Observe Large Herds of Elephants

Minneriya National Park is located on the banks of the Minneriya reservoir, which was built in the 4th century A.C. Minneriya is a hide-out for many elephants, where you may see herds of elephants, with approximately 50 to 60 elephants in a herd. During July to September, one of the world’s top ten wildlife spectacles takes place, known as ‘The Gathering’, where more than 250 elephants gather around Minneriya water tank in search of food and water. Apart from elephants, it is a habitat for migrant and resident bird species like Grey heron, Open built storks and Painted storks. In addition you may see three different species of monkeys: Silica makake, Pink faced leaf monkey and Grey langer.

 

Local Hotels

Speak To Someone Who's Been

Unsure Where To Start?

Get in touch with us and one of our travel specialists will be able to talk you through our process and your options. Begin your journey today.

Contact Us

Unsure Where To Start?

Get in touch with us and one of our travel specialists will be able to talk you through our process and your options. Begin your journey today.

Contact Us

Speak To A Sri Lanka Travel Specialist

Aleem Raheem

Specialist To: Sri Lanka Madagascar Maldives Seychelles Mauritius

Our specialists have unrivalled experience of the Indian Ocean, allowing them to craft you a truly memorable bespoke holiday.

020 8935 5685

Izabela Fronczyk

Specialist To: Sri Lanka Madagascar Maldives Seychelles Mauritius

Our specialists have unrivalled experience of the Indian Ocean, allowing them to craft you a truly memorable bespoke holiday.

020 8935 5685