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All Inclusive Private Safari in Minneriya National Park

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What to Expect
You will be welcome by your private experienced driver/tracker at your hotel or your provided pick-up location and he will drive you to the National Park to begin your safari and he will drive you throughout the national park to show you these Asian Jumbos while showing you some other animal species.


2.00 P.M – Pick-Up from your hotel at Habarana, Sigiriya, Dambulla, or Main Entrance of Minneriya National Park or Habarana Junction.

2.30 P.M – Begin your game drive at Minneriya National Park.

5.30 P.M to 6.00 P.M – Finishing time of your Safari.

6.30 P.M – Drop you off to the place that we have picked you up. 

We will offer you bottled water and a small snack along with a drink during the Safari.

 The Annual, Largest Gathering of Asian Elephants

This is the National Park which happens the world famous Largest Gathering of Asian Elephants. During the dry season (From July to September) elephants are gathered on the banks of Minneriya tank at evening hours, so you can spot some more elephants specially during this period of the year. As elephants are only active during evening hours in these areas this evening safari will give you better chances to spot these wild animals.   

About Elephants

Average Weight: Male – 5400Kg / Female – 2700Kg

 Average Height – Male – 2.7M / Female – 2.2M

 Life Span – 48 Years

 Foods – Adult elephant can eat up to 300 pounds of foods per.day

 Elephants require about 68.4 to 98.8 L (18 to 26 gal.) of water daily, but may consume up to 152 L (40 gal.). An adult male elephant can drink up to 212 L (55 gal.) of water in less than five minutes.
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Important Information
Departure Point
From any hotels at Habarana, Sigiriya and Dambulla
From Habarana Junction 
From the Main Entrance of Minneriya National Park
Return Details
To any hotels at Habarana, Sigiriya and Dambulla
To Habarana Junction 
To the Main Entrance of Minneriya National Park
  • Transportation by a Luxury 4WD Safari Jeep
  • Service of an Experienced driver/tracker
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Free Hotel pickup and drop-off from/to Habarana, Sigiriya and Dambulla Hotels
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Dress code is casual
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a fantastic time on this trip - we were picked up from our hotel in our private jeep. We were given a snack and water on the way to the park. At the park, we saw probably about a hundred elephants and they...More

Thank RosieVL1986
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were delighted with our safari and felt lucky to have such an excellent guide/driver in Samira. His knowledge of wildlife and the local environment was really impressive and we learnt a great deal. He was incredibly patient and always checked with us before making...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank catherineY
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

The whole trip was fantastic from the start to finish. The guide and jeep arrived early at our hotel. We got water and the jetp was clean and fairly comfy. He explained the plan and took us to the park where the most elephants were...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Helen I
Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

A really enjoyable safari afternoon with our guide who spotted many a hidden animal as we ventured through the park. The pickup/welcome was very warm and plenty of water and snacks provided. We got to observe many an elephant herd along with their young offspring....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Margot V
Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

We booked this private jeep safari and from pick up moment till the end of the trip we had a great experience. The driver, Samira, came to our hotel to pick us up and brought a light lunch, some water and a light snack for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AFS_belgium
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