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Yala Rd, Yala National Park 82600 Sri Lanka
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#8 of 55 Specialty lodging in Yala National Park
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Ruhunu Safari Camping operates two luxury tented safari camps in Sri Lanka. Established in 2009, we run premium safaris in Yala National Park which has the highest concentration of leopards per square kilometre in the world & Udawalawe National Park which has Sri Lanka's largest population of Asian elephants. Our specialist guides & trackers speak several languages & have an in depth knowledge of the mammals, birds, reptiles & insects found in Sri Lanka to give guests a memorable wild life experience. We also offer our guests a number of other exciting tours such as birding at Bundala National Park, an internationally important wintering ground for migratory water birds and famed for its large flocks of flamingoes. Our luxury tented camp surrounded by lush tropical jungle provides our guests with an hotel standard of accommodation . The cuisine is a combination of European & Sri Lankan dishes from locally grown organic crops. Our guest experience evokes a bygone age combining luxury & adventure.
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Graycieon P wrote a review Sep 2020
Welisara, Sri Lanka8 contributions9 helpful votes
I booked three rooms for 07 guests for today (05th September 2020), I tried to contact them from yesterday morning to check the situation, their phones were ringing but nobody answered. Their website is also not functioning. I had to undergo severe difficulties to find a place for them. Such a third class act. Not anyway professional as mentioning in the telephone answering machine.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Destination792509 wrote a review Jan 2020
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We had a fantastic time as a family of four with our two sons staying at Ruhunu for two nights over Christmas 2019, the staff were very welcoming and helpful and our accommodation was comfortable and clean. We had time to do one afternoon and one full day safari and in that time saw way more wildlife than we ever expected- the photo's featured do not lie! This was definitely the highlight of our trip to Sri Lanka.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from Ruhunu S, Owner at Ruhunu Safari Camping
Responded Jan 9, 2020
Thank you for your review & we're very happy you had a great time.
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Anne M wrote a review Dec 2019
Paris, France34 contributions46 helpful votes
Had the pleasure of spending a night in the Ruhunu Safari camp and had an unforgettable experience. From arrival to departure we were treated to wonderful service, delicious food and beautiful scenery including an astonishing nights sky around a cosy bonfire.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Ruhunu S, Owner at Ruhunu Safari Camping
Responded Jan 1, 2020
Thanks for your great review. We really appreciate your comments & we're glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Ginkgonut wrote a review Dec 2019
Sydney15 contributions1 helpful vote
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My family loved this unique Sri Lankan safari experience. What an adventure ... early mornings, an open-air jeep, racing along dirt roads in search of wild animals. We saw it all - leopards up close, a rare sloth bear, elephants, crocodiles, boar and every bird imaginable! It was worth every minute of the chase. The campsite staff and drivers were friendly, knowledgeable and above and beyond for hospitality. The food was delicious, the atmosphere welcoming and relaxed and the luxury tents, a delight! We had an unforgettable time at Ruhunu Safari Camping. Thank you, Isuru and the team. We hope to be back one day!
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Ruhunu S, Owner at Ruhunu Safari Camping
Responded Dec 26, 2019
Thanks for your very generous review. We're happy you had a great time at our camp & on safari. Thank you.
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Joanna wrote a review Sep 2019
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A fantastic experience in a beautiful setting, you feel you are in the heart of the jungle but still surrounded by comforts! Due to the weather conditions in Udawalawe, we were relocated to the Yala camp and Isuru and the team could not do enough to make up for this and give us the best experience. The two safari journeys were amazing and our driver was so helpful in spotting animals and keeping us away from other jeeps so you can properly view the animals. We were fortunate to see leopards and elephants and were then welcomed back to camp with delicious home cooked Sri Lankan food. A must visit if you are looking for a more unique experience rather than just staying in a tourist filled hotel!! Many thanks to Simon, Isuru and the rest of the camp team :) Joanna & Nick
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Ruhunu S, Owner at Ruhunu Safari Camping
Responded Oct 1, 2019
Hi Joanna, Many thanks for your very kind review of our safari camp. We are all very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Simon
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PRICE RANGE
$648 - $729 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaYala National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ruhunu Safari Camping
Which popular attractions are close to Ruhunu Safari Camping?
Nearby attractions include Kirinda Viharaya (4.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Ruhunu Safari Camping?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Ruhunu Safari Camping?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Ruhunu Safari Camping?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ruhunu Safari Camping?
Conveniently located restaurants include Yala Peace Cottage Restaurant, Aqua House Seafood Restaurant & Hotel, and Yala Waves Beach Restaurant.