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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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  • We were fortunate to see most of the variety of animals who live there, even a leopard. The roads are terrible and because the jeeps are not permitted to leave them we were bounced about for the whole...  more »
  • Our trip to Sri Lanka started with a safari in Minneriya National Park in the centre of the island and I think that was better than Yala. I accept that game drives are unpredictable, but Yala is mainl...  more »
  • There is a lot to see in Yala National Park but unfortunately it is extremely busy in January February. Dozens of jeeps jostle for position to get the entrance tickets and then if news gets out of a "...  more »