Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of…

South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

Yala National Park Sri Lanka – Verdant Sanctuary

Yala National Park located along the southern coast of Sri Lanka is the country’s largest animal sanctuary. Yala is most famous for having one of the largest leopard gatherings is Asia. The park is best explored via a jeep safari with the aid of an experienced driver. Professional Sri Lanka safari tours will give you the best experience. You may want to consider the services of Jetwing Travels when touring the country.

One of Sri Lanka’s most prestigious travel agents Jetwing Travels are well versed in organising tour groups across the island as well as overseas. Local tours are made alluring with the inclusion of packages such as Authentic Ceylon, Romantic Serendipity, Following the Wild and Island of Wellness. The safari tours as handled by the agency, assure you are not hassled in any way or over charged as tourists. Packages such as Following the Wild are focused on treating the desires of adventure buffs and animal enthusiasts. The company is an overall service provider in the tourist sector owning many A grade hotels located across the country for easy transfers.

The Yala National Park as you will experience through the services of a reputed tour operator in Sri Lanka is quite stunning. The second largest nature reserve in the country Yala consists of 5 blocks covering a radius of 979sqkms. Two of these blocks are open to the public and are more than enough for experiencing the stunning environs, flora and fauna.

Diverse eco-systems make up Yala National Park; you will be treated to boulder outcrops, lagoons, thorny brush, open plains and savannah jungles. The wildlife is varied and apart for leopards you will come across elephants, sloth bears, wild water buffalo, monkeys, reptiles, peacocks and many more.

Yala is home to over 215 bird species six of which are endemic to the land. 44 species of mammals have been registered within the park. While 18 amphibian species and a variety of fresh water fish make Yala one of the most fascinating natural reserves to explore.

Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+

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