Mountains in Sri Lanka

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Mountains in Sri Lanka If we say Sri Lanka is a large hill station in Indian Ocean with beautiful beaches as an addition, it would not be altogether wrong. If you look at the topography of the tear-shaped island, the heart of the land is captured by mountains and hills with unmatchable scenery and biodiversity. […]

Lakes in Sri Lanka

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Lakes in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka has beautiful natural and man-made lakes. Rivers and lakes stem from the central highlands. Natural lakes are located around the highlands whereas the man-made lakes serve as a water reservoir in the dry months for both humans and wildlife. Sri Lankan lakes are almost all man-made. Most of the […]

Sinharaja

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Sinharaja is one of the most protected places in Sri Lanka, and it is known worldwide, to be teeming with a massive variety of near extinct and endangered animals and plants alike. With a biodiversity like no other, this is the home to many rainforest animals and birds. Many facts about animals in the rainforest […]

Pigeon Island

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Unlike other jungles situated around the country, Pigeon Island National Park is a marine national park. Most of the wild life here contains of different species of fishes, corals and other marine birds. Just like the name, Pigeon Island is a breeding ground for rock pigeons. Facts about animals that live in the Islands can be […]

Bundala

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Bundala National Park is a very important place for the migratory birds of Sri Lanka. Named as a biosphere reserve by UNESCO, this is the home to many rare animals. the National Park is most famous for its birds, where you can find more than a 100 different species. Other than birds, other amazing animals […]

Horton Plains

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The jungles of Horton Plains can be located in the hill country of Sri Lanka unlike most of the other jungles. Even though it does not have a large variety of mammals residing in it, this is famous for the many endemic birds, butterflies, and other reptiles that can be found there. If a traveler […]

Wasgamuwa

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Sri Lanka is famous for the number of elephants that reside in the country. Wasgamuwa National Park is one of the places where a traveler will be able to see many elephants and other endemic animals as well. The name Wasgamuwa can loosely be translated to mean a meeting point of bears, and indeed, these […]

Wilpattu

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Wilpattu National Park is one of the biggest jungles in Sri Lanka. Wilpattu is the home to many species of animals and among them are animals in danger of extinction like elephants, leopards, and sloth bears. There are people who will give travelers safaris to go on a jungle tour, but a traveler can see […]

Yala

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Located near the south eastern coast of Sri Lanka, Yala National Park is one of the most visited national parks in the country. this is not a rainforest, and there are many jungle tours available which a traveler can go on. this National Park is the home to many animals and birds, especially elephants and leopards. Facts […]