Yala National Park

Yala National Park – Where it Located ?

Ruhuna National Park know as Yala National Park in between southern province and uva provinces. This  located 160 KM away From capital of Colombo sri lanka.   The  park is the second largest national park in Sri Lanka and is one of the most visited national parks in the country. It is Among the largest is Lunugamvehera National park. It is in Tissamaharamaya. The entrance to the park is at Palatupana, 12km from Kirinda. The area around Yala has hosted several ancient civilizations. It’s famous for Sri Lankan Elephants and Sri Lankan Leopards.

There are six national parks and three wildlife sanctuaries in the vicinity of Yala. This park is situating in the dry semi-wet climatic region and rain is mainly during the northeast monsoon. Yala park gives the best opportunity to see the wildlife.

Yala National Park Map | Location by Ceylonyala.com
Yala national park safari by ceylon yala | picture Leopard

Wild Life

Specific Animals?

Especially the place of this famous for leopard safaris. Sri Lanka just few national parks living some leopards, but large number of leopards are living in this destination. Sloth bears, elephants also tusker elephants normally can watch during safari.  Also easily can see lovely colorful peacocks. Their resplendent blues and greens parades. Then, we can see crocodiles. Although, monkeys, water buffalo, and spotted deer. In Addition, leap and chatter, Elephants, and the leopard. However, it is a total of 32 species of mammals have been recorded.

Yala Park has a lot of birds and reptiles. It’s one of the 70 Important bird areas. we can see 215 bird species in the park. They are Sri Lanka grey hornbill, Sri Lanka junglefowl, Sri Lanka wood pigeon, and crimson-fronted barbet. In Addition, black-capped bulbul, blue-tailed bee-eater,  and Brown-capped babbler and Etc. If you want to enjoy the journey,  You can join with Ceylon Yala safari. It gives the tourist a chance to witness the diverse wildlife of Sri Lanka.


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