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Address: off Chilaw Anuradhapura road, Sri Lanka
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Private Tour: Wilpattu National Park Safari
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Kuveni's Palace

History says that when an Indian King was sent to Sri Lanka for religious activities the head devil was women named Kuveni. The fell in love with Yakkas & married her. They had 2... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
Aruna G
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of the best wildlife park in Sri Lanka and famous for leopards. Good for bird lovers and nature lovers.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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390 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

History says that when an Indian King was sent to Sri Lanka for religious activities the head devil was women named Kuveni. The fell in love with Yakkas & married her. They had 2 children. Interesting palace inside Wilpattu National Park on the way to Kudiramale

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Thank Aruna G
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit! Excited to experience elephants in the park. Wonderful opportunity for bird watching and enjoying the scenery too. Spotted some leopard paw prints but an actual sighting escaped us this time. Worth a look!! Shame about the drunken young blokes who were fighting near the toilets. More security to deal with this please- takes away from the... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place...Far from Colombo but one of the best places to see bears and leopards.I was lucky and saw both. Definitly I recomend half a day visit

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France
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81 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

What a place on the earth... this park is just wild. The best is to go early in the morning at 6 so that you can see as many as animals. We have seen about 35 different animals including a leopard sleeping on our way. The paths are narrow and branches of the trees are often covering so be careful... More 

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California
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49 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

If you just want a quick peek at Sri Lankan wildlife, I believe Yala is an easier place to go. But if you want to see what a real jungle looks like and you have the patience to seek out the animals, Wilpattu is splendid. A half day safari is unlikely to be rewarding. Spend 3-4 days, slow down, and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Hi guys this is the best place to enjoy the wild life, and We took a full day safari and this place is full of nature, and excitement. For everyone who is willing to go their I would recommend to take a full day safari because you will guarantee you will see leopards

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Thank shiheni
Sri Lanka
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Straight away after lunch we started our safari with young experience guide who drove us through very narrow winding gravel roads in the dark jungle to get best view of wild animals. We spend whole afternoon in the jungle and we managed to catch the close view of many birds including Eagles, Peacocks and other birds. We managed to video... More 

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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Wilpattu is largest NP of Sri Lanka an it's about 131, 693 hectares and 185km from Colombo.Also park has larger number of natural lakes call 'Villu' and the largest one is "kokkariya Villu" as per my knowledge. Wlpattu NP also rich with flora & fauna.You can see Elephants,Leopards,Sloth bear,Samber deer,Spotted deer,Barkin deer,Mouse deer,Jackal,Mongoose,Crocodiles,Many kind of water birds,owls..etc.Park has Seven bungalows,one... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Whilst the park's main attraction is leopards, it was the raptors that were amazing. Many of them were simply unfazed by our jeep and we were able to get up close. Similarly, peacocks and jungle fowl too, were easy to get close to. There wasn't much happening in the heat of the afternoon, and we chose to do early morning... More 

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