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Kaudulla National Park

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A Sri Lanka Green Pigeon in Kaudulla National Park

Kaudulla National Park is in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka.

Understand[edit]

The main attraction for tourists is the elephant herds that move between Kaudulla and the neighbouring Minneriya National Park. The best time to spot elephants in the afternoon .

History[edit]

Landscape[edit]

Flora and fauna[edit]

The faunal species recorded in the park include 24 species of mammals, 25 species of reptiles, 26 species of fish, and 160 species of bird. In addition to the elephants, Sri Lankan sambar deer, Sri Lankan axis deer, chevrotain, wild boar, Sri Lankan leopard, and sloth bear are other mammals found in the park.

Climate[edit]

The region receives an annual rainfall of 1,500–2,000 millimetres (59–79 in) including rain from the north-east monsoon. A dry period persists from April to October. Temperature ranges from 20.6 °C to 34.5 °C.

Get in[edit]

Map of Kaudulla National Park

The park is 193 km from Colombo and 34 km from Sigiriya.

Fees and oermits[edit]

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Do[edit]

  • Elephant safari

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Sleep[edit]

Lodging[edit]

Camping[edit]

Backcountry[edit]

Stay safe[edit]

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