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
    • 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
    • Tiger Marathon - Batch 1 (Ranthambore)
      Tiger Marathon - Batch 1 (Ranthambore)
      May 7 - May 10, 2020
    • Tiger Marathon - Batch 2 (Ranthambore)
      Tiger Marathon - Batch 2 (Ranthambore)
      May 10 - May 13, 2020
    • Tiger Marathon - Batch 3 (Bandhavgarh)
      Tiger Marathon - Batch 3 (Bandhavgarh)
      May 14 - May 17, 2020
    • Tiger Marathon - Batch 4 (Bandhavgarh)
      Tiger Marathon - Batch 4 (Bandhavgarh)
      May 17 - May 20, 2020
    • Puma Expedition
      Puma Expedition
      July 10th - 16th, 2020
    • Migration Uncut - Batch 1
      Migration Uncut - Batch 1
      Aug 29 to Sept 4, 2020
    • Migration Uncut - Batch 2
      Migration Uncut - Batch 2
      Sep 05 to Sep 11, 2020
    • Migration Uncut - Batch 3
      Migration Uncut - Batch 3
      Sep 12 to Sep 18, 2020
    • Migration Uncut - Batch 4
      Migration Uncut - Batch 4
      Sep 19 to Sep 25, 2020
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