A thrilling date at Yala national park in Sri Lanka has given me a spellbound experience with endless moments of inner peace and serenity that is sure to last for years to come.

Yala National Park in Sri Lanka has recorded the habitat for around 44 mammals while it is also the peaceful abode for one of the highest leopard population of the world. The most important attraction for Yala Park Sri Lanka is the majestic Sri Lankan Elephants and the leopard.

Here are some attractions of this Yala National Park and nearby to it that has kept me captivated throughout my trip.

Yala National Park In Sri Lanka

1. Safari Rides In Yala National ParkSafari Rides

When you think about Yala, Yala national park safari rides is one thing that nobody would like to miss. This lifetime experience is very thrilling where you would go closer to the Leopards and other wild animals and experience their presence.

2. Beach Walks In Yala National Park

Beach Walks

The golden sandy beaches are equally interesting and attractive to tourists when you are experiencing Yala National Park Tours.

3.  Bird Watching In Yala National Park

Bird Watching

 About 90 waterbirds inhabiting in the wetlands of Yala can be seen when you are enjoying the great Bird Watching experience here in Yala National park. Some unique water birds like Lesser Flamingo, Pelican, Purple Heron, Egrets, Night Heron, and Purple Swamphen.

4. Site Seeing In Yala National Park

The beautiful site seeing experience starts with the extended coastal stretch that surrounds the Park with some places restricted for human reach after the hit by Asian Tsunami.  The remnants of the devastation of Tsunami make your heart heavy with moments of silence.

5. Camping In Yala National Park


One most thrilling experience for every visitor is the Camping in the Yala National Park in Sri Lanka. If you are in a group or with family, don’t forget to enjoy your great camping experience in this Sri Lanka National Park.

6. Sithulpauwwa In Yala National Park


This is one very popular site seeing as well as a place of Worship for many devotees. This ancient rock temple near to the National Park in Sri Lanka has its name derived from Chittalapabbata. This rock temple believed to be the house for 12,000 monks in the ancient times.

7. Magul Maha Viharaya In Yala National Park

Magul Maha Viharaya

Closely located to Sithulpauwwa is the marriage spot of King Kavan Tissa and Vihara Maha Devi which is indeed another tourist spot.

8. Nightlife In Jungle In Yala National Park

Experiencing nightlife in the midst of a jungle is the biggest thrilling experience that Yala National Park only can give you when you are there. Enjoy a night in the Jungle Bungalow and it would be a lifetime experience.

Other places of attraction near Yala National Park are:

  • Bundala National Park
  • Wasgamuwa National Park
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Udawalawe National Park
  • Wilpattu National Park

When you are at Yala, the Yala National Park accommodation in the Jungle Lorry or the Tree Luxuria or the Elephant Villa is a different attraction in itself. You can complete all your reservations online starting from accommodation to entry in the park before you reach your destination so that you may enjoy your tour to the fullest when you are there.

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