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Udawalawa Safari

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Opens in 20 min: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Best Safari guide ever - Lahiru Prasad

Had the most fantastic tour with Lahiru Prasad. As promised we saw over 20 elephants and most... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sean W
via mobile
Great Safari!

The safari was very big. 3-4 hours trip was not enough to see all animals. But we managed to see... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
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Explore the finest and most luxurious wildlife splendours of Sri Lanka, in its untamed glory, with a stirring Sri Lanka Safari Ride. Experience a seamless adventure designed to make sure every angle is unique and each moment is personalized...more
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Thanamalvila Road | Kottawatta Village, Uda Walawe National Park 70190, Sri Lanka
+94 77 352 4876
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the most fantastic tour with Lahiru Prasad. As promised we saw over 20 elephants and most instances we were the only jeep there as he don't take the standard route all other tour take. We even managed to get up close and personal with...More

Thank Sean W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The safari was very big. 3-4 hours trip was not enough to see all animals. But we managed to see all main attraction animal of the safari(elephant, peacock, hawk, macaque, crocodiles, tortoise except leopard ). The price was rs5,000/pax including the safari jeep for a...More

Thank kimif1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fabulous time spent here with great driver and spotter We saw loads here and highly recommend Definitely come back

Thank rob202
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a trip with Lahiru via another recommendation on trip advisor and we were not disappointed. He arranged for a driver to collect us from our hotel in Tangalle and take us to the park. So grateful that we did not go around the...More

Thank north999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arranged the safari with Lahiru and it was superb. We saw so many different animals which we would have missed without our funtastic tourguide. Lahiru and his driver took us on a lonesome trip around the udawalawa Nationalpark which gave us a fealing of...More

Thank Imke W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was nice to see, but nothing to cant live without. We had 3,5hour trip and was way enough for us (bumpy roads). We saw elephants, crocodiles, water buffalo and plenty of birds and lizzards. Unfortunatelly you everywhere see how big business the park is and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having read the reviews, I booked my safari weeks in advance to ensure Lahiru was my guide on the safari. The safari is great! Spotted elephants, crocodiles, buffalo, eagles and chameleons to name a few. Lahirus ability to spot animals (even the camouflaged ones)is brilliant!...More

Thank syedchoudhury1405
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was over rated, it was nice to see but i excpected more, it waas very expensive, i paid 70 us dollars, plus the safari driver asked me for a tip and the Guide too, The guide was not good enough, i had to force...More

Thank Georgico2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best time to visit this place either first thing in the morning or after 3pm, month of August not the best time to visit due to lack of rain. Not many elephants seen this time,but would recommend this place.

Thank Quality_Matters76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time here. 2 Adults and our 2 year old son. We traveled from Ahungalla so it was 3 hour drive there and back. It was a long day and wont not do the travel again. We seen lots of Elephants, some...More

Thank michaelatkinson111
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July 13, 2018|
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Response from Nuwanthi89 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Well for a lot of elephants then Yala national park. But then you can witness a variety at Udawalawa. You won't be disappointed at Udawala. 😇
April 16, 2018|
Response from Binupa T |
Hi Manashi_G, As of now, the weather in Kandy is bright and sunny as well as a bit humid. In Colombo and Udawalawe, you can expect thunderstorms in the evening from 4.00 PM. However, it isn't raining or drizzling throughout... More