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Yala Eco Safari

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An Amazing Adventure

This was one of our highlights of our trip to Sri Lanka. Which was one of the best trips my wife... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
Timothy C
Great experience! Morning safari

The driver (Sanjay?) was on time and very courteous. He tried his best to ensure that we... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
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Aug 22, 2017
“An Amazing Adventure”
Aug 8, 2017
“Great experience! Morning safari”
Family-run safari, birdwatching, camping tours through national parks including Yala, Bundala and Uda Walawe, plus historical tours of Kataragama, Sithulpawa and Kirinda.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
+94 77 308 6489
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

This was one of our highlights of our trip to Sri Lanka. Which was one of the best trips my wife and I have ever taken. Teddy is just a real treasure, with such a warm and funny personality. The park is amazing and has...More

1  Thank Timothy C
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The driver (Sanjay?) was on time and very courteous. He tried his best to ensure that we had an awesome experience and saw as much wildlife as possible. He was also very cautious to ensure that he doesn't disturb the national park and its inhabitants.

1  Thank alloutnomad
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

What an oasis, we had not planned to stay at this hotel but Akorn tours advised us that they had upgraded our hotel to this ( I believe it was an upgrade from the Chandrika??) The hotel is very nicely positioned over the lake and...More

Thank CheshireChizzy
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Mr Teddy's safaris were highly recommended by a friend, and more than lived up to my expectations! During a trip to Tissamaharama in January 2017, Mr Teddy (as he is known - his real name is Sanjeewa) took me on two safaris, to the Bundala...More

1  Thank Charlotte201701
Reviewed November 24, 2016

I come to Sri Lanka every year and this is my favourite place for its beauty and tranquility. it's wonderful when the path cuts through one of the lagoons and you see the crocodiles swimming off as you drive past them. Another highlight is driving...More

Thank 262jackie
Reviewed November 24, 2016

My wife Thushari and I had an unforgettable experience at Yala National Park. We saw a leopard at the Jamburagala Road, sitting on the rock. I used to work in elephant conservation so I was very keen to see the herds at the park. We...More

Thank jayalka
Reviewed September 12, 2016

I write because I have to say how special my trip was. Mr Teddy (as we called him) paid such attention to such subtle detail to noticing what we liked, that he transformed an interesting safari in to a unique and intimate experience. He was...More

1  Thank Moonbeam M
Reviewed September 4, 2016

This was my first safari and in fact I did two with Sanjeewa while I was visiting my daughter in Tissa. The first was to Yala which is famous for its leopards and we saw two sitting on a rock. Going to the beach to...More

2  Thank christineh4266
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I first visited Yala Reserve in 2008. Since then Yala has become very busy with safari jeeps in recent years so we were very fortunate to be with Yala Eco as the guide really knew how to avoid some of the worst crowds and see...More

2  Thank HKtraveller89
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