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Private Tour: Kaudulla National Park Safari

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USD 45.00
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    What to Expect
    Book a morning or afternoon safari and meet your driver-guide at the Kaudulla entrance. Alternatively, if your accommodation lies within a 3-mile (5-kilometer) radius of the entrance, enjoy a pickup and transfer to the gate.

Then, head inside (own expense), board your private 4x4, and set off along the unmade tracks. Consisting of forest scrub, grasslands and reservoirs, Kaudalla draws many species and is ranked an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area by BirdLife International.

Look for wildlife including the elusive slender loris, sloth bear, and spotted chevrotain (deer), together with wild boar, sambar deer, and axis deer, including rare albino axis  — the latter thought to frequent the park following the recent discovery of an orphaned calf here.

    Elephants are regular visitors, especially during evenings and September and October when they come here for water, and the reservoir waters attract fish, reptiles, and up to 150 bird species. Observe the watersides and perhaps see Indian black and flap-shelled turtles, Mozambique tilapia fish, and birds like spot-billed pelicans and lesser adjutants.

    Your 3-hour safari ends at the gate or with a drop-off at hotels within the 3-mile (5-kilometer) radius.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Gates of Kaudualla National Park.
    If you are staying within a 5km radius of the entrance gate, you can arrange free pickup from your hotel.
    Address: Park gate, Kaudulla National Park, Kaudulla
    Dates: Daily
    Return point: Returns to original departure point
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Private Safari Jeep.
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off if outside of 5km of park entrance gate
    • Entrance fees for Jeep-only bookings (entrance fees to be paid in cash)
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Price is fixed per vehicle
    • A maximum of 6 people per vehicle
    • Please Advise which safari would you like to go on when you making the booking.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Reviews (5)
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    Reviewed 3 December 2018

    Great afternoon. Saw150 elephants close up. Driver was very good. Would recommend this as a great activity.More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Washo B
    Binupa T, Public Relations Manager at Lakpura LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

    J18333 Thank you so much for taking your time to share an insightful review of your safari experience and our service. We are thrilled to hear the lasting impression the experience has left on you, Your wonderful comments and positive feedback is a great incentive...More

    Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

    I am delighted to say that you offer one of the best service during my visit to Sri Lanka. The driver Sumit was good, our communication per WhatsApp was very quick and comfortable. Payment through the web per Pay pal was also very convenient. We...More

    Thank _F1633FH
    Binupa T, Public Relations Manager at Lakpura LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

    J18341 Thank you so much for taking your time to share an insightful review of your experience and our service. It was an immense pleasure to have arranged your safari tour to Kaudulla National Park. We are thrilled to hear the lasting impression the experience...More

    Reviewed 4 January 2018

    Very much enjoyed our safari with Lakpura LLC! They gave us great advice as to which park to visit for the highest chances of seeing elephants - and we saw hundreds! Our driver was professional and on time, and we so loved bouncing around with...More

    Date of experience: November 2017
    9  Thank thefivefoottraveler
    Reviewed 7 November 2017

    Although the gathering was already over, we called Lakpura to ask if it is still possible to see elephants. They gave us advice to what park to go and at what time. And indeed, we still saw 70 elephants! The driver was kind and picked...More

    Date of experience: November 2017
    1  Thank Cheyenne S
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