Holidaymakers will discover plenty of wildlife in Sri Lanka.
Wildlife lovers will find plenty to captivate their imaginations on adventure holidays to Sri Lanka.
The south-east Asian island nation is famed the world over for its eclectic and exotic mix of rare animals.
Exploring the country's national parks, visitors will come across leopards, which are the king of the jungle in these parts. Yala National Park has one of the highest densities of these cats for anywhere in the world and there are believed to be more than 600 across the country.
Wild elephants can also be seen walking across the plains, while the shaggy Sri Lanka sloth bear must be seen on any wildlife trip to Sri Lanka.
According to the country's tourism board, the waters around the island are also rich with exotic species; Blue Whales and Sperm Whales being among those that can take the breath away from travellers.
Sri Lanka has several national parks, with Kumana, Uda Walawe, Wilpattu and Horton Plains among the best for spotting the thousands of species that inhabit the island.