wildlife safaris at wilpattu national park sri lanka





The Wilpattu National Park is the largest and oldest national park in Sri Lanka. It was widely regarded as the place to spot the Sri Lankan Leopard in its natural habitat.  There are 30 recorded species of mammals in the Wilpattu National Park. These include the Sri Lankan Elephant, Sri Lankan Leopard, Sri Lankan Sloth Bear, and Spotted deer, Water Buffalo, Sambar, Mongoose, Mouse and Shrew. Visitors flock to the Park mostly in the hope of seeing the Leopard and the Sloth Bears.

The Sri Lankan Sloth Bear is a highly threatened species with less than a 1000 numbers surviving in the wild. There are many Villu and lakes at Wilpattu. These are identified as the main topographical features and are importance to resident and migratory water-birds.

A 4WD open-top safari is the only way to see all the wonders this protected reserve has to offer, and our experienced and knowledgeable nature guides will make this an unforgettable experience.



  • Lightly coloured clothing
  • Sunglasses & a hat to protect against the sun
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun protection lotions & Lip balm
  • Good camera, spare batteries, extra memory cards, cables and chargers
  • Dust mask or scarf for protection against the dust



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(+94) 70 222 8 222

 Addess : 20/63, Fairfield Garden,
Colombo 08, Sri Lanka


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"Your guides, drivers and staff are exceptional, and the foundation of your great company. And our driver really did a fabulous job. A delight to be with and a charming influence on the journey. You have the good concept – Nice work and thank you for the great experience.”

Stephen from Canada, 25/11/2016

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The trip you suggested and organized through Eco Team gave us a good overview. We liked specially the Mahoora Explorer in Wilpattu and Udawalawe.

Anita & Ueli Letsch - Switzerland
29th March 2017

 5 star rating

Everyone has been so friendly and helpful. We have had such an excellent trip. The safaris in Yala and Udawalawe were a wonderful experience. We have many memories to take home and we saw so many wildlife. Chauffeur Guide were knowledgeable. The Big Game safari Camps were excellent, best service we have ever had. Attention to details very welcoming and food very good.

Mark Foyn - England
1st August 2017

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