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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing safari experience. We spent 3 nights here. The wild life was amazing, the accommodation wonderful. More like glamping than camping. The food and alfresco dining was just lovely. The staff were incredibly attentive, excellent wines served with dinner. Just wished we could have stayed longer. Many thanks to Errol and his team for a very memorable experience

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 days at Kulu with our 2 little boys (2 and 4). It was an awesome experience and the kids thoroughly enjoyed it. The tent was totally sealed so I no concerns about bugs! There was also air conditioning in the tent but we didn't use it at nights as the ceiling fan was fine. The safari was...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights which included 2 morning and one evening safari. Having experienced safaris in three other African countries we were looking forward to seeing how the Sri Lanka experience would compare - and the truth is you can't compare them, they are just different. My keen photographer husband was delighted with the bird life and our guides...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed one night with Kulu and had an extraordinary experience: we luckily saw three leopards and many elephants, deers, peacocks, buffalos, etc. The camp was very neat and tidy, food was good. Our naturalist, Sundesh was very attentionate and knowledgeable about the flora and fauna in the park. The whole safari was well organized. We enjoyed our safari with...

1Thank B Z
Natasha M, Manager at Kulu Safaris Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review, we are delighted to know that you enjoyed our accommodation and services. I will sure convey your kind words to Sudesh and the rest of our team at camp. It was a pleasure to host you and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best...

Reviewed 18 March 2017

We spent two night at "Aeth Hewana Bungalow", Hebawewa, Wilpattu care of Kulu Safaries. What a fantastic experience we had. Exceptionally well looked after from beginning to end by the courteous, well trained and very knowldeable Kulu staff team. The bungalow(stilt house) has a fantastic environment, simple and comfortable, set in tranquil nature only 5 mins drive from Wilpattu National...

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Natasha M, Manager at Kulu Safaris Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear Annette, Lovely to hear from you and thank you for the positive feedback. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your experience with us at Wilpattu National Park and Glad to know that you had the opportunity to experience some fantastic wildlife viewing as well. Thank you once gain for taking the time to share a review, it...

Minsk, Belarus
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Everything organized by this team was superb. Most importantly, the sightings were excellent. When I see what other people go through with other tour groups, I felt so bad for them. Do not choose a different tour group than Kulu Safaris. They give you the kinds of viewing opportunities that is the best. That is why National Geographic and Disney...

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sarteano. italy
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My wife and I spent two days here with four rounds of guided safari in Yala National Park, early mornings and evenings - all inclusive accommodation (drinks and meals) - a spacious, comfortable and well maintained tent. My wife saw a leopard - glimpsed would be a more accurate word - and we both had an intimate view of a...

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Natasha M, Manager at Kulu Safaris Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us at Kulu Safaris and that our accommodation and services were acceptable to you. Thank you so much for choosing Kulu Safaris as a part of your holiday in Sri Lanka. It was an absolute pleasure to host you and we look forward to welcoming you back....

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful 2 day safari. I would have to agree with another reviewer that, compared to African Safaris, the animals are quite scarce, though my husband saw lots of birds that were new to him. We did see a leopard briefly in the undergrowth, it was pouring with rain so he probably didn't look his best, we...

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Natasha M, Manager at Kulu Safaris Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear Diana, Many thanks for taking the time to share a review, we truly appreciate it. We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed our accommodation and services, i will certainly share your comments with our staff. I'm sure they will be thrilled. Thank you once again for all the kind words. Please let us know when you visit Sri...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2017

While animals are quite scarce in YALA NATIONAL PARK, compared to many places in africa, KULU makes the most of the circumstances by operating clean efficient land rovers, uses trained knowledgeable courteous staff, supplies outstanding fixed tents with great size, private location, bathroom ensuite, AC if you need it , WIFI if you want it and superb meals with open...

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Natasha M, Manager at Kulu Safaris Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear Arnold, Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review, this means a lot to us. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our accommodation and services. It was truly a pleasure to host you and we look forward to welcoming you once again. Best Wishes! Management - Kulu Safaris

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Originally we hadn't planned to stay here but we were SO pleased we did. It really is fantastic. The tent was extremely comfortable with plenty of hot water for our shower. It was amazing to listen to the water buffalo munching grass outside the tent in the middle of the night. The food and service were excellent, nothing seemed to...

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Natasha M, Manager at Kulu Safaris Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear Caroline, Thank you so much for the detailed review, truly appreciate it. So glad that you had an amazing experience with us at Kulu Safaris. It was a pleasure to host you. Thank you once again for choosing to stay with us, we look forward to welcoming you back. Best Wishes! Management - Kulu Safaris

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kulu Safaris - The Pioneers for mobile tented camping safaris.Deep in the jungle away from the hum drum of everyday life is the opportunity for man and nature to reconnect – the way it used to be. This opportunity has been made possible by Kulu Safaris Sri Lanka.In Sri Lanka Kulu Safaris redefined the concept of camping in the National Parks with mobile tents which allow you to immerse yourself in the wild with all the comforts that modern civilization can give you.As you go on sightings of elephants, leopards, bears and birds along with your own professional naturalist you can rest assured that you will have delicious cooking, a comfortable tent and even hot and cold showers when you get back to camp.Our mobile camping experience combines five star luxuries with natures wildest. Our spacious tents come fully equipped with hot and cold water showers, toilets and a huge bed to relax in. Cosy lounge chairs at the entrance to your tent provide you with the space to unwind and relax to the sounds of the great outdoors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kulu Safaris Sri Lanka

Address: Yala National Park, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Yala National Park
Price Range: RM2,981 - RM4,465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kulu Safari Company Hotel Colombo
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“there are only a few tents (7 I think) and they are exactly the same; when u are in your tent, you see no other tent. Brilliant!”
arnaldo, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are family tents available so if you are traveling with kids you can request for one.”
SRTSS, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Family tents are perfect for a family of four.”
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“All the tents face the lake and are separated enough to have privacy”
838KateS, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
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