Udawalawa National Park
Udawalawa National Park lies on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces, in Sri Lanka. The national park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawa Reservoir on the Walawe River, as well as to protect the catchment of the reservoir. The reserve covers 30,821 hectares (119.00 sq mi) of land area. The park is 165 kilometers (103 mi) from Colombo. Udawalawa is an important habitat for water birds and Sri Lankan elephants. It is a popular tourist destination and the third most visited park in the country.
Highlights in Uduwalawa National Park
- Natural Scenery
- Wild elephants
- Birds – good birdwatching site for bird lovers
- Nature walks
and much more to explore …