| Yala East National Park
Yala East National Park or Kumana is renowned for rare beautiful birds. This sanctuary lies on the South- east coast in the Eastern province. The distance from Colombu to Kumana is approximately 391 Km. The total land area 18149 hectares. It was established in 1996. yala East National Park is well-knoen for its diversity of wild life, largely with characteristics of dry zone and tropical thorn forests. In addition, the world famous mangrove swamp of Kumana provides a particularly important habitat for birds.