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Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

#7 of 128 in Nature in Sri Lanka
Embark on a safari into Yala National Park, Sri Lanka’s most popular national park and a bustling wildlife sanctuary, housing an array of wild animals. The second largest national park in the country, it boasts one of the highest densities of leopards in the world, so if you’re lucky you might spot this elusive predator. Driving through the semi-arid plains and grasslands, you'll almost certainly encounter elephants, sloth bears, macaque monkeys, water buffalo, and a variety of other animal species. Arrange your visit to Yala National Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Sri Lanka using our Sri Lanka trip itinerary builder site .
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  • The room was very clean and the room was very small. The trolleys go too fast so they can't be enjoyed all over. The Place is beautiful, with its natural treasures and the Sight of the sea.
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  • Although you'll see plenty of wildlife it's a bit tame compared to safaris we've done in other countries. Setting off at dawn, waiting for the reserve to open along with loads of tourist packed jeeps ...  more »
  • We did not see any cats. Too many cars. Guides drive too fast. Would not recommend it.
  • Tiger experience you can obtain from Yala national park. So much of foreigners were seen to watch them. Specially in evening time and Early morning. If you willing to obtain a better safari experience, recommended to come before 6AM or after 3PM. Safari jeep can find nearly 5,000 LKR
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