Wilpatthu Nature Reserve Safari 2022 Updated 39USD | 6 Guests

Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka

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4 Hours

Tour Type

Nature & Sightseeing

Group Size

6 persons


Willpattu | Sri Lanka


Welcome to Dinesh Wilpattu Safari, here is what you can experienced

(Total Price for a group up to 6 Passengers is 39USD. You can get the discount at Checkout Page)

  • Our Wilpattu Safari is designed to all ages in a safety first designed safari vehicle that can seat for upto 6 passenges. 
  • We start 4 hours safari at 0600 in the morning and 1330 at the evening. We will pickup you from your hotel within 02KM to the gate.
  • You need to buy entrance ticket in Sri Lankan Rupees around 30USD for the first persomn and 28USD from second person onwards.
  • We start the safari of first 25km upto "Kumbuk Wila" where a natural lake full of natural bueaty. You can expect to watch many animals and and natural velvets within this first 25Kms.
  • You can expect to watch famous Sri Lankan Leopad, Sri Lanka Bear, Dear, Eagal, Water Buffelows amung others.
  • After the breaksfast around 0830, we will continue to safari into the nature reserve and continue to watch animals and flora and fauna. If you need in depth information abut flora and fauna, you can order a Naturalist who can explain you each detail of the things you find in Wilpattu nature reserve,
  • We continue our safari upto 60km within 4 hours and return to the gate or your hotel within 10km to the gate.
  • We finish at 1000 for safari started at 0600 and we finish safari at 1730 in the evening for the safari started at 1330.    

 About Wilpattu National Park

Wilpattu is among the top national parks world-renowned for its leopard population. A sample of forty-nine individual leopards were photo-captured in the surveyed area and the core area density was between that of Yala National Park's Block I and Horton Plains National Park. There are many types of vegetation to be found in Wilpattu, including littoral vegetation, such as salt grass and low scrub monsoon forest with tall emergents, such as palu (Manilkara hexandra), and satin (Chloroxylon swietenia), milla (Vitex altissima), weera (Drypetes sepiaria), ebony (Diospyros ebenum) and wewarna (Alseodaphne semecapriflolia). 

31 species of mammals have been identified within Wilpattu national park. Mammals that are identified as threatened species living within the Wilpattu National Park are the elephant, sloth bear, leopard and water buffalo. Sambhur, spotted deer, mongoose, mouse and shrew are more of Wilpattu's residents.

The painted stork, the open bill, little cormorant, Sri Lankan junglefowl (Gallus lafayetii) along with many species of owls, terns, gulls, eagles, kites buzzards are to be found at Wilpattu National Park. Wetland bird species that can be seen in Wilpattu are the garganey, pintail, whistling teal, spoonbill, white ibis, large white egret, cattle egret and purple heron.

The most common reptiles found in the park are the monitor lizard, mugger crocodile, common cobra, rat snake, Indian python, pond turtle and the soft-shelled turtle which are resident in the large permanent Villus.

The unique feature of Wilpattu National Park is the existence of "Willus" (Natural lakes) - Natural, sand-rimmed water basins or depressions that fill with rainwater. Nearly sixty lakes (Willu) and tanks are found spread throughout Wilpattu. Located in the Northwest coast lowland dry zone of Sri Lanka. 

The park is located 30 km west Anuradhapura and located 26 km north of Puttalam. The park is 1,317 square kilometers (131, 693 hectares). The best time to visit Wilpattu is during the months of February and October. There are a few private eco-tourism groups that show tourists around the park in Safari like trips. In 1905 the area was designated a sanctuary and in 1938 it was upgraded to the National Park status.


English and Sinhala Speaking
Water and Cold Drink
Tour By Safari Vehicle upto 6 Passengers
Ticket for the entering Natural Reserve
Breakfast or Lunch (Need to buy separately)


Activity type

Safari in Natural Reserves

Language offered


Time of the day

Morning (before 12)
Afternoon (after 12)


Kids Friendly
Mostly flat grounds
Safety gear provided


Do you pick us from our Hotel?
We pick you up within 10KM to the gate at 5:30-5:45
Do you provide food?
We provide Water and Complementary Cold Drinks. You can buy Breakfast (5USD) and Lunch (6USD) from us.
Do you provide in-depth explanation about flora and fauna?
We provide information about animal types and environment. However you can get a Naturalist for additional 20USD for in-depth explanation of flora and fauna
Is the ticket price included?
No. You need to buy a ticket from the gate and it will cost 30USD for the first person and 28USD from second person. Tickets are free for Children under 06 years
Do you guarantee watching animals?
We experienced different types of animals and in common at each safari. You can expect to watch many depend on nature.

Tour Location

Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka


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