Discover Udawalawe Park and Buduruvagala Temple


Udawalawe National Park Safari & immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry at Buduruvagala Temple. Explore the wild wonders & ancient marvels on a journey,

Morning Safari to Udawalawe National Park:

Early Departure from Ella:
  • Begin your day with an early departure from Ella at 4:00 am.
  • Enjoy a scenic Tuk Tuk ride to Udawalawe National Park.

Arrival at Udawalawe:
  • Reach Udawalawe National Park
  • Experience the serene ambiance as the park awakens

Wildlife Safari (6:30 am - 9:30 am):
  • Embark on a thrilling 3-hour morning safari in Udawalawe.
  • Spot diverse wildlife, including elephants, birds, and other indigenous species.

Breakfast at Udawalawe:
  • After the safari, enjoy a hearty breakfast at a designated spot in Udawalawe.
  • Relish the meal surrounded by the natural beauty of the Nature.

Udawalawe National Park Safari


Leaving Udawalawe:
  • Depart from Udawalawe and head towards your next destination.

Scenic Drive to Buduruvagala:
  • Enjoy a scenic drive from Udawalawe to Buduruvagala Temple.
  • Marvel at the landscapes and rural beauty during the journey.

Buduruvagala Temple Exploration:
  • Arrive at Buduruvagala Temple, known for its ancient rock carvings.
  • Explore the remarkable sculptures, including the towering Buddha statue.

Cultural Insights and Photography:
  • Learn about the historical and cultural significance of Buduruvagala.
  • Capture photographs of the impressive rock carvings and temple surroundings.

Optional Lunch Break (Depending on Time):
  • If time permits, enjoy lunch at a local eatery.
  • Savor local flavors before concluding your cultural exploration.

Return to Ella (Afternoon):
  • Begin your journey back to Ella in the afternoon.
  • Reflect on the day's wildlife safari and cultural discoveries.


  • Dress comfortably and wear suitable footwear for the safari.
  • Bring a hat, sunscreen, and binoculars for the safari.
  • Respect the wildlife and follow the park rules during the safari.

This combination of a morning safari in Udawalawe National Park and a visit to the historic Buduruvagala Temple promises an enriching day of wildlife encounters and cultural exploration.

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