- Uda Walawe National Park -

Stratification:

Dry Monsoon forest

 

Size:

30,821 Ha

 

Status:

National Park

 

Altitude:

100-400 m to the top of Ulgala which is the highest point at Udawalawe Park.

 

Temperature:

Mean day & night temperature are 29 & 24 degrees centigrade respectively. the mean annual rain fall and temperature are in the range of 1524 mm to 32 C respectively. After the dry season which prevails from February to April, the southwest monsoon is welcome during the month of May. this Udawalawe national park spans over 30,821 ha.

 

Annual Rainfall:

Mean annual rainfall is about 1520mm

 

Best time of year to visit:

All year round park, November to March migrant birds can be observed.

 

Optimum duration of stay:

1-3 nights

 

Accommodation Options:

Park bungalow, Out side hotels near the park, Camping with Us. We are happy to discuss with you about arrange Camping for you. .

 

Highlights:

Guaranteed sightings of Asian Elephants all year round. One of the best places to see Raptors in Sri Lanka and especially good during the migrant season (Nov to March). Excellent for Photography.

 

Flora & Fauna of Udawalawe-

The park is mainly thorny-shrub jungle with grasslands. The savannah grasslands are dominated by Mana, Illuk and pohon. There are remnants of the Teak plantations that were planted during the time the Udawalawe Reservoir was built. In the riverine forest Kumbuk and the endemic mandorang trees are dominant.

 

The Sri Lankan Sloth Bear (Melursus ursinus inornatus) is a subspecies of the Sloth Bear. It is found mainly in lowland dry forests in the Island of Sri Lanka.

 

The Sri Lankan Sloth Bear is omnivorous. It feeds on nuts, berries, and roots, as well as carrion and meat. One of its main staples is insects, which it removes from rotting stumps and trees with its long, hairless snout and its naked lips. It rarely kills animals. This bear also likes honey.

 

 

Bungalows at Udawalawa National Park

 

 

Gonawiddagala Bungalow

 

Distance from Park Entrance:-11 km

 

Facility Available:- Two double bed rooms with attached bath rooms and common sleeping Area.

          Accommodation for twelve people including two children.

 

 

 

Thibiriyamankada Bungalow

 

Distance from Park Entrance:-15 km

 

Facility Available:- Two double bed rooms with attached bath rooms and common sleeping Area.

          Accommodation for twelve people including two children.

 

 

 

Seenuggala Bungalow

 

Distance from Park Entrance:-12 km

 

Facility Available:- One double bed room with attached bath room and common sleeping Area.

          Accommodation for twelve people including two children.

 

 

 

Pokunuthenna Bungalow

 

Distance from Park Entrance:-26 km

 

Facility Available:- Four double bed rooms with attached bath rooms and common sleeping Area.

          Accommodation for twelve  people including two children.

 

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