- Standard tents (Coleman tents from the USA) with Standard Package and spacious tents (14 x 8 x 9) with Luxury Package.
- Mattresses, pillows and clean linen.
- Meals on full board, a limited chilled beer with B.B.Q dinner (Three-course).
- Park entrance tickets.
- Two safaris on the one-night package.
- Experienced Tour guide.
- Separate washrooms.
Near 37,000 hectares of untouched wilderness, Wasgamuwa is one of Sri Lanka’s most well preserved National Parks, offering a unique wildlife experience for any enthusiast or a general traveler seeking an escape into the wild. Situated between the Matale and Polonnaruwa districts, at an expanse of 225 kilometers from the capital city of Colombo, this forest experiences rainfall of 1650mm – 2150mm each year. The Park is bordered by the Amban River, Mahaweli River, Wasgamuwa Village and the Kalu Ganga (River) in the North, East, South, and West and was declared a National Park in the year 1984. According to the census report in 2011, there are over 360 Elephants in Wasgamuwa. Being a Dry Zone Park, the Wasgamuwa National Park is home to over 150 floral species, many of them endemic. The park also houses 23 species of mammals and over 140 species of birds and a number of reptile species as well. The park is known for its hordes of elephants that you may see especially in the evenings. The Marsh Elephant is a subspecies that can only be seen near the Mahaveli River. You may also get to see two of the endemic monkey species found in Sri Lanka, or water buffalo, or even the rare sloth bear or golden palm civet. Some of the bird species that you may see are the endemic red-faced malkoha and the Sri Lankan jungle fowl. You could also catch an elusive look at colorful peafowl, painted stork, black-headed ibis or even a Sri Lankan frogmouth.
There are many reptiles you may see on the banks of water bodies, such as the Mugger Crocodile or water monitors. There are quite a few species of skinks, lizards, and snakes as well. There are around 50 species of butterflies in Wasgamuwe Park that may interest butterfly enthusiasts. Eight of these species are endemic. Anyone visiting Wasgamuwa National Park will experience wildlife safaris that will surely make their stay something memorable and unique. Given a choice between standard camping, the options available are designed to suit almost any type of wildlife enthusiast or visitor. With a choice of two safari sessions that are available for the 1 Night 2 Days, the Wasgamuwa National Park wildlife safari and camping tours cater to the visitor’s needs, either providing an all-out experience of the entire park, or the must-experience 1-day tour that will cover most of the park’s features and must-see locations.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Personal effects for Warm/Windy/Rainy conditions should be carried by clients.
- Insect repellent, sunblock, etc. are recommended.
- Special dietary requirements should be notified in advance.
- Standard tents. (Coleman Tents from the USA), with Separate washrooms.
- Mattresses, pillows and clean linen.
- Full board meals (Late arrivals do to extend to accommodate lunch on the following day).
- Limited cool beer with B.B.Q dinner (Three-course).
- Park entrance tickets & Tour Guide.
- Two safari sessions.
- Gratuities (Optional).
- Expenses of Personal Nature.
Park Gate of Wasgamuwa National Park, wasgamuwaGet Directions
Terms and Conditions
Cancellation, No Show and Refund Policy Cancellation must be in writing and sent by you/your travel agent who made the booking. Cancellations take effect from the date the written notice is received. No refund in full or in part will be given for unutilized services in the package(s) once you commence using the product or service. • Up to 21 days before the Tour starts – Fixed processing fee of USD 30.00 and the balance will be refunded. In case of a refund to be made via an international bank transfer, all bank fees to be borne by the guest. A refund to the credit card is subject to above processing fee only. • Less than 21 days and in case of “No Show” – No Refunds. • No refunds will be entertained under whatsoever condition once the guest arrives in Sri Lanka. • We reserve the right to cancel your holiday because of unforeseen circumstances.