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
    • Puma Expedition
      Puma Expedition
      June 22nd - 28th, 2019
    • Migration Uncut - Batch 1
      Migration Uncut - Batch 1
      Aug 25 to Aug 31 2019
    • Migration Uncut - Batch 2
      Migration Uncut - Batch 2
      Sep 01 to Sep 07 2019
    • Migration Uncut - Batch 3
      Migration Uncut - Batch 3
      Sep 08 to Sep 14 2019
    • Macros in the Desert
      Macros in the Desert
      Sept 12th - Sept 15th 2019
    • Migration Uncut - Batch 4
      Migration Uncut - Batch 4
      Sep 15 to Sep 21 2019
    • Ranthambhore Opener - Batch 1
      Ranthambhore Opener - Batch 1
      Sep 30 - Oct 03, 2019
    • Ranthambhore Opener - Batch 2
      Ranthambhore Opener - Batch 2
      Oct 03 - Oct 06, 2019
    • Borneo - In Search of Rarity
      Borneo - In Search of Rarity
      Nov 10 - Nov 21, 2019
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