Wilpattu National Park

Sri Lanka - Sri Lankan Wildlife

Wilpattu is actually Sri Lanka’s largest National Park and has only reopened to visitors in the last couple of years after the conflicts in the northern part of the country.

The park is home to around 50 leopards, the main drawcard, as it offers a much less touristy experience than the national parks down in the south. The park is also home to elephants, spotted deer, sloth bears, wild pigs, crocodiles, and a huge variety of birdlife. There is very limited accommodation at Wilpattu; hence, most visitors would stay nearby Anuradhapura, which is approximately 45 minutes’ drive from the park’s entrance.

Wilpattu National Park Hotels

Leopard Trails Wilpattu$$$$

Leopard Trails bespoke tented safaris returns to the original spirit and true essence of safari, reminiscent of a golden era – an era of elegance, romance and adventure. They provide a unique Sri Lankan safari experience in spectacular solitude and soothing comfort – with only the canvas walls of your tent separating you from the wonders of our remarkable biodiversity. At dusk, return from your evening safari and make your way to the jungle bar. Fill your heart and soul with good drink an...

Leopard Trails Wilpattu


Wilpattu Safari Camp$$$$

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