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
    • 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
    • Red Panda Expedition
      Red Panda Expedition
      29th Oct To 4th Nov 2019
    • Borneo - In Search of Rarity
      Borneo - In Search of Rarity
      Nov 10 - Nov 21, 2019
    • Land of Leopards - Bera Photo Expedition
      Land of Leopards - Bera Photo Expedition
      Nov 28th - Dec 1st, 2019
    • Corbett Winters
      Corbett Winters
      Dec 26 - Dec 29, 2019
    • Keoladeo Wonders
      Keoladeo Wonders
      Jan 03 - 05, 2020
    • Borneo - In Search of Rarity (Batch-2)
      Borneo - In Search of Rarity (Batch-2)
      Jan 10 - 19, 2020
    • Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 1
      Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 1
      Jan 25 - Feb 3, 2020
    • Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 2
      Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 2
      Feb 01 - Feb 10, 2020
    • Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 3
      Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 3
      Feb 08 - Feb 17, 2020
    • Corbett - Elephant & Tiger Trail - Good Friday Weekend
      Corbett - Elephant & Tiger Trail - Good Friday Weekend
      Apr 9 - Apr 12, 2020
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