Yala National Park- The Kingdom of the Mighty Leopard


Yala National Park is the second largest and the most popular national park in Sri Lanka. This national park is an attraction that well and truly deserves a visit! Within its rugged terrains, fearsome predators roam. A safari tour in this sensational destination will indeed be an experience that you will never forget!

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Mighty Leopard in Yala National Park

There are 44 species of mammals to be found in Yala National Park. Among these the Sri Lanka elephant, Sri Lankan sloth bear, wild water buffalo and fishing cats are quite prominent. But of course, many visit Yala National Park hoping to catch a glimpse of the majestic Sri Lankan leopard. Yala has one of the highest leopard densities in the world. In Block 1 alone, 25 individual leopards have been recorded. They truly create a spectacular sight to behold as they tread stealthily amongst the underbrush or lounge lazily upon giant rocks, regally dominating the surroundings.

Sithulpahuwa and Magul Vihara as well.