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Wildlife in Yala National Park

'The Earth has music for those who listen'

Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park is situated in the south east if Sri Lanka. The park consists of five blocks and has an extent of 130,000 hectares of protected area. Yala National Park teems with an assortment of wildlife and is home to 44 varieties of mammals over 200 bird species and visitors may marvel at the beauty and majesty of the elephants and tuskers, leopards, sloth bear, sambar, deer, wild boar as well as the beautiful peacocks, eagles, owls to name a few. The flora of Yala consist a variety of eco systems including dry monsoon forest, thorn forest, grasslands, marshes, wetlands and sandy beaches.

Camping within the park is one of the best methods of experiencing nature and immersing oneself in its bounty. The wilderness affords the visitor a glimpse into the incredible beauty of the National Park. Awakening to the varied calls of birds around the campsite, enjoying a steaming cup of tea or coffee by the river while watching the deer and monkeys bathe and quench their thirst is an idyllic start to anyone’s day.

At Yala Wild Hut, we offer the convenience of ‘comfort camping’ giving you the experience of camping in the wild without the worry of actually having to set up camp or the organisation of meals, refreshments or anything else you may require.

We provide camping equipment and setting up of camp. Your campfire will be waiting for you, when you return from your evening safari. You do not need to worry about preparing your dinner; we will have a hot meal ready to be served while you take a refreshing dip in the cool river.

We also provide a variety of other services such as the purchase of entrance tickets to the park, campsite bookings, personalised menus, jeep bookings, photography coaching and photography equipment on hire basis just to name a few of the services offered by us.

We, at Yala Wild Hut believe that your experience at a campsite should be free of the worries and the technicalities of setting up your campsite and instead should be spent making beautiful memories.