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Udawalawa Safari

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Thanamalvila Road | Kottawatta Village, Uda Walawe National Park 70190, Sri Lanka
+94 77 352 4876
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5* Sri Lankan Safari with Bhathiya tours

Once again, had an amazing day thanks to bhathiyatours@hotmail.com. Barti was the perfect host... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chris2112
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Hot afternoon

The area is quite scenic for a ride. We went during early afternoon though so didn’t see a lot of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Christie L
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Explore the finest and most luxurious wildlife splendours of Sri Lanka, in its untamed glory, with a stirring Sri Lanka Safari Ride. Experience a seamless adventure designed to make sure every angle is unique and each moment is personalized. Offering you world class Sri Lanka Safari Services, with ultimate comfort and elegance, at Lakpura we tailor-made Sri Lanka Safari Experiences for nature enthusiasts, bird lovers, outdoor adventurers, and everyone in between- providing you with an exceptional Safari Experience in Sri Lanka ,which can melt your stress away and enchant you with the spell of the pristine wilderness. Our highly trained safari drivers who are dedicated do surpass every single guest’s expectation, equipped with standard jeeps and high-quality recovery equipment, offers you the best sightseeing vacation experience on the island, for the best price. Plan your Sri Lanka Safari with us and enjoy a myriad of opportunities.
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“national park” (27 reviews)
“water buffalo” (25 reviews)
“sri lanka” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Thanamalvila Road | Kottawatta Village, Uda Walawe National Park 70190, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 352 4876
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Once again, had an amazing day thanks to bhathiyatours@hotmail.com. Barti was the perfect host again as he escorted us to the Udawalawe National Park for an unforgettable day’s Safari. The long drive from the Riu Sri Lanka in Ahungalla where my wife and I were...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The area is quite scenic for a ride. We went during early afternoon though so didn’t see a lot of animals out. There were the odd 1 to 3 elephants feeding but no big herds. If you wish to see bigger herds, aim for morning...More

Thank Christie L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first time to safari. Woke up 5am to come here so to witness many animals like elephants, buffaloes , deer, Fox, birds and crocodile! We luck to have a dedicated safari Jeep guide - Tharangh who is knowledgeable and patience. He can...More

Thank Tai Sheng G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having safaried in Kenya, this was not the ultimate safari. But it was very good! We saw elephants up close, crocodiles and lots of beautiful birds.

Thank harry w
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome safari in udawalawa. Adventurous on bumpy roads. Saw lots of animals not just elephants. If anyone wants to see a diversity, they should go to udawalawa national park. Everybody loved the safari.

1  Thank Nuwanthi89
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had high expectations for the park and they were definitely met, we saw many different types of wildlife and loads of elephants and even some leopard footprints! Our tour guide was Lahiru Prasad who we can’t recommend enough he didn’t rush the safari and...More

Thank kerryanne249
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Not so good as the Uda Walawe National Park but even so we saw some different animals. Unfortunately no Leopards or Elephants today and the roads were very bumpy.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This national park may be smaller than Yala and a lot less touristy but the concentration of elephant is far greater. The drivers repost the park, the animals, the Tourists and each other. It was so nice to see this park and the roads were...More

1  Thank Bigred62_50
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing safari experience in Udawalawa and saw such a variety of animals. Being from South Africa we assumed we were safari pro's but our guide Lahiru (+94714836490) really taught us a lot and was an.amazomg guide. He even translated into Dutch and...More

Thank Kyle-Matthew D
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Get up early, get a driver who can speak understandable english and who knows something about the park! Then it can be a memorable adventure for the whole family! :)

Thank Pontusohm
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Manashi_G
17 April 2018|
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Response from Binupa T |
Hi Manashi_G, As of now, the weather in Kandy is bright and sunny as well as a bit humid. In Colombo and Udawalawe, you can expect thunderstorms in the evening from 4.00 PM. However, it isn't raining or drizzling throughout... More
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Manashi_G
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Response from Denise W | Reviewed this property |
Very safe for travelling in Toilets available before you go in the reserve
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HBoynes
4 February 2018|
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Response from Denise W | Reviewed this property |
Hi we did 3 hours and we saw lots of groups of elephants
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