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1 Full-Day Safari & Overnight Stay

By Coconut Garden

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From US$ 180
No booking fee. Cancel for free 7 days before trip.

At a Glance

At a Glance

2 days 1 night
Group trip (10 travellers per group)
This option includes a full-day game drive in Yala National Park, and a night's stay at Coconut Garden hotel. It allows you to arrive at Coconut Garden at your leisure and spend the night, before you head off the next day for a full-day safari game drive around Yala National Park. The safari drive will take place from 5am to 6:45pm, and will enable you to fully enjoy the wildlife at Yala National Park. Also, if you would like to stay an extra night after your return from the game drive, please let us know and we'll be happy to arrange it!

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Comfort is a top priority to you. The thoughtful staff at Coconut Garden will go above and beyond to attend to your needs during your stay.

What's included

What's included

From US$ 180 33,884.66 LKR (max group size of 10)
  • 1 private full-day game drive
  • Jeep and driver
  • Lunch and fruit
  • Drinks
  • Park entrance tickets
  • Transportation from the hotel to Yala national park
  • All government taxes (VAT, NBT)
  • Service charge
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Accommodation

Accommodation

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Transport

Transport

Free - Meet-up at Tissamaharama
  • Meet-up at Coconut Garden Hotel
    End at Coconut Garden Hotel
    Meet-up: 01:00pm; End: 06:45pm
    You can check in anytime from 1pm - 12am
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Availability

Availability

Trips available daily
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Bookings should be made at least 7 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

Itinerary

Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent. Start/end times may depend on transport chosen.
Day 1: Coconut Garden
Coconut Garden

Arrive at your leisure to Coconut Garden

Accommodation: Coconut Garden - Chalet Room (Standard/Family)

  • 01:00pm - Meet-up at Tissamaharama
  • Arrive at your leisure to Coconut Garden
  • Spend the night
Day 2: Coconut Garden - Yala National Park
Coconut Garden - Yala National Park

Today you'll do a full day safari in Yala National Park

  • 5:00AM Take off for game drive
  • 7:30/8:00AM Breakfast by the river or on the beach
  • 12:00PM Lunch
  • 06:45pm - End at Tissamaharama

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Coconut Garden

Coconut Garden is a fun tropical oasis where you can rejuvenate after a dusty safari. At its price point, it's one of the best quality accommodation options in the area. For their safari drives, they partner with Eagle Safaris, one of the oldest safari operators in Yala National Park, who are incredibly knowledgeable. So you'll be in great hands both at the lodge and on the safari drive!
6 years experience
Community-Based
Litter-Free
Wildlife-Safe

What others are saying

What others are saying

5.0 out of 16 helpful reviews
Khoo Wen Qi Jordyn
17 Jan 2020 on SeekSophie
Coconut Gardens was a really nice place, it is a beautiful hotel/resort and they even gave us a free upgrade to chalet when we checked in. As we had an early safari, they even packed our breakfast for us to bring along our trip which i thought was really thoughtful and kind of them! I find it slightly pricey but it was a pleasant stay nonetheless.
Tessa, Netherlands
15 Jul 2019 on Booking.com
Slightly off the beaten path but a very cozy place with friendly owners. They are keen on helping with your visit at their house and your trek around the national park. The room was tidy and the facilities were all in order. However, we found the food a bit pricey for what it was.
Mo, United Kingdom
15 Apr 2019 on Booking.com
Lovely place, lovely family and really nice food
Melanie Schmid
02 Apr 2019 on Google
Owner was a bit brisk, had agreed by email other prices for safari than it actually was, the bathroom was the most disgusting on our trip
Laura, Germany
22 Mar 2019 on Booking.com
This wonderful family really cared about us during our stay and helped us a lot! The food was awesome, the rooms freshly renovated and the safari a great adventure with a really experienced driver/guide. We highly recommend everyone to enjoy this nice homestay in Uda Walawe!

Coconut Garden Policies

Coconut Garden Policies

Flexible cancellation policy
Cancel for free 5 days before your trip starts. Cancellations after such date will not be eligible for refunds as Coconut Garden would have paid for your trip’s logistics already.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Binoculars
Casual clothing (ideally breathable as it may get hot)
Hat
Insect Repellent
Sunglasses
Sunscreen
Can you arrange transportation to/from Yala National Park?

Yes sure! If you're coming from any other parts of Sri Lanka (e.g. Colombo) to Yala National Park for your safari, or you need to head from Yala National Park to any other parts of Sri Lanka after your safari, we can provide a private car transfer. This will cost US $60 per 4-person car, per one-way transfer. Please do indicate in your booking form if you require this transfer.

Which Yala National Park Blocks do you visit?

Most of our safari partners visit Block 1 as that is the one that is closest to the towns of Tissamaharam and Kataragama where most of the hotels are. It is also the block which has the most wildlife. Block 5 is visited on occasion. The other blocks require special permission for entry. If you have a certain block in mind, do let us know and we can see if we can arrange!

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