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Yala Safari Holidays - Private Game Drives

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Yala National Park 22200, Sri Lanka
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This organisation is a travel agency, they do not run the Yala safari camp

I booked a 2 night Yala Safari package through the 'Yala Safari Holidays' website which is linked... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Cath_N_82
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Sydney, Australia
Worth every penny

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Reviewed 23 January 2018
MahmoudAGD
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Yala Safari Holidays in Sri Lanka, is a specialist safari and adventure tour operator who organize tailor-made game drives in Yala, Tented camping safaris and excursions in and around Yala area. We are the one stop solution safari tour operator for all your requirements in organizing Safari Tours in Yala. Our team of wildlife experts and Wildlife photographers frequent Yala and knows Yala well. There are few experiences to match the thrill of a Yala safari game drive, waking up in your own private camp with not a soul for miles around you, a beach BBQ under the stars or a tour of Yala based tour itineraries to other locations of interest. Feel the difference of knowledgeable & experienced drivers on one of our prearranged safari tours, enjoy a hassle free tour while they cater to your every need from purchasing of tickets to pick up and drops to and from hotels in Yala/Tissamaharama area, whilst maintaining a high level of security and back-up on the ground. Try an excursion in Yala area from the list of excursions suggested by us. Our style of safari jeep tours in Yala allows a level of adventure that is simply not catered for by traditional tour operators. Pre-book your Yala Safari Tour with us, come along and explore the wildlife of Yala & the vicinity.
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Yala National Park 22200, Sri Lanka
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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

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

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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

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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

1  Thank Lukeyyeah
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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

1  Thank Mayo17
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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

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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

1  Thank hellsangelx
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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

1  Thank Angleseateam
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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

1  Thank MissBunnyP
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

What a morning we had, out of bed by 5am, on the bus to Yala National Park, then at 6am into the jeeps for a bumpy, chaotic chase around the dusty roads looking for the elusive leopard. Yes, we saw a few peacocks and some...More

1  Thank VikingRaider_10
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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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