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Travel and Transport

01

Is there public transport to the locations and what are the landmarks?

Guests can use public transport to reach specific locations from where a tuktuk could be used to reach the pick up point. Public transport may include buses and trains - where applicable. Note : Public transport in Sri Lanka is not always reliable in terms of timing.

Type of transport: Bus

Yala:  Arrival at Kataragama Main bus stand - adjoining Perera & Sons (5.2 km/10-minute drive to the Campsite)

 Udawalawe:  Arrival at 17 ⅕ mile post (28 km mile post) on Thanamalawila - Udawalawe road closer to the signboard for Agunukolapelessa School written in the vernacular language. (4.5 km/ 8 minute drive to the Campsite from the School)

Wilpattu:  Arrival at Wilpattu junction closer to the Leopard Den Hotel (2.5 km/ 5 minute drive to the Campsite from the junction)

Train - nearest train stations

Yala:  Matara station ( 145 km/ 3 hour drive from the station to the Campsite) and Ella station (102 km/ 2 hour drive from the station to the Campsite)  

Udawalawe:  Matara station (125 km/ 2 ½ hours drive from the station to the Campsite and Ella station (82 km/ 2 hour drive from the station to the Campsite)

Wilpattu:  Puttalam station (47 km/ 1 hour drive from the station to the Campsite)

02

Do you provide transfers to and from other locations?

We can arrange transfers to & from other locations. Please note that this is a charged service and please contact us with your requirements.
03

What are the approximate distances & travel time from Colombo and the airport to the campsite in a private vehicle?

Yala
From the Airport via southern expressway: 4 ½ - 5 hours (310 km)
From Colombo via southern expressway: 3 ½ - 4 hours (283 km)

Udawalawe

From the Airport via southern expressway: 4 - 4 ½ (291 km)
From Colombo via southern expressway: 3 - 3 ½ hours (264 km)

Wilpattu

From the Airport: 3 ½ - 4 hours (155 km)
From Colombo: 4 - 4 ½ hours (183 km)

Note: travel time may change based on peak traffic hours 


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