The Safari Tissamaharamaya
A rejuvenating retreat from the daily rigors of urban living, with an extraordinary and refreshing array of features and scenically located by the ancient ‘Tissa Wewa”, The Safari – Tissa comprise 50 rooms, a main dining restaurant, spacious pool area, volleyball court and tennis courts. It is also strategically located close to many places of religious and cultural interest such as much visited Shrine in Kataragama, the great pilgrim shrine, which is dedicated to Skanda, a popular Hindu deity.
Things to do
Udawalawe National Park
With a 435km length, 225km width and a land area of 65, 525 sq km, 8% of Sri Lankas area is set aside as nature and wild life reserves. Sri Lanka despite its size boasts of 14 declared national parks, which are scattered throughout the Island. The very first sanctuary ever in the world was declared in Sri Lanka at Mihintale with the advent of Buddhism in the year 247 BC
Katharagama Sacret City
Kataragama (also Katharagama, Katirk mam and Kathirgamam, is a pilgrimage town popular with Buddhist, Hindu and indigenous Vedda communities of Sri Lanka and South India. The town has Ruhunu Kataragama Devalya, a shrine dedicated to Skanda or Murugan also known as Kataragama Deviyo Kataragama is situated in the Moneragala District of the Uva Province, Sri Lanka. It is situated 228 km from Colombo.
Bundala National Park
Each and every species of water bird found in Sri Lanka is believed to visit Bundala National Park . Nearly 200 species of birds have been recorded within the park, out of which 58 species are migratory birds.During September and March, hoards of migrants arrive in Bundala; among them are Marsh and Curlew Sandpiper, Curlew and Greenshank Golden and Kentish Plover, Large and Lesser Sandplovers. While the Broad-billed Sandpipper and Red-necked Phalarope are the rare visitors, the most famous migratory bird is greater flamingo. Hoards of flamingoes are one of the most common sights. In this period over 10,000 shore birds might be feeding at any one day.
Yala National Park
Yala National Park is geographically located in Sri Lanka at latitude 06°16' - 06°42' North and longitude 81°15' - 81°42' East. The Park can be visited via the town of Tissamaharama in the Hambantota District of the Southern Province.