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Private Day-Trip to Yala National Park Including BBQ Dinner on the Beach

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    Yala National Park
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission included
    Get picked up from your Tissamaharama, Yala, Kataragama or Hambantota hotel. Hop into the Safari Jeep and travel to Yala National Park for an exciting game drive. Yala Park is situated in Sri Lanka's dry zone, made up of scrub jungles, water reservoirs, brackish lagoons, and riverine habitats. It has the highest population density of leopards in the world, and is also home to a herd of 300-350 elephants.  As well as leopards and elephants, keep an eye out for animals including sloth bears, black-naped hares, spotted deer, sambar, hanuman langurs, toque monkeys, stripe-necked and ruddy mongooses, wild boar, and golden jackal. You may also see the enormous land and water monitors and, of course, marsh crocodiles. Get back into the Jeep and drive to a private beach, arriving at approximately 6:15pm. Here you have a couple of hours to explore, dip your toes in the cool water, and enjoy a 4-course barbeque dinner with a glass or two of wine. The beach is located in an exclusively private area and dinner is set up only for your group.   At 8:30pm, the Jeep will take you back to your hotel in Tissamaharama or Yala, arriving at around 9pm. -------------------- ITINERARY -------------------- 2:30pm: Get picked up by a Safari jeep from your hotel in Tissamaharama or Yala and drive to Yala National Park for an exciting game drive. Yala Park is situated in the Dry Zone area of Sri Lanka, comprising of a range of habitats like scrub jungles, water reservoirs, brackish lagoons, and riverine habitats. Yala is known to have one of the highest leopard densities in the world, and its elephant herd consists of between 300-350 animals. This is the best park in the country to observe and photograph leopards, elephants, and mammals such as Sloth bears, Black-naped hare, Spotted deer, Sambar, Hanuman langur, Toque monkey, Stripe-necked and Ruddy mongoose, Wild boar, and Golden jackal. You're also likely to see the reptiles like the Land and Water Monitor lizard, along with the Marsh crocodile. 6:15pm: Travel to a private beach near Yala National Park for an unforgettable evening. Spend couple of hours relaxing on the beach accompanied by an included bottle of wine. The beach is located in a private area and dinner is set up only for your group. 7:00pm: Enjoy a 4-course BBQ dinner in front of a roaring beach bonfire. 8:30pm: Leave the beach and proceed to your hotel. 9:00pm: Arrive at your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Kataragama, Sri Lanka
    2: Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
    3: Hambantota, Sri Lanka
    4: Yala, Sri Lanka

    Traveler pickup is offered
    All hotels and places in Tissamaharama, Yala, Kataragama and Hambantota
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Service of a qualified Naturalist
    • 4-course barbeque dinner
    • Wine – one bottle per couple or per two people
    • Entry/Admission - Yala National Park
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    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Incredible experience. If you want something just that little bit more special then don’t go past this. Absolutely loved the experience. The driver was fantastic, the guide was fantastic, the food and the guys on the beach were fantastic. From what we could see at the park
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    Response from Hiran p, Guest Relations Manager at Private Day-Trip to Yala National Park Including BBQ Dinner on the Beach
    Responded Jul 28, 2019
    Dear Sir, Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your memorable tour! Also, thank you for the kind words regarding the service.We are glad that we were able to provide you an exceptional service. We always try to improve the quality of the service that we offer. For that, these kind of appreciations are very important to us. Thank you very much again and we hope that you will consider us for your next trip! Best Regards.
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    As part of a bigger trip to southern Sri Lanka, we three enjoyed an afternoon touring the Yala National Park. Picked up promptly from our hotel the trip to and from the park, was in itself, an enjoyable part of the trip. The park, whilst busy, presented us with a range of
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    Response from Hiran p, Guest Relations Manager at Private Day-Trip to Yala National Park Including BBQ Dinner on the Beach
    Responded May 20, 2019
    Dear Client, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our company to other travelers. ! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us. We “Beyond Escapes” aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our country in the future. Thank you
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    February, we went on a safari at Yala national park. Its so nice to spend 3 hrs inside the jungle with my bunch of friends. In the evening, there was a BBQ dinner on beach. Wooow its awesome.. This is a one thing you can do when you in Sri Lanka. Beyond Escapes is a good tour
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    Response from Hiran p, Guest Relations Manager at Private Day-Trip to Yala National Park Including BBQ Dinner on the Beach
    Responded May 20, 2019
    Dear Client, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our company to other travelers. ! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us. We “Beyond Escapes” aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our country in the future. Thank you
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    We wanted to visit Sri Lanka, because Sri Lanka is the most beautiful country. On arrival to SL we wanted to do safari. So Team Beyond Escapes helped us to arrange a better safari at Yala NP. It was amazing, and also BBQ dinner on beach was the best experience which I ever had
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    Response from Hiran p, Guest Relations Manager at Private Day-Trip to Yala National Park Including BBQ Dinner on the Beach
    Responded May 20, 2019
    Dear Guest, we appreciate your positive feedback about our company. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. If you’re traveling to Sri Lanka again soon, don’t hesitate to contact us. Thank you
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    The traveler who prefer to nature, this is the best tour for you. In this tour I got lots of experience of wild life of Sri Lankan’s national parks during these 6 hrs. During this safari, i captured a lit of wild animals such as elephants, leopards, deers, monkeys and much more.
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    Response from Hiran p, Guest Relations Manager at Private Day-Trip to Yala National Park Including BBQ Dinner on the Beach
    Responded May 20, 2019
    Dear Client, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our company to other travelers. ! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us. We “Beyond Escapes” aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our country in the future Thank you
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