Yala National Park, Tissamaharama

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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 Tissamaharama using our Tissamaharama trip itinerary builder site .
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  • Poor offering really. I appreciate you should go early morning. LOads of jeeps all chasing the same animals  more »
  • Yala is the best wildlife national park in the world !!Experience the incredible wildlife of Sri Lanka’s Yala National Park during this 6-hour private excursion. Scout for elephants, bears, leopards, ...  more »
  • Who is excited by the nature and animals should go on a Safari in Yala Park. We have Leopard, elephant, water buffalo, monkeys, etc. Seen. Due to we have that our super driver and tour guide Janaka. Necessarily plan the tour with him. He has good connections and can line up quite far forward. We have also booked a room with him, because the tour starts at 4:30 in the morning (€9 / night incl. dinner and breakfast). Class guide, class tour, class Park. Successful day!
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Where to stay in Tissamaharama

Frequently visited for its great archeological heritage and national parks, Tissamaharama has a variety of mid-range hotels and guesthouses scattered around town. Many hotels follow the B464 Road, grouping around the southern shore of Tissa Lake, which serves as a place to stay if you want to head on a safari trip. A few four-star luxurious hotels sit on the shores of Yoda Lake, which also offers a few mid-range guesthouses. Budget accommodation can be found everywhere around town, with some hostels closer to the safari area.
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