On reaching Bundala National Park you will feel a sense of calm as the park is less frequented by tourists. It is a treasure trove of amazing wildlife.
Located in the Hambantota district, the park is a four to five-hour drive from Sri Lanka’s capital. The most rewarding experience for those who love nature is lodging that fuses well with its surroundings
Bundala National Park
The Bundala National Park is a pioneering bird watching destination and the first ever to be declared a Ramsar site in Sri Lanka. Located 15km east of Hambantota, it is an important coastal wetland with an abundance of birdlife. The park is also home to 32 species of mammals and out of which 5 are considered endangered.
How to explore the park
Go camping – If you are the adventurous type then camping out at Bundala National Park will be a great choice. Those who are looking for Weligama hotel accommodations can stay in a place the likes of Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa which offers close proximity many attractions in the region.
Things to see
A total of 197 bird species are recorded from the park, while 139 are residents while the other 58 are seasonal guests. From September to March during the northern winter, the lagoon is filled with an amazing diversity of aquatic birds. Pelicans painted storks, egrets, spoonbills, stints, sandpipers, plovers, terns, gulls, and ducks are some of the few from the list.
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