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From Ella:Transfer to Galle/Mirissa with Udawalawa Safari – Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

On this Tour Vehicle service from Ella to Galle or Any place of down south Along the way,take a Udawalawe National Park Safari Adventure! Discover Leopards and More animals on a Thrilling Jeep Safari.

EXPERIENCE

Start your tour from Ella. spend your day exploring the best of the udawalawe national park’s landscape and wild elephants. spot many other exotic animals and birds in this wildlife sanctuary. enjoy the convenience of pickup and drop-off service from your hotel in Ella.Begin your tour at your hotel where your driver will meet you.

Udawalawe (also known as Udawalawa) is a small town located in the southern part of the Ratnapura District in Sri Lanka. It is situated in close to the district’s boundary with the Hambantota District and Monaragala District. Udawalawe Town CountrySri LankaProvinceSabaragamuwa ProvinceDistrictRatnapura DistrictTime zoneUTC + 5: 30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time) The town is the main entry point into the Udawalawe National Park which is a major National Park in Sri Lanka which is renowned for its high population of wild Asian elephants. The Udawalawe National Park located approximately 160 km (99 mi) away from Colombo, is the closest national park to Colombo. The town is also notable, because of the Uda Walawa Reservoir, which was created in 1969, following the construction of a 3.9 km (2.4 mi) dam and a 6MW hydro-electric plant on the Walawe river. The reservoir is the 3rd largest reservoir in Sri Lanka.

Hop on an air-conditioned vehicle for a 2-hour drive to the Elephant Transit Home. Enjoy 30 minutes of feeding baby elephants. Continue to the Udawalawa National Park.

Sri Lankan elephants (Elephas maximus maximus) are an endangered species and their survival in their natural habitats is threatened due to human activities. Elephants in the wild are constantly being killed, and many elephant calves become orphaned. In order to support these orphaned elephants, the Department of Wildlife Conservation set up the Elephant Transit Home within Udawalawe National Park with help from the Born Free Foundation. [2] The facility was established under the 29th Amendment to the Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance Part II. [3] As of 8 February 2009, 39 orphaned elephant calves were being looked after. [4] The elephant calves are released to the jungle after they become strong enough to survive in their natural habitats. As of 2008, sixty-five elephants had been released to the jungle.

After an exhilarating exploration, you’ll return to your hotel for an overnight stay, reflecting on the captivating experiences of your Udawalawe National Park safari.Once you’ve finished your tour, return back to your hotel in Galle/Mirissa /Benthota/Hikkaduwa/Weligama/ or Any place of down south by vehicle.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Relax in convenient transportation from Ella to Any place of down south
Take a jeep safari in a park with one of the largest elephant populations
Observe the young elephants at feeding time
Guaranteed sightings of baby elephants at the sanctuary
Feed orphaned baby elephants at the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home

 

 

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