Camping Safari Tours

Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful islands in the world and is a popular destination for those seeking a holiday with a difference. With its myriad hills, countryside, wildlife, indigenous birds and plants, there are many camping grounds in almost all parts of Sri Lanka. Camping Safaris are provided in all National Parks and Nature Reserves in Sri Lanka from one day Safari to few days Camping Safari Tours.

Some of the National Parks with camping sites are given here:

  • Wilpattu National Parkis located in the North Western and North Central Provinces and the unique feature of this park is the existence of natural, sand-rimmed water basins or depressions that fill with rainwater. There are 5 (five) available camp sites which are operated by Sri Lanka’s Wildlife Department and the best times of the year to visit are between February and June when the weather is good. Between July and September the weather is good but a bit dry while between October and January the weather is rainy.
  • Gal Oya National Park is located in Badulla District with a part of it reaching Ampara District. There are 6 (six) available camp sites which are operated by Sri Lanka’s Wildlife Department and the best times of the year to visit are between February and June when the weather is good. Between July and September the weather is good but a bit dry while between October and January the weather is rainy.
  • Kumana National Parkis located in the South East area of the island. It shares a border with Yala National Park and was formerly known as Yala East National Park. There are 6 (six) available camp sites which are operated by Sri Lanka’s Wildlife Department and the best times of the year to visit are between February and June when the weather is good. Between July and September the weather is good but a bit dry while between October and January the weather is rainy.
  • Knuckles Conservation Forest is located on the Knuckles mountain range, in the Central Highlands and is one of the World Heritage Natural Properties in the island. There are 4 (four) available camp sites which are operated by Sri Lanka’s Wildlife Department and the best times of the year to visit are between February and June when the weather is good. Between July and September the weather is good with strong winds but a bit dry while between October and January the weather is rainy.
  • Bundala National Park is located in the Hambantota district. There are 2 (two) available camp sites which are operated by Sri Lanka’s Wildlife Department and the best times of the year to visit are between July and September when the weather is at its best and also because elephants gather during this season. Between February and June the weather is good while between October and January the weather is rainy.
  • Kaudulla National Park is located in the North Central Province in the Polonnaruwa District. There are 2 (two) available camp sites which are operated by Sri Lanka’s Wildlife Department and the best times of the year to visit are between February and June when the weather is good. Between July and September the weather is good but a bit dry while between October and January the weather is rainy.

Also Possible to camp outside National Parks.

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