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“Don't look anywhere else. Guaranteed to see lots of wildlife.”

Lanka Tracker - Day Tours
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Owner description: We specialise in Wildlife & Nature of Sri Lanka and also offer journeys around the island. We have a super team to look after you from your arrival. Taking you to the Wilderness and Beyond...... From Safari journeys in our National Parks, Cultural Areas, Tea Estates and Mountains, Villages and the Ocean. Whilst travelling through the Hill country we always encourage and incorporate trains journeys due to the immense natural beauty that can be viewed. We have a nice selection of accommodation from High-end to Mid-range hotels and some lovely little Guest Houses. If you prefer to take public transport, we can fit into your schedule for Safari & Wildlife journeys. Look forward to meeting you!
Reviewed May 2, 2013

OK we didn't see the leopards but we saw just about everything else. Elephants, water buffalo, mongoose, viper, crocodiles, pelican, wild boar, deer, monkeys, bee eaters, hornbill, and more. Christine put forward an itinerary which we agreed to which was pick up from Polhena at 8.30 am, drive to Yala with 3 stops to sample roadside giant coconut milk, try curd with treacle from the treacle palm, and a short stay at a restaurant close to Yala for a light lunch. We then spent about 5 hours in the park but staying away from all the tourists. The Great thing about Sanjay is his ability to take routes inside the park that most of the other safari companies can't. His vehicle can go places the others can't which means you see more, a lot more. You can stand up in the back to take great photos and films. Also Sanjay and the tracker can speak to you all the time explaining things where in some of the other vehicles the driver is isolated and does not speak to to you. Our trip was a 1 day trip and was very long getting home at 10.00 pm but well worth it. Do not look any where else. This is the best safari tour company in Yala.

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Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

We took our two year old son on a half day safari with Lanka tracker. We were hesitant taking him as two year old tantrums tend to get the better if him. Our son immediately took to sanjaya and became best buddies very quickly. Both sanjaya and Christine went right out of their way to make our day a memorable experience. Sanjaya has a wealth of experience and is keen to share it. It was great to learn not only about the animals but about the local way of life in Sri Lanka. We saw many different animals and really enjoyed ourselves. Sanjaya is a very generous and genuine person. Thanks guys!!

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

I cannot say enough nice things about Sanjaya and Christine of Lanka Tracker. If you are visiting the area, you *must* book a tour with them! First of all, Christine did such a helpful job organizing our trip details. Not just the time we spent on tour, but even the parts of our trip that happened without their involvement. She just went completely above and beyond. And Sanjaya is the perfect guide - so friendly, easy going and knowledgeable. We enjoyed every minute of our tours around Yala and Udawalawe. He was also absolutely great with our kids (4 and 6). And his wonderful truck is without comparison on the trails. Just a fantastic trip all around. Thank you! From Sandra, Brad, Barrett and Jovie.

2  Thank sandylouwho
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

Jenny,Craig,Olly and Erika Want to say a million thank yous to Christine and Sanjaya!!!!!!! What an amazing safari!! Words can not describe what we all experienced ;) !!! We saw every animal we wanted to Sanjaya went above and beyond the call of duty as they say :)) big thank yous to you for a wonderful time!! as I said before words can not describe the experience with these guys to amazing for words!! Thank you again to Christine and Sanjaya very friendly and trustworthy!! So pleased to have met you guys good luck with your business in the future take care and please stay in touch maybe see you in spain sometime? Or back on safari in Sri Lanka love Jenny, Craig, Olly and Erika xxx 10/10

1  Thank Jenny C
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Reviewed March 30, 2013

We had a wonderful safari in Yala National Park with Sanjaya! He is a very good driver (on the bumpy roads as well as in the city traffic jam), gives intersting explanations, and does his best to show us all the beautiful animals of the park. Great day !

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