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Getting from arugam bay to uduwale national park

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Getting from arugam bay to uduwale national park

We are in Arugam bay and want to go by bus or share transport to uduwale national park before heading to the south coast. Does anyone have any advice on how to get there by bus or wish to share a van or taxi to make it cheaper? Kerryn and Steve

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1. Re: Getting from arugam bay to uduwale national park

You can get on bus from arugambay to monaragala. After get on Monaragara - matara bus and get down thanamalwila. thanamalwila to udawalawe 30 miniuts by tuk tuk.

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2. Re: Getting from arugam bay to uduwale national park

Thank you for that. We are heading to udawele to ajith bungalow no 17 Ekamuthugama, 5 mile post on Thanamalwila Rd. I heard that the touts are particularly bad when you get off the bus. How many busses are there daily and if only a few would you have any idea of the times as we can then get Ajith to meet us.

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3. Re: Getting from arugam bay to uduwale national park

Hi there,

Possibly tout reserve nextdoor to the nature reserve yes ;-)

To add: there's a few daily buses Monaragala - Thanamalwila - Udu Walawe - Ratnapura - Colombo, SLTB; and possibly also some other buses Thanamalwila - Udu Walawe, so not always necessary to do last miles by tuktuk. Just see once in Monaragala whether you need to pick a Matara bus (maybe 1 x per hour upto 3-4 PM) or can get a direct one, in that case leave Pottuvil 7-8 AM for a chance for these SLTB buses.

Travel times: Pottuvil-Monaragala 1:30-2 hours, Monaragala-Udu Walawe 3:30 to 4 hours (assuming direct bus).

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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