Walawa Safari Village Hotel

Address: Canal Road, Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Canal Road, Uda Walawe National Park.
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        Travel Blogs from Uda Walawe National Park

        Safari... So Goodie.

        A travel blog entry by jaseross on Mar 09, 2015

        31 photos

        ... to open.

        With tickets in hand, and a guide (Dilak) amongst our ranks, we were ready for the off and straightaway Dilak was identifying birds at a distance just from their silhouette. The range was pretty impressive but I wont go on to list them all. It wasn’t just about the birds either. We got so close to a wild elephant it was unbelievable. This one was apparently 43 years old so the same age as me, and with no tusks, it looked like this ...

        Elephants at Udawalawe National Park

        A travel blog entry by i_go_wandering on Dec 12, 2014

        55 photos

        ... well they are looked after here. Feeding time was 12.30 and soon in the distance we saw a trail of nellies and their excited trumpeting sounds in anticipation of their meal. The first elephant to come through the gate was the smallest of the lot, he was running and trumpeting to the volunteer ladies who held out a funnel to pour milk into his mouth. They were then herded to a shaded area with lots of foliage they could snap ...

        Tiger eyes and elephant ears

        A travel blog entry by ecour0404 on Mar 19, 2014

        3 comments, 5 photos

        ... guide after paying a hefty entrance fee (more than I've paid for any one day activity on this trip) our guide was great though and immediately gave our driver instructions to take us where we could watch the sun rise behind a family of elephants. Wow is all I can say about that. The atmosphere was calm and still, the birds were waking, the mist was rising, elephants stirring and the sky a soft pink. The rest of the safari ...

        Day 164 - 3 Days, 3 Safaris

        A travel blog entry by costin on Mar 12, 2014

        ... doing it, but we got a ticket without any problems. In Uda Walawe, it is compulsory to have a guide, so we were also joined by a guide at this point.

        We made our way into the park and we immediately struck by how quiet the park was, both in terms of other jeeps and in terms of wildlife. We drove about for a good half hour without really seeing anything other than a few peacocks and a small selection of other birds, but nothing like the array that we had seen in ...

        Day 5a - Border Crossing Poland to Ukraine

        A travel blog entry by costin on Oct 04, 2013

        1 comment

        ... to Ukraine. At this point, the penny drops, they're changing gauge! From our pre-trip research I knew that this would happen occasionally as we changed countries, but hadn't considered it until this point. We pull into a workshop for about an hour, whilst engineers change the gauge on our train then head back to passport control. Getting our passports back in hand is a good feeling! It also means we can go to bed finally. Roll on ...