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Our tailor-made Udawalawe Safari offers half a day safari spanning from 03-04 hours and full day safari spanning from 10-12 hours. These Udawalawe safaris are designed to make you experienced the essence out of Udawalawe National Park. Our knowledgeable and disciplined drivers will arrange everything from the moment thaty pick you up at no additional charge from your hotel. They will purchase the entrance tickets to the park. And they will carry you in the best tracks to traverse along with wildlife department tracker and your meals, all you have to do is enjoy a hassle free safari from 6 am to 6 pm. This is one among many reasons to pre book your Udawalawe Safari with us. However if you opt to organize your own jeep from the gate and not pre-book, you will have to purchase the entrance tickets separately where you will be just another tourist to them. During the high season they would try to complete the rounds faster in order to handle more tourists than give priority to you safari.

Things to Know about Udawalawe National Park before visiting.

When was Udawalawe National Park created?

Udawalawe National Park was established in 1972 as a sanctuary for wildanimals displaced by the construction of the great Udawalawe Reservoir.

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What is Udwalawe National Park is famous for?

Udawalawe national park is most famous for its large number of Asian Elepahnts (Eliphas maximus maximus). Approximately 700 elephants have been reported in the park.

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How many Reptile species that can be found on Udawalawe National Park?

Around 30 species of snake can be found in Udawalawe national park.

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Is the elephants in Udwalawe National Park are tame?

The elephants that roam in The Udwalawe national park is almost very tame. But you are not allowed to touch them. The elephants in Udawalawe national park are so accustomed to lots of tourist and jeeps around them and it seems like they don’t even care about the jeeps or people anymore. The elephants of Udwalawe national park just goes around for their business no matter how close the jeeps come. If they get bothered they will just walk away and won’t show any aggression towards Udwalawe Safari jeeps.

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Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home

When we speak about Udawalawe National Park the next thing comes to our mind is the Udawalawe Elephant transit home. Udawalawe Elephant Transit home plays a major role in bringing up the orphan Elephant calves and releasing them back to the wild.

Udawalawe National Park lies on the boundary of Sabaragamauwa and Uva province in Sri Lanka. The Udawalawe reservoir on the Walawe River was built for two reasons: to offer a sanctuary for wild animals driven from their natural habitat and to safeguard the reservoir's catchment area. The reserve was formed on June 30, 1972, and it has a total land size of 30,821 hectares (119,00 sq mi). Before the region was designated as a national park, shifting cultivation was practiced there (chena farming). Once the national park was established, the farmers gradually disappeared. Colombo is 170 kilometers away from the park. Waterfowl and Sri Lankan elephants need Udawalawe as a habitat. It is a well-liked vacation spot and the third-most.

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What is Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

Udawalawe Elephant transit home or otherwise known as Udawalawe Elephant orphanage is a care home for baby elephants who are orphaned by natural causes. Udawalawe Elephant transit home rehabilitates and releases baby elephants back to wild.

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When was the Elephant Transit Home was declared in Udawalawe?

Udawalawe Elephant transit home or “Ath Athuru Sewana” was declared in 1995 by the Ministry of Wildlife Conservation.

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What are the animals in the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

The Udawalawe Elephant transit home cares for orphanage elephant calves until they are capable enough to go back to the wild.

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Where is the Elephant Transit Home located in Udawalawe?

Udawalawe Elephant transit home is located in the western boarder of the 33,000 hectares Udawalawe national park. Because of this area baby elephant calves are free to roam wherever they want.

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How to get to Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe?

The best way to get to Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe is by a private vehicle. If you are travelling from Colombo to Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe it will take around 4 to 5 hours. If you are travelling from down south of Sri Lanka it will only take around 1to 2 hours depending of which part of the coast that you are staying.

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Do you have to book priory your visit to Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe?

You do not have to pre book your visit to Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe

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Do the bull elephant’s visit the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

Yes, Udawalawe Elephant transit is visited by wild elephants when the reservoir has the seasonal fluctuation.

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Who is the first orphan elephant in the Udawalwe Elephant Transit Home?

The first baby elephant in Udawalawe Elephant transit home was the baby female elephant named Komali who was one year old when she came to Udawalwe Elephant Transit home. She was found by Dr.Nandana Atapattu near Anuradhapura area.

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How many baby elephants have been cared by the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

There have been more than 200 elephant calves in Udawalwe Elephant transit home that has been cared by the people at Udawalawe Elephant transit home.

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At what age the baby elephant reintroduced to wild at Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

The elephant’s calves at the Udawalawe elephant transit home are introduced back to the wild at the age of five.

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How many times the elephant calves are fed in Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home

The baby elephant calves are fed once every three hours at Udawalawe Elephant transit home.

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What are the time slots that baby elephants are fed in Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

Baby elephants receive milk daily at every three hours at 9.00 AM, 12NOON, 3PM and 6PM and is open for visitors in these specific time slots. Most of the visitors visit Udawalawe Elephant transit home before their morning safari or before the afternoon safari.

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How many hours earlier that you should visit Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home to witness baby elephants being fed?

If you want to witness babay elepahnts being fed in Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home without hassle you should visit there 10-20 minutes before the feeding time and this makes you to get a good viewing point of the whole scenario.

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How many yards away is the viewing platform from the baby elephants of Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

The viewing platform is around 15 meters away from the baby elephants

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Do the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home allows visitors to touch and photograph baby elephants for a fee?

The direct answer will be “No”. The management of the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home doesn’t allow visitors to touch baby elephants nor to pose for pictures next to elephants.

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What should you do if you need to take quality photography at Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

If you need to take high quality pictures of baby elephants of Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home you should bring a professional camera with a zoom lens above 150mm

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How many hours should a person spend in Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

A person should spend around 45minutes to one hour to get the correct picture of the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home

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How many hours it takes to reach Udawalawe Elephant Transit home from Udawalawe National Park?

Udawalawe Elephant transit home is merely a 10-20minutes drive from Udawalawe National Park main entrance.

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How many days are the baby elephants fed in Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

The baby elephants are fed all the days all thorough out the year and being elephant calves they need special formula of milk to be fed. The pathetic cry and the elephants' charges for milk are agonizing to hear. Adapting orphaned elephant calves to powdered milk and a whole new environment that needs patience and care.

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What is the best time to see baby elephant’s up-close in Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

The morning feeding session will be the best time to see baby elephants up-close in Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home.

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What are the medicines given to baby elephants by the people at Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home when they have milk intolerance?

When it comes to milk intolerance special preparation is given to baby elephants at Udawalawe Elephant transit home. It is prepared with soy milk, rice broth and adding Jeevanee which is a rehydration solution for baby elephants at Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home.

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What are the challenges that Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home face in caring the baby elephants?

A day rarely goes by without one or more elephant calves getting sick. Post-disease treatment, in general, is a long process in elephants since their recovery is slow. Likewise, separating the sick with contagious diseases from the healthiest is also a tedious task. Managing the health and welfare of elephant calves with very little support from the labs and the lack of medical knowledge and experience in the country is also another challenge facing Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home officials.

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What is the ticket price for a tourist to enter the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

The ticket price for a tourist to enter the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home is around 5$, it will be around 1800 LKR for a local person to enter the Transit home.

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What are the international recognitions that Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home has won?

Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home is listed on the World Animal Protection’s list of best practice elephant’s venues in Asia.

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What are days that you should avoid when visiting Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

If you really want to enjoy your visit to Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home peacefully you should really avoid weekends and local school holiday days because the crowd on those days will be unbearable.

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Is there accommodations to stay a night near Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home?

There are some decent accommodations near Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home, below mentioned are some of the accommodations that you spend a good night over near Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home

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If you are not staying overnight near Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home what is the best place to stay?

If you aren’t staying overnight near Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home and only have time for a day trip to the Udawalawe Elephant Transit home the best place to stay in southern province where it has beautifully stretched sandy beaches.

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Jeep Safari in Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park, nestled in the heart of Sri Lanka, is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. One of the most exhilarating ways to experience the park's diverse ecosystems and witness its incredible inhabitants is through a Jeep Safari in Udawalawe national park.

The Jeep Safari in Udawalawe National Park offers a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with a wide array of wildlife species, including the park's most iconic residents—Sri Lankan elephants. The open-roof jeep safari in Udawalawe national park provide an unobstructed view of the breathtaking landscapes and the diverse flora and fauna that call the park home.

As your Jeep navigates through the rugged terrain, keep your camera ready for the awe-inspiring moments that await. The park boasts a thriving population of elephants, and the sight of these majestic creatures against the backdrop of the lush surroundings is truly mesmerizing. Aside from elephants, you may also spot water buffalo, sambar deer, spotted deer, and a variety of bird species.

Udawalawe National Park is a paradise for birdwatchers, and a Jeep Safari in Udawalawe National Park provides an excellent vantage point for observing the avian wonders of the region. From colorful kingfishers to majestic eagles, the park's skies and water bodies are teeming with a rich diversity of birdlife. Your experienced guide will help you identify and appreciate the many species that inhabit this thriving ecosystem.

The Jeep Safari in Udawalawe National park not only offers a close encounter with wildlife but also takes you through some of the most picturesque landscapes in Udawalawe National Park. The park is characterized by expansive grasslands, dense forests, and shimmering water bodies, creating a stunning backdrop for your safari adventure. The changing scenery throughout the journey adds to the overall charm of the experience.

Udawalawe National Park places a strong emphasis on conservation, and the Jeep Safari in Udawalawe national park is designed to minimize the impact on the environment while providing an immersive experience. Visitors are encouraged to adhere to strict guidelines to ensure the well-being of the park's inhabitants and maintain the delicate balance of its ecosystems.

A Jeep Safari in Udawalawe National Park is not merely a journey through the wilderness; it's an unforgettable odyssey into the heart of nature. Whether you're a wildlife enthusiast, a birdwatcher, or simply someone seeking a thrilling adventure, the Jeep safari in Udawalawe national park promises to leave you with lasting memories of the untamed beauty of Sri Lanka's natural treasures. Embark on this extraordinary journey, and let the magic of Udawalawe unfold before your eyes.

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