If you are looking for an ultimate safari experience, this is the ideal tour where you can witness the untamed beauty and unmatchable splendor in Udawalawe National Park. Observe Sri Lanka’s natural wilderness; wildlife and different habitats of animals during your safari with Beyond Escapes Safari Team. Udawalawe is the best place in Sri Lanka to see playful giants interact with each other. After the safari you will visit elephant Transit Home which is the Asia’s first rehabilitation center for elephants. This shore excursions will leave you wonderful memories with wild elephants in Sri Lanka!
You will be picked-up from the passenger pier at Hambantota harbor and then moved to Udawalawe.
Arrive to the starting point of the safari.
You will start your game drive at Udawalawe National Park. This National Park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir. It lies on the boundary of Sri Lanka's wet and dry zones. Udawalawe is famous for Sri Lankan Elephants, which are relatively hard to see in its open habitats. Many Elephants are attracted to the park because of the reservoir. Other than the Elephants, the park is home to water Buffalo, water Monitor Lizards, Sambar Deer, Monkeys and the occasional Leopard, as well as it is an exciting location for Bird enthusiasts.
When finished the safari, you will be taken to a restaurant for lunch.
Afterwards, you will proceed to visit Elephant transit home.
Elephant Transit Home - ‘Ath Athuru Sevana’ is a government managed Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe, Sri Lanka. The baby elephants reside here were found abandoned, orphaned, sick or wounded in the jungle. They are kept and treated at this Elephant Transit Home and looked after till they are ultimately fit enough to be released back to the wild.
Now sharing your valuable time with elephants, you will be moved back to the Hambantota harbor.
You will be dropped off at the passenger pier in Hambantota harbor to continue your cruise journey!