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Half-day game drive with experienced private guide by Dilan

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices


Private trip
Less than 1 day
This is a 1 half-day game drive in Yala National Park with an experienced safari guide, and is perfect for those who have arranged their accommodation separately. You can opt for either a morning safari game drive, or an afternoon safari game drive. The morning game drive will take place from 5am to 10am, and the afternoon game drive will take place from 1pm to 6pm. Please do let us know your preference :)

Meet your guide



7 years experience
Dilan is an independent guide who has been showing the best of Yala to his guests for over 6 years. He has a few friends that work with him, who he asks to help out during busy times. No frills here, but a heartfelt and enjoyable ride of discovery!


Prices start from USD$39.90 per group (max group size of 6) Prices start from 7,000 LKR
Prices will differ depending on number of guests as prices include other factors such as number of meals served and/or equipment costs.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Yala National Park

  • Morning safari
  • 5:00AM Pick up from hotel
  • 10:00AM Drop off at hotel
  • Afternoon Safari
  • 1:00PM Pick up from hotel
  • 6:00PM Drop off at hotel

What's included

  • 1 private half-day game drive
  • Jeep and driver
  • Water (1 bottle per person)
  • Transportation from your hotel in Tissamaharama to Yala national park
  • All government taxes (VAT, NBT)
  • Service charge
  • Park entrance fees (usually US $30/each for group sizes between 2-6 persons, and US $50 for solo traveller groups)
  • Food
  • Transport from hotels located outside the Tissamaharama area

Transport Information

Return transport included

Pick-up Time
Pick-up Point
Your hotel in Tissamaharama
Drop-off Time
Drop-off Point
Your hotel in Tissamaharama
Transport Notes

Choose from either a morning game drive or afternoon game drive.
For morning game drives, pick-up at 5am and drop-off is at 11am.
For afternoon game drives, pick-up is at 1pm and drop-off is at 6pm.

What to bring

Casual clothing (ideally breathable as it may get hot)
Insect Repellent
Insect Repellent

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 3 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Flexible cancellation policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. If the adventure is cancelled more than 7 days before the adventure start date, the adventure will be fully refunded as well. Cancellations within 7 days of the adventure start date, will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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Earliest available 19 Oct 2019
Need an earlier date?

USD$39.90 for group of 1

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Prices from USD$39.90
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