Unleash Your Wild Side at
Funky Leopard Safari Lodge

Where Adventure Meets Comfort
in the Heart of Yala

Discover the Wild in Style at
Funky Leopard Safari Lodge

Experience the Thrill of Yala
at Funky Leopard Safari Lodge

Unleash Your Wild Side at
Funky Leopard Safari Lodge
Logo of Funky Leopard Safari Lodge at Yala park Sri Lanka

Welcome to the Funky Leopard Safari Lodge at Yala Park, Sri Lanka!

Experience affordable, trendy, clean, and comfortable safari accommodation with a focus on environmental consciousness.

Located on the border of Yala National Park, our lodge offers a beautiful wilderness setting with easy access to the less-crowded Katagamuwa entrance via the sacred city of Katharagama. This enjoyable and budget-friendly Yala accommodation provides an excellent base for your Yala Safari adventure.

Choose from a variety of lodging options to suit your needs: book the entire lodge, a room, an individual chalet, or even a bed in the dormitory.

Yala Park Sri Lanka: A Wildlife Enthusiast's Dream Destination

Yala Park Sri Lanka, officially known as Yala National Park, is a premier wildlife destination located in the southeastern region of the country. Spanning an impressive 979 square kilometers, Yala Park is the second-largest national park in Sri Lanka and boasts a diverse array of ecosystems ranging from dense jungles to open grasslands and lagoons. The park is divided into five blocks, two of which are open to the public, ensuring a variety of landscapes and wildlife experiences.

A leopard at Yala national park in Sri Lanka

Gates and Accessibility

Yala Park Sri Lanka is accessible through five main gates: Palatupana, Katagamuwa, Galge, Yala West, and Yala East. The Palatupana Gate is the most frequently used entry point, offering visitors convenient access to the park's most popular areas. Each gate serves as a portal to a unique section of the park, providing ample opportunities to explore different habitats and wildlife.

Funky Leopard Safari Lodge is conveniently located with easy access to the less crowded Katagamuwa, Galge, and Yala West entrances. The Galge and Yala West gates remain open year-round, even during the dry months when Yala Block 1 is closed.

An owl at Yala national park in Sri Lanka
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The Best Place to See Leopards

Yala Park Sri Lanka is internationally renowned as the world's best place to see leopards. The park's high density of leopards per square kilometer offers an unparalleled opportunity to observe these elusive and majestic big cats in their natural habitat.Visitors often report thrilling sightings, making Yala a top destination for wildlife photographers and enthusiasts.

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Home to Sri Lanka's Big 3

Yala Park is celebrated for being home to three of Sri Lanka’s Big Five: the Sri Lankan elephant, the Sri Lankan sloth bear, and the Sri Lankan leopard. This remarkable trio of wildlife species draws visitors from around the globe, eager to witness these magnificent creatures in their natural surroundings. The park's diverse habitats support a rich variety of other wildlife, including spotted deer, water buffalo, crocodiles, and a myriad of bird species.

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The Most Popular Park in Sri Lanka

Yala Park Sri Lanka is the most popular national park in the country, attracting thousands of visitors each year. Its reputation is built on its extraordinary biodiversity, stunning landscapes, and the exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities it offers. The park's well-maintained infrastructure, knowledgeable guides, and organized safari tours make it accessible and enjoyable for visitors of all ages.

Gates and Accessibility
Unforgettable Wildlife Experiences
A visit to Yala Park Sri Lanka promises unforgettable wildlife experiences, from early morning safaris that capture the awakening of the park’s inhabitants to late afternoon drives that showcase the rich colors of the landscape at sunset. Whether you are tracking leopards, watching elephants bathe in the lagoons, or observing the playful antics of monkeys, every moment in Yala is filled with the wonders of nature.
Tuskers at Yala safaris in Sri Lanka