Yala national park excursion
Yala national park is one of the leading tourist destinations in Sri Lanka mainly because of the rich wildlife resources, including the Sri Lankan elephants, leopards, Deer, and others. Yala National park is the oldest national park in Sri Lanka. There is two main entrance in Yala; Palatupana and Kitagawa. The most famous entrance area is Palatupana. The entrance to the park is at Palatupana, 12km from Kirinda. Yala National Park that consists of five blocks is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. Though Yala spreads over an area of 1260 square kilometers and consisted of five blocks, only one-fifth of the area is open to the visitors. Yala is reported as the highest leopard destination in the world.
This Wildlife Park is wildly known for its variety of wild animals as well as highest leopards density considered as the most attracting feature of the park. The Yala National Park/Ruhunu national park is home to 215 species of birds and over 44 diverse mammals. The area is covered scrub vegetation with over 280 species of plants. Yala wildlife safari offers half day as well as full day safari. Half day safari is spanning 03-04 hours and for morning safari you have to reach to the entrance early morning. Full day safari is spanning 10-12 hours. We will ensure your wildlife safari in Yala Park will be an unforgettable memory with our knowledgeable and disciplined drivers and guides. Yala wildlife sanctuary is the best way to explore the treasures of Sri Lanka wildlife. In order to explore the Leopards, the ideal times are early morning between 06:00 – 08:00 am and in the evening between 03:00 – 06:00 pm. We invite you to explore this wildlife kingdom. Plan your next holiday to travel to this magical island “Sri Lanka” and Yala national park jeep tour is must visit place in Sri Lanka. So don’t forget to add it for your Sri Lanka tour itinerary.
- Yala National Park Jeep Safari
- Tissa lake and temple
Pick up locations
Negombo, Colombo, Wadduwa, Kalutara, Bentota, Hikkaduwa, and Galle
Pick up from hotel and proceed to Yala National Park – (Approximately 3 -4 hours’ drive).
* Check in to the hotel in Tissamarama(Near Yala national park)
* Evening visit Tissa lake and the temple
Morning leave for safari in Yala national park( 5 AM start- Hotel will provide you the breakfast parcel).
After finishes safari, check out from the hotel and travel back to Colomobo