Sri Lanka Udawalawe elephants
Sri Lanka Udawalawe Lilac breasted roller
Sri Lanka Udawalawe elephants2

Sri Lanka’s finest national park is home to herds of elephants, wild buffalo, crocodiles and leopards.

The park’s light vegetation makes it easier to spot the animals, with the 200 Asian elephants that call the Udawalawe home the main attraction.

Sri Lanka undiscovered

An essential guide to seeing Sri Lanka's non-touristy side

From ancient ruins to a vibrant and welcoming contemporary culture; from lazy afternoons on glorious beaches, to hikes through the rolling hills of tea country and wild elephant spotting in untouched national parks; Sri Lanka is a destination that truly has it all. Despite having its hard-won stability rocked by the tragic events of Easter 2019, Sri Lanka's tourism infrastructure is developing in leaps and bounds. Hospitality is warm and abundant, transport is convenient, and accommodation – particularly in the independent boutique sector – is world-class...read more

16 days

Complete Sri Lanka

Ancient temples and endless beaches
View itinerary

Udawalawe Tours

Big Mammals of Sri Lanka

Leopards, Elephants & Whales

17 daysFrom £3,000
Yala National Park, Udawalawe, Mirissa, Negombo
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Safari, Luxury, Beach, Family, Adventure, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities, Museums & Galleries, History, Culinary, Food

Classic Family Holiday

Visit the ancient cities

17 daysFrom £3,000
Polonnaruwa, Udawalawe, Galle, Kandy
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Beach, Family, Adventure, Active, Biking, Swimming, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities, Museums & Galleries, History, Culinary, Food

Udawalawe Travel Companies

Yonder

Tailor-made luxury holidays to Asia
South Asia, Southeast Asia
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Luxury, Beach, Family, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Spiritual

Experience Travel Group

Boutique holidays for curious travellers
South Asia, Southeast Asia
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Luxury, Beach, Family, Nature & Wildlife, Culture

Why Horizon Guides?

Impartial guidebooks

Impartial guidebooks

Our travel guides are written by the leading experts in their destinations. We never take payment for positive coverage so you can count on us for impartial travel advice.

Expert itineraries

Expert itineraries

Suggested itineraries and routes to help you scratch beneath the surface, avoid the tourist traps, and plan an authentic, responsible and enjoyable journey.

Specialist advice

Specialist advice

Get friendly, expert travel advice and custom itineraries from some of the world’s best tour operators, with no spam, pressure or commitment to book.