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
    • Leopard Lair - Bera Photo Expedition
      Leopard Lair - Bera Photo Expedition
      Dec 13th - Dec 16th, 2018
    • Tadoba TIger Photo Safari
      Tadoba TIger Photo Safari
      Dec 22 - Dec 25, 2018
    • Keoladeo Wonders
      Keoladeo Wonders
      Jan 08 - 10, 2019
    • Corbett Winters
      Corbett Winters
      Feb 07 - Feb 10, 2019
    • Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 1
      Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 1
      Feb 07 - Feb 16, 2019
    • Greens of Mara - Masai Mara Photo Safaris
      Greens of Mara - Masai Mara Photo Safaris
      Feb 23 - Mar 01, 2019
    • Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 2
      Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 2
      Feb 24 - Mar 05, 2019
    • Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 3
      Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 3
      Mar 06 - Mar 16, 2019
    • Corbett - Elephant & Tiger Trail
      Corbett - Elephant & Tiger Trail
      Mar 14 - Mar 17, 2019
    • Corbett - Elephant & Tiger Trail - Good Friday Weekend
      Corbett - Elephant & Tiger Trail - Good Friday Weekend
      Apr 18 - Apr 21, 2019
    • Tiger Marathon - Batch 1 (Bandhavgarh)
      Tiger Marathon - Batch 1 (Bandhavgarh)
      May 2 - May 5, 2019
    • Tiger Marathon - Batch 2 (Bandhavgarh)
      Tiger Marathon - Batch 2 (Bandhavgarh)
      May 05 - May 08, 2019
    • Tiger Marathon - Batch 3 (Bandhavgarh)
      Tiger Marathon - Batch 3 (Bandhavgarh)
      May 09 - May 12, 2019
    • Tiger Marathon - Batch 4 (Bandhavgarh)
      Tiger Marathon - Batch 4 (Bandhavgarh)
      May 12 - May 15, 2019
    • Corbett - Summer
      Corbett - Summer
      May 23 - May 26,2019
    • Puma Expedition
      Puma Expedition
      June 23 - 29th, 2019
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