Minneriya National Park - Safari Camp (ETNP 006)

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ETNP 006 Minneriya National Park Safari Camp
 

Located between Habarana and Polonnaruwa, the 8,890 hectares of Minneriya National Park consists of mixed evergreen forest and scrub areas and is home to favourites such as sambar deer, leopards and elephants. However the central feature of the park is the ancient Minneriya Tank (built in 3 rd century AD by King Mahasena). During the dry season (June to September), this tank is an incredible place to observe the elephants who come to bathe and graze, as well as the huge flocks of birds (cormorants and painted storks to name but a few) that come to fish in the shallow waters.

 
Schedule
 

Day One: Clients will be met by the tour leader around 12.00 noon and taken to the luxury camp. There you will be briefed on the camping rules and have lunch. After a short break you will go on the evening 4WD safari. Finishing the safari you will be welcomed to a delightful camping atmosphere with campfire and lanterns to enjoy the evening barbecue meal.

Day Two: After breakfast at leisure, departure by 12.00 noon .

 
Safari Camp
 
The safari camp in Minneriya is situated at the border of the park, with a wonderful forest boundary atmosphere, which ensures you're right in the heart of nature. Forget any ideas about cramped tents and sitting on the ground for meals this is camping in style! The camp is set up prior to your arrival, transporting in comfortable tents, a fully equipped kitchen, chairs and tables, hammocks, flushable toilets, showers and even cold beer. In the evening you can enjoy a hearty barbecue meal in a magical setting the whole area is lit up with traditional flame torches and a roaring campfire. So sit back, relax and let our experienced staff cater to your every need.
 
Activities
 
Bird Watching, Participatory/Luxury/Super Luxury Movable Camping, Special Study Tours for Flora and Fauna, Wildlife Safaris, Elephant Rides (outside the park).
 
Nearby Locations Suggestions for Ongoing Itineraries
 
Habarana, Kaudulla National Park, Polonnaruwa, Trincomalee.
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Normal Check-in Time is 12.00 noon and Check-Out time is 11.00 a.m. Earlier Check-in Time or later Check-out time could be requested on a case by case basis and the hotel may agree depending on availability.

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