The unexplored East is a haven of natural wonders, wildlife, and historical sites that can tick off many a travel bucket lists. Picturesque lakes, majestic sunsets by the Semanikulam Lake. For the history enthusiasts the Sastrawela Maninaga Pabbatha Viharaya, Kudumbigala Monastery, Muhudu Maha Viharaya, and Magul Maha Viharaya are significant archaeological sites. Deemed as one of the best places to spot the leopard and sloth bear in undisturbed territory is the Kumana National Park, which is also home to the largest flock of migrant birds. The Lahugala and Gal Oya National Parks are also in the vicinity and are home to an abundance of flora and fauna.