5 Hours Safari
Morning Safari from 5.00 AM to 10.00 AM
Afternoon Safari from 2.00 PM to 7.00 PM
3 ½ hours inside the park
In the early morning at about 5.45 am, we enter the park. Then drive towards the Leopards area and try to find Leopards and also Elephants. After that drive the jeep Patanangalla Beach and have a break. After the break, we continue the Safari. Around 10.00 am, we return to the hotel. (Can arrange picnic breakfast on request for an additional charge)
Starts at 2.00 pm. reach the entrance of the park at about 2.45 pm. and try to find Elephants, Birds and animals. Then drive towards the Leopards area and try to find the leopards. In the evening, we will go to watch the Sunset at Yala. It is really amazing. At around 7.00 p.m. go back to the Hotel.
7 Hours Special Safari
5.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. back to the hotel
(Included Cool box with Snacks)
(5 ½ hours inside the park)
Early morning at 5.45 a m. We’ll enter the park. We’ll be able to listen to the nice Bird Songs. Then we drive towards the Leopards area and find leopards. After that, we’ll be able to visit Leopard Rock area to find the Sloth Bears. After that we’ll drive to the River side area for the Breakfast. We drive to the deep Jungle around 12.00 pm. Finally, we’ll go back to the hotel. (Can arrange picnic breakfast on request for an additional charge)
Full day Safari
Full day safari in Yala including picnic breakfast – (Cheese and tomato Sandwiches or Egg or Chicken Sandwiches, Sausages, Cakes, Boiled eggs and Fruits, Water) and Lunch – Rice & Curry (Plain Rice, 4 Vegetables, Chicken, Papadam, Fruits, Water)
Starts from 5.00 a.m. and Morning drive continue up to 12.00 a.m. at noon get break near the Beach or near the River, After continue the Safari then at around 2.00 pm. to 6.00 pm. Have the lunch and then enter to the deep jungle and around 7.00 pm. We go back to the hotel.
This is a full day safari in Yala. You can spend the day with nice bird songs, animals with fresh air.
The park is administered by the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) under the Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance which provides the legal basis for establishing and managing several kinds of protected areas including National Parks.
Buying a ticket & getting and official tracker
Park office is located about 500m before the park entrance where all (local and foreign) visitors must purchase and entry ticket and obtain and official tracker or game guide. The office usually opens at 5.00 a.m. and closes at 6.00 p.m. While you are in the park office, you could also walk around the various displays in the visitor centre for more information on the park’s habitats and wildlife.
What to wear
Wear light, cotton clothes such as T-shirts, Shorts/trousers which will help you be comfortable whilst traveling in the park. It is best to wear dark colored clothing that blends with the environment. Colors in shades of dark green, beige, brown and gray are good options. Bringing along a hat is also recommended.
Other Accessories and Equipments
A pair of binoculars is definitely recommended for getting close-up views of animals. a good supply of water is essential, and a stash of food. (E.g. Biscuits, fruits, sandwiches) will also come in handy especially during the morning around.
If you are serious about Photography
Then bring your longest lens! That said, the Park and its surrounds affords many landscape opportunities and so a combination of lenses will be useful. A bean bag or tripod/mono-pod will also be handy for long lenses, although room for a tripod inside the vehicles may be limited, and will depend on how many people are present. Given the dusty conditions, also bring an extra pillow case or the like to cover your equipment when not in use.
Please do not
- Take anything from the park
- Disturb the animals in any way