Wilpattu National Park is a recreation center situated in the Northwest dry zone of the island of Sri Lanka. The recreation center is found 30 km west Anuradhapura, 26 km north of Puttalam and roughly 180 km north of the capital Colombo. The recreation center is 131, 693 hectares and reaches from 0 to 152 meters above ocean level. About sixty lakes (Willu) and tanks are discovered spread all through Wilpattu. Wilpattu is the biggest and one of the most seasoned National Parks in Sri Lanka. Wilpattu is among the top national parks widely acclaimed for its panther (Panthera pardus kotiya) population.
What you can do in Wilpattu?
Guided Safari Game Drives in Wilpattu
Wilpattu is one of most beautiful national parks of Sri Lanka .it has a thick jungle and vast amount of lakes.Puttalam and Anuradhapura are the closest towns . the best places to view wildlife is between the waterholes where you can set on a jeep safari to witness three out of Sri Lankas big four, the Leopard, Sloth bear and Elephant. Birders from every nook and corner of the world visit Wilpattu because wilpattu has endemic varieties of birds.
Safari Camping in Wilpattu
In Wilpattu there is a good network of gravel roads. There is a unique complex of over 50 wetlands like “everglades” called “Villu”. That is the most prominent feature of the national park jungle. The campsite is on the border of the Wilpattu National Park. It is just 5 minutes away from the park. It is an ideal place for an early morning safari before the crowds come in. Being so close to the park lets you enjoy the jungle experience even from the privacy of your tent It’s your home in the wilds. The visitor can enjoy a meal prepared in the kitchen in the wild. A well experienced naturalist will make your wild-life dream in Sri Lanka a reality.
Tented Safari Camping in Wilpattu
You can spend a night to make your wild life more enjoyable. After roaming in the jungle whole day the visitor return to the camp and take a dip in a nearby lake. After returning to the camp you can e
Return to the camp and take a dip in a nearby lake and sip a cool beer at the verandah of the camp. While to last rays of suns disappear over the forest enjoy a scrumptious B.B.Q at near a roaring campfire under sky full of stars.