Minneriya National Park, Habarana

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The largest known meeting place for Asian elephants, Minneriya National Park provides the natural corridor amidst tropical dry mixed evergreen forests that attract herds of these wild creatures. Observe the largest mammal as it searches for food and water while making its way to the shores of a rainwater reservoir. Bring a pair of binoculars to examine more than 170 species of birds, like the woodsand piper, rufus woodpecker, or the lesser adjutant. The wildlife reserve also harbors many endemic amphibians and reptiles. Remember to keep a safe distance from the mugger crocodile, regardless of its relatively calm nature. Temperatures in the park can soar, so bring extra water. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Minneriya National Park by using our Habarana trip maker tool .
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  • Enter into the very back and seen herds of Buffalo and elephants, peacocks, monkeys, etc. When you met a herd of elephants number about 30. Elephant in the Lake, or bathe, fight, or drinking milk the baby elephant. And the natural appearance of the elephant is seen. However, is the price of admission and the jeep on the Guidebook more expensive stars one reduced.
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  • Very tourist place, but a beauty like no other. You can see elephants loose everywhere. Varied birds, Buffalo, etc. The experience is good, but build up such amount of cars there is no intimacy.
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  • We were lucky enough to visit Minneriya National Park during The Gathering. This is a natural event that happens between June and October when elephants migrate to Minneriya for the protected area and...  more »
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