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“Must visit place in Sri Lanka”
Review of Yala National Park

Yala National Park
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$110.00*
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Private Day-Trip to Yala National Park Including BBQ Dinner on the Beach
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Owner description: stard time morning 5.00 am. come back time 12.3.( 7 hours tour). stard time morning 5.00am come back time 6.00pm. (full day safari)
Bengaluru, India
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“Must visit place in Sri Lanka”
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Yala National park is one of the most beautiful national parks in Sri Lanka. The is surrounded by the mighty Indian Ocean. The park has the most number of leopards in the world. There are a number of private agencies that organizes the safari. I went into the park with Janaka Safaris. I had an awesome time at the park. I was fortunate enough to spot leopards, sloth bear, elephants, foxes, deers and crocodiles. I was very happy with the safari guide. He is very knowledgeable and knows the hot spots in the jungle where leopards can be sighted. Yala is a must see place in Sri Lanka. June is the best time to visit.

Visited June 2014
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Sintra, Portugal
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“Don't miss it!!!!”
Reviewed June 16, 2014

Yala National Park deserves to be visited!! It has more wild life that you can imagine, we just missed leopards...
It's a perfect place to enjoy the wild life. We we're lucky to see elephants and a baby elephant. We also saw crocodiles, wild water buffalos, lots of birds and wild pigs.
NOTE: Stay away from male elephants... one tried to attach another jeep! Respect it!

Visited June 2014
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Pine, Arizona
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“Lots of wildlife”
Reviewed June 11, 2014

Elephants, leopards, mongoose, water buffalo, boar, peacocks and other birds, monkeys, lizards, deer, crocodiles, rabbits, even a visit to the ocean! One of the highlights of our trip was a visit to this park. Our park guide was polite, enthusiastic, and genuinely concerned about our experience.

Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Yala”
Reviewed June 11, 2014

We travelled from Galle to Yala, to do a safari on the park. It took us nearly 3 hours, but it was worth it.
It was just the 2 of us, and the driver, which was amazing. The trip was organized by our hotel.
We were able to see among other animals, elephants, buffaloes, dears, an enormous quantity of birds. And even a leopard. Amazing, that's all I have to say.
This is perfect for people who like to see the animals in their habitat.

Visited May 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful memories”
Reviewed June 10, 2014

We hired a private jeep with our English Speaking guide wehad hired seperately. We saw 2 leopards (HURRAY!), crocs, deer, elephants galore (including a large tusker), monkeys, kingfishers and other pretty birds, water buffalo - basically - if you can see in in Sri Lanka we were lucky enough to see it!
If you have a bad back take cushions as the jeep ride is on unpaved roads of course..,

Visited February 2014
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