Private tour

From Habarana or Sigiriya: Minneriya National Park Safari

From Habarana or Sigiriya: Minneriya National Park Safari

Activity provider: Seerendipity tours

From US$ 39 per person

Visit the Minneriya National Park on this private tour from Habarana or Sigiriya. Ride in a 4-wheel jeep with a tracker to locate wild animals like elephants, crocodiles, and monkeys.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Feel the thrill of searching for large herds of wild elephants in a jeep
  • Try to find rare species like like leopards, sloth bears and the slender loris
  • Search for monkeys like the purple-faced langur and toque macaque
  • See flora like tropical tree species, climbing vines, flowers, and grasslands
  • Look for endemic birds like the hanging parrot and the grey hornbill
Full description

Venture to Minneriya National Park on this jeep tour from Habarana or Sigiriya. Explore this wildlife sanctuary that is a a dry season feeding ground for the elephant population from the forests of Matale, Polonnaruwa, and Trincomalee. 

Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation Habarana or Sigiriya. Sit back and enjoy the countryside on the way to Minneriya National Park. Ride through the park with an animal tracker. 

Try to spot elephants along the grass fields on the edges of the Minneriya reservoir. Look for herds of 150–200 elephants. Drive along looking for endemic monkeys like the purple-faced langur and toque macaque.

Let your guide help you to see large herbivorous mammals like sambar and axis deer. Have the chance to look for rare and endangered species like leopards, sloth bears and the slender loris. 

Go to the Minneriya reservoir which is an important habitat for large water birds such as the lesser adjutant stork, the painted stork, and the spot-billed pelican. Enjoy birdwatching in an area where flocks of 2000 cormorants have been reported. 

Spend time among the tropical trees, plants, vines, and grasslands. Return to your accommodations in Habarana or Sigiriya at the end of your tour. 

  • Pickup and drop-off from hotels in Habarana or Sigiriya
  • Jeep
  • Tracker
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance tickets
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Feeding animals

Know before you go

  • The wildlife safari takes place on rugged terrain which may result in a bumpy ride at times
  • Leaving the jeep and feeding the animals is prohibited during the Safari
  • Please maintain silence during the safari

Product ID: 410774