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Yala National Park Safari with Private Driver. Jeep and Enter ticket

Yala National Park Safari with Private Driver. Jeep and Enter ticket

By Lanka Safe Tours
Search for beautiful wildlife with a private dawn, dusk or full-day safari in Yala National Park, with an expert guide. Board a soft-top 4x4 to explore the park, one of Sri Lanka’s largest, and roam the grasslands, forests and lagoon to see the abundant wildlife. Watch for the park’s elusive leopards, see crocodiles by the water, and look for elephant, water buffalo, storks and more as your guide provides insight into the animals and habitats. Entrance fees not included. Price is per vehicle, based on a maximum of six people.
per group (up to 6)
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Ages 0-120
Duration: 8h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English

  • Private Safari Jeep
What's not included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off if outside of 5km of park entrance gate
  • Entrance fees for Jeep-only bookings (entrance fees to be paid in cash)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

  • Yala National Park, Sri Lanka
    We pick up all guests at the gates of Yala National Park (Address will be provided on the voucher after your booking is confirmed)
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 91905P34

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
    • Most travellers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 91905P34

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    • Lanka Safe Tours
      Colombo, Sri Lanka
    • dashaktir
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Want to see elephants? Eat amazing food? Meet friendly people? Visit Sri Lanka!
      After travelling to over 70 countries, Sri Lanka is hands down in my top 3 destinations. Its got a little bit of everything for everyone. Excellent food, beautiful landscapes, friendly people, rich history and culture. This was a last minute booking and as a female solo travelled I wasn't entirely sure what to expect... but my trip was made 10times better with Kavishan first of all picking me up from the airport from an unbelievably early 3am flight and proceeding to show me the best of the country over the next week. I felt safe the entire time and it was like travelling with an old friend rather than a total stranger - boundless energy and good natured, funny and honest and always ready to answer my endless questions. I appreciated the flexibility but also Kavi noticing what I liked (and didn't) and tailoring my trip as such. It was a pleasure getting to know your Sri Lanka and having discussions that ranged from culture, politics and economy to family, education and future plans. Highlights: Dambulla Cave Temple, hiking up Sigiriya/Little Adams Peak/Royal Forest, seeing 70+ elephants at Minneriya/Yala, cultural dance, fresh fruit/juice on hand and chats with Kavi. I very rarely write reviews but this trip and Kavi completely earned it. You won't regret requesting him.
      Written 21 June 2024
    • M.Oguzhan A
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      8-Day Adventure with Lanka Safe Tours
      Our 8-day vacation in Sri Lanka was absolutely amazing and packed with unforgettable experiences. We enjoyed immersing ourselves in a different culture, exploring unique landscapes, savoring delicious tropical fruits daily, and encountering various wildlife. Spending time with Prasanna was a highlight; he was extremely friendly and attentive to our needs throughout the tour. He skillfully managed our time, ensuring we saw everything without feeling rushed. Additionally, he was both an exceptional guide and driver. Even on dark, winding roads and in heavy traffic, we felt completely safe thanks to him. Lanka Safe Tours truly lives up to its name :)
      Written 21 June 2024
    • Noor G
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      My trip to Sri Lanka for the very first time.
      It my was my first time with my friend in Sri Lanka and i was really worried regarding being 2 girls alone but that God i booked all my tours with Lanka Safe Tours with out amazing tour guide who took the best care of us Supun he is amazing and cared for us just as his sisters. Supun thank you so much, you’re truly the best! Very caring and we had a lot of requirements that we wanted to do out of our itinerary plan and Supun made sure that we got them alll done before we travel back. He made sure that we were safe all the time. Was very detailed with giving us the tour with explaining every detail we needed to know about the history and culture of Sri Lanka. We loved Sri Lanka and definitely coming back very soon and will definitely Lanka Safe Tours and DEFINITELY taking Supun as my tour guide every time i come to this beautiful country.
      Written 19 June 2024
    • Trip57151482719
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      The whole trip was amazing,we had lots of fun, the driver (Malith) who was our tour guider was very kind and helped us in many ways. Will never forget this experience and the drivers kindness.will go there again insha'Allah
      Written 10 June 2024
    • 353rabbib
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      One of the best tour 😊
      Hats off to the driver! Amazing trip. Amazing tour 😊❤️ We had less than 24 hours and yet the driver was kind enough to take us everywhere we had asked
      Written 10 June 2024
    • emmywan
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      9 days Sri Lanka tour
      Overall our tour is fine and the driver Prasanna provided a good service for our 9 day Sri Lanka tour. He got us to all destinations safely and had a good knowledge of main roads and tourist destinations. A lot of the activities had supplemented guides, such as the safaris. Thank you for organizing a successful trip to Sri Lanka.
      Written 9 June 2024
    • jadenw515
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      First Trip to Sri Lanka with Family
      We recently completed a 9 day tour of Sri Lanka. Our driver was Prasanna who was knowledgeable about the areas we visited. We had a positive and cultural experience overall. A few highlights were seeing the elephants in Harana Eco Park, walking around the Royal Botanical Garden, and eating Sri Lankan foods. Prasanna was helpful throughout the trip. He is an excellent driver and made sure we got to each location safely as a good chunk of time is on the road. Prasanna was flexible in accommodating our interests; however, we wished that there were more activity options and restaurant suggestions.
      Written 9 June 2024
    • 717syafiqs
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Amazing Trip
      The drivers name, Mr Dinesh He a friendly person Great attitude Easy to communicate I higher recommended to choose Mr Dinesh as a driver tours u guys. U guys will enjoyed the trip
      Written 3 June 2024
    • 39fitrin
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      The best trip ever i had with my friends. im really enjoy and happy this tour. Especially the driver Dinesh he’s so frie
      The best trip ever i had with my friends. im really enjoy and happy this tour. Especially the driver Dinesh he’s so friendly and good drivers for us.
      Written 3 June 2024
    • chenth12
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Whole day outing from Kandy
      We were picked up by our driver Dinesh. He was pleasant, polite and arrived at our hotel 30 minutes early. We covered the spice garden which was OK. The staff gave good explanation and was not pushy in forcing us to buy their products at the end of tour. Next we went to Sirigiya Fort and Dinesh called his acquaintance Mr Saman to wait for us there and be our guide. This costs an additional USD10 but his service was excellent and we paid him more at the end as tips. Bring enough water with you since they don't sell it until the very end. We also went to Dambulla Cave. It's a whole day tour in a comfortable van. Highly recommended
      Written 2 June 2024
    • 484hikmetc
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Amazing tour in the beautiful Sri Lanka!
      Had an excellent trip with Lanka Safe Tours. Our guide, Mr. Chami, was the most knowledgeable and accommodating to customize our tour. He expertly explained the attractions, even the minor ones, and took great photos of us. Very highly recommend this three-day tour if you are short in time but do not want to miss Sri Lanka’s most beautiful highlights. If you would like to customize your itinerary in any way, I suggest contacting them directly as they are very responsive and resourceful. They will help you create the itinerary that would suit your schedule and interests.
      Written 2 June 2024
    • 284shridharr
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      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      Sri Lanka worth a trip - especially with Kavishan
      This is our first trip to Sri Lanka. We covered the Pinnawala elephant camp, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Ella, Yala National park, and finally Bentota. It is a beautiful tourist friendly country and extremely hospitable. On day 1, Dinesha took great care of us from the airport pickup all the way till Kandy. Day 2 onwards till disposal to Colombo airport, Kavishan has been with us. He is our guide and driver. Fantastic gentleman, well versed with places, extremely courteous, kept all his promises and time, and exceeded expectations despite weather playing its share. He is a big part of making our experience quite unique and memorable. Thank you.
      Written 1 June 2024
    • dsZ314VR
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Tea plantation tour
      Chami was a great tour guide, very prompt pick up and provided a lot of detail on the tour. I would recommend using this company and tour guide again.
      Written 30 May 2024
    • J2810STmichellef
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Overall A Great Experience!
      This tour is a very efficient way to see some of the countryside and to see Nuwara Eliya if you are short on time. We really enjoyed it, and our tour guide Chami made it an excellent experience. I’ve included an itinerary , but I’m guessing it varies based on the guide and day. -Pickup at 8:30am -Stop at batik factory, gem mining factory, silk shop, herbal garden -Stop at Storefield Tea Factory for a tour and tasting -Head to a viewpoint above a wood crafting shop -Have lunch at Ramboda Falls Hotel, which has an incredible view of the falls -Head up to Nuwara Eliya and stop at the post office and Gregory Lake -Visit Grand Hotel and have a quick tour -Visit Hill Club and have a quick tour -Drive back to our Kandy hotel -End tour around 6:30pm Pros: -Chami was a great tour guide, and was waiting for us exactly on time, so we started promptly. He made sure we were comfortable, and explained the sights around us throughout the trip -Chami did an incredible job navigating the winding roads of Sri Lanka, even when it was raining -We were able to take a lot of great photos ! -Overall we left the experience happy and were glad we got to see as much as we did -We learnt a lot about how tea is made in our tour -The view of Ramboda Falls from our lunch spot was incredible. -The architecture in Nuwara Eliya is stunning, and we felt we had enough time to soak it in and tour some unique buildings -Chami stopped at some local fruit stalls (my husband really wanted king coconut, and Chami made it happen!) Cons: -The various factory tours at the beginning felt unnecessary, but these are expected on tours like this. So, just be mentally prepared. -We expected to tour one of those big tea estates you see in the pictures. You do see the estates on the car ride, and Chami gave us an option to go have a drink at Damro, but it wasn’t actually a part of our tour. It would be nice if we just had one tea factory and estate stop, at a big spot closer to Nuwara Eliya. Things to note: -Nuwara Eliya is a high elevation and can feel cold. Recommend wearing long pants, closed toe shoes, and bringing a light jacket -Make sure to bring something for car sickness if there is a potential for that, the roads are long and winding at times and we were glad we had some anti-nausea pills!
      Written 28 May 2024
    • Journey18538450449
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      Sri Lanka trip
      This was my first time visiting Sri Lanka, and let me tell you I’m in love. I was pleasantly surprised of the country had to offer, I was especially surprised by the amount of greenery everywhere. Truly a beautiful country. Kavishan was my driver/guide during my 5 day stay, and he was amazing. He is very kind, knowledgeable, and most importantly accommodating. He made sure I hit my list of activities in Sri Lanka and helped me prioritize. He went above and beyond so I want to thank him for that! I also want to thank him for being so patient and offering to take some amazing pictures of me since I was traveling solo 🙈. Truly an amazing guide.
      Written 27 May 2024
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles1 review
    Very good

    Florin V
    Bucharest, Romania
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Dec 2023 • Family
    If you want to feel safety and to have the best organize excursion ot is mandatory to travel with Labka Safe Tours. Also request as a guide Mr Madhushan. It is the best guide from Sri Lanka. He arrive in time like a Swiss Clock. The car is very good and confortable. All the tours was very well organize. We made many tours not obly Yala. Everything was perfect and Madhushan otbis a real professional guide.

    Thank you very much for everything!
    Transfer from airport to hotel and back, Ella tour, Yalla full day, Galle tours and beach etc.

    I recommand Labka safe tour and especially Madhushan!
    Written 4 December 2023
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    Thank you 🙏🙏🙏 so much for taking olyour time to share an insightful review of your excursion experience and our service. We are thrilled to hear the lasting impression the experience has left on you, Your wonderful comments and positive feedback is a great incentive for us to further ewnsure and enhance our level of service for the future as well. Hope to have you again here in Sri Lanka Lanka Safe Tours
    Written 6 December 2023
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