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Jetwing Eco Holidays

Jetwing House
46/26 Navam Mawatha
Colombo 2
Sri Lanka.

Phone :
94 11 238 1201 or 94-11-234 5700 (Ext) 559, 561 or 593
Fax :
94 11 462 7743

Our usual office hours are from Monday to Friday from 9am to 5 pm. We do access emails intermittently outside these hours. We are at GMT plus 5 hrs 30 mins.

 

Wasgamuwa

Wasgamuwa National Park is located south of Polonnaruwa and north of the Knuckles Range and Matale foothills.

Wasgamuwa National Park is located south of Polonnaruwa and north of the Knuckles Range and Matale foothills. The habitat consists of riverine gallery forest along the Mahaveli and dry monsoon forest in the low foothills.

Wildlife

Wildlife

Birds include the Ceylon Junglefowl, Ceylon Grey Hornbill, Brown-capped Babbler, Bluefaced Malkoha, Lesser Adjutant, Grey-headed Fisheagle and Brown Fish Owl. Mammals found include Elephants, Leopards, Sloth Bears, Jackals,Spotted Deer, Sambar, Mongooses and Civets as well as the Slender Loris and Hanuman Langur.

Getting there

Getting there

From Kurunegala to Habarana. Turn off beyond Galewela, onto the Naula road, towards Hettipola. Or from Kandy via Hadawaka. From Hasalaka take a minor road north through Handungamuwa.

Accommodation

Accommodation

Dunvila Cottage, Willy's Safari Hotel and Wasgamuwa Safari Village are the best known properties.

Source: Sri Lanka National Parks & Reserves by Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne , published by Jetwing Eco Holidays.