Wilpattu National Park - Famous for bird and leopard photography

    Wilpattu means natural lakes, is the largest park in Sri Lanka. It’s a highly thick dry zone jungle surrounded by lakes.

    The unique feature of this park is the existence of "Willus" (Natural lakes) - Natural, sand-rimmed water basins. Nearly sixty lakes (Willu) and tanks are found spread throughout Wilpattu.

    Park has impressive variety of flora in huge expanses of forest, and varied wildlife, including deer, elephants, wild boar, sloth bears and leopards.

    Its truly a place for dedicated safari-goer. Birders in particular will love Wilpattu with its abundance of dry forest, water and even coastal birds.

    Wildlife Photography Opportunities in Wilpattu National Park

    • Impressive array of wildlife photography such as Leopard, sloth bear, deers, & crocodiles.
    • Bird photography - the painted stork, the open bill, little cormorant, Sri Lanka junglefowl, eagles, & kites buzzards.

    Best Time to Visit Wilpattu National Park

    February and October

    UPCOMING EVENTS
    • Migration UNCUT 2018 (Masai Mara) - Batch 2
      Migration UNCUT 2018 (Masai Mara) - Batch 2
      Aug 21 - Aug 27, 2018
    • Migration UNCUT 2018 (Masai Mara) - Batch 3
      Migration UNCUT 2018 (Masai Mara) - Batch 3
      Aug 28 - Sep 03, 2018
    • Migration UNCUT 2018 (Masai Mara) - Batch 1
      Migration UNCUT 2018 (Masai Mara) - Batch 1
      Aug 14 - Aug 20, 2018
    • Migration UNCUT 2018 (Masai Mara) - Batch 4
      Migration UNCUT 2018 (Masai Mara) - Batch 4
      Sept 07 - Sep 13, 2018
    • Leopard Lair - Bera Photo Expedition
      Leopard Lair - Bera Photo Expedition
      Dec 13th - Dec 16th, 2018
    • Nature Wanderers - Puma Expedition
      Nature Wanderers - Puma Expedition
      June 23 - 29th, 2019
    • Bandhavgarh Winters Batch - 1
      Bandhavgarh Winters Batch - 1
      Dec. 22 - Dec 25, 2018
    • Snow Leopard Expedition
      Snow Leopard Expedition
      March 6th - March 16, 2019
    • Ranthambhore Opener - Batch 1 - Special Safaris
      Ranthambhore Opener - Batch 1 - Special Safaris
      Sep 30 - Oct 03, 2018
    • Ranthambhore Opener - Batch 2 - Regular Safaris
      Ranthambhore Opener - Batch 2 - Regular Safaris
      Oct 03 - Oct 06, 2018
    • Borneo - In Search of Rarity
      Borneo - In Search of Rarity
      Nov. 18 - Nov. 29, 2018
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