Sri Lanka is one of the top wild life destinations of Asia, truly a paradise for animal lovers. Our tiny green island possessing many unique national parks and sanctuaries which are home to around 92 species of mammals, over 440 bird species, 190 reptiles species, 242 butterfly species,107 species of fish and an amazing 3210 species of flowering plants. Sri Lanka is blessed with an amazing natural beauty and diversity of wild life that’s simple awe-inspiring!
Yala national park
Yala national park is the largest National Park in Sri Lanka home to the highest density of leopards, together with substantial populations of elephant and spotted deer, jackal, wild buffalo, sloth bears, crocodiles many more species of animals, as well as over 120 species of birds.
Minnariya national park
Minnariya national park is consists of a mix of ever green forest and scrub areas. The central feature of the park being the Minnariya tank, which during the dry season you can still observe the large number of elephant who come to bath and graze on nearby grass, as well as many more animals and vast flocks of birds.
Sinharaja rain forest
Sinharaja rain forest is another of the World Heritages sites. This is the Major Eco tourism destination of Sri Lanka. Here you can explore the most beautiful and biggest tropical rain forest……., to discover the variety of indigenous plants and animals. Here you can enjoy many fabulous rivers some with silent pools and streamlets within nearly 9800 hectares……., home to 95% of the endemic birds of Sri Lanka.
Udawalawa National Park
Udawalawa National Park is spread over 30,821 hectares in dry zone, it provides a huge sprawling natural habitat for elephants, water buffalo, water monitor lizards, dears, monkeys and occasional leopards. It also offers spectacular photographic opportunities for bird enthusiasts with a huge variety of local birds.
Horton Plains is a natural expanse of misty grassland located on a high wind-swept saddle with the peak of Kirigalpoththa of 2,389 metres high. Horton plains are host to rare and beautiful plants, pigmy trees, ice cold streams and the magnificent Baker’s Waterfalls. The World’s End is the high point of an excursion to Horton Plains with a sheer precipice featuring a 870 metre drop. The plains are home to wide variety of flora and 24 species of mammals. The area is also the most important bird area in Sri Lanka with many species only endemic to Sri Lanka.
Kumana National Park
Kumana National Park is located is the southeast corner of Sri Lanka, it’s a well known eco tourist attraction and bird sanctuary . There are around 200 species of birds recorded in this park. Between April and July up to ten thousand birds including the Pelican, Painted Storks, Spoonbills, White Ibis, Herons, Egrets, and Little Cormorants migrate to Kumana swamp area.
Sri Lanka is a paradise of unlimited sun, with the sapphire blue seas,…..and the year round surf of the Indian Ocean offering the precious deserted white sand beaches, so beloved of tourists.
Here take the chance to crash out on Sri Lanka’s most popular beach and the nearby quaint little village of Unawatuna.
Here the beach is hidden away behind a thick swathe of emerald coconut palms and is a famous spot for watching the amazing blue whales.
Arugambe offers world class surfing and some of the best deserted beaches of the east coast of Sri Lanka.
Here the white sandy beach, kissed by the warm waves of the Indian Ocean are famous for whale watching, snorkel ling and scuba diving.
Here take the chance to relax, enjoy the sun,….. Lie down on the soft white sandy beach a great place for watching dolphins whilst in Sri Lanka.
Here this fabulous sandy beach provides amazing sights for visitors who come to enjoy the peace and solitude of their very own semi private place in the hot sun.
Here take the opportunity to delve into this off- shore fascinating underwater world famous for its coral gardens rich in variety, and inhabited by a huge array of colorful fish.
Here, protected by the reef, the shallow sea is an ideal place for safe bathing for children and adults alike, this 2 km long and wide beach is located on the east cost of Sri Lanka.