Udawalawe National Park Safari trip from Galle/Mirissa/Ella

Outdoor Activities in Sri Lanka

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Get away from Galle for the day and explore Udawalawe National Park as a private tour on this full-day tour by Safari Jeep. Udawalawe is an important habitat for water birds and Sri Lankan elephants, as well as many other animals including sloth bears, sambar deer, wild boar, water buffalo, junglefowl, crocodiles and rarely leopards. Afterwards, enjoy lunch in Udawalawe followed by a visit to the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home (optional). Not Only Galle But also From Mirissa and Ella are few other destinations where you can participate in this Udawalawa national park safari experience with our service. Please see the important info section to discover the tour cost and information. Shuttle service for UNP safari this tour is a group tour and  minimum 4 passengers need to operate this tour.
We arrange this Udawalawa National park trip as 2 sessions from Galle. Early Morning and Late Morning session. for early morning session Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in Galle or in the nearby area around 3.30am. In the morning 6.00am Reach to The Park and start the morning session of safari, board into the Safari Jeep and 3 - 4 hours of wildlife spotting in Udawalawe National Park. Early-morning arrival gives you a better chance to see more wildlife in some months of the year with ongoing weather and environmental condition of the National park region. including elephants, sloth bears, sambar deer, wild boar, water buffalo, jungle fowl, eagles, monitors, and crocodiles with amazing colorful Nature with morning sunrise. if you are looking forward to start bit late, 6:00am Hotel pickup will be better and we will pick you up around 6:00 am from your staying location in Galle reach to the park 9:00am and start late morning session of the safari. we will inform and advise you about the which session is better for your trip by taking in into consideration of current climate and other several environmental conditions in the Udawalawa national park area which cause wildlife appearance. Please Note: we give the priority to guest requests when arranging the National Park Trip. therefore you could choose your safari session according to your travel schedule. Stopping for lunch en-route in Udawalawe (own cost). If you wish, you have the option to spend 45 minutes at Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home (own cost), which was set up with help from the Born Free Foundation and looks after orphaned elephant calves until they are strong enough to survive in their natural habitat.  If you do early morning session you will be back to your staying hotel at Galle around 1.30pm. otherwise if you do Late Morning session of safari, you will be back to your staying hotel at Galle around 4:30pm. you will be dropped back to the hotel where we picked up from Galle Shuttle service for UNP Safari this tour is a group tour and operate everyday if there are minimum 4 passengers. we will pick up each passenger in centralized location in each area at Galle, Unawatuna,Talpe, Koggala,Ahangama,Weligama, Mirissa. the pick up location will be informed after confirm the reservation. this tour start at 5.30am from Galle fort entrance. if not booked minimum 4 passenger for each day will not operate the tour. given time might be changed upon weather and traffic condition.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide and Safari Jeep
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Udawalawe National Park

What’s not included

  • Any other entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities


  • Family friendly
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment