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Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

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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 Sri Lanka using our Sri Lanka trip itinerary builder site .
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  • We were told that we would be charged 35$ for the safari at Yala National park. When we reached yala, the safari man charged us 55$ per person. Though we tried to bargain, it didn't help. He did not s...  more »
  • We planned our trip to Sri Lanka around the opening date for Yala Block 1 and 2, but a month before leaving for our trip we found out Yala was extending their close til the end of October due to limit...  more »
  • DO NOT GO HERE. There are WAY too many jeeps allowed in the park at one time. They race each other around and we spent much of the trip coughing up dust and jeep fumes. We saw one elephant and some bu...  more »
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