Gal-oya

The Gal Oya National Park is located 314 km away from Colombo in the Iginiyagala district. The Park covers an area of 25,900 hectare surrounded by Senanayaka Samudra. The Park is treated as one of the Major Tourism destinations of the area.

The park is rich with Flora and Fauna. About 45%of the Park is covered with the forest where about 33% is covered with Savanna. About 32 species of Mammals and 150 species of Birds make this park their home. Among them Elephants, Wild Bear, Leopard, Water Buffalo, Sloth Bear are quite common.

This park is popular for Elephant watching and Leopards watching and Photographing.

 

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