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  1. Sri Lanka
  2. Central Province
  3. Sigiriya
  4. Minneriya National Park

Minneriya National Park and Hiriwadunna Village Tour

Product ID: 90771
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Drive through Minneriya National Park, trek and canoe, visit a farm, and enjoy local immersion on this full-day excursion.
About this activity
Duration 10 days
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pick-up service

Pick up from all the hotels in Sigiriya, Dambulla and Habarana
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Watch elephants in Minneriya National Park
  • See local life in a Sri Lankan village
  • Enjoy a canoe ride, farm visit, and bullock cart ride
  • Indulge in an authentic local lunch
Full description
Get picked up from your hotel and driven to Minneriya National Park for a morning game drive. Unlike in other national parks, hundreds of animal species live here and you might spot elephants at close range! 

After the park, you'll trek through a typical Sri Lankan village. The trek begins with an awesome walk along the bund of a Wewa (manmade reservoir). The area, surrounded by jungle and marshland, and the village, bustle in the morning or evening. The amazing birdlife and butterflies—and maybe even a crocodile or two—only add to the excitement and charm of the village and its surroundings. You will continue your tour with a bullock cart ride up to a village house where you can enjoy a delicious local lunch.
  • Pick-up and drop-off by safari jeep
  • Game drive at Minneriya National Park
  • Trekking fees
  • Canoe ride
  • Bullock cart ride
  • Lunch at a village house
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Not recommended for pregnant women and people with back injuries
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Beyond Escapes

Product ID: 90771