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Kaudulla National Park

Kaudulla National Park Location?

This place Located 190 km away from Colombo in the Polonnaruwa district of the north-central province of Sri Lanka. The entrance to Kaudulla National Park is 22 km north of the village of Habarana. Its closest is at Minneriya Railway Station.

The place was one of the 16 irrigation tanks built by King Mahasen.  This Park has a dry, evergreen forest that spread over an area of 6656 hectares, the corridor between Minneriya wildlife park and Kaudulla.

The great time to visit Kaudulla Park is between August and December. While the population of elephants peaking to over 200 from September to October. However, the Elephants could be seen in either one of these parks during any time of the year.

Kaudulla National park safari Location in Map
kaudulla National Park Sri Lanka | Ceylon Yala safari team
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Wild Life

Animals?

This park 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 the dry period, Sri Lankan Elephants move to the Minneriya tank to drink and feed. And, around the month of September, the elephants move to the Kaudulla tank in search of more water and food.

Sambar Deer, Sri Lankan Axis Deer, Wild boar, Leopard, and Sloth Bear are other mammals. Very rarely one could spot leopard and sloth bears. And also, Large water birds such as the Spot-billed Pelican visit the Kaudulla tank.  Painted Stork and Openbill Stork are common sights at the park.  Peacock and Eagle that are hereditary to Sri Lanka always hover over the park. Tourists can find a ride in Paddle-boats on the lake an excellent opportunity to enjoy bird watching.

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Kaudulla National PArk Safari Booking Ceylon Yala
Minneriya National Park Sri Lanka | Safari by Ceylon Yala Team
Minneriya National Park Safari |Ceylon yala safari team
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Minneriya national park | safari booking company in habarana | Ceylon Yala