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Yala Safaris - Private Tours

Address: No - 1068/A,Gamunupura, Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 009477-2972639
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Owner description: We are specialist to do safari in Yala National Park in Sri Lanka. We have been doing safari since...
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Owner description: We are specialist to do safari in Yala National Park in Sri Lanka. We have been doing safari since 2004. We have luxury 4 x 4 drive jeeps. Our aim is to show you the leopards during your tour to Yala. That is our main purpose.
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Medulin, Croatia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

After reading good reviews we decided to book a Yala Safaris – Private Tour with Janaka Safari, Tel:- 009477-2972639, www.srilankayalasafaris.com. He replied immediately at our mail and we agreed on all over the mail. We decided to choose the Special 5-12(five twelve) Leopards safari that go from 4.45 to 12.00 pm for Rs.5500 per person. As we stayed at the... More 

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Uithoorn, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We did two safaris with Janaka of Yala Safaris - Private Tours and it was great. First we started with an evening safari where we were able to see a Leopard and this is of course the ultimate animal to see. After that we stayed in a treehouse just outside the park, which gave us the possibility to be at... More 

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Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Good tour of the park, got to see many animals, also got to be one of the first in the park as we got up very early. Lots to see in the park, there was not much interaction with our guide and it did feel like we were being taken from one place to the next without any real reason.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I have lived is Sri Lanka for 12 years and visited Yala many times. This company is a real gem and well worth using.I did a day tour in a well maintained, well driven, comfortable jeep. Saw a wide range of wildlife including bear, leopard and eagles. Janaka has extensive knowledge of the tracks in the park and the wildlife.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We went on a 5 - 12 leopard safari with Janaka of Yala Safari. He was recommended by the owners of Lake edge holiday inn. I am glad that, I listened to them in the first place. We had an excellent time at the park. Janaka is very experienced and has good knowledge about the animals in the park. He... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We went on a 5-12 leopard safari with Janaka of Yala Safaris. He was a great guide and driver, pointing out all the wildlife around the park and answering all our questions. We saw leopards (two), elephants, crocodiles and all manner of bird life. Well worth it and would highly recommend as a guide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We did the safari in July 2013 and were more than satisfied with everything. We first struggled deciding which tour operator to chose since Private Tours' prices seem to be above average. But let me assure you this: it's worth the additional money. The most stunning animal we were able to see was a Leopard and that for only one... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We visited Yala with Janaka - Yala Safaris – Private Tours - on 6th April on the 05.00 to 12.00 Special. He sat down with us the night before and carefully went through all the options - he has longer and shorter safaris available but we accepted his recommendation of this option and believe he advised us well. He was... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We were very lucky to find Janaka (Yala safaris private tours) to do safari at yala and saw many animals. Lots of crocodiles, deer, elephants, bear, many many kind of birds (hornbills), and three leopards. We went on 05 – 12 special safari and had a very compatible nice jeep, so we could move around and stop whenever we wanted.... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Safari was nice, though do not expect animals to walk by your car as on Discovery channel. We've seen elephants, leopard (twice), sloth bear, lots of birds and other animals. Also it was pleasant to have a rest near the ocean after safari. Janaka is a good guide, he knows everything about the park and answered any questions. He also... More 

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