Day-trip from Sigiriya or Habarana - Village Life & Elephant Safari Experience

This popular and highly recommendable day-trip is a combination of a Village Life Tour near Habarana and a jeep safari in one of the famous elephant national parks of Sri Lanka's North Central Province.

Our experienced drivers are known for careful driving. They have been doing these tours for 5 years. Their cultural & historical expertise well-founded.

per adult from




8 to 10 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • 1000 ml bottled drinking water per person
    • 4X4 Jeep for half day safari
    • Knowledgeable English speaking driver
    • Passenger Insurance cover 500,000 LKR P.P
    • Total fuel cost
    • Total Parking charges
    • Replacement vehicle in case of unlucky events - with new driver
    • Road Tax & Insurance Tax
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Food, meals, beverages other than water
    What's excluded :
    • Entry fees of visiting site or activities
    • Tickets of National Park
    • Extra person in vehicle other than those who booked
    • Extra excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Entry/Admission - Minneriya National Park
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Hiriwadunna, Hiriwadunna, North Central Province

    In the morning, you will take part in Habarana Village Life Tour, including a tuk tuk tour, cart ride, lakeside birdwatching, catamaran ride, hiking for studying paddy cultivation, a demonstration in a local kitchen and end up with local lunch which is served lotus or banana leaves. According to local Sri Lankan tradition, it is eaten with fingers.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri Lanka

    The afternoon safari will take place in Minneriya or Kaudulla National Park or Hurula Eco Park, depending on where the most elephants can be seen at the specific day of your excursion. In the northern summer and autumn months, the migrating animals can be seen in large herds, bathing in the evening, an event famously known as Elephant Gathering.

    Duration: 3 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will be welcoming you in the lobby of your hotel or for your convenience at a meeting point of your choice in Habarana, Kandalama, Dambulla or Sigiriya. Departure time is immediately after pick-up time in case you reserved this tour exclusively (no other persons in the same vehicle that day)
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/26/2020 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Service animals allowed
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Lanka Excursions Holidays

Activity ID: V-241263P14

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