Category Archives: Wildlife tours

Arid zone vegetations of Sri Lanka

Due to large variation of annual rain forests and different topographical features, the forests in Sri Lanka are divided into mainly six categories. Arid zone forest type is the least attractive of all these forest types and it is dominated … Continue reading

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Elephant kraal and the traditional noosing method

Nearly five decades ago, several villages in southern Sri Lanka namely Kattakaduwa Mukalana, Janadura, Kotawaya, Angunukolapelassa, Ethbatuwa, Walasgala, Pallarotte were popular for elephant Kraal. These villages are belonging to the southernmost sector of the Walawe region and were in the … Continue reading

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Civets in Sri lanka

Sri Lanka is inhabited by three species of civets namely Ceylon small civet (Viverricula indica mayori) commonly known as ring-tailed civet, common indian palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphrodites hermaphroditus) and the Golden palm civet (Paradoxurus zeylonensis). All these members are belonging … Continue reading

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Attractions around Hambantota

Hambantota is the historical important port city situated in the heart of Deep South Sri Lanka. The town is known as a center of fishing and trade since centuries past. Hambantota bay, which harbors large number of catamarans is being … Continue reading

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Wild Elephant conservation in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a tiny island ion Asia, which is one of the popular destinations for wild life holiday destinations in the world. This tropical island is bestowed with large number of animal species.  Elephant is the most Colombo animal … Continue reading

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Minneriya, popular attraction in Sri Lanka on the way to Polonnaruwa

Minneriya is one of the oldest man-made tanks in Sri Lanka and played a important role in the ancient irrigation system of the island. Minneriya is one of the several tanks built by King about eighteen centuries ago. Even today … Continue reading

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Traggic story of Sri Lanka leopards

A person was arrested in March 2012 in Wavunia while he was possessing teeth and skin of a leopard. Later on it was revealed that the leopard had been killed by using a trap go get the skin. Leopard in … Continue reading

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One of the rarest incidents of whales in Kalpitiya

Large numbers of sperm whales were sighted off the seas of North-western Sri Lanka on 14th April 2012. Even though the island is a popular destination for whale watching and dolphin watching this is one of most rare occasions in … Continue reading

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Madu Ganga River Safari in Nutshell

Madu Ganga river safari is one of the most popular boat rides among the most holiday makers in the west coast of Sri Lanka.  Large number of travelers especially people, who spend their holiday in the west coast, plan this … Continue reading

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Wilpattu national park records tourist influx

Wilpattu national park, Sri Lanka has been visited by recorded number of visitors from January to March 2012. Wilpattu national park has earned around five million rupees during the three months period. With the ending of 30 years civil war … Continue reading

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