Waulpane Cave - One of the most tourist attractions places in Sri LankaPublished 7 months ago by LankaTricks
Waulpane Cave is archaeological evidence of a civilization tens of thousands of years old due to it running back to the time of the "Balangoda Man”. This is a limestone cave. It is located in the Waulpane village in the Kamburugamuwa Grama Niladhari Division of the Kolonna Divisional Secretariat in the Ratnapura District.
Waulpane Cave shows a nature of mystery and fright. Travelers have to pass the stream flowing in front of the cave to enter the mouth of the cave. Here, travelers can obtain the experience of feeling the unbearable sound of hundreds of thousands of bats and their unbearable smell. The cave inside is very dark. Hence, travelers need torches to see in the cave properly.
This is a rare cave in the world. When entering this cave, travelers can see hundreds of thousands of bats above their heads. This journey is very difficult due to the slippery rocks and the stink of bats. After this difficult journey, travelers can see an underground waterfall which is one of the most wonderful creations of nature. This waterfall is called Kivul Fall, as well as Waulpane Fall. It is the tallest and lowest underground waterfall in Sri Lanka. Also, this waterfall is one of the few underground waterfalls in the world. It is about 60 feet high. Travelers can explore 12 small and big caves inside the cave. Also, there can be seen a cave above the waterfall.
As per the research reports, more than one million bats live in this cave. Also, it is home to about 7 species of bats, of which 6 species are endemic to Sri Lanka. There can be seen limestone figurines of various shapes in the cave. On this journey, travelers can see hiri granites, the fossils of animals and plants that have been around for millions of years, the source of the Kivul waterfall, and the place of water enters into the cave. Hence, this cave is one of the main biodiversity places in Sri Lanka.
Travelers can obtain a great experience through this journey. This place is a gift from nature. Hence, travelers should protect this place, and it is their responsibility.