Yala national park basking on the southern province of Sri Lanka is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. Yala national park was established as a wildlife sanctuary in 1900 and upgraded as a National park in 1938. In addition, to enter the park, you must come to the gateway at Tissamaharama. You can entertain an aromatic area on a safari jeep provided by the authorities.
The park gets rain water during the months of May to September. Significantly the park is positioned in the dry semi arid climatic region. The park is divided into 5 major divisions. Two of them can be accessed by the public. Ruhunu national park and the Kumana national park are open to the public. Rests of the parks are strict natural reserves. A fitting hot or dry climate can be presupposed in the park. Being the 2nd largest national park in Sri Lanka covers an area of 979 Square kilo meeteres. Yala national park carries in to affect the most beautiful experience of wild life. Forty-four varieties of mammals and 215 varieties of birds are recorded in the wild life records. The park has earned a reputation for the sake of the Sri Lankan leopard. This leopard is a distinct sub species of Indian leopards. During the months of January- July leopards become more active. Literally, leopards are roaming everywhere. Tourists are allowed to capture them into photographs in distance. Sloth bear, elephants, jackal, monkeys, wild buffaloes, langur, leopards, and Sambar can be seen. Yala has a considerable population of wild elephants. During the months of May-August are the best months to watch elephants. Yala is considered as one of the 70 important Bird Areas in Sri Lanka. In detail, the species of birds like parakeets, bulbuls, Hoopes, peacocks, storks, and pelicans are found in the park. Yala national park is a reckoning resource because it is a fusion of dry monsoon forests, coastal forests, thorn forests, moist monsoon forests and grass lands.Yet another animal kind is reptiles. Patiently waiting for Mugger crocodiles and saltwater crocodiles are at the streams. Sea turtles are nesting at the coastal beaches of Yala National park. It is evidenced that around 45 species of reptiles are living in the park. Some of them are endemic to Sri Lanka. Nowadays Yala park is providing a pleasant guidance service to explore within the park. Therefore travelers are inspired to visit this kingdom of flora and fauna and entertain your holidays purposely.