Yala National Park, Yala National Park

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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 Yala National Park using our Yala National Park trip itinerary builder site .
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  • We travelled 5 and a half hours to visit yarla National park 4 and a half hours around the park we saw lots of birds, plenty of elephants, wild boar , water buffalo, spotted deer 1 crocodile...  more »
  • Just arrived back from Yala and had an exceptional experience. We got to see two leopards close up and I mean close up, sloth bear with 2 Cubs, family of elephants( again close up), crocodiles...  more »
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