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Yala Safari

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Yala Safari is a dedicated eco-tourism operator. We give our adventurous explorers life-changing experience throughout the pristine wildness of southern Sri Lanka.
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Mahasenpura, Tissamaharama 82600, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 374 2700
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Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

We had a very nice safari with our experienced guide Gihan. Very good comfortable car (Toyota Hilux) and good English. We saw elephants, bears and other wildlife. We also stayed in his nice little and cozy hotel Wild Breeze. Gihan wants to really accommodate and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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yala s, Owner at Yala Safari, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

Hi there, It is nice to do a safari with your family and read your excellent review regarding the safari. Hope you enjoyed the safari and we must say that you are such friendly and nice people who respect the nature too. Hope to see...More

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Gihan is an really amazing animalspotter. where other jeeps follow each other and go to the right, Gihan turns left and tracks the animals himself. he is a really nice guy with knowledge of all animals in the park. when you want to do a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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yala s, Owner at Yala Safari, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your review and it's really happy to do a safari with such friendly and nice people. Hope to see you again here in Sri Lanka. kind regards, Gihan

Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

You wanna do a safaritour in Yala? Go with Gihan! It’s a really nice guy who want you to have a good time. He knows a lot about the animals in the park. He will take care that you are one of the first jeeps...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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yala s, Owner at Yala Safari, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Hi Lyske, Thank you very much for selecting our safari service and staying at our hotel Wild Breeze and making an excellent review here too. It's very happy to meet such good people and hope to see you again. Kind regards,

Reviewed May 27, 2018

Guhan, was a great guide and went above and beyond to make my trip special. he organised transport at last minute and for someone to get us to the safari at 5 am in the morning. Very Knowledgeable and passionate about his craft. Would highly...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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yala s, Owner at Yala Safari, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Hi Angus, It's very nice to meet you and do a safari with you, Thank you very much for your excellent review and look forward to seeing you again here in Yala, Sri Lanka. Kind regards.

Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

If you want to find the best safari guide in Yala, look no further!! Gihan is your man! Seeing a leopard is not a given, but going with Gihan is your best bet!! During our 3 hr afternoon drive, we saw 4 leopards, total 3...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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yala s, Owner at Yala Safari, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Hi there, Thank you very much for your excellent comment. I am happy to let you know that you are such a good friend and lucky person. Further hope to see you again. Kind regards,

Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a really special safari in Yala National Park thanks to Gihan. He knows the park by hart and really gave us that private safari feeling, even tough there are lots of other jeeps. He can tell you everything about wildlife: about nature and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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yala s, Owner at Yala Safari, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Hi there, Thank you very much for selecting Yala Safari - 'the most wanted' for your safari tour to Yala National park and leaving such an excellent review. Further thank you for selecting Wild Breeze during your tour to Yala and happy time here. We...More

Reviewed April 4, 2018

Our Yala Safari guide, Gihan, provided a fantastic tour of Yala National Park. We learned that Yala is a huge park that takes at least 4 days to drive completely, but Gihan knows where to head if you only have a few hours. He is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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yala s, Owner at Yala Safari, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Hi Kriss, It was really nice to do a safari with you in Yala national park, Sri Lanka. I was so glad to hear the different things you asked about the nature here and I have no doubt to say there were few people those...More

Reviewed February 26, 2018

Having read about the sheer numbers of visitors, we were unsure if we even wanted to do a Yala National Park tour...However after reading the tripadvisor reviews for YALA SAFARI, I knew that they were the right company for us...(Beware there are many different tour...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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yala s, Owner at Yala Safari, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Thank you very much for your excellent review at " Yala Safari" - 'the most wanted '. I hope you enjoyed it very much. I must say that you are such lucky people and I am very happy the time I spent with you on...More

Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

We had an absolutley amazing experience with this conpany. Our guide was very knowledgeable, experienced and was very conscious of protecting the animals in the park. It was refreshing to hear feom a guide that was more focused on sustaining a future for the park...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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yala s, Owner at Yala Safari, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Welcome to Yala Safari - 'The most wanted'. It's really nice to do a safari with you and we must thank you very much taking your valuable time for writing an excellent review. We always try our best to save the nature and show the...More

Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Tharindu was incredible. We don't say that lightly. My partner and I were worried about doing a safari in yala as we had heard a lot of the drivers can cause a lot of anxiety for the animals with the way they rush to and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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yala s, Owner at Yala Safari, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Hi there, Thank you very much for your humble comment, there is no doubt to say that you are such good people and It's really happy to spend the time with you. hope you had a wonderful time here in Yala, Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka. hope...More

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