Sri Lanka is home to a variety of flora and fauna and thus the nation places considerable emphasis on protecting its fragile and pristine natural ecosystems. One of the best ways to explore its natural beauty is by joining Wildlife Safaris. Read on to know about few of them. Yala Wildlife Safari Composed of light..
The country’s largest land mammal, ‘Elephas maximus maximus’ or the Sri Lankan elephant is an endemic and iconic animal that is worth seeing in its natural habitat. Here are some insights into this majestic creature. Ideal for Safaris Featuring one of the world’s highest Asian elephant densities, the island offers plenty of opportunities to..
The island of Sri Lanka prides itself for being home to a plethora of wildlife. A rare collection of birds, reptiles, mammals and fish are found in various parts of the nation making this destination a paradise for nature lovers. Yala Located in the Southernmost region of Sri Lanka, Yala is home to the nation’s..
With a wide variety of environments ranging from forest to jungle, wet to dry zone, and low lands to the hill country, Sri Lanka has no shortage of fascinating sites to spot diverse bird species. Sinharaja Forest Being the most bio-diverse wet zone forest cover in the country, Sinharaja must be explored by foot. The..
This is one of the 26 national parks in the country and was opened in 2002. It can be visited all year-round and is, therefore, a good option for the wildlife lovers. The landscape Located in Polonnaruwa district, the park is a dry evergreen forest spanning more than 6500 hectares of land. It also connects..
Both trodden and untrodden paths of jungles in Sri Lanka hold an abundance of adventure and intrigue. Despite its small size, the country boasts a wide variety of wildlife. Do read on! Yala National Park If you want to spot a Sri Lankan leopard, there will be no better place than the Yala National Park!..
When we talk about the wildlife of Sri Lanka, it’s the elephants that come to our minds first. If on a holiday in Sri Lanka, you’ll come across many sanctuaries to view these majestic creatures. About Majestic elephants in Sri Lanka are known as the iconic constituent of the country’s wildlife. Elephants have been living..
Want to experience a wildlife adventure tour in Sri Lanka? Most of the paths in the country hold an abundance of nature and adventure, like those given below. Yala National Park The Yala National Park is well known among many a tourist as the nature reserve that holds the highest number of leopards on..
Elephants are one of the most popular animals in Sri Lanka. These gentle giant can be spotted both in the wilderness as well as hundreds of domesticated elephants too can be spotted around the country. Read on to know more about these magnificent creatures. About Elephants are Sri Lanka’s largest land mammal and they are..
Both trodden and untrodden paths of jungles in Sri Lanka hold an abundance of adventure and intrigue. After witnessing the elusive leopards, one’s appetite for adventure will certainly be satisfied. Sri Lankan Leopard Also known as Panthera pardus kotiya, the Sri Lankan Leopard is the biggest of the eight known world’s leopard species. These creatures..