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Udawalawe National Park

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This park is home to several hundred elephants and other rare plants and wildlife.more
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Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Today we visited the park with our tour guide, Lahiru ( lahiru.jpdk@gmail.com ). The whole morning was incredible. He was so knowledgable and managed to spot some really distant packs of animals. There were many many people at the park and often we found 10/15...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had two visits and enjoyed them both. The size of the park means that can get away from other jeeps which therefore gives a feeling of genuinely being on safari rather than just in a park. There was a lot to see. Elephants of...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took a private and very reasonably-priced 4-hour safari through our hotel right by the park, Silent Bungalow. We got to the park around 2 and left at 6 p.m. (closing time), which was perfect because it’s the time during te day when everything is...More

Thank Christopher K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have organised the taxi transfer from Tangalle to Udawalawe, the safari and the taxi transfer from Udawalawe to Ella via Lahiru. For the transfers, which worked both very well, we paid 13,000 LKR which seemed to be fair based on comparison with other offers....More

Thank aroundtheworld146
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow! Herds of Elephants..think its the best place to see Elephants. beautiful scenery. if your a photographer, I, sure you'll go absolutely wild. so get those cameras ready!

Thank glendarasacal
Reviewed 4 days ago

We decided to go on the morning '4 hours safari tour' and booked 'udawalawe safari fun' guides, after following their web. $85 for both of us. He is a experienced driver & shown us lots of elephants. he served us free bottles of water &...More

Thank jennyflatoue1989
Reviewed 5 days ago

Super safari at Uda Walawe guided by Lahiru. We saw lots of elephants and baby elephants up close - so close that they were almost in the truck with us! Also saw peacocks, herons, chameleons, buffalo, crocodiles, a snake and colourful birds. Lahiru had a...More

Thank Roverthecat
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As a wildlife lover this ticked a major life dream for me. Elephants in the wild. We saw some even before we were in the park, by the fence..an issue is keeping them in apparently. In the park we had a 4x4 to,ourselves and the...More

Thank tav27
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We first contracted Lahiru prior to our visit through email (lahiru.jpdk@gmail.com). Lahiru was very accommodating to all our requests and he even picked us from our hotel in Udawalawe. We did the evening safari and Lahiru was very knowledgable and passionate about the wildlife in...More

Thank kaneson
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great 3 hour session in the National Park, with a great guide (sorted by our driver). Saw loads of elephants - some up really closely, and crocodiles, water buffalo, peacocks, and loads of birds. Great late afternoon adventure. Recommended

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Ingrid P
September 8, 2018|
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Response from mall f | Property representative |
If your looking for a Udawalawe tour. You can book the tour by below by udawalawetrails website. Thank you.
July 20, 2018|
Response from mall f | Property representative |
Morning and afternoon both time is good these days and no rain
July 14, 2018|
Response from Debbie G | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure is the answer. We did our Safari at 3pm well we were met outside our hotel at 3pm. Along the main road leading up to the Safari Park there was lots of Safari Jeeps parked up. Our driver actually arranged our... More