Regarded as the pearl of the Indian Ocean , Sri Lanka truly is blessed by mother nature. The diversity in terrains , the tropical climate , the surrounding ocean have all made Sri Lanka not only home to warm people but an array of flora and fauna. Across the tiny island, there are many national parks spread across. Bundala is a famous national park in the deep southern region of Sri Lanka. Getting to Bundala from the capital involves a ride on the A2 highway.Car rental in Sri Lanka has become a popular option for tourists as it allows flexibility. Car rentals can easily be arranged even to Bundala. There a quite a few operators of such services , however, according to past visitors , one of the highly preferred options is Casons Rent a Car.
The climate of the park is generally hot and dry. The terrain of the park is generally flat, due to it’s close proximity to the Ocean there are sand dunes bordering the park as well as there are four brackish lagoons found within the park premises. It is said that every single species of water birds found in the island visits Bundala National Park. The park is regarded as one of the key locations for bird watching in the island. There has been a recording of nearly 200 species of birds within the park out of which 50 species are believed to be migratory.
The park also has 32 different species of mammals. civets, wild boars, Grey & Ruddy mongoose, porcupine, giant Indian palm squirrels, black-naped hares, Spotted Deer, Wild buffalo, the endemic, jackal and fishing & Rusty Spotted cats are some of the commonly seen mammals. There is also a small population of elephants living in the park.
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