Yala National Park -Jeep Tour

Yala National Park  -Jeep Tour wild yala

Yala National Park -Jeep Tour

Yala National Park is about 24 kilometres (km) away from TARA Watergate Hotel. The park is divided into five blocks and covers about 130,000 hectares of land, including light forests, scrubs, grasslands, tanks, and lagoons.

If you are a wildlife enthusiast, photographer or just a nature lover, here are some facts about the park which would intrigue you for a visit to Sri Lanka.

Yala is home to 44 different animal species and 215 different bird species. The world"s largest concentration of leopards, magnificent elephants,sloth bears, sambars,jackals,spotted dear,peacocks and crocodiles are among the most notable form of wildlife.

The greatest time to visit Yala is between February and July, when the park"s water levels are low, allowing animals to roam freely and a time for you to embark on bird watching and wildlife photography.

Rates: USD 30 per jeep hire

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