Wasgamuwa National Park (Wasgomuwa) is located in the districts of Matale and Polonnaruwa at a distance of 225 km away from Colombo. The nearest large town is Polonnaruwa, 10 km from the northern boundary.

HOW TO REACH WASGAMUWA NATIONAL PARK​

Wasgamuwa National Park (Wasgomuwa) is located in the districts of Matale and Polonnaruwa at a distance of 225 km away from Colombo. The nearest large town is Polonnaruwa, 10 km from the northern boundary.

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The entrance to Wasgamuwa National Park is at Handungamuwa. The park can be conveniently reached from several tourist attractions. From Kandy: Kandy, Hasalaka and Hettipola.Approximately 50km northeast of Kandy.Turn off at Hasalaka on the Kandy-Mahiyangana road and proceed via Wilgamuwa upto Wasgamuwa. Visitors from Matale and Polonnaruwa areas can reach Wasgomuwa via Laggala and Wilgamuwa.

The Wilgamuwa Japan Bridge provides the easy access to visitors coming from the Mahaweli system-C. From Dambulla and Polonnaruwa ancient cities, through Bakamuna, Elahera and Laggala – Pallegama

ACCOMODATION Inside Wasgamuwa National Park

Within Wasgamuwa National Park there are 3 wildlife bungalows at Kadurupitiya, Mahaweli and Wawul Ebe. And outside of the park there are two villas: Gale Bugalow and Angammedill bungalow. Five camp sites are located inside the Natioanl Park. Within the park are five campsites: Mahaweli Ganga 1 & 2, Medapitiya, Ulpath Hatha and Wawul Ebe.

If you wish to stay inside the park you need to book in advance through online resevation facility. (click below)

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