Explore the wildlife amid the dry mixed evergreen forests of Maduru Oya National Park and ancient ruins of several places. The Maduru Oya national park is an unventured land with a wide assortment of wild life species.
Elephants, leopards, sambar deer, wild buffalo, sloth bear, Torque Macaque and nocturnal slender loris are some of the species that have sheltered in the area amassing the ancient stories of different eras of Sri Lankan history. A number of ancient Buddhist shrines, statues and heritages of forgotten history can be found in the area.
Best for: Elephant watching and walking among the ruins of ancient cities where the forgotten stories are still reverberating in air.
Location: 314 Km away from Colombo
Best time to visit: March to September.
Price: Full Day Safari price is LKR 11,000 per jeep. Ticket price is LKR 2,000/LKR 1,000 per adult/child.
Timing: Full Day Safari 5.30am to 06.00pm