minneriya national park

Located between Polonnaruwa and Habarana the Minneriya National Park is situated approximately 182 Km’s away from Colombo. While the park is the ideal place for Leopard and Elephant watching,      (especially during the dry season near the Minneriya tank) it is also home to over 160 species of birds, 24 species of mammals, amphibians, fish, reptiles and butterflies.

** It is suggested that visitors keep and eye out for ‘The Gathering’ which is the rare sight of over 3000 wild elephants gathering together. This sight seen at the Minneriya national park is not seen anywhere else in the world.

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Hotels Located in Minneriya

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