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“Lots of Elephants” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park
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Owner description: This park is home to several hundred elephants and other rare plants and wildlife.
London
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Lots of Elephants”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

Nice park with lots of elephants and quite a few buffalo.We also saw lots of birds and a few boar. The park is worth a visit for the elephant.

Visited May 2013
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Visit Udawalawe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2013

Immerse yourself and indulge in all the exotic and exciting pleasures nature can offer you



with a visit to one of the most popular and most visited wildlife sanctuaries in the Pearl of



the Indian Ocean - the Udawalawe National Park. From attractively colourful birds to the



dangerous yet elusive Sri Lankan leopard, the Udawalawe Wildlife Sanctuary and National



Park will, without any doubt, amaze you with every single step you take in the lush plains of



the park.



Reachable within a four hour drive from Colombo, the Udawalawe Park covers an area of



over 30,000 hectares and safeguards numerous rare and endemic creatures along with varying



species of flora. Enjoy breath-taking and thrilling safari tours and camping nights where



you can rise up to the pleasing tune of the birds and the glorious sunrises. The climate and



weather is perfect throughout the year and the unique accommodation and related facilities



will enthral you during your stay at the Udawalawe National Park.

Visited January 2013
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2013

Great for budget safaris - we drove through this on our way home from Kataragama. Saw some wonderful rock, mountain and water views in addition to some wild elephants and water buffalo. Highly recommended.

Visited May 2013
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USA
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“Herds of Elephants”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

This was a marvellous safari into the national park. The jeep contained just us two, the driver and our guide and was an experience in itself, The best part was the elephants. We saw over 25 including young bulls and family groups.

Visited May 2013
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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Wonderful park without the Yala crowds”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2013

Yala National Park is increasingly crowded and overrun with tourists and a visit to Udawalawe is always a breath of fresh air since it is generally empty. This beautiful jungle area looks north to the mountains of Sri Lanka's escarpment including Horton Plains and World's End. It is home to huge herds of elephants who have plenty of space in which to roam. Well worth a visit.

Visited May 2013
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