Experience Udawatte Jungle Excurssion | Edwards Collection


Udawatte Kele located north of Kandy Lake is an eco-tourism site which expands over 103 hectares. The park was once a forbidden forest called Uda wasala watte (the garden above the royal palace) during the Kandyan kingdom. This garden has an exclusive collection of avifauna. The sanctuary contains three Buddhist forest monasteries, and three cave dwellings for Buddhist monks. Udawatte Kele sanctuary houses varieties of birds like yellow fronted barbet, Layard’s Parakeet, Spot bellied eagle owl, Sri Lankan hanging parrot, Green fronted leaf bird, and native three-toed kingfisher, Sri lanka hill myna (approximately 80 species of birds can be seen). Endemic animals like toque macaque, jackal, porcupine and mouse deer seems to be common. Obviously 460 species of plants, especially lianas, Shrubs, herbs and small plants survive in the jungle.

Estimated Duration- 4 Hours



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