Yala National Park Safari

Introduction

Yala National Park
Without a doubt, the most popular national park in Sri Lanka and arguably one of the best places for big mammal sightings in the whole of Asia Yala National Park pulls in huge crowds during the tourist season.

How much does Yala Safari cost?

Yala National Park entrance fee | 4.000 LKR, ($21.50) per person. Half-day jeep safari | 5.000 6.000 LKR, ($24.00 32.25) per jeep, with a maximum of 6 people. Full-day jeep safari | 11.000 12.000 LKR, ($59.00 64.50) per jeep, with a maximum of 6 people.

How long is the safari in Yala National Park?

three hours
You will be able to enjoy a thrilling three hours safari in Yala National Park with the opportunity of spotting lot of wildlife¦

Is Yala National Park worth visiting?

Is Yala worth visiting? Yala with all its flora and fauna is a unique experience and one of the must-sees of Sri Lanka. The park is worth visiting at all times of the year, however, planning your visit during peak season (December to April) is recommended.

Which is better udawalawe or Yala?

Udawalawe national park is great if you are mainly interested in spotting wild elephants. It is also the better option for someone wanting a jeep safari in a less crowded national park. Yala national park is better if you want to see a wide range of animals with the possibility of spotting leopards.

What is the best safari in Sri Lanka?

Best Sri Lanka Safari: 8 Park Comparison Guide
Yala National Park.
Kumana National Park.
Udawalawe National Park.
Horton Plains National Park.
Kaudulla National Park.
Minneriya National Park.
Gal Oya National Park.
Whale Watching Safaris.

What do you wear to Yala Safari?

Safari attire that blends in with the natural surroundings Green, Beige, khaki, tan etc. Please refrain from wearing white or bright colored clothing while you are at camp. On cooler nights, a light weight cardigan or shawl maybe more comfortable for the evenings.

Can you see elephants in Yala National Park?

As with other typical safari destinations, Yala can offer a range of animals with a far lesser crowd. You can expect to see Elephants, crocodiles and leopards roaming around, and if you are lucky you may even see a live kill.

When should I go to Yala?

Yala is most beautiful through May-June and the months leading up to it as the park is lush and green after the rains, but just starting to dry out enough for animals to congregate at water-holes. Historically, we’ve seen more young (deer fawns to leopard cubs) post rains.

Does Yala have elephants?

A sizeable population about 300 to 350 of Sri Lankan elephants (Asian elephant subspecies) resides in Yala, which is a very important site for their conservation. The mammals can be spotted roaming or bathing in lagoons and waterholes.

Conclusion

Best Sri Lanka Safari: 8 Park Comparison Guide
Yala National Park.
Kumana National Park.
Udawalawe National Park.
Horton Plains National Park.
Kaudulla National Park.
Minneriya National Park.
Gal Oya National Park.
Whale Watching Safaris.

 

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