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Since 1994, the team of “Yala safari with nelson ” built up its well-earned reputation as one of the best safari & campsite provider in Yala. It is managed by a well established team, each with their special talents. Hands-on management has always...more
Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
+94 77 498 9451
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All reviews delicious dinner eye sight amazing barbecue pair of binoculars helpful person national park yala safari fruit rabbit great driver very reasonable price sri lanka spotting animals end of the day nice guy via email an amazing experience
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I booked a half-day Yala Safari with Nelson for my family of 4. Nelson came to our hotel to pick us on time and brought us to the National Park. He pointed out the animals as he spotted them, some of which we would never...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Warren_Seah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wondderful time with Nelson in Bundala as well as Yala. Early morning we reached Bundala National Park before the gate opened. Nelson took all the efforts to show us variety of birds like Lesser whistling duck, Black winged stilt, Grey and Purple...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bharat P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked a private safari with Nelson and had an amazing experience. We did an all day safari, which worked out at about 14 hours all up with hotel transfers. Nelson and his offsider (who drove and spotted) picked us up in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Danette L
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I and my wife we enjoyed yala safari by nelson he polite and very helpful person. Saw banch of wild animals during our tour + leopard.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank terryluke789
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Competent team and respectful safari ride. Good contrast to some bullying and rude competitors. The jeep and the seats have seen better times, though. Recommendation due to competence, friendliness and love of nature.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Franz J
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Our safari with Nelson was over our expectations! We could enjoy a great trip and see many species of animals, including leopard, which is very difficult to see. He truly know the national park and let us know where animals which are very difficult to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cris D
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

As previous reviews have mentioned, the tour by Nelson himself is value for money. Nelson has been great at communicating via email leading up to the tour itself. We booked as a couple for the afternoon 2-7pm Yala Safari tour. Nelson was punctual and picked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thedodgypotatoes
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We did an afternoon tour for about five hours and Nelson even managed that we saw all the animals of the park. The highlight was an elephant family crossing the street. The tour was organized very well. From fresh fruits and cold water to a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bettina W
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We went for a afternoon safari with Nelson. 14:00-18:00. Even if there was not too much time, he did his best to show us as many animals as possible. He knows the best places in his national park! - secret spots ;) Our guide speaks...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank marc_grabner
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We went in a full day safari with Nelson. 4.30 am pick up from hotel. Nelson was great driver. Thanks to his experience we saw all the animals in the Yala park, including the beautiful leopard. The hole day he took care of us. Great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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