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Yala is the second largest National Park in Sri Lanka and a visit there is well worth the experience. Your hotel can usually arrange this for you.
We were there from 2pm to 5pm (visits can be arranged earlier if you wish) and saw all...More
Yala National park advertises leopards. Our tour guide organised a jeep to take us around. The jeep picked us up at our hotel which was nice. Make sure you wear clothes with sufficient stretch to climb up. There are no steps and you need to...More
Everything about Yala was exceptional. We were fortunate to go out three times with our safari guides in search of amazing Sri Lankan wildlife and we were not disappointed. Elephants, monkeys, water buffalo, wild boar, crocadiles, deer, a civet cat, a sloath bear, many beautiful...More
I stay at K Holiday in Tissa who have their own safari truck and we go to Yala in their truck..
Have seem all of the big game there but my real interest is birds so I take the game drives on my own.
With high hopes for our tour of Yala with the promise from the driver of seeing leopards as well as all the expected animals, it started well sighting an elephant and crocodile within the first few hundred metres. Next came herds of deer, buffalo, wild...More
We were fortunate enough to a close encounter with a leopard which made our safari a memorable event!
The local young driver was good allowing us enough time for pictures and for spotting lots of animals.
I believe without the leopard the safari might not...More
Yala is a beautiful park where to see many animals like leopards, elephants, cocodriles and birds. I recommend you to choose afternoon safari. In the morning it is so hot and I think it is more simple to see more animals. I would repeat it.
The reviews for this park seem very mixed! I suppose a lot depends on weather, the safari guide and of course what the wildlife feel and decide to do on that day!
We had an awesome time. Guide Priyantha was simply excellent. We saw leopards,...More
We went on a half day safari in the morning and able to locate many animals.
If you are going in the morning safari it’s advisable to take some snacks and water. Its strongly recommend to find a good driver\ guide as your entire experience...More
Very exensive safari since you have to pay a ticket fee of around $20 per person as well as a jeep rental fee of $40 in total. Guides usually tend to only fit 2 people in a 6 seats jeep which results in a very...More
about US$50 per day from memory...contact Mahen from La Safari in Tissa (pls google for contact number) as their park fees are very reasonable n the driver they used was very good n knowledgable n you will have a gr8 time.