The Full Day Wilpaththu National Park Safari is an exhilarating adventure that immerses visitors in Sri Lanka’s largest national park. Led by a private guide, participants can explore the park’s diverse ecosystem and encounter a wide range of wildlife, including leopards, sloth bears, and crocodiles.
With convenient hotel pick-up, transportation, refreshments, and meals included, this all-inclusive package provides a comprehensive understanding of the local flora and fauna.
Prepare for an unforgettable safari experience that will leave you in awe of Sri Lanka’s natural beauty.
Good To Know
- Wilpaththu National Park is the largest national park in Sri Lanka and offers a full-day safari experience.
- The park has the second-highest leopard density in Sri Lanka, making it a great destination for wildlife enthusiasts.
- Along With leopards, visitors can also spot other wildlife such as sloth bears, crocodiles, and spotted deer.
- The safari includes hotel pick-up and drop-off, transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle, refreshments, packed breakfast and lunch, entrance fees, and all government taxes.
Overview of Wilpaththu National Park
Wilpaththu National Park’s diverse ecosystem and abundant wildlife make it a popular destination for nature enthusiasts.
With a history dating back to over 2,000 years, this park holds significant cultural and archaeological value. It’s believed to have been a royal hunting ground during ancient times.
Despite facing challenges such as deforestation and poaching, Wilpaththu has seen remarkable conservation efforts in recent years. The park now spans over 1,300 square kilometers, providing a safe haven for a variety of species.
These conservation efforts have allowed the park to flourish, attracting visitors from around the world who come to witness its natural beauty and learn about its rich history. From the majestic leopards to the elusive sloth bears, Wilpaththu National Park offers an unforgettable adventure for those seeking to connect with nature and explore its history.
Wildlife and Safari Highlights
Visitors to the full-day Wilpaththu National Park safari can expect to encounter a diverse array of wildlife and experience thrilling safari highlights. The park is known for its high leopard density, making it a prime location for leopard conservation efforts. Along With leopards, safari-goers may also spot other fascinating animals such as sloth bears, crocodiles, and spotted deer. To capture the incredible moments, safari photography techniques can be employed to ensure stunning shots of these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. The table below provides a glimpse of the wildlife that can be seen during the safari:
|Leopards||Spot these elusive big cats in their natural habitat|
|Sloth Bears||Observe these unique and slow-moving creatures|
|Crocodiles||Witness the power and stealth of these reptiles|
|Spotted Deer||Admire the beauty of these elegant and agile creatures|
Embarking on this safari promises an unforgettable adventure filled with incredible wildlife sightings and the opportunity to contribute to leopard conservation efforts.
Inclusions and Services Provided
The safari package includes a range of inclusions and services to ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience for participants. Here’s what to expect on the safari and some tips for a successful safari experience:
Hotel pick up and drop off: The package includes convenient transportation to and from most closely located hotels in Negombo, so you don’t have to worry about arranging your own transportation.
Air-conditioned vehicle: You’ll travel in comfort and style in an air-conditioned vehicle, ensuring a pleasant journey to the national park.
Refreshments and water bottles: Stay hydrated and energized during the safari with complimentary refreshments and water bottles provided throughout the day.
Packed breakfast and lunch: Enjoy a delicious breakfast and lunch during the safari, so you can refuel and stay energized while exploring the park.
With these inclusions and services, you can expect a hassle-free and memorable safari experience in Wilpaththu National Park. Remember to wear comfortable attire, bring your valid passport for entering the park, and be ready at the hotel lobby 15 minutes before the pick-up time.
Meeting and Pickup Details
Participants of the Full Day Wilpaththu National Park Safari will be provided with meeting and pickup details for a convenient and seamless start to their safari experience. The pickup locations will be from the closely located hotels in Negombo.
The start time for the safari is scheduled for 04:00 AM. To ensure a smooth departure, participants are advised to be ready at the hotel lobby 15 minutes before the pick-up time.
From there, they’ll be transported in an air-conditioned vehicle to Wilpaththu National Park, where their exciting adventure will begin.
The pickup and drop off service give you maximum comfort and convenience to all participants, allowing them to fully enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the park.
Additional Information and Requirements
To ensure a smooth and enjoyable safari experience, it’s important for all participants to come prepared with valid passports for entering the national park.
Here are some additional information and requirements to consider:
- Infants must sit on laps during the safari.
- Comfortable attire is recommended for the safari.
- It isn’t recommended for travelers with back problems or pregnant travelers.
- Participants shouldn’t have any heart problems or other serious medical conditions.
These guidelines are in place to prioritize the safety and comfort of all participants. By following these requirements, everyone can fully enjoy the adventure and beauty of Wilpaththu National Park.
Cancellation Policy and Pricing
Cancellation Policy and Pricing for the Full Day Wilpaththu National Park Safari (All Inclusive) can be found below.
If you need to cancel your safari experience, you can do so up to 24 hours in advance and receive a full refund. However, if you cancel less than 24 hours before the start time, no refund will be provided. It’s important to note that any changes made less than 24 hours before the start time won’t be accepted. The cutoff times for cancellation are based on the local time of the experience.
In the event of poor weather conditions, the safari may be canceled, and you’ll be given the option to choose a different date or receive a full refund.
The price for the safari starts from €189.52 and may vary depending on the size of your group. So gather your friends or family and embark on an unforgettable adventure in Wilpaththu National Park!
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is the Best Time of Year to Visit Wilpaththu National Park for a Safari?
The best time to visit Wilpaththu National Park for a safari is during the dry season, from May to September. The weather conditions are ideal, with less rainfall and better visibility for spotting wildlife.
Are There Any Restrictions on Photography During the Safari?
During the safari, there are no specific restrictions on photography. However, it is important to be mindful of the impact photography can have on wildlife. Respect their space and avoid causing any disturbances.
Is There a Maximum Number of Participants Allowed on the Safari?
Yes, there is a maximum number of participants allowed on the safari. The safari can accommodate a certain number of people to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Plus, there may be age restrictions for certain activities during the safari.
Are There Any Age Restrictions for Participating in the Safari?
There are no age restrictions for participating in the safari. People of all ages can join the adventure and explore the Wilpaththu National Park, spotting wildlife and learning about the local ecosystem.
What Is the Duration of the Safari Experience at Wilpaththu National Park?
The duration of the safari experience at Wilpaththu National Park varies depending on the tour package chosen. It can range from a half-day to a full-day adventure, allowing visitors to explore the park’s diverse wildlife and stunning landscapes.
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The Sum Up
Set out on a thrilling adventure in Sri Lanka’s magnificent Wilpaththu National Park with the Full Day Wilpaththu National Park Safari.
This all-inclusive package offers an immersive wildlife experience, complete with a private guide, comfortable transportation, delicious meals, and stunning encounters with a variety of animals.
From the elusive leopard to the majestic crocodile, this safari promises an unforgettable journey through nature’s wonders.
Don’t miss the chance to explore this diverse ecosystem and create lifelong memories in the heart of Sri Lanka.