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Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka.The park covers 979 square kilometres (378 sq mi) and is located about 300 kilometres (190 mi) from Colombo. Yala harbours 215 bird species including six endemic species of Sri Lanka. The number of mammals that has been recorded from the park is 44, and it has one of the highest leopard densities in the world.
If you are going to enter to Yala National Park using the Katagamuwa entrance ,There is a one other place have to visit called KIRI VEHERA Temple. Kiri Vehera is an ancient stupa situated in Kataragama, Sri Lanka. This stupa probably dates back to the 6th century BC and is believed to be built by King Mahasena, a regional ruler of Kataragama area.
Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 kilometres east of Colombo and 72 kilometres north of Kandy.
Located approximately 30 km from the Matale town, when travelling on Matale – LaggalaPallegama road, rather windy with quite a few hairpins turns but in good condition, offers great views all around with a mini worlds end.
Located in the north central province of Sri Lanka, Minneriya National Park attracts a large number of visitors because of wild elephants gathering on the grass fields. Elephants have become a significant part of the park as there are over 700 wild elephants that dwell within the premises.