Mahoora Tented Safari Camp Yala
Travel Blogs from Yala National Park
... because he did release me when they saw I was not laughing with them and they yelled something at it.
Now fully awake, we were encouraged to go and look at the higgledy piggledy park display while they organised our entry. Bored, I wandered over to a door that was grated so I could look through it and was looking at some sort of elephant model and then as I my eyes adjusted I could see a man and a woman sitting on the floor with ...
... beserk - they had spotted a Leopard! With all the jeeps around us, we lacked any kind of maneuverability and struggled to position ourselves to see through the undergrowth. However, two near-misses in the first 15 minutes of being in the park had to bode well for the rest of the day, surely?
The hysteria surrounding the possibility of a Leopard sighting had been a bit much for us all, so we asked our driver if he could let the other jeeps go for ...
... very enjoyable week and am heading to a place called Matara today. I shall probably stay for about three days but you know me, it could end up being three weeks! Back to where we left off then, Colombo, which seems like such a long time ago now.
I believe I had left you where I arrived at my hotel, the Sai Sea City which is on Marine Drive. I was greeted by a very friendly member of staff which was to be a feature here as the staff are wonderful. To ...
... was amazing as there are only 25-30 in the park so are quite elusive. He was massive and strutted past like he knew he was the one everyone wanted to see. It was quite emotional. We also saw a family of elephants crossing the path to get to the bushes to munch away on the branches. They trumpeted away so loudly! Amazing! After safari we went back to the hotel for breakfast. We are heading to the ...
... as we are not allowed to wander around alone due to wild elephant's! How cool is that? We sneaked some gin out from the minibar so we could have a drink at the bar! Dinner was a huge buffet serving everything from paella to rice and curry to roast beef! I had the hottest curry ever! I couldn't eat it! We then had a couple of drinks in the bar and then asked someone to escort us back to the room. We have to be up at 4.30 tomorrow for ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking