Park safari tours offers wildlife viewing amidst
Magnificent scenery along
the rugged Sri
Lanka South East
Coast. Ruhunu Yala National Park
in south east Sri Lanka, 300 kms from Colombo, was established as a wildlife game
sanctuary. Hence our
name Yala Safari Park. Not all the huge 1000 sq kms
area, divided into blocks, is open to visitors.
A range of jungle, beaches or
scrubland Yala habitats punctuated with enormous rocky outcrops
shelterdiverse wildlife. Yala
although seeing leopards requires luck.Where to stay whilst touringYalaSafari Parkin the deep south?
Our UK directors
stayed overnight at all 5 hotels reviewed.
hotel accommodation by the sea at theYalaSafariVillageHotel
Or in interior five star
Rosen Renaissance Hotel.
or Elephant Reach .
House offers suite accommodation but is poorly maintained.
Use travelogues to visit ancient temples at Kirinda,
End your armchair tour of our picture galleries
Yala Safari Village,
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This site was originally published in early 2006,
after the Dec 2004 Tsunami and is being updated in
2010. Please bear with us.
Startyour Yala safari
tour stay at the aptly named
Safari Village. View the picture
gallery of Yala Safari Hotelwith its unique suite in the tree and beach houses on
stilts to get the feel of Yala Park and Beach.
Every hotel featured on this site has been visited in accordance with
our "Visit and stay before recommending" policy. For hotel rates complete the
Yala tour form
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TSUNAMI LEGACY: Yala
Park astride the low lying coastline was badly damaged by the tsunami of 26th December 2004.The wildlife center and
Jetwings tourist lodge were destroyed. Many tourists,
including a party of 22 Japanese, died in the disaster, as did several park and lodge employees.
picture gallery is a historic
monument to that disaster. Now Yala is again open to the public.In 2009 we are redoing Yala Safari Com as a
Sri Lanka travel site
ranks alongsideCULTURAL TRIANGLE .COM ,
DUTCH FORT COM and
UNDISCOVERED SRI LANKA.