Experience a world where wild reigns supreme
PERFECT TIME FOR START : MORNING - 0600hrs | EVENING - 1400hrs
DURATION : AVAILABILITY :
• Meet Sri Lanka Mini tours representative at your hotel and you will transported to Yala National park
• Start your jeep Safari
Yala combines a strict nature reserve with a national park, bringing the total protected area to 126,786 hectares of scrub, light forest, grassy plains and brackish lagoons. It’s divided into five blocks, with the most visited being Block I (14,101 hectares). Yala National Park affords the greatest opportunities to sight the Sri Lanka’s broad variety of wildlife. Including Sri Lankan Elephant, 44 species of mammals are resident in the Yala national park, Yala has one of the world’s densest leopard populations and is renowned as one of the best places in which to see one of these stunning cats. The threatened species are sloth bear, water buffalo, Wild boar, spotted deer (Axis, sambar and golden jackals.
Around 150 species of birds have been recorded at Yala; six are endemic to Sri Lanka. They are Sri Lanka Grey Hornbill, Sri Lanka Junglefowl, Sri Lanka Wood Pigeon, Crimson-fronted Barbet, Black-capped Bulbul, and Brown-capped Babbler. The number of water birds inhabiting wetlands of Yala is 90 and half of them are migrants. During the northeast monsoon the lagoons are visited by thousands of migrating waterfowls. including Pintail, Garganey, Eurasian Curlew, Whimper and turn stone, which mix with the residents such as whistling duck, Yellow Watt led Lapwing, Red Wattled Lapwig and Great Stone Plover. The forest is home to Orange Breasted Green Pigeon, Hornbills, and Flycatchers, including Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Barbets and Orioles.
During the dry season (May to august) is the best period to see the elephant. Leopards can be seen throughout the park, though the best period for enjoying the sights of leopards is during January to July. Sloth bears are most active in the palu season.
Sri Lanka Mini tours (SLMT) offers exclusive safari tour for all kind of age who is fond of experience wild life of Sri Lanka. Our knowledge local experience naturalists will unforgettable experience with information on the different sites you visit.
Full day game drive upon request
What to bring
• Sun Hat
• All participants will be given a safety briefing.
• The importance of listening to the guide.
• Always stay in the van, truck, Boat or 4WD
• Keep your voices down.
• Don’t feeding to wild animals.
Be a responsible traveler with your every step to save the future
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