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1D1N Safari & Stay (Half-day Game Drive)

By Coconut Garden

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Free - Meet-up at Tissamaharama

From US$ 130
No booking fee. Cancel for free 7 days before trip.

At a Glance

At a Glance

1 day 1 night
Group trip (10 travellers per group)
This option allows you to arrive at Coconut Garden at your leisure, spend the night and do a half-day game drive the next morning.

Choose this if

You are looking to unwind and take some time off from the hustle. Get ample rest overnight at Coconut Garden before embarking on a safari ride. Sit back, relax and enjoy!

What's included

What's included

From US$ 130 24,764.44 LKR (max group size of 10)
  • Accommodation - 1 night at Coconut Garden - Deluxe Room (Twin/King)
  • 1 private half-day game drive
  • Jeep and driver
  • 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, 01:00pm; End: 11:45am, 06:45pm
    Do let us know which time you prefer.
    You can check in anytime from 1pm - 12am; End time is 11.45am (morning safari) or 6.45pm (afternoon safari)
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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 Coconut Garden

Accommodation: Coconut Garden - Deluxe Room (Twin/King)

  • 01:00pm - Meet-up at Tissamaharama
  • Arrive at your leisure and relax at Coconut Garden.
Day 2: Coconut Garden - Yala National Park - Coconut Garden
Coconut Garden - Yala National Park - Coconut Garden

Today you'll get the chance to spot incredible wildlife at Yala National Park

  • 4:30am to 11:45am - Morning Safari, with breakfast on the game drive
  • 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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