Safaris in Wasgamuwa National Park
Wasgamuwa National Park is known for its large elephant herds. The National Parks 36,900 hectares of natural forest provide appropriate protection and food to the animals, which are said to number at around 150 elephants. Wasgamuwa National Park is also among the most important bird sanctuaries in Sri Lanka. In addition to the elephants there are of course to see monkeys, sloth bear, numerous species of birds and wildlife. Leopards, however, are unfortunately hard to find. The landscape in the form of lakes and mountains up to an altitude of 500 m also offer trekking opportunities.