Welcome to Deesha Safari Tours

     Deesha Safari Service, located bordering the Yala National Park, invites foreign & local travelers to enjoy the nature in its natural surrounding whilst experiencing real Sri Lankan hospitality combined with luxury services.

      We are one of the leading groups in service of the Yala National Park. With eight years great experience in the guiding industry. We are devoted to provide a first hand service for our clients by examining the natural environment & the animals with keen attention. Since 2009, we have been observing the Yala National Park & the other neighboring forests to make our service more advanced. We, those who care for the natural beauty of the environment & the animals, hope to create a positive attitude with-in your mind about the nature through our explanations.

     If you are interested in having a first-hand experience in learning the life cycle of each animal & to sense the natural beauty, Deesha Group understanding that its guest enjoys luxury in simplicity coupled with Sri Lankan hospitality, which makes them return to this beautiful Paradise, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, of our beautiful Sri Lanka

Yala National Park


Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka, bordering the Indian Ocean. The park consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public. We have morning, afternoon, full day and special Leopard watching safaris on Yala National Park.

Bundala National Park


Bundala National Park is an internationally important wintering ground for migratory water birds in Sri Lanka. Bundala harbors 197 species of birds, the highlight being the greater flamingo, which migrate in large flocks. We do safaris in Bundala National Park

Udawalawa National Park


Udawalawe National Park lies on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces, in Sri Lanka. The national park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River. We do safaris in Udawalawa National Park.

Yala National Park Block III & V


Lunugamvehera National Park in Sri Lanka was declared with the intention of protecting the catchment area of the Lunugamvehera reservoir and wildlife of the area. The national park is an important habitat for water birds and elephants. We do safaris in Lunugamwehera National Park.

Gist of information about the important places located in Tissamaharama

The Tissamaharama Temple


Tissamaharama is a village which is situated in Hambantota District of the Southern Province in Sri Lanka .Tissamaharama was the capital of the Ruhunu Sinahalese Kingdom during the third century. Meanwhile, the Tissamaharama Temple was built by the King Kavantissa of Ruhunu in the Second Century BC. It's mentioned that the Lord Buddha has preceded this sacred place.

Tissa Lake


It is believed that the Tissa Lake has been built by The King Yatala Tissa who was the creator of the Ruhunu Kingdom or by King Dewanampiyatissa who is known as King Yatalatissa's uncle. People believe that this lake was built in the second or third century B C. This lake has been built to fulfill the water, needed by the people living within Tissamaharama.

Sandagiriya Temple


Some says that the creator of the Sandagiriya Temple is The King Mahanaga. But some says that this temple was a creation of King Kawantissa. The archaeological department has done the restoration of this temple .These historical temples are highlighting the value of the southern province and also it gains proud upon the Ruhunu Kingdom.

Sithulpahuwa Temple


On behalf of memorizing the arrival of the reverend Mihindu thero various religious festivals are organized within Sri Lanka. The main religious festival is organized in Anuradapura & then in Sithulpahuwa Temple which is situated in Tissamaharama. Sithulpahuwa Temple is also known as "Chiththala Pabbatha" or "Chithalapawana" .This is a temple is built by King Kawantissa who was the king for the Ruhunu Kingdom. He has built alms-hall, hall of sermon, pilgrim halls and strolling yards too. King Kawantissa has offered this religious place for twelve thousand Bikkus.

Sithulpahuwa is divided into two main parts as Maha Sithulpahuwa & Kuda Sithulpahuwa. (The Big Sithulpahuwa & Small Sithulpahuwa). Here we can observe hundreds of caves which were used by the Rahath thera in the historical era.

The historical books mention that so many kings who have been ruled our country in 109 states pre-accession have worshiped and treated this place with great honour. The King Wasaba has protected three sub temples which have been built around this Sithulpahuwa temple. Further it is named as "Gal Kudaya" as it is built in four footed area &goes up in stones.

The Sithulpahuwa Temple, which was a great shade nearly for twelve thousands of Rahath Thero., has become a temple surrounded with so many wild animals like Elephants, bears & leopards. The forest which has covered this sacred temple is known as the Yala National Park.

The Kirinda Temple


Kirinda Temple can be introduced as an eye-catching place which brings-out a sea view from one side of the temple & also which contains a clam & cool wind through-out the day. Pre-historical stories mention that "Viharamahadevi" has treaded/arrived this place.

There is limestone in this aria & the temple is placed on a huge rock. As this temple is situated in an area which contains with fresh air & which is situated close to the sea, it becomes a pleasant tourist area. Further the Kirinda Temple can be identified as a calm place to mend-up the mind by watching the sea aria being on the rocky land, but only if not a poya day. By travelling continuously on the Yala & Sithulpahuwa road facing the sea side we can easily reach the Temple Kirinda

Dewala of Ruhunu Kataragama


The dewala of kataragama is situated in the Kataragama area & it is a complex of temples which is offered for the God Kataragama who is known as "Skanda Murugan". It is one of the most religious places among other religious cities of Sri Lanka. Most of the Buddists, Hindus, some of the Muslims & also the native Wedda people visit this place for their religious activities.

As this is a collection of several places of worship, it is to be mentioned that the Dewala of Kataragama is an important place which performs rituals for "Skanda Murugan". Although difficult to reach this place in the past, within the present situation there are many roads to reach this place.

The Kataragama temple (kiriwehera) is situated close to so many religious places & it was ruled by Buddhists. Presently there are place of worships like Vishnu Dewala & Shiwa Dewala for religious activities.After 1940 most of the Sri Lankans & Indians (Tamil) reach the Dewala of Kataragama.These Tamil peoples (Hindus) visit this religious place with great difficulties passing Kumana National Park, Wilpaththu National Park &Yala National Park from Jaffna to Kataragama. There journey happens on foot. At last most of those Hindu people converted themselves in to Buddhists & the rituals done for the Kataragama God became popular everywhere.