Yala National Park, Yala National Park

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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 Yala National Park using our Yala National Park trip itinerary builder site.
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  • We visited Yala National Park after travelling from Ella. The safari ride took about 4 hours overall from the tour office. It took half an hour from the tour office just to reach the entrance to the....  more »
  • the park was jammed with safari jeeps and the fumes almost suffocated me, it was no one's fault that i only saw elephants as i dont blame the animals from scaping the roads to avoid peoples. the...  more »
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