Evening Safari in Kaudulla National Park

Engage in this evening safari in Kaudulla National Park to spot wild elephants and a variety of other endemic wildlife species at this historical park built by King Mahasen about 15 centuries ago. Kaudulla National Park acts as an important corridor for migration of elephants between Minneriya and Wasgamuwa national parks. In the dry months from August to October, more than 300 wild elephants gather on the shores of the reservoir. This gathering is the highlight of the National Park and is one the largest in the wild anywhere in the world. Alluring travelers from around the world to witness this spectacular moment, the elephant gathering is perhaps the most spectacular wildlife event in Sri Lanka!

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11 to 12 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • All entrance fees
    • Safari jeep cost
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Entry/Admission - Kaudulla National Park
    What's excluded :
    • Restroom on board
    • WiFi on board
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Kaudulla National Park, Galoya Road, Habarana 51375 Sri Lanka

    Kaudulla is Sri Lanka’s newest wildlife reserve. With its 6.656 hectares of land, it is located on an elephant corridor between Somawathie Chaitiya and Minneriya National Parks. Home to deer, leopards and sloths, it is especially known for its elephant population, where more than 200 elephants can be found between the months of August and December for what is popularly known as the ‘Elephant Gathering’. Embark on magnificent journey, and look out for leopards, sambar deers, wild boars, and the occasional sloth bear. Among the many things to do is bird watching where over 160 species, including large water birds such as Spot-billed Pelican visit the Kaudulla Tank.

    Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel in ColomboAirports
    • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Royal Holidays Sri Lanka

Activity ID: V-238510P5

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