Bodering a lake, in the middle of forest...

Location & Access

Katagamuwa Bungalow is located next to Katagamuwa lake approximately 100 metres from Katagamuwa entrance of the Yala National Park in southern most part of Monaragala District

If you are coming from Colombo, you can take E1 to reach Galle or Mathara & come along the A2 passing Hambanthota up to Weerawila. Turn right from Weerawila on to B21. And reach Thissamaharamaya town. From Thissamaharamaya take B 464 & come to Katharagama town. From Katharagama town take the Suthil pawwa road and come to the Katagamuwa entrance of Yala National Park.

From near the Yala Park entrance take a left turn, the bungalow is approximately 100 metres from there.

Things close by

If you wish to enter the Yala National Park from the Bungalow, the Katagamuwa entrance is just 100 metres (approximately) away and the main entrance is about 10km away.

The Sithulpawwa Historic temple is approximately 5 km away & the Katharagama shrine & Kiriwehera temple is about 13 km away, also the Wedahiti Kanda historic temple is about 18 km away.

If you wish to visit other wild life parks, Udawalawa park is about 100km away and the Bundala National park is about 45km away Bundala is world famous for its wetlands which are listed as Ramsar wetlands.

If you wish to visit other tourist destinations, along the A2 you will find Galle & Hikkaduwa which is about 175km & 200km away. Nuwaraeliya is about 160kms & Arugambay is about 140km away.