Jeep Safari in Minneriya National Park

Book now for an exciting game driver at Minneriya National Park to witness the largest elephant gathering and many other species of animals. If a visit to a safari has always been on your bucket list, no need to travel all the way to South Africa to make your dreams happen. Just head to Sri Lanka, a country known for its breathtaking national parks, including Minneriya National Park, which houses different kinds of species from birds to butterflies, reptiles, amphibians, and more. This one-of-kind experience will allow you to ride on a jeep and journey across Minneriya, where you’ll get a chance to see a number of wild animals in their natural habitat including Sri Lankan elephants, grey slender loris, and spot-billed pelican. To top off this incredible experience, a light meal, local guide, and round trip transportation are also included for a hassle-free day.

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Entry/Admission - Minneriya National Park
    What's excluded :
    • Restroom on board
    • WiFi on board
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    The Minneriya National Park, a wildlife sanctuary, is doubtlessly the most easily-accessed National Park from the cultural triangle and the Minneriya Jeep Safari is one of the most popular activities among travelers who visit the cultural triangle. The town closest to Minneriya National Park is Polonnaruwa. The largest recurrent annual gatherings of wild elephants take place between July and September at Minneriya National Park. It is said that over 300 elephants may gather in Minneriya National Park. Nature lovers on a Minneriya Jeep Safari often spot large numbers of Sri Lankan Elephants gathering around grass fields on the edges of the reservoir during the dry season, offering visitors an unforgettable sight. These elephants gather to socialize, bathe, feed and mate. Although the months in which the elephant gathering occurs offer the best experience, the safari tour of Minneriya National Park is a pleasing encounter any day of the year. The park provides sufficient feeding ground for the elephants and many other wild animals, such as Sri Lankan leopards and Sri Lankan Bears. The wildlife here comprises of 26 species of mammals, 160 species of birds, 9 species of amphibians, 25 species of reptiles, 26 species of fish and 75 species of butterflies.

    Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel in NegomboAirports
    • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Departure Time :
    4:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • 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 Wander-Lush Travels

Activity ID: V-211823P162

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