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Yala NP, is truly a paradise of leopards- the most elusive of the big cats. The climate is pretty hot but cooler in the rainy season.
It has the highest density of leopards on the planet and though not guaranteed chances are high that you'll...More
Didn't see any seldom animal, which I expected. No leopard, no bear, just couple of elephants, which you can meet just on the road somewhere near Polonnaruwa. A lot of deers, peacocks and buffalos. One crocodile was lying well far away from the road, so...More
Holiday company stated park closed Sept however it turned out section 1 which is known for high sightings of leopards would not re open until 1st November.Instead we visited section 5. We still got to see elephants and water buffallo plus lots of birds.
We were told that we would be charged 35$ for the safari at Yala National park. When we reached yala, the safari man charged us 55$ per person. Though we tried to bargain, it didn't help. He did not show us the tickets also. If...More
We planned our trip to Sri Lanka around the opening date for Yala Block 1 and 2, but a month before leaving for our trip we found out Yala was extending their close til the end of October due to limited rain. I guess the...More
DO NOT GO HERE. There are WAY too many jeeps allowed in the park at one time. They race each other around and we spent much of the trip coughing up dust and jeep fumes. We saw one elephant and some buffalo and that's about...More
My husband and I were touring Sri Lanka for our honeymoon and did an all day safari at Yala. The guide was very informative and was a great host all day. The park itself is stunning and we saw an array of animals, we were...More
about US$50 per day from memory...contact Mahen from La Safari in Tissa (pls google for contact number) as their park fees are very reasonable n the driver they used was very good n knowledgable n you will have a gr8 time.