If you are looking for the perfect camping spot closer to the Udawalawe National Park, then Athgira River Camping is the best solution. With the camping ground located right beside the Rakwana River, guests are able to witness nature unfold right before their tents. There are a number of facilities such as signature dining experiences and Wi-Fi facilities when required. You are also offered the opportunity to enjoy tours to the nearby parks and nature reserves with experienced guides
Athgira River Camping is located in Udawalawe by the edge of the Rakwana River. The distance from Udawalawe to Colombo is approximately 146km while the distance to Embilipitiya is about 20km. The town can be easily reached via the city of gems - Ratnapura or even via Tangalle or Hambantota if you are travelling from the south. Udawalawe is a famed National Park as well as a rainwater reservoir.
There are a number of excursions that can be made while enjoying your holiday at the Athgira River Camping. A safari to the Udawalawe National Park should be the first in your list of excursions. There are herds of elephants that you can witness while all tours can be guided. The management also organizes tailor made tours according to your requirements. Other places of interest in the vicinity that you can visit include the Maduwanwela Walawwa, the Sinharaja Rain Forest, the Waulpane Lime Stone Cave and many more.