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Shehan Safari

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| Yala National Park, Yala National Park 82600, Sri Lanka
+94 77 347 9723
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An awesome full day safari!

Our objective was to spot a leopard and a bear. And guess what? We ended up seeing 3 leopards, a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Federica A
via mobile
Great!

We had such an awesome time on our safari. We hadn’t entered the area and we saw an elephant, it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Suzanne M
via mobile
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Shehan's Yala Safari Tours Sri Lanka is specializing in Eco-Tourism adventure tours that take you into the heart of the Sri Lankan wilderness. Our staff are experts in their fields and are more than willing to impart their knowledge on wildlife and photography with you. For our game drives we use Luxury customized jeeps driven and lead by our English-speaking drivers/guides who are dedicated to helping you seek out even the most hard to find wildlife in the park. Our jeeps can handle every type of terrain, give an excellent view,points for photographers.We invite you to explore and discover Sri Lanka abundant wildlife,including leopards,elephants and sloth bears as well as some of the world's best bird watching. Escape and truly become one with nature....
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  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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| Yala National Park, Yala National Park 82600, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 347 9723
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"highlight of our trip"
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"spotted animals"
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"excellent tour"
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"stopped for lunch"
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"without hesitation"
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"large male"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our objective was to spot a leopard and a bear. And guess what? We ended up seeing 3 leopards, a bear, crocodiles, deers, buffalos, an elephant and lots of other animals like monkeys, iguanas, manguses, and boars!! It was an amazing adventure. We booked a...More

Thank Federica A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such an awesome time on our safari. We hadn’t entered the area and we saw an elephant, it was breathtaking. This is off road driving, it’s very bumpy and rough so if that’s not for you then the safari won’t be. I loved...More

Thank Suzanne M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up on time and got to see some amazing wildlife on this safari. Our driver tried so hard to find that elusive leopard but alas it wasn't to be. But we saw a herd of elephants, crocodiles, wild boar, buffalo and numerous...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First and foremost everything was organized really well! as we stayed in their own lounge , we only had to go downstairs and the driver was there on time! we saw alot of elephants, bears, leopards and many more animals. the driver took a great...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

There are many safari companies to choose from but I would urge you to use Shehan Safari as they are highly professional with years of experience behind them. A special mention for our driver for our full day tour DILLON. We went out early morning...More

2  Thank KELLYSLJ
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I booked a private full day safari. Our driver was Yasanka. We were picked up on time and arrived at the gate as one of the first vehicles to go in the park. Within an hour Yasanka had spotted a baby leopard...More

1  Thank Karen0815
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Safari booked on line and replies were very quick and the booking easy. A taxi was arranged to pick us up and return us to our hotel also. Our driver was Dillon who excellent eyes and picked out lots of wildlife to show us. He...More

1  Thank Hireclerk
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

An amazing tour with a very professional driver who really cared about our wishes. We saw Elephants with their babies we saw a bear that took a bath in a puddle, we saw deer and buffaloes we saw big crocodiles and a lot more. But...More

1  Thank KatrinFranz
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Our driver (sadly we didn't take his name) was amazing, he took us to the leopard place straight away so we had a couple minutes to look at beautiful big cats (most other's missed the leopards completely). He then drove us around so we saw...More

2  Thank AdamandNaoko
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We went on a one day safari with Shehan Safaris in February. Our guide was Lakshan. He was personable, intelligent and well informed. He was very accommodating and often went out of his way to enhance our experience. Shehan safaris is an excellent company and...More

Thank Dinuja R
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busrat66
12 July 2018|
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Dear Sir/Madam, Sorry for the inconvenience. Thank you for your response. Please send your inquire to info@yalasafari.lk Thank you. Kind regards
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busrat66
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Hi, Please send your inquiry to info@yalasafari.lk Thanks.
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Aditi A
15 May 2018|
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Response from KELLYSLJ |
Hi Sorry for the delay. We went 6 days ago and although it was raining in the morning we saw so many animals. We saw 4 leopards ...3 sightings and one of them we watched for over an hour. We also saw bears, elephants... More
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