Hurulu Eco Park

Hurulu Eco Park in Habarana, Sri Lanka is an Elephant Paradise!

Hurulu Forest Reserve of Sri Lanka was designated as a biosphere reserve in January 1977. The forest reserve is an important habitat of the Sri Lankan elephant. Hurulu forest reserve represents Sri Lanka dry-zone dry evergreen forests. There are many other protected areas situated around Hurulu Forest Reserve viz. Ritigala strict nature reserve, Minneriya-Girithale and Mahaweli flood plains nature reserves, Wasgamuwa National Park and Kahalla-Pallekele sanctuary. Carved out at the edge of the Hurulu Forest Reserve is the Hurulu Eco Park which offers jeep safaris.

 

There is no record of the number of people who live in the Hurulu forest reserve. Shifting cultivation is their main means of living. The Sri Lankan elephant is known for its migratory behavior and does so especially in the dry season between the forests situated around the area.

The weather and Physical features of Hurulu Eco Park

The annual mean temperature of Hurulu Eco Park is 27.3 °C. and the Hurulu forest reserve area receives 1,600 mm of precipitation annually. A distinct dry season of three to six months persists during the months April/May to September. The elevation ranges from 90 m to 150 m above sea level.

Animals at Hurulu Eco Park

You’ll spot many of the park’s diverse wildlife including wild elephants, deer, wild buffalow, grey langers, purple-faced leaf monkeys at Hurulu Eco Park, Habarana. 

Birds at Hurulu Eco Park

You will spot many kind of birds at Hurulu Eco park-Habarana including peacock, jungle fowl, parrot, ula lena, hawk, eagle, owl, greater coucal, spotted munia, king fisher, black headed oriole, paradise fly catcher & etc at Hurulu Eco Park, Habarana. 

Hurulu Eco Park Opening Times:


Opening Time:  7:00Am

Closing Time: 6:00Pm

Last time for issue Ticket: 5:00Pm

How to come to Hurulu Eco Park:


By bus: Take a bust to Trincomalee & take off at next to Habarana Railway station

By Train: Take off at Habarana Railway station. Hurulu Eco park is next to station

By Car: Drive 2km from Habarana roundabout to Trincomalee road & after passed Habarana Railway station, you can find Hurulu Eco Park.

Great moments at Hurulu Eco Park:

Hurulu Eco Park safari

Map of Hurulu Eco Park

 

Things to do at Hurulu Eco Park

Hurulu Morning Safari 7Am

Hurulu Eco Park safari

Price: Start from $40

 

Tour Start –  7:00 AM 

 

Meeting Point – Hotels in Habarana area
(Pickup from Sigiriya, Minneriya, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla & Kandalama Area with addition fee)

 

Vehicle Type: Luxury Safari Jeep (Private)

 

Include:  Safari Jeep | Safari Game Driver | Hurulu Eco Park Entrance Fee+Service fee+Taxes | Driver & Jeep entry fees | Hotel pickup & drop off

 

Not Include: Food & Drink |  Additional fee for pickup out area | Driver & Ranger Tips

Hurulu Evening Safari 3Pm

Price: Start from $40

 

Tour Start –  3:00 PM 

 

Meeting Point – Hotels in Habarana area
(Pickup from Sigiriya, Minneriya, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla & Kandalama Area with addition fee)

 

Vehicle Type: Luxury Safari Jeep (Private)

 

Include:  Safari Jeep | Safari Game Driver | Hurulu Eco Park Entrance Fee+Service fee+Taxes | Driver & Jeep entry fees | Hotel pickup & drop off

 

Not Include: Food & Drink |  Additional fee for pickup out area | Driver & Ranger Tips