Mahoora Tented Safari Camp Yala
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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Travel Blogs from Yala National Park
... the bus station in search of the bus to Arugam Bay.
We had quite an adventure of an afternoon and our first (as far as we are aware) experience of being slightly naive, ripped off tourists!! We were told we had missed the final bus to Arugam Bay and instead caught a minibus to the next bus station.......though we caught this with friends from the safari so it was actually a nice hour or so and as we shared the cost it wasn't too bad anyway!! ...
... Tissamaharama at a fantastic wood-fired hopper roadside stall. I guess I should have taken a photo of the hoppers in all of their eggy chili goodness, but they disappeared as soon as they arrived.
The next morning, starting before sunrise, I was on one of the safari-utes full of tourists who wanted to get back to nature. The drivers were in frequent phone contact with each other, so when one group spotted ...
... this, though not the number of jeeps!
The hotel were great – our driver had asked them to prepare us breakfast on our return, thinking we would be back by 10.30 and though we were only there so late, they prepared a meal and brought it up to our room. We had a big terrace so ideal. We then had time for a short nap before we were off again at 2.45.
This time we went to another section of the national park which is known particularly for water birds ...
... br> We like, again, the hotel very much – not too large, good rooms (in fact as always – only the one time we had really a bad bathroom) – but were surprised to find its 2 years old as they don’t seem (again??!!)to really be in gear (no hot over our 2 night stay except for the 05.30 quick shower 14/2!; fridge in the room seriously overheating (can’t believe that’s new!) and no ...
Paul and I were two hours delayed by Sri Lanka airlines back in Heathrow but this didn't worry us; there was plenty of gin to drink at Terminal 3 and we didn't have any plans for our arrival except wander around Colombo and get a good sleep.
We ended up landing at Colombo International airport at 3PM and after immigration and getting a taxi from the arrivals hall (2,650 rupees) we arrived in Colombo Fort around 5.30PM. We ...