Located in the Hambantota District, the city of Yala has many places to visit. Known for the famous Yala National Park, Yala is an important destination that one must include in their itinerary when visiting Sri Lanka. Located 195 km away from Colombo and 138 km away from Kandy, Yala is a welcoming tourist attraction that has many places to visit. the YalaNational Park, Situlpawwa, Magul MahaViharaya, Lunugamvehera national park, Kataragama Kiri vehera, Ruhunu Maha Kataragama Devalya, etc are some such places. The city does not fail to flaunt its bio diversity of the wild life while not forgetting the ancient Buddhist culture of the country.
Yala also has many exciting activities such as lake cycling, diving, safari and sightseeing.