Wilpattu National Park

Considered as one of the world’s top national parks for its leopard population, Wilpattu is located in the north-west coast low land dry zone of Sri Lanka. Residing at one of the hotels near Wilpattu National Park is not a must, especially when you can set off on captivating excursions to this wildlife sanctuary from Kalundewa Retreat.

Wilpattu is famous for:

  • Leopards (Panthera pardus kotiya)
  • Reptiles : Monitor lizard (Varanus bengalensis), mugger crocodile (Crocodylus parustris), common cobra (Naja naja), Indian python (Python molurus)
  • Birds : Sri Lanka Junglefowl (Gallus lafayetti), little cormorant, the painted stork

Distance from hotel: 107km

Travel time: Two and a half hours from hotel

Open: 06:00am to 06:30pm

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