Minneriya National Park Safari
Minneriya National Park Safari and witness majestic elephants in their natural habitat. Diverse wildlife on this unforgettable adventure
At a Glance
Explore the Wonders of Minneriya National Park
Nestled in the heart of Sri Lanka’s North Central Plains, Minneriya National Park beckons adventurers from afar. Just 182 km away from Colombo, this sanctuary of biodiversity is a true treasure waiting to be discovered. The closest major city, Polonnaruwa, provides a gateway to this natural wonderland.
Majestic Elephants and More
The sprawling Minneriya Rainwater Reservoir, a relic of ancient engineering, serves as the lifeblood of the district of Polonnaruwa and the heart of the national park. With its vital role in the elephant corridor connecting Kaudulla and Wasgomuwa parks, Minneriya offers a year-round spectacle of elephant herds. Don’t miss the awe-inspiring Gathering of wild elephants from May to October, a sight to behold.
Ecosystem Diversity and Accommodation Options
Covering 8,889 hectares, Minneriya National Park boasts an array of ecosystems, from tropical dry mixed evergreen forests to wetlands and grasslands. While the park itself lacks accommodations, nearby cities like Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Habarana, and Giritale are dotted with luxury hotels and lodges. Immerse yourself in the lush landscape and wildlife, including 24 species of mammals, an array of amphibians and reptiles, and the incredible elephant migration between Minneriya, Kaudulla, and Hurulu Eco Park, a journey that captivates visitors every year from July to January.
- Begin the journey from the hotel after having breakfast in the morning.
- Enjoy snacks along the way and head to Minneriya National Park.
- Participate in the Jeep Safari at Minneriya National Park (Starting at 2:00 PM / 2:30 PM).
- Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
- English-speaking guide (or guide in specific language upon client request)
- Comfortable air-conditioned transportation
- 2 × 500ml water bottles per person
- Authentic Sri Lankan fruit tasting experience
- Entrance tickets
- Cost of Safari Jeep
- Lunch or any meals
Please be aware that these tours are currently primarily available for departure and return from Colombo and Negombo only. If you are located in other areas, kindly inform our operators during your conversation.
How to book this tour ?
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