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Wasgamuwa National Park Safari

Wasgamuwa National Park is located in the Matale and Polonnaruwa districts, covering an extensive area of 36,900 hectares. It is bordered by the Mahaweli River to the east and the Amban River to the west. The park’s landscape is characterized by tropical dry mixed evergreen forests, providing a natural habitat for various wildlife species.

Among the park’s inhabitants are herds of elephants, which can number up to 150 individuals, as well as Purple-faced langur monkeys, wild boar, sambar and spotted deer, buffalo, and occasionally sighted leopards and sloth bears. The park is also a haven for bird enthusiasts, with reports of 143 different bird species residing in Wasgamuwa National Park.