Sri Lanka National Parks holidays are a delight for nature lovers. For just a small nation, the volume of breathtaking landscapes and wildlife is staggering. From the lush forests of Yala National Park to the rolling plains of Gal Oya National Park there is a landscape to inspire every traveller. We offer holidays in three of Sri Lanka’s best national parks, and each of them is home to a treasure-trove of natural delights.
Yala National Park
The landscape of Yala National Park is almost as varied as its collection of wildlife. Yala has a huge area of forest and borders on the Indian Ocean, creating numerous natural pools and lagoons. The shifting landscape is home to leopards and crocodiles, as well as hundreds of bird species.
Udawalawe National Park
A dream for conservationists looking for an eco-friendly getaway, Udawalawe National Park was built to provide a sanctuary for animals affected by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir. Its majestic landscape is home to a massive population of regal elephants.
Gal Oya National Park
Centred around the stunning Senanayake Samudra lake, this is the perfect place for an animal-spotting safari. Gal Oya National Park is home to 32 species of mammal including leopard, macaque, sloth bear, water buffalo and deer.
From the plush comfort of a private chalet to a one-of-a-kind luxury tented camp, all of our accommodation options have in one thing in common – they are the perfect starting point for an unforgettable safari. Our Travel Specialists can tailor-make every aspect of your Sri Lanka National Parks holiday. Call today to start planning your next holiday in Sri Lanka.
Where to go in Sri Lanka National Parks
Located by the border of the Yala National Park, Cinnamon Wild is a superb game lodge home to 66 chalets. Yala National Park stretches over 979 square kilometres of land and has one of the highest leopard densities in the whole world and is also inhabited by many mammals including big game. Cinnamon Wild has 6 beach chalets and 60 jungle chalets decorated with vintage pieces and offering a rustic-...
Gal Oya Lodge is nestled comfortably within 20 acres of private idyllic forest and shares its home with incredible vistas and rare indigenous species like the soaring white-bellied sea eagle and beautiful Asian elephants. The lodge makes itself the ultimate escape for wildlife and nature enthusiasts by having the positioning of the stunning natural life that shares its forest home as the top prior...
Set in a secluded corner of Sri Lanka's south coast and engulfed by acres of unspoilt, rolling wilderness, Uga Chena Huts is a fantastic balance of off-the-beaten-track location and high-end hotel comfort. Accommodation comprises just 14 guest cabins, which are 'huts' in name only! Domed exteriors are thatched with local materials and barely interupt the landscape, while within you'll find a lux...
Did you know Sri Lanka is home to the world's highest concentration of leopards? At Noel Rodrigo’s Leopard Safaris you'll benefit from the expert guidance of experienced, trained naturalists who will help you spot not only these majestic big cats, but elephants, buffalo, deer, monkeys and more! Set in two equally appealing locations in Sri Lanka's national parks - Yala and Wilpattu - you will be...
Nestled among five acres of lush, Sri Lankan greenery and just next door to the beautiful Udawalawe Reservoir, Kalu’s Hideaway offers a warm welcome, great service and ample comfort for visitors wishing to explore Udawalawe National Park. The variety and abundance of wildlife here is truly breathtaking and it's an amazing location for a spot of elephant-watching! Waking up in your well-appointe...
The latest addition to Resplendent Ceylon’s portfolio, Wild Coast Tented Lodge brings luxury to the fascinating wilderness of Yala, on Sri Lanka’s southern coast. This is a safari camp, but not as you know it. Tents are actually Cocoon Suites, offering four-poster beds, tall ceilings and double-glazed windows for gazing out at the lush jungle surrounds. Air-conditioning, hot running water, Wi-Fi a...
Any holiday to Sri Lanka is bound to be packed with incredible natural wonder, and a stay at this beautiful resort is the perfect place to enjoy all that this tropical island has to offer. Guests at Grand Udawalawe truly feel immersed in nature, with muted colours and hand-crafted wooden furnishings designed to reflect the local environment on display throughout the resort. The property itself is ...
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