Galway’s Land National Park

Galway’s Land National Park

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Galway’s Land National Park

Galway’s Land National Park is situated in Nuwaraeliya in Sri Lanka. It is a small yet exquisite national park that has about 27 hectares. It mostly contains dense montane forest and it was previously known as a wildlife sanctuary. But somehow in 2006, it was declared as a National Park.

About the destination

Galway’s Land National Park is one of the newest national parks in Sri Lanka and it was declared to conserve the montane ecosystems. This is a very famous bird watching place because of its high density of birds that are quite rare and stunning.    This place is frequented by both locals and foreigners just to enjoy its mesmerizing views.

Things to do at Galway’s Land National Park

Galway’s Land National Park is a mesmerizing place you shouldn’t miss to visit. On your visit wear comfortable clothes, take binoculars for a closer look and don’t forget your camera. After getting geared you will have to go through a green lush green park with beautiful fauna and flora around you. The trees in this area provide shelter for more than 20 species of birds. You will be able to see endemic birds along with migratory birds and not to forget the valuable trees. Simply said this is just the trip for a family and especially for bird enthusiasts.

Reaching the destination

From Colombo

Follow McCallum Road. Take the Colombo – Katunayake Expressway from Katunayake and exit on to Yakkala – Radawana Road. Take Avissawella – Hatton – Nuwara Eliya Highway, Peradeniya-Badulla-Chenkaladi Highway in Nuwara Eliya. Follow Race Course Round Rd to Havelock Road.

From Nuwara Eliya

Head northwest on Peradeniya-Badulla-Chenkaladi Highway. Turn left onto Upper Lake Road. Then you have to turn right onto Havelock Road and the destination will be on the right.

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