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Trip Starting From: Hambantota
Trip Location: Hambantota
Yala National Park in Sri Lanka is the second-biggest day trip from the Colombo region. This private tour makes it a comfortable round-trip and includes a jeep safari around the plains and lagoons to look for leopards, elephants, birds, and more. Private transport, entry fees, and Colombo, Kandy or Hambantota hotel pickup and drop-off included.
About the tour:
-Yala National Park lies in the town of Hambantota in Sri Lanka and is one of its most momentous and exciting sights.
-The park is an important site for the migration of more than 197 birds during the months of winter, the most notable amongst them being the flamingo.
-Explore the jungle and witness some of the most beautiful animals during your jungle safari.
-Enjoy your jeep safari amidst the dense jungle of Bundala National Park.
-Some of the species that you can spot include the hornbill, whistling duck, Eurasian coot and many more.
-At around 7 PM, your jeep safari will come to an end and so this amazing and adventurous tour.
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Enjoyed a thrilling wildlife adventure safari tour in Yala National Park, which has the highest density of Leopards including Sloths bears & elephants.
You can use the Yala National Park Safari voucher at the time of boarding the Jeep and present it to your guide/driver.
The best time to go on the Yala National Park Safari Tours is between February to June which is the dry season. In these months, the probability of wildlife viewing increases as you can spot animals while coming out to the lagoons for a drink. The park is normally closed for the month of September for maintenance purposes.
The animals at the national park usually go about their own business and do not react to human presence unless provoked. A good guide knows what is the respectable distance to be maintained when on the safari and will make for an enjoyable trip. With toddlers and little children, it is important that you take good care that they are not hurt when the jeep hits bumps on the road and don’t wander outside on their own.
Depending on the time you choose to go for the Yala National Park Safari, you will be served sumptuous breakfast or afternoon snacks.
No, the entry fee to the national park is not included in the package. It must be bought by the tourists at the time of entry.
Yes, children of all ages are allowed on the safari and must be accompanied by adults. Infants between the ages of 0-2 can travel for free while children between the ages of 3-6 are eligible for a Child Ticket. Children above the ages of 6 must travel by a regular ticket.
When going for the Yala National Park Safari, you must dress appropriately. You must: - Wear comfortable shoes - Wear comfortable clothes, advisably no bright colours - Wear a hat to protect your head from the sun - Carry a raincoat or an umbrella during monsoons
On the Yala National Park Safari Tours, you will get to see a wide variety of wildlife, including birds such as the Sri Lanka grey hornbill, Sri Lanka Junglefowl, Sri Lanka wood pigeon, Crimson-fronted Barbet, black-capped bulbul, blue-tailed bee-eater and brown-capped babbler. There are a lot of wetland birds that inhabit the wetlands in the national park including lesser whistling duck, garganey, little cormorant, Indian Cormorant, grey heron, black-headed ibis, Eurasian spoonbill, Asian Openbill, painted stork, medium-sized waders Tringa and small waders Charadrius, etc. It also has lesser flamingo, pelicans, purple heron, night herons, egrets, purple swamphen, and Oriental Darter. The mammals include Sri Lankan sloth bear, leopard, elephant, wild water buffalo, Toque macaque, golden palm civet, red slender loris, and fishing cat. The Sri Lankan Krait, Boulenger's Keelback, Sri Lankan flying snake, Painted-lip lizard, Wiegmann's Agama, and Bahir's Fan-throated lizard are the endemic species.
Hotel pickup and drop off service is included in the package for hotels located in Mirissa.
The best slot for Yala National Park Safari is the early morning slot as you can get a chance to witness breathtaking sunrise and spot the animals as they wake up to roam around in their groups. Also, the weather early in the morning is also cooler and more pleasant and you can escape the early morning heat.
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