FAQ About Bundala National Park
Bundala National Park is a birdwatchers paradise. Bundala National park is internationally recognized as a wintering ground for the migratory aquatic birds in Sri Lanka. The national park is situated in the Tissamaharama Road in the Hambantota city. It is also located 245 kilometers southeast of Colombo. Bundala national park is home for more than 200 different bird species. There are endemic birds inside the Bundala national park. The Bundala National Park is only one of its kinds and offers you the chance to see estuarine, saltwater and freshwater crocodiles on a same safari. Bundala national park is overlooked in favor of Yala, Udawalwe or even Kumana. All these other parks are good to see bigger animals such as elephants, sloth bears, Leopards. But when it comes to birding Bundala national park plays a major host spot.
Bundala national park is less visited park and this means that you can enjoy wildlife without overflowing crowd like in Yala. Coupled with this fact Bundala national park has exceptional flora and fauna and this enhance to attractiveness of the park to the tourists.
Bundala national park has been created in 1969 as a wildlife sanctuary and 1993 it was designated as a National Park. Bundala National Park has been the first ever wetland to proclaim as a Ramsar site in Sri Lanka. Besides, UNESCO had chosen the Bundala National Park as a biosphere reserve in 2005 and on that it became the fourth biosphere reserve in Sri Lanka.
Below mentioned are some F.A.Q’S regarding the Bundala National Park