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All Inclusive-Udawalawe Safari & Elephant Transit Home Visit with Lunch
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Yala , Sri Lanka
Full Day
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All Inclusive-Udawalawe Safari & Elephant Transit Home Visit with Lunch

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 3-hour 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.

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You will be picked-up from your hotel Hambantota or Tangalle 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 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.


Witness the feeding time which is the most interesting sight.


Afterwards, you will be taken to the restaurant for lunch.


Now sharing your valuable time with elephants, you will be moved back to your hotel.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in by an Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Cost of Safari jeep
  • Light Refreshments & Bottled water
  • Entrance tickets to the National park and elephant transit home
  • Lunch in an outside restaurant
  • All government taxes on date
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities (Recommended)
  • Children 4 Years +11 months and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • This activity is subject to cancellation based on inclement weather. Activity can be rescheduled, or the payment could be refunded.

Cancellation Policy

  • To receive a full refund, travelers should cancel before 24 hours of the experience starting date in the local time zone. No refunds will be given after that time period.
Know before you go
  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
  • Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Hambantota and Tangalle hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation. Pick up time and the time duration will be changed according to the Pickup location.
  • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
  • If you are pregnant, you should not take part.
  • You should wear comfortable clothing.
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