Refer a friend - Give US$ 7, Earn US$ 7. Find out more
Back to Minneriya National Park Safari

Private Sunset Safari

By Habarana Jeep Safari

Choose this if...

You're all about that immersive experience! As we cover every nook and cranny of the safari, your fairytale of grazing elephants and sunsets shall come alive!


Less than 1 day
Private trip
Evening Jeep Safari Tour give you a chance to see mostly larger elephant gathering than Morning tour as they come out of the forest to eat grass on the banks of Minneriya Tank & drink water. Also for the daily bath. See other birds and animals also. If there are very fewer elephants in Minneriya National Park, as an alternative we go to Kaudulla National Park without an additional fee as the elephants keep migrating between these parks.

Trip Highlights

Minneriya Water Tank
Seek Sophie’s Promise
We’re your friend first & love to help
Every operator here has been vetted
Your travel supports local businesses
Every $1 you spend offsets 1lb carbon

Trip Inclusions

From US$ 35 6,356.63 LKR per person
  • Private Safari Jeep (Private)
  • Professional Safari Game Driver
  • Entrance Fee
  • Jeep & Driver Entrance Fee
  • Park Service Fee + Park VAT Tax
  • Free Hotel Pickup & Drop off (Habarana)
  • National Park English speaking guide (Depends on availability)
  • Food and Drink
  • Additional pickup & drop off charges may apply for Hotels in the area of:
  • Sigiriya
  • Dambulla
  • Polonnaruwa
Show all inclusions & exclusions


Guest's Accommodation in Habarana
Guests' Accommodation in Habarana
Other Notes

Hotel pickups commence approximately 15 – 30 minutes prior to the start time of the safari. Kindly contact us to verify your exact pick up time.


Trips available daily
Feb 22
Feb 23
Feb 24
Feb 25
Feb 26
Feb 27
Bookings should be made at least 3 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Hotel - Minnerya National Park - Hotel
Hotel - Minnerya National Park - Hotel

View the famous elephants as they graze on the grasses growing on the tank bed. Perhaps you’ll spot any of the park’s diverse wildlife, including deer, wild buffalo, wild pigs, grey langers, purple-faced leaf monkeys, porcupines and assorted birds.

  • 02.00 pm: Pick-Up from your hotel or Main Entrance of Minneriya National Park or Habarana Junction.
  • 02.30 pm: Begin your game drive at Minneriya National Park.
  • 05.00 – 05.30 pm: Finishing time of your Safari

Meet your guide

Habarana Jeep Safari

Sanjeewa is a local living in Habarana. He has a lot of experience about the animals and nature endemic to the region. He has been organising safaris to the national parks for 8 years now.
9 years experience
Fluent English

What others are saying

4.6 out of 25 helpful reviews
Priyardarshana, Sri Lanka
04 Dec 2019 on TripAdvisor
We booked jeep going to kaudulla national park with this company , they provided luxury jeep with good english speaking driver also good price ,we sow lot of animals great service highly recommended
dambullataxis, Sri Lanka
02 Nov 2019 on TripAdvisor
It was fantastic safari.. We so about 200,300 elephant in the park it was real good safari and good adventure tour.. The jeep driver speak good English he explained nicely for us.. I'll definitely recommend...
23 Oct 2019 on TripAdvisor
If you have ever been on a safari you will know that this is just not a good trip. Apparently there are 2 areas in the park and one is more expensive than the other. Our driver took us to the cheaper one - we didn't really get a choice as he had booked that beforehand - so I can't comment on the other. This was just one jeep following another which meant that we just didn't see anything. You had to stand up to see at all and then you got dust in your eyes because the jeep was hot on the tail of the one in front. They took everyone to a hill which you climbed - for what - who knows. If they are going to be serious about providing safaris they need to seriously re think how they do this. It was dreadful. We saw more elephants on the road than we did in the park. Then we were told that we needed to give our guide a huge tip to show our appreciation. We cancelled our Yala safari after this safari. We were told that it would again be one jeep following another. We decided that we would rather miss seeing a leopard than doing this again.
06 Sep 2019 on TripAdvisor
Our guide was excellent and spotted things we would have never seen. We saw the most beautiful herd of elephants and lost count of how many! I would recommend 100%
30 Aug 2019 on TripAdvisor
What an experience we had! Not only was the overall experience one of a life time but our guide was exceptional! The ability he had to know where to go to get up close and the best angles to see the elephant herds was just outstanding. Nit only this but he was able to point out small lizards on the ground and birds of prey up on the tree branches water, refreshments AND cold cloths were supplied. Diffinatly worth booking with these guys if your considering doing a safari in the area.

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
While we understand that plans change, we also have to be fair to each supplier, who needs time to prepare logistics for your trip such as manpower, food, permits, and more.
Flexible cancellation policy
As Habarana Jeep Safari pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, full refunds will only be for trips cancelled 5 days before your trip starts.
Flexible Date Policy
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.
Packing list for the trip
Cap /Hat
Drinking water
Light cool clothing

Book Now

Pick a date

From US$ 35
No booking fee. Cancel for free 7 days before trip.

From US$ 35
Book now

Stay Updated

Get amazing travel inspirations, tips and latest deals delivered to your inbox.

© Seek Sophie 2019 Privacy Terms