Udawalawe Safari & Elephant Transit Home

11 Hours


Udawalawe National Park
A safari at Udawalawe National Park offers a memorable and educational experience, providing the chance to connect with nature and observe some of Sri Lanka’s most iconic wildlife in their natural habitat.

Udawalawe is renowned for its large population of Asian elephants. You will see these majestic creatures up close and personal in their natural habitat. In addition to elephants, the park is home to various other animals, including water buffaloes, sambar deer, wild boar, crocodiles, and numerous bird species.

The park is home to a wide variety of bird species, including raptors, water birds, and smaller birds. Birdwatchers can enjoy spotting eagles, owls, kingfishers, and more – a haven for bird enthusiasts.

Udawalawe National Park is not only a wildlife sanctuary but also plays a role in the conservation and protection of Sri Lanka’s natural heritage. It’s important to remember that the park is a protected area, and the well-being of the wildlife takes precedence. Respect the animals and follow the park’s guidelines to ensure their safety and well-being.

Udawalawe provides excellent opportunities for wildlife and landscape photography.

Elephant Transit Home
The Elephant Transit Home is a rehabilitation center for orphaned or injured elephants. Here, you can learn about the conservation efforts and observe young elephants during feeding time.


  1. Early morning at 5 am, pick up from your hotel in Galle. Travel time should be 2-3 hours.
  2. The safari will start at around 8 am in a 4×4 vehicle.
  3. After the safari, you will have an authentic Sri Lankan lunch.
  4. Visit the Elephant Transit Home. 
  5. Return to your hotel in Galle


  • It is recommended that you bring a packed breakfast from the hotel on this day.
  • The tour will start with minimum of 2 travellers. If you are a solo traveller, please contact us via the contact form, phone or Whatsapp to schedule you to a group.
  • Pick-up will be from Galle or 15 km around Galle. If you stay further away, please contact us.
  • The tour can be booked via direct booking or phone. If your booking is less than 24 hours, contact us before booking to check the availability via phone or Whatsapp under +94755838300


  • Half day safari at Udawalawe National Park
  • Elephant Transit Home
  • Authentic Sri Lankan Lunch

What's Included


  • Transportation - pick-up from your hotel in Galle or 15 km around Galle.
  • Entrance fee for Udawalawe National Park
  • Transportation in 4x4 vehicle for the safari
  • Entrance fee for the Elephant Transit Home
  • Authentic Sri Lankan lunch

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Udawalawe Safari & Elephant Transit Home
From $125
/ Tour Price
  • Small Group Size
  • Meals
  • Professional Local Guide

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