Admire the exuberant wildlife and feel the pulsating power of nature at Udawattekele Sanctuary. See massive trees, curving branches, and lianas hanging causally, with occasional rays of sunshine peeking through the dense forest canopy. Despite its proximity to the suburbs, the sanctuary teems with mammals, insects, and reptiles, while about 80 species of birds attract bird-watchers. Bring your bike and explore the park via its well-maintained network of trails. Other highlights include the Buddhist meditation hermitages and rudimentary shelters scattered throughout the sanctuary. Visit the information center to learn more about the ecosystem and history of the area. Before you visit Kandy, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
Tours To Udawattekele Sanctuary
Kandy City Tour with Mahaweli BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $28
Duration: 3 to 9 hours
Bird Watching in Udawatte Kele, Kandy From Negombo BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $99
Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Private Day Trip to Kandy BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $90
Duration: 12 to 13 hours
Udawattekele Sanctuary Reviews
It only takes about 15 minutes to reach the gate entrance of Udawattakele from the Municipal junction in Kandy. You can find the place without a hassle. There are plenty of trails that you can take... more »
Price is to High 900 it should only Cost 100, mayby thats why, we have the Wood for ourselves. Lacks decent signs on the rute or a map to follow. more »
Fully surrounded by green nature. Will be ideal for peaceful walk while enjoying the nature. But it would be great if the basic facilities for visitors get upgraded. Went there on 2018. Hope things are better now.
Silent forest in the middle of the country. Walk through the nature and hear the silence of the nature. If you are lucky enough you may see mouse deer and different species of animals.
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