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Yala National Park Tourism

Best Months to Visit: February to June

Recommended Duration: 1 Day

Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)

Yala National Park/Area: 978.8 km²

Location: 260km South East of Colombo

Climate: Dry most of the year

Open hours: 6AM to 6PM

If you travel to Yala National Park? Here's a detailed about Yala National Park tourism and travel guide to help you plan your holiday in Yala National Park, Sri Lnaka.

A Travel Guide to Yala National Park

Yala National Park Travel Guide - Yala National Park is positioned on the south coastline of Sri Lanka, with components of the park reaching to the water and touching the Indian Ocean. Unlike safaris of Africa, Yala is still reasonably undiscovered as well as catching up to its African equivalents in lots of ways. But one thing that it can definitely compete on is the wildlife! In this Yala National Park tourism and travel guide I share information regarding the park, What is the best time to Visit Yala National Park, Yala National Park tourism tips, plan your itinerary, where to stay, what to see as well as other ideas to make you experience at Yala National forest remarkable!

What is the best time to Visit Yala National Park?

For the most reputable wildlife sightings, it's ideal to go to Yala in the dry season from February to June. With the water levels lower, it's much easier to detect animals appearing to the shallows to drink. The park typically closes every year for the month of September for maintenance.

Why should I visit Yala National Park?

Yala National Park is the most checked out and second largest national forest in Sri Lanka. It lies in the south of Sri Lanka as well as is a preferred destination for those hoping to detect a discovered leopard as it boasts among the greatest leopard densities on the planet.

Plan your itinerary with Swan Tours

If you are a regional preparation your very first trip to Yala, intend you path and also make certain you have correct transportation. While a 4-WD car is recommended a van with high ground clearance would certainly do. It'll offer you a good idea if your representative has actually prepared you a good travel plan or not. The chances are you would certainly initially check out the old kingdoms first and also travel beside hill nation prior to getting here in Yala, with plans to move on to the southern shore and afterwards ending back in Colombo. Or you'll do it the other means round. Check out the range as well as travel time that will certainly obtain you to Yala. Bear in mind that the best time to enter the park is when the park opens after 6:00 am or after 4:00 pm when pets resurface after hiding from the sun.

What to See in Yala National Park

Yala National forest is one of the best locations for sightings of wild Elephants. The park is house to several animals consisting of Buffaloes, Leopards, Monkeys, Circles, Crocodiles, Wild boars as well as Bears.

List of, lot of different animals below:-

  1. Deer
  2. Crocodiles
  3. Buffaloes
  4. Wild pigs
  5. Elephants
  6. Birds
  7. Leopards
  8. Monkeys
  9. Bears

Where to Stay In Yala National Park?

List of lodges to stay Stay in Yala National Park below:-

  1. Tranquil Wild
  2. Shaa Lodge
  3. KumbukRiver Resort
  4. Safari Lodge Yala
  5. Yala Leopard Lodge
  6. Flower Garden Lake Resort
  7. Shaa Lodge
Things to do in Yala National Park
  1. Jeep Safari to Yala National Park
  2. Infrared Night Drive
  3. Guided Nature Walk
  4. A Morning with the Dairy Farmer
  5. Bird Watching – Bundala National Park
Things You Should Know Before you go to Yala National Park
  1. Guided Safari Game Drives In Yala.
  2. Tented Safari Camping Trip In Yala.
  3. Fishing With a Local Fisherman in Yala.
  4. Bird Watching In a Bundala National Park.
  5. Explore Villages By Foot & Cycles.

Interesting facts about Yala National Park Tourism

  1. This national forest is renowned for leopards
  2. You can camp inside the national park as well as place wild animals
  3. This national forest is also referred to as Uda Walawe
  4. There go to the very least 500 elephants inside this national park
  5. In between the months of July and also October, you can check out the elephant gathering
  6. You can find dolphins as well as the blue whale near Mirissa as well as Kalpitiya
  7. This national park has rock formation from the Precambrian age that forms the history of the Earth
  8. In the Tsunami in 2004, it affected this park and 250 people died
  9. You can discover numerous forests and ecological communities inside this national park
  10. There are 215 species of birds inside this national forest
  11. King Ravana from the Ramayana folklore had actually established his kingdom at this national park in the very early times.

For more information on Yala National Park Tourism and travel guide contact Swan Tours India or call 011 234154601.