Sri Lanka is a small country, yet teemed with wildlife. It has 26 national parks, The most famous ones are Yala, Wilpattu, Udawalawe and Minneriya. Holding Eight UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Sinharaja Forest biosphere reserve, designated by UNESCO. It covers only a small portion of the island, 88.64 km2 to be precise, but they're home to half of all endemic and native species, including elusive cats and slender loris.
When it comes to wildlife tours, Sri Lanka is most famous for majestic Asian elephant and leopards, (one of the five "big cats"). This small island holds the world record for highest leopard density in the world, here leopard are super large since they are the highest ranking formidable predators in the island, they have evolved more like a jaguar with more muscular, more powerful may be even more powerful than a jaguar, they roam National parks proudly with no idea of fear whatsoever. Not to mention country has the highest density of elephants in Asia. Also World largest elephant gathering happens here in Minneriya.
If you are looking for a leopard safari, Yala and Wilpattu are the best in terms of spotting leopards mainly due to its leopard density. Yala has its prime advantage because it is more like a savanna, mostly scattered with shrubs, grasslands and occasional big trees. If you are in to elephants best parks are Udawalawe and Minariya.
In general Sri Lanakan National parks harbor lots of animal species, including mammals, Reptile, Amphibian, Birds and Invertebrate. so contact us, for more info.. We provide all inclusive private jeep tours with free meals and do free pick-up and drop off from close by areas to the national park. we even can tailor make your itinerary.