Minneriya National Park

Minneriya National Park is a popular destination included in our Sri Lanka tour packages. Located in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka, the park is renowned for its abundant wildlife, particularly the Asian elephants. A must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts, Minneriya National Park offers an unforgettable wildlife experience.

The park is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including around 200 elephants that can often be seen in large herds. Other wildlife species found here include spotted deer, sambar, buffalo, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species. The park is also famous for the annual gathering of elephants known as the “Great Elephant Gathering” which occurs during the dry season from July to October.

Visitors to Minneriya National Park can enjoy a range of activities, including jeep safaris, nature walks, and bird watching tours. A jeep safari is the best way to explore the park and get up close with the wildlife. The experienced guides will take visitors on a thrilling ride through the park’s rugged terrain, providing insights into the park’s rich biodiversity.

Overall, a visit to Minneriya National Park promises to be a memorable experience for anyone looking to explore Sri Lanka’s rich wildlife and natural beauty.