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Leopard Trails

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  • About this holiday

    An authentic, original safari camp on the outskirts of the much-loved Yala National Park, Leopard Safaris combines rusticity and eco-awareness with luxury amenities, such as air-conditioning and electric lights, and a real sense of privacy. Leopard Trails is consistently popular with those looking to become completely immersed in the safari experience. Game drives, to see leopards, sloth bears, crocodiles, and exotic birdlife, are included in your stay.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with Sri Lankan Airways from London to Colombo return, private car transfers, and bed and breakfast accommodation.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are based on two people sharing a Classic Tent.
    From £3,400 for 7 nights.
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH2017

    Our opinion

    A luxury campsite with very comfortable accommodation.

    Hotel description

    Leopard Trails is a luxury mobile tented camp, where you can enjoy the adventure of a bygone era in comfort, with fresh, regional cuisine prepared for each meal and served around a communal dining table. Tents are offered on an all-inclusive basis. Priding itself on the bespoke quality of the service, Leopard Trails is finished with all the luxuries of a hotel room, but with the wilds of the Yala National Park on your doorstep. En-suite tents are spacious, light, and comfortable, with electric lighting, full plumbing, crisp sheets, and authentic wooden furnishings. During the day, game drives afford unmissable opportunities to witness the native animals of Sri Lanka in their natural habitat, including the Leopard, after which the camp is named. The central lounge tent is the perfect place to relax with a book, listening to the sounds of nature, at the end of the day.

    Location

    16km from Yala.

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    Distance from airport

    6 hours' drive

    Closest airport

    Bandaranaike International Airport

    Room types

    There are never more than 15 people at camp at any one time.
    All tents are waterproof with air-conditioning, queen size beds, dressing tables, en-suite, ceiling fan, charging point, outdoor shower, private veranda.
    Classic Mobile Tent
    Luxury Tent

    Hotel facilities and services

    Dining tent where jungle cuisine is served, safari jeep vehicles, semi-permanent tented accommodation.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Yala National Park safaris; see leopards, monkeys, exotic birds, elephants, and over 280 species of plants. Or, explore the Situlpawwa Archaeological site, go bird-watching in Bundala National Park, spend the morning with a dairy farmer, and visit the nearby lakes.

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Children are encouraged at Leopard Trails, and extra beds and cots can be provided.

    Minimum stays

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