Yala National Park is open year-round except for six weeks from September to mid-October when it closes for maintenance and the leopard breeding season. More: yalasrilanka.lk. Rates at Chena Huts average $850 a night and include all meals, most beverages, twice-daily game drives, park fees, laundry and minibar. More: ugaescapes.com. India Unbound designs custom-made journeys of India and Sri Lanka while sister company Remarkable East specialises in small group tours. A Sri Lanka in Style tour departs in June. More: indiaunbound.com.au; remarkableeast.com.au. Singapore Airlines flies from most Australian capitals to Singapore with regular onward connections to Colombo; singaporeair.com.