Yala National Park is located in Hambantota District, a welcoming area. Choose a nearby hotel, and get to Yala National Park with ease. Then, venture out into the greater Hambantota area for more sightseeing.
More to see near Yala National Park
In addition to visiting Yala National Park in Hambantota District, consider some of the other local activities and attractions.
You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at Bundala Bird Sanctuary, Yala National Park, and Mau Ara Lake. Sacred Bo Tree, Weheragala Lake, and Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage are beautiful places to appreciate nature. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Kalamatiya Bird Sanctuary, Rekawa Turtle Conservation Project, or Parewella Natural Swimming Area.
For local culture, consider Kataragama Archaeological Museum. Yatala Dagoba, Kirinda Temple, and Patanangala Tsunami Memorial are some local landmarks.
Why not visit Yala National Park, Uda Walawe National Park, and Tangalle Lighthouse while you're here? You can also head to Maduwanwela Walawwa, Wewurukannala Vihara Temple, and Dickwella Beach.
Getting to Yala National Park
Get to Yala National Park by air. Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) is the closest major airport, 109.7 miles (176.6 km) from Hambantota District.