With the sharp decline in tourist arrivals due to the global pandemic and flight restrictions, Sri Lanka Tourism has initiated a novel approach to promote the island through a concept branded as “Go on a Couch Safari” covering wildlife streams from most popular National Parks of Sri Lanka.
Every year, hundreds of elephants gather in the manmade reservoirs inside Minneriya and Kawudulla National Parks in the dry season, creating a breathtaking sight. Considered a most beautiful natural phenomenon in the world, this experience will be streamed through SLTPB social media sites and an affiliated website from Minneriya National Park as the first wildlife stream of the series. Minneriya is home to the first recorded twin wild elephants which have become a sensation among wildlife enthusiasts expected to draw the attention of thousands of potential wild life travelers to the country in the near future.
Yala, popular for the highest density of Leopards anywhere in the world and Udawalawa National Park are best known for terrestrial big five, Elephants, Leopards, Sloth Bears, Water Buffalos, Mugger and Saltwater crocodiles and other species such as sambars, jackals, spotted dear, peacocks that roams free in their natural habitats in the stunning backdrops of the sunset.