Distance from Mannar – 27.2 km (34 minutes)
Mannar Bird Sanctuary is situated in Mannar in the northern province of Sri Lanka. This wetland area of 4,800 hectares was declared as a sanctuary in the year 2008. It is a popular sanctuary in the north, especially for the migrating waterfowl. A majority of the birds found at the Mannar Bird Sanctuary are aquatic or semi-aquatic birds as it is located surrounding the Vankalai Lagoon.
Getting to Mannar Bird Sanctuary
From Mannar travel approximately 27 km along the Medawachchiya-Talaimannar Highway to reach the Mannar Bird Sanctuary.