Located in the south-east of Sri Lanka, Yala national park is one of the most popular national parks in Sri Lanka that thousands of tourists flock around every year. Comprised of 5 blocks Yala is the second largest national park in Sri Lanka that covers over 1260 square kilometres. Known for being the national park with the highest leopard concentration in Sri Lanka, Yala assures you of close up views of leopards if you visit the park during the dry season.
With grasslands, lagoons, tropical forests and shrublands the park offer you incredible landscape sceneries along with mind-blowing wildlife encounters that will give you goosebumps. Elephants, leopards, wild boars, jackals, fishing cats, moose, water buffalo, spotted deer, crocodiles…. You will witness a range of animals from mammals, reptiles to snakes and more during your safari in Yala. Yala national park is also known for its bird population that charms bird lovers from all over the world. Some of the birds you can capture in Yala are Lesser Flamingo, Pelican, rare black-necked Stork, Spoonbill, painted stork, grey heron and purple heron.
Explore Yala national park in a safari ride and experience a wildlife adventure that you will cherish forever. At the park entrance, you will find experienced drivers and guides who will take you on a safari ride into the Yala park in a 4×4 jeep.