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Noel Rodrigo's Leopard Safaris

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  • About this holiday

    In Yala National Park, south-east Sri Lanka, and Wilpattu National Park, north-west Sri Lanka, Noel Rodrigo’s Leopard Safaris are luxury tented safari camps that offer high quality accommodation and facilities. Go out on two game drives a day, taking in the sights of Sri Lanka’s most famous wildlife, including leopards and sloth bears, and then return to the camp to enjoy dinner in the open-air with your fellow campers.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Holiday prices

    Sample price is per person based on two people sharing a Type A double or twin room.
    From £3,380 for 7 nights.
    The price displayed here is 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

    EXH1927

    Our opinion

    Noel Rodrigo’s Leopard Safaris offers the best in safari camping in Sri Lanka, with a real sense of luxury and great facilities.

    Hotel description

    With two campsites in Sri Lanka, one in Wilpattu National Park and one in Yala, Noel Rodrigo’s Leopard Safaris offers guests the choice between the well-trodden plains of Yala and the lesser-visited park of Wilpattu. Each camp is comprised of semi-permanent tents, each with a great sense of privacy and the welcome additions of modern amenities and electricity. These campsites are recommended for those looking to enjoy the ‘wild’ setting of a traditional safari, but with the comforts of excellent accommodation. Sturdy four-poster beds, curtained windows, classic en-suites, and peaceful verandas act as attractive finishing touches. Sheltered sitting areas provide respite at the end of a day’s game drives, and flavoursome Sri Lankan cuisine is served around the camp table, creating a vibrant feeling of community. Other activities at the campsites include star-gazing and a photography class, and guided nature walks, and visits to nearby temples can also be arranged. To complete your stay in Yala or Wilpattu, enjoy a refreshing drink around the campfire, or relax with a book in one of the hammocks.

    Location

    Yala National Park, 15 minutes from the entrance.

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    Distance from airport

    6 hours' drive

    Closest airport

    Bandaranaike International Airport

    Room types

    All tents have solar-powered lights, wardrobe, seating area, mirror, en-suite, private shower, telephone, charging point, safe.
    Mobile Tent
    Luxury Lodge Tent with air-conditioning

    Hotel facilities and services

    Dining tent, lounge tent, stargazing, organised excursions, photography classes, campfire, and cookery classes.

    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. Stargazing, photography classes, cooking classes, bird-watching, and guided nature walks are also available at the resort.

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Children are welcome.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

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