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Buttala

Located in the Monaragala district in south-eastern part of the island, Buttala is a prime eco tourism destination witch rich cultural and historical heritage. According to the 5th century Buddhist chronicle "Mahavamsa", this area had a great importance as it was situated on the northern border of Ruhunu Kingdom and King Dutugemunu's used it on his way to Anuradhapura.

The landscapes re tremendously varied with abandoned chena fields, irrigation tanks, dense forests, scrub jungles, and the rare tropical woods (such as the protected ebony tree). The region provides also an ideal base for exploring the famous Yala National Park. The park was originally a reserve for hunters, but it was declared a protected area in 1900, a sanctuary in 1909, and a national park in 1938. It is a fascinating agglomeration of protected areas and consists of a variety of different ecosystems - essential for the diverse wildlife that inhabits it.

 

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Office Address : 20/63, Fairfield Garden, Colombo 08, Sri Lanka

 

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