In Yala, there are several other experiences that you can try out in addition to the main one which is going on a safari at Yala National Park and spotting the Sri Lankan leopard.
Try going fishing in a lake with the local fishermen while spending a beautiful holiday at one of the best 5-star hotels in Sri Lanka. In Yala, you get to experience this and test your fishing skills in style.
Bundala National Park Safari
Bundala National Park is famous as a wintering base for many migratory waterbirds. So, if you visit this special park, chances are that you get to explore more than 100 species of birds.
Tissamaharama and Katharagama Shrine
The Kataragamashrine is believed to be a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists for many religious reasons. Tissamaharamaya is located just close by which has temples and ruins that belong to the 3rd century BC.
To the paddy fields and plantations
If you decide to spend your holiday at a venue the likes of Chena Huts in Yala, you are sure to enjoy the authenticity of this region at its best. Do not also forget to visit some paddy fields and coconut plantations owned by the villagers and have a chat with them to get a feel of the local life.