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Udawalawe National Park

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This park is home to several hundred elephants and other rare plants and wildlife.more
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Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed today

We visited the park today after organising it through Lahiru Prasad, who sadly was already booked for the day, but sent his brother that was also an excellent guide. We saw all sorts of animals and he took us to places other guides didn’t. Lahiru...More

Thank BenBowler28
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I took my 2 children (10 and 12) to a safari at Udawalawe NP. Especially this time of the year (October) a much better choice than Yala. Booked this safari upfront with Lahiru Prasad (lahiru.jpdk@gmail.com), based on recommendations. We had a good tour with him....More

Thank martinhelmantel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Udawalawe National Park and had the best experience with our guide Lahiru Prasad. Lahiru found many elephants that the other guides missed completely. He pointed out all types of wildlife and was incredibly knowledgeable about the animals and the park. His vehicle was...More

Thank h0lmes1968
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good place to see the giant animal. Saw many of them. Absolutely loved the Safari ride. was able capture many photos.

Thank liamjohansson
Reviewed 3 days ago

Saw herds of Elephants. The place was pretty much dried up at this time due to the dry season. lovely landscape. We saw a Jungle cat at dusk. good place for elephants.

Thank devintheadventurer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited the national park and was brilliant. From people that couldn't be more happier to help you to the quietness and tranquillity of the park ,all the animals etc.the experience was unique and couldn't wait to visit again.

Thank mikegabe30
Reviewed 3 days ago

We did a lot of research on who was the best company to do our safari with, and after reading all the reviews on TripAdvisor we decided to book our safari with Lahiru. Lahiru was easy to contact and quick to reply, he told us...More

Thank botters18
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After reading many of the trip advisor reviews, I contacted Lahiru, originally two months before our visit. He quickly and easily replied to say we were booked in for our chosen date. Once we were in Sri Lanka, we messaged via whatsapp to arrange final...More

Thank Debbie093
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited at the end of the dry season and we were able to see loads of elephants - males, females and babies. The tour takes about 3 to 4 hours. We had a tour guide - Lakshan (07024270227) that we picked up at the...More

1  Thank Zoe T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you want to see elephants in the wild, udawalawe is your best bet. We were lucky enough to see 35 elephants on our safari with Lahiru this morning! Babies included! We also spotted many peacocks, buffalo's and native birds as well as a snake,...More

Thank bethany h
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4 October 2018|
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Response from Michael D | Reviewed this property |
we paid by cash. no need to pay advance money for them. we can pay money after safari tour.
Ingrid P
8 September 2018|
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Response from mall f | Property representative |
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