Wilpattu is a must visit for wildlife enthusiasts, especially those looking to catch sight of a leopard. This national park in Sri Lanka is filled with endemic birds, sloth bears, deer and elephants to mention a few.
The park gets its name as the thick jungle surrounding the park has a network of natural lakes or water basins that fill with rainwater, referred to as Willus. These basins are very popular with birds and important for the biodiversity. As a park it is larger than the Yala National Park. Wilpattu is about 30 km west of Anuradhapura.
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The Miridiya Lake Resort is located in the ancient capital Anuradhapura bordering the breathtaking Nuwara Wewa, which is an impressive man-made lake. ...
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Hotel Alakamanda in Anuradhapura is set amidst lush greenery and offers guests a taste of Sri Lanka`s historic culture. With its ancient architectural...
Ceylan Lodge in Anuradhapura has 10 comfortable rooms which are air conditioned with free WiFi access. The attached bathrooms provide face towels and ...