Things to do at Ekho Safari Hotel, Tissamaharama

Located by the ancient ‘Tissa Wewa’ lake, Ekho Safari Hotel is found in the town of Tissamaharama which is a short drive away from the sacred city of Kataragama. The hotel offers 50 deluxe rooms and suites of all which are well equipped with a host of modern amenities. The rooms are spacious and consist of attached bathrooms. The hotel comprises of a pool which is ideal for relaxation while the hotel is a perfect destination for nature and wild life lovers since there are many National Parks within proximity to the hotel.


About 10 minutes away from the sacred city of Kataragama, Ekho Safari Hotel is located in Tissamaharama which is approximately 264km south of the commercial hub of Colombo. The hotel is located within the district of Hambantota while the airport and port is about 30 minutes away. Tissamaharama can be reached via the Colombo – Galle – Hambantota main motor way while it can also be reached via Colombo – Ratnapura – Wellawaya road.


A number of excursions can be organized while holidaying at Ekho Safari Hotel in Tissamaharama. The location is the perfect choice for wildlife and nature enthusiasts since there are a number of wild life parks that can be explored. About 30 minutes away from the Hotel is the Yala National Park where you can spot various wild life species while the Bundala National Park is also less than an hour drive away. Here, there are many migratory birds while many kinds of water birds are said to visit the Park regularly. You can also enjoy a safari to the Uda Walawe National Park which is a sanctuary for herds of elephants. The sacred city of Kataragama is also of walking distance.