Minneriya National Park
Traverse one of the best-kept secrets of Sri Lanka. Minneriya National Park is a favourite among nature enthusiasts. Bordered by two historic man made tanks, Minneriya / Kaudulla national wild life sanctuary is world famous for the Elephant gathering during the dry season.
Minneriya national reserve is famous for:
- The largest elephant gathering in Asia during June and October.
- Animals : Sri Lankan sambar deer (Rusa unicolor unicolor), Chevrotians (Moschiola meminna), Axis deer (Axis axis ceylonensis) , Wild boar, Elephants
- Birds : Large water birds such as Spot-billed Pelican and Lesser Adjutant and 96 other varieties
Distance from hotel: 50km
Travel time: 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours from hotel
Open: 06:00am to 06:30pm