Galle/Unawatuna/Weligama/Mirissa: Yala National Park Safari

4.4 / 5

7 reviews

Activity provider: Shehan Safari Jeep Tours

Galle/Unawatuna/Weligama/Mirissa: Yala National Park Safari

Activity provider: Shehan Safari Jeep Tours

From US$ 116.22 per person

Take a Jeep safari around the Yala National Park, the second-largest wildlife park in Sri Lanka. Along the way, a professional guide will share knowledge about the multitude of animals that call this wildlife kingdom home.

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Pickup included
You'll be collected from your Galle, Unawatuna, or Mirissa accommodation.


  • View leopards in the wild
  • Look for crocodiles, buffalo, and different species of birds
  • See an array of stunning wildlife local to the area
  • Enjoy the comfortable ride to Yala
Full description

Your experience begins with a pickup from your hotel in either the Galle, Unawatuna, Weligama or Mirissa areas. From there, relax on your drive to Yala National Park. Upon arrival you'll go for a safari drive by Jeep, keeping an eye out for local leopards and elephants in their natural habitat. Other indigenous wildlife which are able to be spotted in this park includes sloth bears, jackals, mongoose, spotted deers, buffalo, wild boars, sambhur, and hare. Now the most-visited park in Sri Lanka, Yala is also an important nature reserve for 50 species of butterflies and many species of birds. After the safari, journey back to your point of origin to be dropped off back to your accommodation.

  • Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Galle, Unawatuna, Weligama, Mirissa or Matara areas
  • Jeep safari
  • Highway toll fees
  • Entry fees
  • Food and drink

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4.4 /5

based on 7 reviews

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the driver picked up on time right at our hotel in Mirissa. We quickly reached Yala (choose a toll road for 300 rupees). Approximately 12 km before Yala, we were transferred to jeeps and given a lunch box. Very decent breakfast: egg, sandwich, cookie, muffin, nuts, bananas and water. The advantage of booking Excursions here is that you pass everywhere without a queue and enter the park first. The safari itself lasted 3 hours, although usually the morning safari lasted 4 hours (minus a point for this). They waited 20 minutes for the leopard - he did not come out, but one participant saw his ear). We also saw many different birds, mongooses (2 pcs), crocodile (1 and far away), elephants (5 pcs) - their driver pulled out on the way to the watering place, very close, deer (2 pcs and far), wild boars and buffaloes in assortment . When asked about the bear, the driver said that there were only 4 bears in the park and they couldn't be found. They asked to show the black monkeys - the driv

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February 24, 2022

Amazing trip! Brilliant English speaking guide that ensured I saw all the animals and easy transfers picked up directly from your hotel. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting a brilliant day out.

December 14, 2021

The experience was great our driver was helpful and worked hard to show us the animals there. We were able to spot black bear, elephants, leopards, and lots of birds.

December 2, 2021

Product ID: 367995