the Sri Lankan elephant. Roaming the park in herds of around 100 elephants, the park has an estimated total of 500 elephants while the high number of elephants in herds at Udawalawe is one of the major features of the national park. In addition to the mind-blowing herd of elephants, the Udawalawe National Park is also home to a great variety of birds where Raptors are a highlight. In addition to the Raptors, Sri Lankan Junglefowl, Sri Lanka Spurfowl, Sri Lanka Green Pigeon, Sri Lanka Grey Hornbill, Sri Lanka Woodshrike and Sri Lanka Swallow are some of the endemic species of birds that can be spotted. Additionally, Spot-billed Pelican, Little Cormorant, Grey Heron, Indian Pond Heron, Cattle Egret, Great Egret, Little Egret, Intermediate Egret, Painted Stork, Woolly-necked Stork, Yellow-wattled Lapwing, Green Bee-eater, Crested Tree-swift are some of the other birds at the national park. Located in the dry lands of Sri Lanka, the Udawalawe National Park consists mostly of thorny-scrubs jungles and grasslands. The Walawe river flows across the national park and the Udwalawe Reservoir is situated right at the heart of the park.
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