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Private Safari at Yala National Park

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US$ 29.00
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    What to Expect
    Your guide will meet you at your hotel in Yala, Tissamaharama or Katharagama and pick you up. Your guide will be there in a safari Jeep with a paging board with your name on it. Then, you will proceed to the National Park. The vehicle is open on all sides to provide a panoramic view of the fauna and flora in the National Park. You have the choice of a morning safari at 5:30am or an afternoon safari at 2:30pm, and they each last approximately 2.5 hours. 

    Leopards, elephants, sloth bears, wild water buffaloes, fishing cats, wild boars, crocodiles, and a number species of birds are among the many animals that you may see during your visit. During the drive, you can get off at Patanangala where you could get to the beach and at the bank of the Menik River. After being in the Park for around two and half hours, you will return to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Yala, Tissamaharama or Katharagama or the Tissamaharama Bus Station.
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Yala, Tissamaharama, or Katharagama
    • Bottled water
    • Driver/guide
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Yala National Park
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A maximum of 6 people per booking
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 30 June 2019 via mobile

    Safari with Tharindu our driver/ guide for 2 afternoons was terrific. He pointed out lots along the way, stopping at every bird sighting, and gave us binoculars and even set up some photos for us. Day 1 we saw a leopard dozing and slightly stirring...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Diane M
    Reviewed 20 January 2019

    The drivers are a combination of boy racers and dodgem riders. There were far too many jeeps tearing round the park at high speed, hoping to find the animals. When a male elephant was found, and apparently was about to charge, the drivers went into...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    2  Thank JMc1946_12
    Reviewed 30 December 2018

    Nice big forest. u get ample amount of time to enjoy safari.Chances of seeing elephants are great. U get to see a lot of families of Boar, Deers.A good place for a wild life lover. ticket is on a higher side for foreigners. U get...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Prabhutva
    Reviewed 15 November 2018

    Living in South Africa and having Kruger National Park on our doorstep we decided to visit Yala National Park whilei n Sri Lanka. To say it is more like a local drag race for the Jeep drivers and not an enjoyable experience is being kind....More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    2  Thank TamboRambo
    Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

    The Yala leopard Safari is a must have experience. Though the guides dont guarantee spotting a leopard, the probability is higher in the evening safari around the watering holes as compared to morning. I was lucky to see 2 leopards in addition to various elephants,...More

    10  Thank Sandhya I
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    7 October 2019|
    Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
    I was the guest not the business owner. We called +94 7799 38359 and Tharindu was our driver. You may need to request him, think there was more than one driver available.
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