Wilpattu National Park

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The largest national park in Sri Lanka, Wilpattu National Park is an iconic attraction for a stimulating wildlife safari. Its name itself means 'natural lakes', as the park contains nearly 60 extraordinary lakes and tanks.

Wilpattu National Park is world-renowned for its tremendous leopard population, in addition to the 31 species of endemic mammals, such as elephants, sloth bears, water buffaloes, sambar deer, and shrews.

Opening hours are from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. The prime time to visit are from February to October, although it is open for visitors throughout the year.