Things to Do

There’s plenty of things to do, especially if you are an outdoor enthusiast. Nature buffs get ready to explore three national parks that are packed with endemic plant life, wildlife and avifauna. Don’t miss out on a visit to Yala known to have one of the highest leopard densities in the world. You can also visit Kataragama, the sacred pilgrimage town, the Tissa Weva and Yoda Weva (ancient irrigation tanks (reservoirs) or pay a visit to the Tissamaharama Raja Viharaya, a major Buddhist monastery.

Yala National Park

The second largest and most popular wildlife park in the country

Bundala National Park

An important wintering ground for migratory water birds

Kataragama

This is a revered pilgrimage town housing a temple complex and traditionally visited by hundreds on a daily basis.

Lunugamvehera National Park

An important habitat for Elephants and water birds