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Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

#9 of 130 in Nature in Sri Lanka
Embark on a safari into Yala National Park, Sri Lanka’s most popular national park and a bustling wildlife sanctuary, housing an array of wild animals. The second largest national park in the country, it boasts one of the highest densities of leopards in the world, so if you’re lucky you might spot this elusive predator. Driving through the semi-arid plains and grasslands, you'll almost certainly encounter elephants, sloth bears, macaque monkeys, water buffalo, and a variety of other animal species. Arrange your visit to Yala National Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Sri Lanka using our Sri Lanka trip itinerary builder site .
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  • Just think twice before you book a trip to this park. The drivers call each other when they sighted a leopard however this leads to an all out race between the drivers towards that sighting spot. It s...  more »
  • This trip was a great disappointment for all of us. A terrible drone in a Jeep, we saw only a few animals (I understand that it is about happiness). After half a trip, we said we could even stop it. To the end we were bared and we saw the family of elephants who were right at our Jeep (that was probably the biggest experience). The money took more than we were agreed upon. Money wasted for us. Next time, I'd prefer the Pinnawala Elephant orphanage.
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