Yala National Park is the Most Visited & Best National Park in Sri Lanka. It is also named as the Second Largest National Park in the country. This is the heaven. It has the highest Variety of the Animals. Beautiful Landscaping, Leopards (Key Attraction), Elephants, Sloth Bears, Crocodiles, Buffaloes... More than 250 Species of Birds, Reptiles, Snakes, Yes Definitely this is the heaven of animal lovers.
Yala has the World Highest Leopard Density. According to www.leopards.lk, Block 1 of Yala National Park hosts around 90-100 Leopards. There are Five Blocks in Yala, but the Block 1 is the most famous within the travellers.
Very Important few word to pick up the right things to match your interests. Yala Safari, Yala Jeep Safaris, Yala Safari Tours, Special Leopard Safaris... are the keywords which are search by more than 1000 travelers weekly. But after searching also did you book the right tour? More than 75% people will answer NO. Because you didn't know your requirement and expectations. All the foreigners who comes 1000's of Miles from there home cities to here should get best things and satisfied before they leave the country. Therefore first of all everybody should analyze your favor. There are few different type of National Parks in Sri Lanka. Among all those Yala National Park is the best. Why you tell that? Because Yala has the highest variety of the animals. But your outcome is depending on the time your spending in the Park.
There are few different type of customers among you all.
1. Yala is just a landmark to travel.
2. Need to spent the time with Animals.
3. Bird Watching Personals.
4. Professional Photographers.
If Yala is just a landmark on your tour, Better take a Half Day Tour. All other three type of people need to get from Full Day trip and above.
Still have to consider some more options before selecting your tour operator.
1. Starting and Ending Times. (Half Day - 4.30 am- 11.30 am / 1.30 PM - 6.30 PM)
2. Driver Ability of speaking & tracking the animals.
3. Status on TripAdvisor.
4. Maintaining a Legal Office within the area or not? * this is a very important factor.
5. Jeep Conditions.
After all this home work, you will have a better safari and recommend Yala to More people.
Have a fantastic day with wild animals of Yala
CEO - Yala Wild Safaris