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Wasgamuwa National Park

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Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

i had a nice jeep safari in this park. we sow Elephants, bears,dears and hundreds of birds including peacock and migrate birds

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cptj2210
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Wasgamuwa National Park most renowned place for birds observation and for its photography. This National Park spanning over 36,900 hectares is bordered by two main rivers named Mahaweli Ganga and River Amban Ganga in east and west. The Ganga means River in Native Sinhalese language....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank DHILIP D
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Have you tried camping here? If you do you now what I am talking about. Me and my friends went camping in Wasgamuwa National Park. You need to book the lace in advance from the forest department(colombo - battaramulla). It was Rs. 2100 I think....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Ravi K
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We visited Minnereriya National Park yesterday and found it good, but congested and only saw elephants. In comparison, we were one of 3 safari jeeps at Wasgamuwa, and we saw the other jeeps briefly. We saw over 15 different species of animal, ranging from deer,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank alun f
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We decided to choose this Safari as it didn’t seem as busy as other parks in Sri Lanka, and actually, we did not see many jeeps during our evening safari which was great. Regarding wildlife, it was ok, we saw a group of elephants in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

Go early to see the things other wise the animals will disappear in to the jungle .Tigers,Elephants,Deers,Bulls,Peacocks are Mainly be seen. The camping site near the mahaweli river is a great place

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NishD
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Going on Safari was unique and wonderful. We so enjoyed the elephants. Lots of pictures were taken and also the elephants were numerous and available to see up close.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank angelarX4955XU
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We went there End of April and discovered lots of animals and almost no other visitors. We toured two hours without seeing other Jeeps. Wildlife was numerous from ibis, cormorant and junglefowl, wild buffalo, deers, elefants, warans, wild boars, peacocks, etc. Pleasant that the park...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank christianl361
Reviewed February 10, 2018

I told them that I would love to relax with them in some idyllic hotel anywhere in Sri Lanka. This gentleman walked up to me and said as you know we are very widely travelled, what is the point of going to any lovely hotel...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Thiagan D
Reviewed February 2, 2018

we went there in last month and it is raining there.not crowded as Yala, Minneriya and Udawalawa. there are few safari jeeps outside the park and we got a good driver.entrance tickets are not too expensive and one of there guide come with us to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank rajitha_wijekoon
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Response from rajitha_wijekoon | Reviewed this property |
You can come to the Mahiyanganaya by bus from Polonnaruwa or Dambulla. Then you can catch the public transport to Wasgamuwa