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Private Tour: Udawalawe National Park Safari

Highlights
  • See and photograph some of the largest herds of Asian elephants in Sri Lanka
  • Travel in a sturdy 4x4 vehicle that gives access to all areas of the park
  • Have time to ask plenty of questions on this private tour
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Private Tour: Udawalawe National Park Safari
From US$33.00
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Half Day - Jeep + 2 TicketsMost Popular
Safari for 2 Persons including the entrance tickets in a Safari Jeep: Either a Morning Safari - 05.30 am to 09.00 am OR an Evening Safari - 02:30 pm to 05:30 pm
US$111.00
Half Day Jeep Only
Safari for 1 - 6 Persons in a Safari Jeep: Either a Morning Safari - 05.30 am to 09.00 am OR an Evening Safari - 02:30 pm to 05:30 pm
US$33.00
Full Day - Jeep + 2 Tickets
Safari for 2 persons with entrance tickets Full Day Safari - 5:30 am to 5:30 pm
US$160.00
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Overview
Take a tour of Udawalawe National Park, one of Sri Lanka's largest animal sanctuaries. Because this is a private tour, you’ll have plenty of time to hear commentary about the wildlife you’ll see and ask questions. Keep an eye out for elephants, water buffalo, fox, leopards, and other animals from the comfort of a rugged 4x4 vehicle. Morning, afternoon, or full-day options are available to suit your schedule.
What to Expect
Make your way to the gate of Udawalawe National Park, where you’ll meet up with your private guide. Climb into a sturdy 4x4 vehicle, which gives access to all the rugged areas of the park and offers clear views of the animals.

One of Sri Lanka’s largest parks, Udawalawe is known for its large Asian elephant population, which can number up to 100 in a single herd. Other animals in the park include jungle cats, fishing cats, gray hangers, toque macaque, foxes, bandicoots, mongooses, jackals, wild boar, and water buffalo, among others. Learn about the wildlife and ecosystem from your guide along the journey.

Morning or afternoon departure options let you choose your own itinerary to fit your vacation schedule. A private guide means you and your party will receive personalized attention and have plenty of time to ask questions.
Reviews (26)
1 - 5 of 20 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Fantastic

I had an amazing time. Thank you to Asela who is an excellent driver and guide, he did a really good job. I highly recommend this safari. Asela gave spontaneous explanations and happily answered to my questions. What I also appreciated it is that the...More

Thank Nadine_AOTW
Reviewed 15 September 2018
Worth the visit!

We enjoyed our afternoon tour through the park and saw a lot of animals including elephant, peacock, buffalo, crocs, deer, mongoose, green bee-eater, monkey, etc. Remember this is Sri Lanka, so don't come with the same expectations as you would for Africa (ie regular big...More

1  Thank Danny K
Reviewed 27 August 2018
A little bit underwhelmed

Bit of a stand off between tour operator, driver and "free guide". HOwever we saw loads of elephants and other wildlife. Could have spent longer in the park, we drove one route in and reversed the route out. probably wouldn't go back

Thank jeffjames9999
Reviewed 21 August 2018
Great time!

Our guide was super friendly, safe and we had a great time at Udawalawe park! Absolutely recommended!More

1  Thank Pedro R
Binupa T, Public Relations Manager at Lakpura LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ref: J17943 Hi Pedro R, We are immensely thankful for valuable feedback provided. It is great to hear that everything was arranged and executed accordingly and your acknowledgement is a huge incentive for us to further enhance and ensure the level of service we provide....More

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Fantastic knowledgeable Driver

The driver was fantastic he knew where all the good parts of the site where and he was happy to push his vehicle right to the front so we got the best possible views of the animals. He was knowledge and informative and pointed out...More

2  Thank Jackie C
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Response from Tracey G | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure which would be better. We did a morning tour and it was incredible. Others did both morning and evening tours and said they were both great. I'm just wondering if it might be more crowded with jeeps in the... More
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