Endemic Bird Species in Yala National Park. Part 1

We all know Yala National Park as one of the best places in Sri Lanka to spot mammals. However, it is to say that there are so many smaller creatures that should evoke interest as well. Yes, we're …

The Secret Communication of Elephants

Elephants are very often seen on our safaris through Wilpattu and Yala National Park. Observing their habits and their way of communication with different sounds is always interesting. There are ve…

Our new Water Buffalo Luxury Lodge Tent

More Romance, Luxury and Comfort  Camping in the jungle doesn't need to be basic. With our new Water Buffalo Luxury Lodge Tent we are now able to offer two Luxury Lodge Tents to guests at our Yala…

New Eco Pool in our Yala Camp

We are very happy to announce following great news: After working on it for several months and right on time for Christmas, we were able to launch our newest addition to ou…

Camp secret nightlife

Most of the time, we receive visits of small animals exploring and playing, like ringtail civet cats or palm civets. But sometimes, when viewing the video in the morning, we are thrilled to find ou…

Hosting the Sri Lanka Collection FAM Trip 2016

Last week we were lucky enough to welcome a very cheerful group of 11 UK agents for the 2nd edition of The Sri Lanka Collection FAM trip.

AIESEC students visit

Hosting AIESEC volunteers – Explore Sri Lanka 9.0 AISEC is an international student-run organisation, presently in 126 countries, helping talented students to gain valuable experience by working a…

We did it again! Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for 5 consecutive years!

We’re very proud to announce that we have won the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence again – for 5 consecutive years! And not only for one, but both of our camps! "With the Certificate of Excel…

A special encounter!

On one of our recent safari drives we were lucky to witness a once in a lifetime moment. While we were following a sloth bear that was peacefully walking along the road, we suddenly spotted somet…

Helping Local Families to Make A Living

We at Leopard Safaris are not only interested in the well-being of animals, but also in the welfare of Sri Lanka’s citizens. Thus we were pleased to support some members of the local communities ne…

5 Leopards in a Row!

We surely hit the jackpot on our most recent safari in Yala, when we spotted and managed to capture 5 almost adult leopards together. The leopards of this unusual sighting, which might well be a wo…

The Stripe-necked Mongoose

The Stripe-necked Mongoose (Herpestes vitticollis) lives in Southern India and is common in Sri Lanka, being scarce in the north of the island. With a body length of about 45 cm it is one of the l…