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Yala Safari - Morning

Yala Safari - Morning


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Yala Safari - Morning

This is a private safari in Yala National Park which spans from 6 AM to 10 AM. Depart from the Palatupana entrance (main entrance) area hotels by 5.15 AM and you be dropped back at your hotel by 10.45 AM.

We provide Japanese Jeeps fitted with front-facing cushioned seats. All Jeeps are equipped with an Icebox and a free pack of light refreshments.

Picnic breakfast - Optional, can be ordered for US$ 8 per person.

Yala National Park

Yala National Park is the most visited and the second largest National Park in the country. Situated 260km southeast of Colombo, the park covers an area of 378 sq miles, in a climate that is dry most year-round. Yala National Park can be reached from several destinations. These include Colombo via Thanamalvilla and Tissamaharama to Yala Block 1 (243km), From Kandy, via Nuwara Eliya to Tissamaharama Yala Block 1 (245km), Galle via Tissamaharama Yala Block 1 (169km), Arugam Bay via Buttala, Kataragama to Yala (36km).

Things to see and experience during Yala Safari

The park is mainly made up of dense jungle in addition to unspoiled beaches, freshwater lakes and rivers, scrubland, and rocky outcrops, all of which make the location a comprehensive habitat for the many species of wildlife who call it home.

The Yala National Park with its varied ecosystems such as the moist and dry monsoon forests, thorn forests, grasslands, wetlands, and beaches is home to 44 species of mammals, which includes a herd of about 350 Asian Elephants, Leopard, Sloth Bear, Wild Water Buffalo, Toque macaque (an old world monkey endemic to Sri Lanka), Golden Palm Civet (also endemic to Sri Lanka and listed as vulnerable by IUCN), Red Slender Loris and the Fishing Cat (A wild cat of South East Asia classified as endangered by IUCN in 2008). Yala National Park Jeep Safari offers a good quantity of mammals to observe during the Jeep safari in Yala

There are also 47 reptile species of which six are endemic, this includes Sri Lankan krait, Boulenger’s keelback, Sri Lankan flying snake, Painted and Fan throat lip lizards and Wiegmann’s agama. 18 species of amphibians of which two, Bufo atukoralei and Adenomous kelaarti (species of dwarf toad) along with 21 species of fresh water fish namely Mozambique tilapia and the stone sucker are endemic. A variety of butterfly species such as the common bluebottle, common lime butterfly, crimson rose, common Jezebel, and common mormon can be observed here. Still, further it is known as one of the 70 most important bird areas in Sri Lanka with 215 bird species of which six, namely Sri Lanka grey hornbill, Sri Lanka jungle fowl, Sri Lanka wood pigeon, crimson-fronted barbet, black capped bulbul and brown-capped babbler are endemic. In addition, there are number of water birds, most of them migrants and many rare species. Yala National Park Jeep Safari offers a good quantity of birds to see during the jeep safari in Yala. 

Yala is The best place to see Leopards 

Nevertheless, Yala National park is best known for its leopard population, which is believed to be one of the highest leopard densities in the world and is the key attraction among the thousands who take on Yala National Park Jeep Safari.

Day 1

  • 5.15 AM - Pick up from your hotel in the Palatupana entrance (main entrance) area and transfer to Yala National Park - 30 to 45 minutes drive approximately
  • 6 AM to 10 AM - Morning Safari Jeep Tour in Yala National Park
  • 11 AM - Drop back to your hotel 

  • Free pick up and drop will be provided free of charge only to & from Palatupana entrance (main entrance) area hotels only.
  • Safari Jeep
  • Park entrance fees and all park related fees
  • Complimentary refreshment pack during the safari.
  • All taxes

All rates are in US Dollars
Adults Rate -per person
Pax Rate
1 $ 136
2 $ 99
3 $ 87
4 $ 81
5 $ 77
6 $ 74
Child Rate -per person
Pax Rate
1 $ 68
2 $ 50
3 $ 44
4 $ 41
5 $ 39
6 $ 37
Leopards, Elephants and Sloth Bears of Yala National Park. There is plenty of opportunities to do bird watching during this safari for keen bird watchers. 
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