Wildlife

Sri Lanka, the exotic land of mesmeric natural wonders, displays a rich variety of tourist attractions including wildlife and a long tradition of conservation. Sri Lanka is home to multiple national parks that consist of varieties of elephants, leopards, sloth bears, wild boar, porcupines, sandbur, deer, monkeys, wild buffalo, ant-eaters, civet cats, jackals, mongoose, loris (unique to Sri Lanka), several varieties of lizards, squirrels, reptiles, amphibians and a whole host of bird life. Each park is unique and has its own geographical features and climatic conditions to blow the travellers away. Wildlife Safaris to these national parks and having an adventurous ride in the open jeeps would definitely bring excitement and amusement to the travellers.

Yala National Park in Sri Lanka

This is Sri Lanka’s most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. This is situated at the south east part of Sri Lanka spanning to 979 sq. km and 300km away from Colombo. The park is well renowned for its wildlife conservations, especially the conservation of Sri Lankan Elephants, aquatic birds and beach coast line with magnificent coral reefs. Yala National Park is also home to a large number of important cultural ruins from the ancient Sri Lankan civilizations where some of them date back to more than a thousand years and show a high level of cultural development.

Wildlife Safari in Sri Lanka

Arranging a wildlife safari in Sri Lanka is another popular feature of Sri Lanka tourism. Similarly going on a wildlife tour to Yala National Park from Arugam Bay is one of the greatest excursions that travellers could cherish forever. There are a number of land rovers available in Arugam Bay which could be hired.