“Went with our friends who had been three years ago and they couldn’t get over how much the camp had improved. We were there for two nights and everything worked like clockwork. There is a learning curve relating to keeping the tent free of mozzies but that seemed to largely work. There is an outside flush toilet for each tent together with a separate shower room. You will need to let the staff know if you want a warm or cold shower and they will fill the container appropriately! Worked OK.
The vehicles take 6 people together with driver and ranger and there is a cold box with beers, soft drinks and water.
When we arrived, we had lunch and then headed off to the relevant section of Yala NP. On our return, shower, change, drinks and dinner. Early morning call at 4:15am and there’s time for tea or coffee plus biscuit or fruit before heading off for the morning safari and then have breakfast/lunch on the return.
We really enjoyed the safari experience. Very efficient with each element having been carefully considered and the process operated seamlessly. Other than not seeing a leopard (my wife did although she had the benefit of binoculars and Saj had informed her where to aim them!) we all had a great experience.
Saj took us to the reservoir in Zone 5 and we had some fun at the fish feeding frenzy with simple biscuits!
Our other guide was Praneeth and he, like Saj, was very knowledgable and interesting. Saj is multi talented — not only relating to wildlife and nature but photography and astronomy! The night we were there was when Jupiter was close to earth and Saj set up his BIG telephoto lens on his camera and took a picture which showed the four moons! Something I hadn’t expected!