It is noted as being the best place in the world to photograph and observe this majestic and endangered animal frequently.
In addition the Yala National Park is also home to Sri Lankan Elephants, Sri Lankan Sloth Bears and many species of birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Sri Lankan Leopards in action at the Yala National Park
The Sri Lankan leopard is a recognized subspecies of the Indian leopard and is also the largest leopard in Asia. Around 350 Sri Lankan leopards live within the confines of this National Park and about 30 to 50 roam around Block I.
Choosing your Yala Safari accommodation
A closer look at the Yala National Park
Wildlife safari encounters like no other at the Yala National Park
Birdlife at Yala
Reptiles and Amphibians at Yala
Flora at the Yala
Climate at Yala
Best time to visit Yala
The Park has been known to close in September and November though it has not happened in the last two years.