Minneriya National Park is a national park in North Central Province of Sri Lanka. The area was designated as a national park on 12 August 1997, having been originally declared as a wildlife sanctuary in 1938.
The reason for declaring the area as protected is to protect the catchment of Minneriya tank and the wildlife of the surrounding area. The tank is of historical importance, having been built by King Mahasen in third century AD. The park is a dry season feeding ground for the elephant population dwelling in forests of Matale, Polonnaruwa, and Trincomalee districts. The park earned revenue of Rs. 10.7 millions in the six months ending in August 2009. Along with Kaudulla and Girithale, Minneriya forms one of the 70 Important Bird Areas of Sri Lanka. The park is situated 182 kilometres (113 mi) from Colombo.
We can start From the Hotel you stay in Kandy, or any place that you stay around Kandy, Kandy meeting points , Kandy town,Kandy Railway Station,Kandy Bus Stand or the place you want us to come and pick you.
Estimate time - 4 hours ( Half Day )
Vehicle (car or van or any other as your request) , Fuel, Driver (guide) , Water Bottles.
Minneriya National Park / Kaudulla National Park or Hurulu Eco Park.
(we will tell you which Park is better These Days)
national park service
Drop you at the place where you want. This tour Itinerary can be customized according to your requirements and we can give you the quotation receipt of your tour plan. Please send us an inquiry for more details.
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