Yala Ntaional Park

Yala was designated a wildlife sanctuary in 1900 and was designated a national park in 1938. The most common residents of Yala are leopards, spotted dears, peacocks, and crocodiles.

Distance from Airport : 274km

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As well as, Yala is home to 44 varieties of mammal and 215 bird species. The best time of the year for camping at Yala is October to April.

Facilities
Yala National Park can be reached coming from the hill country via Wellawaya to the south coast, or from Colombo along the south coast past Galle. Yala can also be entree from Tissamaharama and Kataragama. Galle to Yala (3.5 hours); Colombo to Yala (7 hours); Dickoya to Yala (5 hours); Bandarawela to Yala (3 hours). Around there you can get Affordable packages for camping accommodation & food & beverages. experience BBQ dinners, nature walks, outdoor tented camps, bird watching, beach walks, Photographs, paintings etc.

Surrounding
Sithupawwa, Magul Maha Viharaya, Kiri Wehera, Kataragama Temple, Sellakataragama, Wedihiti Kanda, Bundala Bird Sanctuary, Udawalawe National Park, Lahugala Kitulana National Park, Thissamaharamaya, Kirinda Temple, & Lunugamwehera Ntaional Park are the other main attractions around Yala.

Hotels Nearest
Elephant Reach Yala, Mahoora Tented Safari Camp – Yala, Yala Eco Tree House, Big Game Camp Yala, Cinnamon Safari Yala, Cinnamon Wild Yala – Hotel, The Safari Hotel, Hotel Chandrika, Peacock Beach Hotel, Safari Village, Hotel Ceylon Heritage, Lake Edge Holiday Inn, Laya Safari Hotel

Category
Wild Life Safari, Nature, Sri Lanka, Biodiversity, Flora & Fauna, Camping, Sightseeing, National Park, Eco-Tourism