Minneriya National Park Safari from Dambulla

This half-day Minneriya National Park safari will give you the opportunity to witness a large numbers of Sri Lankan elephants who are attracted to grass fields on the edges of the reservoir during the dry season. The Minneriya tank contributes to sustain a large herd. Elephants gathered here is numbering around 150-200. Some reports account the number of elephants to as high as 700. They migrate here from Wasgamuwa National Park and benefit from food and shelter of the park's forest. Tourists visit Minneriya largely because of elephants, especially in the dry season.

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4 hours 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pick up and drop off to most closely located hotels in Dambulla.
    • Refreshments and water bottles during the safari.
    • Cost of the safari jeep.
    • Pick up and drop off will be provided by a safari jeep.
    • All government taxes.
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees to Minneriya National Park US$ 25.00 per person (Approximately).
    • Gratuities.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
    • Entry/Admission - Minneriya National Park
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    You will be picked up from Sigiriya by our jeep driver and taken to enjoy an adventurous half-day safari at Minneriya National Park.

    On arrival at the park, you will be able to enjoy a memorable 3 hours jeep safari with our team. Minneriya National Park is reported as the Largest known wild Asian Elephant Gathering at one place in the World. The national park's faunal species include 24 species of mammals, 160 species of birds, 9 species of amphibians, 25 species of reptiles, 26 species of fish, and 75 species of butterflies. This half-day Minneriya National Park safari mainly gives you the chance to spot 100 of wild elephants at once.

    After the safari, you will be taken back to your hotel in Dambulla.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Dambulla, Dambulla, Central Province

    Pick up and drop off will be provided from most closely located hotels in Dambulla.

  • Departure Point :
    Dambulla, Sri Lanka
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up and drop off will be provided from most closely located hotels in Dambulla.
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Please be ready at the hotel lobby 15 minutes before the pick up time.
    • Please bring valid passports for entering to the national park.
    • Please come with a comfortable attire for a safari.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • 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 Overa Tours

Activity ID: V-130171P66

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