Leopard Trails is Tropical Vacations recommend option for luxury camping in both Yala and Wilpattu National Parks.
Bringing back the true essence and original spirit of “safari”, Leopard Trails recreates the charm of the grand era of the British dominion. Seeking to provide an extraordinary safari experience, they seamlessly blend the comfort of luxury with the thrill of adventures. You will get to delve into the marvellous bio-diversity of the island, with only the canvas walls of your tent separating you from the exotic wilderness around.
Letting you become one with nature, leopard Trails Bespoke Tented Safaris are offered in Yala National Park and Wilpattu National Park. Rich in vegetation consisting of lakes, lush greenery and brackish lagoons, Yala National Park is among the world’s best places to catch a glimpse of leopards. In fact, this destination has been deemed to be home to the world’s highest density of leopards. During a safari with Leopard Trails, you get to explore the overall diversity of wildlife this national park is renowned for. During a two night stay, you are bound to encounter over a 100 bird species as well as tusked elephants, mugger crocodiles and sloth bears.
Transforming the traditional concept of tented safaris, Leopard Trails offers modern amenities amidst an intimate ambience reminiscent of those of the British colonial era. Unlike conventional camping, mobile camping perfectly captures the excitement of a safari, letting you immerse in the wilderness to your heart’s content.
Leopard Trails safari across Wilpattu National Park is equally fantastic, if not more. Being the largest national park in Sri Lanka, this park is distinguished by its vast landscape dotted with large sand rimmed natural lakes that collect rain water; a phenomenon which lures in wildlife species. Home to a high volume of leopards and sloth bears, Wilpattu National Park is also renowned for its archaeological and historical significance. With numerous archaeological ruins speaking volumes of an era gone by, the park exudes a sense of mystery, which further adds to its appeal. During your safari in the park, keep an eye out for Asian elephants, various types of deer, and a wide variety of bird species.
The safari experience at both parks does not stop there: you get to treat your taste buds to predominantly local cuisine in addition to several other cuisines, that cater to the palates of both the locals and foreigners. Prepared by a trained cook using the freshest ingredients, these meals can be relished under a star studded sky in Leopard Trails’ dining tent or by a river.
Leopard Trails is committed to practicing responsible tourism, ensuring to minimize their environmental impact. Their aim is to offer western standards of comfort in a way that ensures the protection of nature while letting you immerse in its charm.
With qualified and experienced guides who are also highly passionate about what they do, Leopard Trails feature a fleet of vehicles specially designed for maximizing your safety, comfort and game viewing experience. The safari ensures a 360 degree view of wildlife during your journey, making for a remarkable outdoor adventure.