Minneriya Safari Day Tour

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Minneriya Safari Day Tour

Minneriya Safari Day Tour

Departing and returning to Kandy

Minneriya National Park, The best place to see large herds of wild Elephants in Sri Lanka. We offer private day tours to Minneriya National Park from Kandy with a private safari. 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 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. Minneriya Safari Day Tour from Kandy is an ideal half a day experience for the travelers staying in Kandy.


  • Pick up from Kandy Hotel and transfer to Minneriya - Approximately 3 hours drive
  • Lunch at a recommended restaurant
  • Evening safari at Minneriya National Park - Approximately 3 hours
  • Transfer to Kandy Hotel - Approximately 3 hours drive

for a car or minivan (maximum 6 passengers)

US$ 165

Minneriya Safari Day Tour
Minneriya Safari Day Tour

for a mini coach (maximum 10 passengers)

US$ 185

Minneriya Safari Day Tour

We can tailor this trip to suit your requirements

Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation

The rate includes,

  • Kandy - Minneriya - Kandy transfers in an air conditioned vehicle with an English speaking driver
  • All Taxes

The above rates does not include the followings, you may purchase them on your own if required. Our chauffeur will help you in the process,

  • Entry fees for the mentioned attractions and activities
  • Meals or refreshments
  • Specialist guide’s fee

Places of visit during this trip

  • Minneriya safari game drive