Month: July 2019

Tales from an Ancient Land

Wilpattu National Park: Leopard Country

Wilpattu National Park is one of the oldest and largest national parks in Sri Lanka. Compared to other popular wildlife sanctuaries in the country, Wilpattu lies off the beaten track. Make no mistake, it’s a wildlife haven. What’s more interesting is the number of wild leopards in the park. But, this park was closed for…
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Sri Lanka: Top Safari Animals

What makes Sri Lanka a great wildlife destination? Well, where else can you see the largest animal on land (the elephant), the largest animal in the planet AND the country’s top predator (the leopard) within a span of days? Plus, where else can you see 300 wild Asian Elephants gathered in one location? That’s right,…
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Top 5 National Parks in Sri Lanka

For a small island, Sri Lanka has a substantial number of national parks (26, to be exact). The country is predominantly Buddhist, hence harmonious coexistence was encouraged since ancient times. A special place was (still is) given for animals in history, culture, and religion. But, where can you see Sri Lanka’s marvelous creatures? Here are…
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