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Minneriya National Park

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Habarana-Polonnaruwa Road, Habarana 50150, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 888585
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US$ 49.00*
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Private Jeep Safari Tour: Elephant Gathering Safari in Minneriya Park
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US$ 146.00*
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Private Day Trip to Sigiriya and Minneriya from Kandy
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Habarana-Polonnaruwa Road, Habarana 50150, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 888585
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1 - 10 of 969 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Well we only saw two elephant families, so all together about 10 elephants. Then there was small birds and buffalo's. I was keen on seeing herds of elephants, but our guide said that this is not the time.

Thank EmppuL
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Minnerya and Kadulla National Park is vast and beautiful. So many varieties of birds. Excellent place to see large herds of wild elephants and water buffaloes gathering and feeding openly and enjoying themselves free and at peace with nature. Astounding experience just to enjoy these...More

Thank CKE383
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want to see elephants this is the place to visit. However the gatherings are seasonal (May to September as I can remember). The hotels nearby will arrange visits for you. A must visit !

Thank Crishantha
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Five of us took a safari here which involves being driven through the park in an open FWD accompanied by a guide. October is the shoulder season, before the monsoon which means there are still plenty of elephants to see in the park but not...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there wwith an agency from sigiriya, hinestly I think it's better to go on place and to get a jeep directly at the entree, there are a lot and they waiting for people... prices should be better. We had luck, we've seen soooo...More

Thank Maudri
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a fantastic experience visiting the national park and seeing elephants in their natural habitat! After visiting an elephant sanctuary in Thailand and hearing the horrible things done to elephants to 'domesticate' them, I couldn't think of any worse than seeing a show or riding...More

Thank MindfulKt
Reviewed 1 week ago

The scenery itself is stunning, vast open plains with a beautiful lake. If you don't mind the sun (3-4 hours drive in open fields) go open-top. Elephants are everywhere in herds. There are the occasional crocodiles and monkeys, if you are lucky leopard too.

Thank Christie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the park to visit if you want to see elephants close up with their entire family including babies and grand parents. Take a guided tour in a purpose built four wheel drive. Many people visit the park so there are lots of four...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip was amazing. We were so well looked after. We had our own jeep and did no0t feel rushed throughout the trip but we able to enjoy the tour. We saw so many elephants. I'm talking maybe 50 or so. In their natural habitat....More

Thank its_angie_here
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a 4 hour safari in an open jeep. Bumpy road- but great fun. The jolts were more than compensated for by the sheer magic of seeing 6-8 herds of wild elephants (about 160+). They ranged in size from babies to 40-50 year old...More

Thank RamblerAtHeart
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4 October 2017|
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Response from kalums | Property representative |
Mostly in April Can see Hurd of elephants in Minneriya National park.but because of whether park can be change.becouse in this location elephants has a Three options. Minneriya National park Kaudulla National Park Hurulu Eco... More
6 September 2017|
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Response from kalums | Property representative |
At the moment there aren't good Elephants gathering in Minneriya. But Always evening is the best time to see the animals.
9 August 2017|
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Response from kalums | Property representative |
we organise the safari. jeep with Ajustable seats. open roof. fully insured. 3 to 4 hour safari. you find me at Kalum jeep safari

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