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Private Evening Safari Drive in Minneriya National Park

Observe the largest gathering of elephants as you explore the territory of the Minneriya National Park with your experienced chauffeur guide in this 3 hour Minneriya national park evening safari. Seize the chance to spot a variety of Sri Lankan wildlife and spend time with mother nature. Your chauffeur guide will drive you to Minneriya National Park. After entering the park territory stand the chance to spot any of the park’s wildlife ranging from leopards, sloth bears, wild buffalo, deer, grey lancers, porcupines, an assortment of birds and various other animals. Stand the chance to observe ‘The Gathering’ of elephants, a name specifically given for the hundreds of elephants that saunter on the banks of the Minneriya Reservoir. The gathering of elephants in Minneriya is regarded as the largest herd of Asian elephants that gather at any one time.

per adult from

$181

AUD

Duration

11 to 12 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • All entrance fees
    • 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, 50150 Sri Lanka

    Minneriya national park is located 182 kms away from Colombo, in the North Central Plains of Sri Lanka and is mainly popular for its elephant population. May to October is the best period to visit Minneriya National Park in view of the famous Gathering of the wild elephant herds. The gathering is documented as the largest known meeting place of Asian Elephants in the world. During the dry season of August to September each year, herds up to 300 elephants are seen within a few square kilometers of the vast Minneriya Reservoir. This Elephant Gathering is a thrilling spectacle that would be remembered for rest of the life of all those who were fortunate enough to witness it. 24 species of mammals and over 170 species of birds have been recorded here and out Of the 25 species of reptiles recorded in the park 8 are endemic.

    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 :
    9:30 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Crystal Holidays

Activity ID: V-240142P53

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