Private Day Trip To Yala National Park From Colombo - Galle

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 15 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup from Colombo Negombo Kaluthara, Benthota hotels
    Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Colombo Port
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  • Return Details :
    Tour ends with drop-off at your hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


This tour starts at 7:30am with pickup from your hotel in Colombo, Negombo, or Kaluthara. From there, you will visit Weligama to see the stilt fisherman at work, and then proceed to Yala national park for a Jeep Safari. The tour ends with drop off at your hotel, and dinner is included in the price.


Informative, friendly and professional guide

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Dinner included

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You will be picked up at 7:30am at your hotel. First you will get a glimpse of Galle Fort at 9:30am then proceed to Weligama and gaze at the stilt fisherman hauling their catch in the middle of the clear blue water.

Transfer to Thissamaharama at 2:30pm and proceed to ride a safari jeep around Yala national park, the second largest wildlife park in Sri Lanka. a professional Site Tracker will share knowledge of the animals that call this wildlife kingdom home. At 7:00pm, proceed to Dinner & then head back to Colombo at 11:00pm.


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transport by private vehicle

National Park fees

Local taxes

Bottled water



Fuel surcharge

Entry/Admission - Yala National Park


Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Infant seats available

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Traveler Reviews

  • 30-Dec-2017

    The trip itinerary simply does not work. The driver arrived early so our trip started 10 minutes before the pickup time 7:30am in the itinerary. We were told by the driver that we had to enter the Yala Park before 3:00pm. So after more than 2-hours drive from Colombo to Galle, we only stayed at Galle Fort for 15 minutes and visited Stilt Fishermen Weligama for 5 minutes. It then took us almost 4 hours to a restaurant near Yala where we could only pack something before changing to the Safari Jeep for another 45-minutes drive to the Park. We could not see any wild animal in the park because of the hot weather in the afternoon. We left the Park at 5:30 pm half-an-hour before the close time to the same place we packed lunch for dinner. After dinner a very poor one, it took us almost 5 hours back to Colombo and we arrived hotel at 12:30 am expected to be 11:00pm in the itinerary. The traffic was not bad throughout the day and the tour itinerary is simply a trap. One should never go into this trap again.