Home to a number of vibrant and colourful birds, the Bundala National Park in Sri Lanka is one of the favourite destinations for bird watchers all around the world. The park spans across an area of 6216 hectare within which it shelters around 200 different bird species out of which more than 50 are migratory bird species.
The topography is an amazing combination of scrubs, marshes, lagoons and sand dunes. Almost every species of water birds can be found in the park most of which are attracted to the lagoons.
Best for: Watching wide assortment of bird species and their activities around the four lagoons.
Location: 251 Km from Colombo
Best time to visit: September to March.
Price: Morning & Evening Safari price is LKR 7,000 per jeep. Ticket price is LKR 2,000/LKR 1,000 per adult/child.
Timing: Morning Safari from 5.30am to 09.30am and Evening Safari from 2.30pm to 06.00pm.