We are not operating anytime the whole year.
Aliya Safaris – Wild Camping safari tour can be booked in certain seasons.
We take bookings for dates where we have availability as a team, as a company.
Availability will be clarified when receiving an enquiry.
We operate about 7 months of the year, when we expect that the risk of rain is less.
Dry weather conditions are an advantage on a camping tour.
You can enquire for the February – August period. In September and October Yala Block 1 is closed due to annual drought conditions. When it opens again, a quite wet time can be expected in the November-January period.
We accept bookings in the following period :
February: Accepting Bookings
March: Accepting Bookings
April: Accepting Bookings
May: Accepting Bookings
June: Accepting Bookings
July: Accepting Bookings
August: Accepting Bookings:
We will not operate in the following period :
September: No Bookings
October: No Bookings
November: No Bookings
December: No Bookings
January: No Bookings
Annual closure of Block 1 of Yala National Park
We operate the camping tour in Yala Block 1 only.
This part of of Yala National Park will be closed In September and October, an annual closure in the end of the drought season.
The closure is almost certain, although always announced with short notice, usually notified in the beginning of August.
The closure of Block 1 of Yala does not affect other parts of the national park.
Yala Block 5 will be open.
We do safari tours in Yala Block 5 from our wilderness camp – Tree Tops Jungle Lodge – with a location north of Yala access is easy into Yala blocks 3, 4 and 5.