Yala National Park. If you go down in the woods you’ll see elephants, deer, crocs, monkeys and maybe even a leopard. It’soneheckofaschlep,sodoitinstyle.leopardsafariscan take up to 20 people at their luxury tented camps that they alsoerectinthewildsofwilpattuandnellie-filledudawalawe national parks, as well as Knuckles Mountain Range. Glamp! Lepoard Safaris / 071 331 4004 / leopardsafaris.com / Yala is 5 hrs fromcolombo / see also Accommodation Beyond Galle/galapita Kataragama near Yala. Pilgrim central. Magnificent at sunrise and full moons, or during the Jul/aug festival of Esala Poya when thousands of devotees flock to this holy centre, along with elephants, drummers and some serious S&M sideshows (see Leopard Safaris above).