Answers to the most common questions


44 species of mammals including the sloth bear, Sri Lankan elephant, Sri Lankan leopard, water buffalo, sambhur, spotted deer, mongoose have been sighted along with over 200 species of birds and over 40 species of reptiles along with a host of amphibians, fish and invertebrates.
Yes, our naturalist has a vast font of knowledge and experience which he would be happy to share.
Yala National Park has the highest density of leopards in the world which means your chances of seeing one are generally very good.
Yes of course. If you would like to book another safari, you can discuss this with the camp manager and he will arrange this for you.
The campsite is just over ten minutes’ drive from the Katagamuwa entrance to Block One – this is Yala’s northerly entrance point (rather like a back door!).
We ask guests to arrive at the meeting point at midday, so that we can lead them into the camp, show them around and offer lunch.
Yes, we have family tents in our camp in Yala with a king-size bed and also bunk beds for children.
Yes, there is electricity at our Yala camp, and we have a generator. We also use solar power for heating the hot water for the bathrooms.
Unless you’re coming in a four-wheel drive vehicle, we can arrange for you to leave your car outside the camp at a nearby guest house, where it will be safe
Yes, the rates in the camps are all-inclusive and our Jungle Bar serves spirits and wines. We can’t serve alcohol on safari in the national park.
We provide bottled water in the tents and serve bottled water with your meals. We do not recommend you drink the tap water in your room.