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Private Morning Safari

By Habarana Jeep Safari

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From US$ 35
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At a Glance

At a Glance

Less than 1 day
Private trip
This 2.5 to 3 hours tour gives you a chance to see mostly Birds, other animals. View the famous elephants as they graze on the grasses growing on the tank bed. One can spot about 20% of the elephants seen during the evening safari. If there are not very many elephants in Minneriya National Park, as an alternative you will go to Kaudulla National Park without any additional fees.

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You want to learn all about the safari but don't speak the native language. No fear! Our friendly English-speaking guide is all ready to share about his experiences.

What's included

What's included

From US$ 35 6,589.12 LKR
  • Private Safari Jeep
  • Professional Safari Game Driver
  • Entrance Fee
  • Jeep & Driver Entrance Fee
  • Park Service Fee + Park VAT Tax
  • 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
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Transport

Transport

Free - Return Transfer from Habarana
  • Return Transfer from Anywhere in Habarana
    Pick-up: 05:30am; Drop-off: 09:15am
    For a better experience, it is recommended to enter the park early morning before other many jeeps arrive. 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.

Availability

Availability

Trips available daily
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Bookings should be made at least 3 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

Itinerary

Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent. Start/end times may depend on transport chosen.
Day 1: Hotel - Minneriya National Park - Hotel
Hotel - Minneriya National Park - Hotel

See mostly Birds like Peacock, Eagle, Pelicans, Parrots, Crane, Parakeet, Owl, Hornbill & etc. Also other animals like Deers, Wild Rabbits, wild boar, grey langers, purple-faced leaf monk, Fox & water buffaloes. View the famous elephants as they graze on the grasses growing on the tank bed. Can see about 20% of Elephants than Evening tour.

  • 05:30am - Pick-up at Habarana
  • 05.30 am: Main Entrance of Minneriya National Park or Habarana Junction.
  • 06.00 am: Begin your game drive at Minneriya National Park.
  • 8.30 - 9.00 am: Finishing time of your Safari.
  • 09:15am - Drop-off at Habarana

Meet your guide

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

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...
SusieNSW
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.
julieledesma2018
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%
twopennybackpackers
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.

Habarana Jeep Safari Policies

Habarana Jeep Safari Policies

Flexible cancellation policy
Cancel for free 5 days before your trip starts. Cancellations after such date will not be eligible for refunds as Habarana Jeep Safari would have paid for your trip’s logistics already.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Camera
Cap /Hat
Drinking water
Light cool clothing
sunscreen
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