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Trip Starting From: Hambantota
Trip Location: Hambantota
Are you nature and wildlife lover then this full-day tour to Sri Lanka's second-largest wildlife park, the Yala National Park must be on the top of your bucket list of activities to do near Galle. The tour will start at around 3:30 am with you getting picked from your hotel and taken to the Park, where you will enjoy morning safari onboard a Jeep. You will get to see the Park's wild animals like elephants, sambar deer, sloth bears, crocodiles, etc. along with amazing picturesque nature throughout the tour.
What To Expect
Visiting Yala National Park
This full-day tour to Yala National Park will leave you with memorable memories of watching a diverse variety of wildlife animals in their natural habitat and capture the best shots of the natural beauty of stunning landscapes of dense forests, meadows, and lagoons.
Thrilling private Jeep Safari
Onboard a jeep, you will enjoy the thrilling safari of the Park and will get the chance to spot wild animals like leopards, elephants, sambar deer, wild boar, water buffalo, sloth bears, crocodiles, a wide range of birds, and fishes, etc.
Hassle-free round-trip transportation
Join the adventurous tour to avail of the great facility of round trip transportation in a comfortable coach from your hotel or accommodation in Galle. This facility diminishes the need to look for means to reach the Park and makes the trip hassle-free.
You will learn more about wild animals and their lives from the trained and experienced wildlife guide who will provide you informative commentary on the animals that you will spot during the private safari. Book the tour through us and have a pleasurable experience in the woods.
Know Before You Go
Type of Transfer: Shared/ Private
Meeting Point: Lobby of your hotel or outside your accommodation in Galle
Pick-up time: 3:30 am
Drop Off Time: 3:30 pm
Duration: 12 Hours (Approx)
Child Age: The prices are the same for all ages above 18 years
Not recommended for pregnant women, travelers with back problems or serious health problems
Please dress appropriately as per the weather conditions and do wear sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses to avoid harsh sun
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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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