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The Rain Tree Hotel offers modern and comfortable accommodation within easy driving distance of the famous Yala and Lunugamvehera National Parks.

Located in the pretty lakeside town of Tissamaharama, the hotel offers 22 rooms, all with en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, satellite TV, minibar, complimentary tea and coffee-making facilities, and a hair dryer. Each has a balcony with a view over the lake. Facilities include a restaurant serving international and Sri Lankan cuisine (buffet and à la carte), swimming pool and WiFi for guests to use.

Several cultural sites such as the shrine of Kataragama - a popular place of pilgrimage - and various ancient temples can be found nearby.

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Wildlife trips

This accommodation is featured in the following itineraries:

Blue Whales & Dolphins

This itinerary endeavours to show you the wealth of cetacean life to be found in the balmy waters around Sri Lanka, from spinner dolphins around Kalpitya to blue whales and sperm whales off the south coast. The trip also visits Udawalawe and Yala National parks for sightings of elephants and leopards.

  • When to go: Nov-Apr
  • Duration inc. flights: 14 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,895 pp
  • Trip type: Group tour

Elephants, Blue Whales & Leopards

This superb wildlife itinerary takes you to see Sri Lanka’s big three. See huge herds of elephants on wildlife safaris in Udawalawe National Park and some of the world’s largest leopards at Yala, before continuing to the south coast to see charismatic blue whales at Mirissa.

  • When to go: Nov-Apr
  • Duration inc. flights: 10 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,795 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea
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Yala National Park

Yala National Park is Sri Lanka’s oldest wildlife reserve and famous for one of the world’s highest densities of leopard. It has a variety of ecosystems including moist monsoon forests, dry monsoon forests, semi deciduous forests, thorn forests, grasslands, fresh water and marine wetlands, and sandy beaches.

  • Where: Eastern Province
  • Ideal for viewing: Asian elephant, leopard, marsh mugger crocodile, sambar, sloth bear
  • Excellent for: Vehicle safaris