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Yala National Park, Tissamaharama

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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. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Tissamaharama holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Yala National Park and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Well it is a bit put off by the number of jeeps that parked at the entrance while waiting to have bought his right of entry. I don't know how to made our guide but in barely 20' and this mess was over. Just time to eat breakfast that our hotel had prepared us. And then after it starts, the still sneaks our driver takes the tangent so that we are relatively only to take advantage of Yala. Very nice show: Great Plains extended to water and many beautiful on a wildlife up to the reputation of Yala. A tour of 3 hours to take full the Peepers. Top.
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  • Our guide was superb. (THIRINDU GIHAN AT YALA SAFARI) Not only did he make sure we were in the right place at the right time to welcome a leopard strolling right up to our jeep, but he ensured that we...  more »
  • visits are arranged in the morning and in the afternoon. early birds see early birds!!! try to very early - some 20 minutes BEFORE the park opens. so you are one of the first to buy the tickets and to...  more »