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Yala National Park
Place to Elephants‚ Leopards‚ Peacocks and more animals in their natural environment.
Yala National Park
Yala National Park
Yala National Park is famous for its elephant population‚ seen in small and large herds‚ Spotted deer‚ S?mbhar‚ Barking deer‚ Monkey‚ Wild Buffalo‚ Wild Boer‚ Sloth Berar‚ and innumerable varieties of birds‚ endemic and migratory. Peacock is the most famous of the birds at Yala. The mating dance of the male with its colourful plumes fully spread is a photographer?s delight.

Yala National Park is spanning a vast 100‚000 hectares over the Southern and Uva Provinces and is divided into five blocks. Block one is the most visited area since it contains the highest density of leopards. Yala West consists of scrub jungle‚ brackish lagoons and stunning rock monoliths scattered throughout the park‚ its eastern edge is bounded by the South East coast. The bird life comprises over 120 species.

Contact telephone of Yala National Park is (+94) 047-3489297.

Visitors to Yala National Parks could find accommodation in 7 park Bungalows‚ maintained by the Department of Wild Life Conservation‚ which have basic amenities‚ water on tap‚ refrigerators‚ toilet‚ cutlery‚ crockery and pressure lamps. Services of Bungalow Keeper and Assistant provided. Dry rations have to be taken by visitors. Booking only through the Department of Wild Life Conservation‚ Jayantipura‚ Bodhiraja Mw. Battaramulle. Contact number for Bungalow Reservations is (+94) 011-2888585
Directions to Yala National Park
24km northeast of Tissamaharama and 290km from Colombo on the southeast coast of Sri Lanka

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