Ramboda Ella Waterfall is another beautiful tourist attraction in Sri Lanka. It is situated in the Nuwara Eliya district of the Central Province. The waterfall is very popular among local travelers. It is 109m in height and is considered the 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka.

There are three parts to the waterfall. It is the upper fall, middle fall, and latter fall. Locals call these falls “Ihala Ramboda Oya Ella”, “Meda Ramboda Oya Ella”, and “Pahala Ramboda Oya Ella”. You cannot see the upper fall to the Kandy-Nuwara Eliya A5 Road. You will need to walk on a footpath for around 1.5km to reach there. The second fall is situated just after the Ramboda tunnel. It is a superb spot for bathing. But you need to walk down to the downward footpath to reach the latter fall. You cannot see it from the main road. If you can go to the Ramboda Falls Hotel, then you can see the beauty of the third fall very nicely.

The elevation of the Ramboda Ella Waterfall is 945m above sea level. The distance from Kandy is 55km and from Nuwara Eliya is 25km. From the upper falls, you can observe the Kotmale Valley, Mahaweli Maha Seya, and Kotmale Reservior. It is so nice and scenic.

Puna Ella, Dunsinan Falls, and Peacock Hills are some of the other tourist attractions nearby. You can come to Ramboda Ella Waterfall during your Nuwara Eliya City Tour.

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Wasgamuwa Safari Tour is a superb wildlife experience to take in Sri Lanka. As a leading tour agency in Sri Lanka, Mahaweli Tours & Holidays offers Wasgamuwa Safari Tours to travelers. Before we talk more about this tour, let us give you a brief introduction to the Wasgamuwa National Park.

Introduction to Wasgamuwa Safari Tour

Sri Lanka is located in the heart of Indian Ocean and is one of the most loved islands in the entire world for its natural beauties, wildlife, historical value, and people. There are many places for all tourists to see in Sri Lanka in many areas. Wasgamuwa is one of those places which are admired by the whole world.

Wasgamuwa Safari Tour is a private tour dedicated to you or/and your group where we will be allocating a professional guide/ chauffer guide who is qualified and well versed with the local knowledge. We will be providing guides who are proficient in English. On special request, we can provide guides who are language specific.

What is Wasgamuwa National Park?

Wasgamuwa National Park is one of the most loved wildlife sanctuaries in Sri Lanka. It is full of endemic wild creatures and birds. During the tour, you will come across rare species of the animal kingdom and birds that are quite amusing. A few of the rare and exotic species include cloth bear, leopards, endemic monkeys, and water buffalo. This park is a paradise on earth, with trees, birds, and animals hovering across the land. It is protected by Department of Wildlife Conservation.

Where is it at?

Wasgamuwa National Park is geographically located neighboring the historical city Polonnaruwa, which make it even more precious to the island. It is surrounded by rare and endemic species of flora and fauna which brings forth fresh air throughout the day. The neighboring city Polonnaruwa is one of the most powerful kingdoms that existed in the olden days, thus making the entire area a special place for visitation.

Enjoy the majestic opulence of natural habitat!

The park is full of scattered water ponds and pools which enable aquatic creatures and elephants to enjoy. For wildlife enthusiasts all around the world, Wasgamuwa is a must-see as it is condensed with species that are very rare and that you may not see anywhere else. For those that are taking the tour, can also visit the ancient ruins and historical places in the nearby cities; Polonnaruwa and Dambulla. It is home to more than 23 species of mammals. Endemic and endangered animal species are highly protected by the authorities and they are a sight to see and behold!

Come and see for yourself!

Everyone who is eager to explore nature, wildlife, and animal kingdom, Wasgamuwa National Park is a must. The best time of the year to visit the place is in between November to May where the largest herds of elephants wander around the park. With great national and historic value, the park holds one of the most appraised places in Sri Lanka. These large and gentle mammals enjoy the nature and other species through the day and it is beautiful to see how they get along. You can enjoy rejuvenating fresh air as soon as you enter the premises and see the miracles of nature in their best element. Want to experience the beauties and unseen realities of wildlife?

Come; let us go on a Safari Tour in Wasgamuwa National Park to experience the best of the bests.

This is a call for all those enthusiasts who admire and love nature and wildlife. There are a handful of places in Earth where wildlife is so condensed. This is one of those places you will get to see numerous species in one place. Don’t miss out the chances you might not get again.

Wasgamuwa Safari Tour with Mahaweli Tours & Holidays

Possible Starting / Pick-up Locations :
Wasgamuwa, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Mathale, Kandy, Mahiyanganaya, Pasikudah  (You can let us know your exact location for us to check and confirm the possibility)

Duration : Safari Tour will take around 3 ½ on average.

Tour Type : A private tour. Vehicle and the Guide / Chauffer guide are dedicated to you / your group. Wasgamuwa Safari Tour will be done by an off road vehicle and traveling to the starting point and back will be done by Comfortable Car / Van / Mini coach.

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Peacock Hills is a nice place to go for a hike in central Sri Lanka. The mountain is situated in the Pussellawa area of the Nuwara Eliya District. It is a fantastic view point with a panoramic view. The height of the Peacock Hills is 1518m above sea level. Locals call this mountain “Monara Kanda”.

How to reach Peacock Hills

You first need to come to Pussellawa town to start the journey. The distance to Pussellawa from Kandy is 35km and from Nuwara Eliya it is about 45km. It is a town on the border of the districts of Kandy and Nuwara Eliya. After the pussellawa, you must travel another 5 kilometers to the starting point. The road is small with poor conditions. You will see many beautiful tea plantations along that route. It is not difficult to find the starting point of the trail.

This is not a hard hike and you can come to the top within 30 minutes. You will see communication towers along the road. But you don’t need to get permission to cross them. The narrow footpath through pine trees will generate a nice feeling for anyone.

What you can observe from the Monara Kanda

As we mentioned earlier, the view from the peacock hills is amazing. The panoramic view is superb for photographers. Just sit on the large rock there and enjoy the beauty of the surroundings. You can see many cities, villages, and the nearest mountains from there.

Gampola Town, Nawalapitiya Town, Pussellawa Town, Nuwara Eliya Town, Ambuluwawa, Dolosbage Mountain Range, Piduruthalagala Range, Bible Rock, Ramboda Falls, Poona Ella, Kothmale Reservior, and Mahaweli River are some of the clearly visible things that you can observe.

More Facts About the Mountain

The mountain got its name because of its shape. From a distance, it looks like the front neck of a peacock. That caused them to adopt the name ‘Peacock Hill’.

Kothmale is the nearest village to the mountain. It is a historical village in Sri Lanka. The king, Dutugemunu, lived in this village in his youth. He was a heroic king in Sri Lankan history and ruled his kingdom with great prosperity.

Peacock Hill is a superb place for campers. You can camp on the top of the mountain. But you need to bring enough water. Early morning sunrise and evening sunset are the perfect times to take some amazing photographs. You are not allowed to take drone shots. The place is normally crowded during the holidays.

So, visit Peacock Hills if you are love hiking, trekking, camping and photography. It is a nice place to visit in both Kandy and Nuwara Eliya areas. But keep in mind to don’t destroy the place with rubbish.

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Bambarakiri Ella is a scenic waterfall located in the Rattota of the Matale District. This is a fabulous place to visit in Matale. The waterfall cascades in three parts. The height of the waterfall is 10 m. The area is considered the northern side of the Knuckles Mountain Range.

How to Reach Bambarakiri Ella Waterfall?

If you are coming from Kandy, Kurunegala, Dambulla, or Colombo, you must first arrive in Matale town. After Matale, you need to follow the B274 road from Matale-Illukkumbura-Girandurukotte. The distance from Matale to Bambarakiri Ella is 16 km. However, the distance from Rattota to the location is 6km.

Those who are starting from Ampara, Mahiyangana, Badulla or Polonnaruwa can follow the same route starting from the Hasalaka side. You can easily use Google Maps to find the exact location. Riverston is another well-known travel destination in the area. You have to follow the same route as B274 to reach that place also.

More information about Bambarakiri Waterfall

You have to walk at least 200m to get to the waterfall from the main road. The notice board with a bend has made it easy to find the place. There is a parking facility available for visitors. A few vendors and shops are also available near the waterfall. First you will see the old suspension bridge, from which you can clearly see the second cascade of the waterfall. The picture is absolutely enchanting for anyone. However, you should be careful when crossing the bridge.

You can walk very close to the waterfall. But don’t try to bathe in the nearest pool. It is dangerous and has caused a few deaths in the past few years. Anyhow, you can take selfies and beautiful photos there. Anyone can walk further to reach the first cascade of Bambarakiri Ella. But they need to walk a few meters towards the upper direction.

The Kunckles Mountain Range

The Knuckles Mountain Range and its forest reserve are an important biodiversity area of Sri Lanka. The Mountain Range covers a large area of both the Matale and Kandy Districts. The high plant diversity has made it difficult to enter the forest. There you can find many animal and plant species.

However, there are many beautiful travel destinations in the Knuckle Mountain Range. The Bambarakiri Ella and Riverston are some of the most popular places in the northern part of the Knuckles Range. The area is also superb for hikers and trekkers.

So, we request that you visit Bambarakiri Ella Waterfall during your tour in Matale. Sera Ella is another beautiful waterfall that is situated near the Riverston Mountains.

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Do you want to have an exhilarating surfing experience with nature’s finest beauty? Or are you looking for the best places for surfing in Sri Lanka? And what is more relaxing than an exciting surfing session, good food, a sea breeze, and music? When surfers visit Sri Lanka, they have an exquisite experience in the sea. There is a time period for each coast. But around the island, there is always a spot for surfing. This beautiful island has so many activities to do and places to see. Water sports are one of the things Sri Lanka is famous for. Of all of them, surfing is their top-notch water activity.

A little bit about surfing coasts in Sri Lanka

Generally, the southern side of the island is ideal for surfing between November and May because the waves are at their best. The best time for surfing in the eastern part of the island is between April and October. 

Here’s the deal:

Let us see the best surfing spots in Sri Lanka.

Hikkaduwa is the most famous surfing spot in Sri Lanka. Situated on the southwest coast of the island, Hikkaduwa makes a beautiful beach. It is always full of life because of the surfing, coral, and many other beach activities. This coast is loved by locals and foreigners alike. Hikkaduwa’s major surfing spots are Benny’s, Main Reef, North Jetty, and Beach Break. 

Unawatuna Bay is another famous spot for surfing. It is more suitable for family vacations as the nightlife is not as happening as in Hikkaduwa. But the waves are as good as the other ones, making it one of the famous spots. The best surfing spots in Unawatuna Bay are Dalawella Reef, Unawatuna Beach Break, Bonavista Bay, South Beach, and Kabalana Beach Break. 

If you’re new to surfing, Weligama is a great place to start.It has suitable waves for surfing all around the year. 

Arugam Bay on the east is one of the most loved surfing spots. It is best to visit this bay in April and September. These famous spots in Arugam Bay will give you an exciting surfing experience: Pottuvil and Whiskey Point, Baby Point and Main Point, and Elephant Rock. Most people believe that this is the best place to surf in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka is surrounded by the Indian Ocean, and the rain hits the waves in different directions throughout the year. Generally, the country always has a surfing spot available for surfers, bringing them from all around the world throughout the year. 

The Bottom Line:

Sri Lanka has surfing spots for beginners as well as experts. There are best surfing places in Sri Lanka that is suitable for each category. You can experience a happening surfing experience followed by all-night entertainment in Hikkaduwa, or you can go with your family for an enjoyable surfing experience followed by amazing Sri Lankan food at Unawatuna Bay. Either way, you can experience bouncy waves and water crashing on the rocks while surfing blue waters. 

So, what is your best places for surfing in Sri Lanka? Don’t forget to share this article among your friends by mentioning it!

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(Cover Image Location is Arugam Bay. The Image Credit goes to @c.h.r.u.e from Instagram)

Sigiriya Rock Fortress Tour will give you one of the most exhilarating experiences. We will provide you or/ and your group with a guide who will communicate with you efficiently. The guide will also explain the important knowledge and share the historical value of the place. If you require language specific guides, they can be arranged upon special request.

Introduction to Sigiriya

For every person who loves history, art, nature, and culture, Sigiriya has them all. There are cultural ruins and there are unbelievable remnants of history. Sigiriya Rock comes under the second one, being one of the most wonderful alterations of nature. This enormous rock fortress was once named as a world wonder. It is a world renowned architectural symbol with priceless ancient technology, paintings, and water system that functions up to date. It is probably the most visited tourist spot in Sri Lanka.

Where it all began: The history and formation of the kingdom

The Rock hill served as a monastery in the beginning of 3rd century BC. In the latter part, King Kashyapa reigned on the fortress and made it himself a castle on the rock. The technology used to build it, is still one of the marvelous inventions. After the kings reign it turned back in to a monastery until it was abandoned.

Entrance to the Sigiriya

The entrance of the castle is located in the northern end of the rock and the entire entrance is a carved Lion, from which it got the name ‘Sigiriya’, meaning ‘Lion’s Rock.’ The feet of the lion remain till date while the upper part is destroyed.

Frescos: It is eye candy!

Sigiriya frescos (stroke paintings) are believed to depict either the king’s wives, concubines, or other women who used to perform rituals and customs in the castle. Around eighteen paintings have lasted up to this date. These paintings show how women of ancient days lived, their head jewelry and mere beauty. It is a significant symbol of Sri Lankan history.

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, what is so good about you at all?

One of the most amazing elements of Sigiriya is the Mirror Wall. This was used to be polished so thoroughly that the king used to see his reflection through it. This was used to write poems and scripts by visitors. The oldest script denotes that the fortress used be a tourist spot for more than a thousand year.

The oldest landscape in the world

The rock’s western upper side has pools, a terrace-like pond, and landscaped gardens. In the entire world, Sigiriya engineering is considered one of the most complicated technologies to this date. The landscaped gardens accompanied by pools on top of the rock, show unbelievable hydraulic systems that has been pumping water from under the ground to the top of the Sigiriya rock.

Sigiriya Rock Fortress Tour with Mahaweli

You can plan your Sigiriya Rock Fortress Tour with Mahaweli Tours & Holidays. We are a reputed and leading tour agency in Sri Lanka. No need to think twice. Simply call 0777 111 553 or send an email to info@mahaweli.lk.

Conclusion:

This magnificent Rock Plateau is still one of the wondrous creations of all time, considering the engineering technology, landscaping, paintings, and water systems. For every tourist that steps in to this island, the first note of advice from locals is to visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress, and they are right, you should pay a visit to see it yourself!

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Hiriketiya Beach, or what some call “Hiri Beach,” is an upcoming popular tourist attraction in Sri Lanka. If you are seeking the best places for surfing in Sri Lanka, then you should not miss this beautiful spot. It is popular for its calm nature, yoga activities, delicious foods, and golden sands. This is certainly a marvelous place for those who love beach life.

Location

Hiriketiya Beach is situated in the Matara District of the Southern Province. It’s a narrow bay. The area and surroundings are comprised of many palm trees. The distance from Colombo is 193km and from Galle is 64km. However, it’s not far away from Matara City and it’s about 21km. You can easily come to Matara via the Southern Expressway from Colombo. Unfortunately, there are no train roads nearby. Dickwella is the closest town to the beach, and it is 2km away. Busses are available from Matara to Dickwella. You can then easily access the location by tuk tuk.

More Facts About Hiri Beach

Hiriketiya Beach is a surfing paradise. It is the main attraction of this marvelous destination. This is a more suitable place for beginner surfers. The waves are superb all year round. You can rent surf boards from many places out there on the beach. The experts and guides will help you with the matter of ‘how to do surfing’.

The place is also nice for swimming. It’s less deep and you can walk a long distance towards the sea. As well, the place is awesome for other beach activities like snorkeling.

The surrounding palm tree forest has added additional beauty. Anyhow, Hiri Beach is a relatively small spot. But there are many restaurants and cafes nearby. Accommodation is also available nearby for those who are searching for budget, mid-range, and luxury stays.

Climate

The average annual rainfall of the Dickwella area is around 1500mm. From October to December, the area receive more rainfall than other times of the year. The Average Annual Temperature is about 28 ’C. The wind speed is high in the May to September months, and the wave speed is high in this season. Hiriketiya Beach is the best place to visit from October to March. You can experience a hot and humid climate in almost all coastal areas of the island.

Other Places to Visit in the Matara Area

  • Tangalle Beach
  • Weligama Bay
  • Talalla Beach
  • Hummanaya Blowhole
  • Dickwella Beach

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(Featured Photo Credit: Villa Roy Hiriketiya Dikwella Sri Lanka )

Lovers Leap Waterfall is not a widely popular waterfall in Sri Lanka. It is situated in the Hawa Eliya area near Nuwara Eliya. The height of this beautiful waterfall is 30m. There are some myths and beliefs around this fall. This is an awesome place to visit in the Nuwara Eliya region.

How to reach

Lovers leap waterfall is situated 4 km away from the Nuwara Eliya bus stand. You should follow the Ragala-Udupussellawa route from there. Public transport is available along the road. But the Tuk Tuk is the perfect vehicle for this trip. After 3.5km, you should drop out of your vehicle. Now you need to walk on an uphill road for about 400m to reach the location. Don’t forget to get help from the locals. They will guide you to find the destination.

Facts about Lovers’ Leap Fall

This is certainly a scenic waterfall. You can stay on the large rock that is in front of the fall and watch its beauty. The spraying water drops will cool you. Someone can visit the upper part of the cascade. The surrounding picture of the city is fantastic and mind-blowing. You can see many vegetable growing fields and tea estates. Most of the local people are Tamil.

Piduruthalagala is the highest mountain in Sri Lanka, with a height of 2524m. The mountain and the surrounded forest area are the major water sources for the Lovers Leap Waterfall. Because of a myth, nobody will come to this place after 6 p.m. But you can come here at any time before 6 p.m. and it’s free to enter.

Lovers’ Leap Story

As we mentioned earlier, there is a story behind this. That has given the name to this waterfall. There was a royal prince who came to hunt in this area and got lost. Then, the local girl helped him in this trouble. The prince falls in love with that girl. But his parents were unsatisfied with the affair. That has made the couple take the decision to commit suicide. Finally, they all jumped from this waterfall and died. Today, people believe the ghost will come to the area in the night.

Lovers Leap Tea Factory and Pedro Tea Estate

Nuwara Eliya is a place which is rich in tea cultivation. The Pedro Tea Estate is situated near the Lovers Leap Waterfall and it has covered many hectares in the area. It was established in the 1880’s by the British and is considered as one of the oldest tea estates in the country. The estate is currently managing by Kelani Valley Plantations PLC.

Pedro Tea Estate is very popular around the world for its unique taste in tea. The seasonal tea is sold under the name of ‘Lovers Leap’. You can go to the Lovers Leap Tea Factory and learn about how Ceylon tea is processed. There is a nice tea shop in front of the tea factory. You can go there and enjoy the taste of a tea cup.

About Nuwara Eliya:

Nuwara Eliya is a major city in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It’s situated in a hilly area with an elevation of 1864m. The cool and breezy environment has made the area known as the “Little England of Sri Lanka”. The average annual temperature is around 15 °C and the average annual rainfall is about 2500 mm. There you experience a sudden changing climate. Rainy seasons bring more water to the Lovers Leap Waterfall and that will increase its beauty.

March to April is the spring season of Nuwara Eliya. Many travelers come in that season. Flowers are blossoming and the environment looks amazing. There are many hotels, restaurants, and villas available for visitors.

Here are some of the places to visit in Nuwara Eliya:

  • Single Tree Hills
  • Ambewela Farm
  • Hakgala Botanical Garden
  • Horton Plains National Park.
  • Victoria Park

Along with those places, don’t forget to visit Lovers Leap Waterfall during your Nuwara Eliya tour. You can plan your Nuwara Eliya City Tour with us. Just call: 0777 111 553 or drop a mail to: info@mahaweli.lk

(Lover’s Leap Falls Cover Image Credit: Ruwan Anandagoda)

Tangalle beach is a beautiful place with white sand, coconut groves, and turquoise water. The area is widely popular among foreign tourists. It is an awesome shoreline for those who love quiet and peaceful vacations.

Tangalle is a coastal city which is situated in the Hambanthota District of Sri Lanka. It was a fishing village in the past. The area became a paradise for beach lovers with the development of tourism in Sri Lanka. There are many beaches in the area, and Tangalle Beach is one of them.

How to reach

The distance to Tangalle from Colombo is 205km. It takes around 4 hours to get there. If you are starting from Matara or Hambanthota, then the distance is 45km. This takes around 1.5 hours to arrive. The location can be easily found with Google maps or you can take support from locals. It is 1km away from the Tangalla Bus Stand.

climate and weather.

The South-East area of Sri Lanka is one of the driest places in the country. The average rainfall is between 1000 and 1500 mm. There is much rainfall from October to April. The average annual temperature is around 28’C. Wind speed is a bit high from May to September. The ideal time to visit Tangalle Beach is considered to be the November to April period.

More Facts About the Tangalle Beach

Tangalle Beach is a superb place for relaxing. It is away from the busy cities. The white sand has spread over kilometers. That has made you perfect for a morning run along the shoreline. There you see a small bay with a sheltering reef. That has reduced the speed of the waves.

This is not an ideal place for swimming. But the rough waves are perfect for surfing. If you are a lucky person, then you will meet various kinds of sea turtles. The picture of the sunset is magnificent, and that will definitely amaze you.

Tangalla Beach is not very crowded. It has attracted many budget travelers and those who love a quiet environment. Evenings are always busier than the mornings. There are many restaurants, cafes, hotels, and villas out there for visitors. Parking facilities are also available near the beach.

Other Places to Visit in the Tangalla Area

  • Hummanaya Blowhole
  • Mulkirigala Rock Temple.
  • Turtle Watching in Rekawa
  • Bundala National Park
  • Yala National Park.
  • Goyambokka Beach
  • Hiriketiya Beach

So, we recommend Tangalle Beach for those who seek beautiful beaches of Sri Lanka. This is a superb spot to relax your mind.

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Minneriya National Park is another famous tourist destination in Sri Lanka. The place is widely popular due to its largest elephant gathering. It belongs to the Polonnaruwa District of North Central Province. Minneriya National Park is the home to many wild animals. This covers 8889.4 ha.

Location

Minneriya National Park is situated 182km away from Colombo city. It needs almost 4 hours to reach the capital. The distance from Kandy is about 105km. It will take around 3 hours to reach this from there. Google Maps will help you find the location. Dambulla, Sigiriya, and Polonnaruwa are some of the most visited tourist destinations on the island. Those locations are not far from this national park. Therefore, many of them don’t miss this place to visit.

History

Minneriya Tank, or what the locals call “Minneriya Wewa,” is an ancient construction. It was made by King Mahasen in the 3rd century AD. The purpose of the tank was to supply essential water for paddy cultivation. The surrounding forest was the main water source for the tank. Apart from that, the Amban River and Elahera Canal bring water to the Minneriya Tank.

The tank and its surrounding forest were declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1938. It was further declared as a national park in 1997/08/12. The aim of the declaration was to protect the tank and wildlife of the area.

Climate

The Minneriya National Park and surrounding area receive an average annual rainfall of 1000–1500 mm. The average annual temperature is around 25–30 °C. The North-Eastern Monsoon is the main rainfall source and it is active from October until February. There is a clear dry season from May to September.

Wildlife

Minneriya National Park is home to 24 mammal species, 1600 bird species, 9 amphibian species, 25 reptile species, 26 fish species, and 75 butterfly species.

Some of the birds that you can watch here are the Sri Lankan Junglefowl, Sri Lankan Hanging Parrot, and brown-capped babbier. It is a paradise for both resident and migrant birds. Along with them, you can identify the Sri Lankan Leopard, Sri Lankan Sloth Bear, Sri Lankan Sambar Deer, Buffalo and two types of endemic monkeys.

Elephants

Minneriya is best known for its largest elephant gatherings. Group of 150 – 300 wild elephants can identify together in the dry seasons. Elephants in Matale, Polonnaruwa, Trincomalee disticts migrate to Minneriya National Park in the dry season. They gather around the Minneriya Tank because of the food and water. Therefore, May to September time period consider as the best time to visit this sanctuary.

There are many Safari service providers around this national park. So, you can pick one of them to plan your wildlife tour. As well as you, there are many hotels and lodges for tourists in Dambulla, Sigiriya, Habarana and Girithale areas. This is the National Park that you should visit if you love Sri Lankan Elephants and widlife.

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