Minneriya , an enormous irrigation reservoir built in 286AD by King Mahasena I of Anuradhapura. It is a sanctuary, best known for the ‘Gathering’, a seasonal congregation of wild elephants that attracts herds as big as 400 from all over the country to the shores of the Minneriya tank. Coming from all corners of the North Central Province, the ‘Gathering’ of elephants showcase Sri Lanka’s harmonious relationship with nature in all its glory. Recognised the world over as one of the greatest wildlife spectacles on Earth.

  • Time of departure: Best time to depart from Tropical Life is at 3:00 P.m. or couple the tour with Polonnaruwa or Ritigala visit. Consult front desk for more details
  • Tour Duration: 2 hrs ( On safari Jeep)
  • Travel Time: 01 hrs
  • Distance from the hotel: 50 km via Kandy-Trinco Hwy
  • Tour inclusions:  water, juice and driver ( Guide Optional )