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Yala Safari Holidays - Private Game Drives

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We provide private and tailor made safari jeep safaris, Tented Safari Camping and wildlife tours in Yala, Bundala and Kumana National Park.
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Yala National Park 22200, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 347 6288
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Reviewed 3 January 2019

We booked through Yala Safari Holidays for a one night camping stay with afternoon and morning safaris in October 2018. We knew our accommodation was in the buffer zone for Yala so thought we would have minimal driving to enter Yala National Park but we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I booked a 2 night Yala Safari package through the 'Yala Safari Holidays' website which is linked to this trip advisor page. I assumed from their website and email communications that they run the camp so when we ended up at Ruhunu Safari Camp, I...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Cath_N_82
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The rafting was amazing on the river. You will get a good feel for nature and the river's anger and calmness at the same time. I definitely recommend this place and activity + the food is just amazing.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MahmoudAGD
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Though we did three visits there were only two sightings of leopard and one bear. There were plenty of crocodiles deer and birds. As it was the rainy season the park was lush green and all the waterways and tanks were full and picturesque

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Devaka
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one night at yala safari holidays. We did an evening safari and then a morning safari the following day. Our guide was great and friendly, as were all other staff at the camp site. Food was amazing, we were giving lunch, dinner...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Lukeyyeah
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Plenty of people already commented. This review is not regarding any particular operator, just the experience in general. The place is terribly organized: too many jeeps chasing too few animals. Park would be much better if tourists were assembled in fewer vehicles and the animals...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Mayo17
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I booked this safari online from a choice of three websites as the reviews were generally good and it was the only one to advertise prices. Our driver was punctual for hotel pick up and was by far one of the better (ie safer) drivers...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank Kerrie B
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Myself and three friends booked onto a half day safari drive at Yala National park. Having done a safari in Kenya (on the Masai Mara) I probably had unrealistic expectations going into this experience. Whilst the safaris in Africa involved roaming open plains for miles,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank NatalieDw1989
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We did two safari trips. One late in day and one early. Because there are so many jeeps you eat dust from the jeeps in front. For hour after hour. We saw a good number of animals. Many elephants. One leopard. Lots of birds. Really...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank anglesea2
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Setting off from our hotel at 5.30 in the morning, a bit late I'd say. We arrived at Yala National Park about an hour later. We waited for our drivers to pay for our tickets. It is 9000 Rs/ $60 per person. We were very...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank MissBunnyP
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Margaret H
3 August 2016|
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Response from Krishan F | Property representative |
Dear Margaret, The drive takes 3 hours one way from Galle. Morning safari starts at 6 am, so we need to pick you at 3 am from Galle port. The safari is from 6 am to 10 am, so when you bring back you to Galle port it will... More
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28 May 2015|
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Response from virajfernando | Property representative |
Of course yes. You can decide whether you are going to do the morning safari and afternoon safari with lunch at the camp or you may decide if you want to do the full day safari with picnic meals. We can take all chilled beer... More
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