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Private Morning Safari

By Fernando Adventure Safaris

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Free - Return Transfer from Habarana

From US$ 50
No booking fee. Cancel for free 24 hours after booking.

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 birds and many smaller animals in the park. If you are lucky you will even have a chance to see elephants as they graze on the grasses growing on the tank bed. The chance of seeing elephants during the morning safari is less than during the afternoon/evening.

Choose this if

You're a little worried about the morning sun. Our caring guide will keep you in great condition as you admire the wildlife with light refreshments to keep you on the go!

What's included

What's included

From US$ 50 9,662.87 LKR
  • Return Transfer from Habarana
  • Private Jeep Safari
  • Professional Safari Game Driver
  • Entrance Fee
  • Jeep & Driver Entrance Fee
  • Park Service Fee + Park VAT Tax
  • Light Refreshments
  • Food and Drink
  • Additional pickup & drop off charges may apply for areas beyond Habarana
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Transport

Transport

Free - Return Transfer from Habarana
  • Return Transfer from Anywhere in Habarana
    Pick-up: 05:30am; Drop-off: 09:30am
    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
Apr 11
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Apr 12
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Apr 13
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Apr 14
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Apr 15
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Apr 16
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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 - Minnerya National Park - Hotel
Hotel - Minnerya National Park - Hotel

Search for the elegant creature that is the elephant.

  • 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 to 9.00 am: Finishing time of your Safari.
  • 09:30am - Drop-off at Habarana

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Fernando Adventure Safaris

Fernando and his co-guides are very knowledgeable and well experienced. Being professional guides, and trained to drive safely, they would take you to the areas to spot the majestic elephants and other animals too. They are very flexible and helpful and can arrange the safaris as per the guests' requirements.
7 years experience
Fluent English

What others are saying

What others are saying

4.7 out of 9 helpful reviews
Mayura Fernando
30 May 2018 on TripAdvisor
Had a wonderful safari and my kids were enjoyed a lot. Driver is very good. Price was very low compared to others. We had a good jeep and saw many elephants. Thanks to Fernando.
Victoria D
30 Mar 2018 on TripAdvisor
the price was very expensive when comparing to the official rates around. the driver was good and the jeeps are not suitable to run in the jungle. they are very old
SuzanKamp
30 Mar 2017 on TripAdvisor
We went on a 2-day trip with Fernando a couple of weeks ago. Even though we did not went on a safari, we saw a lot of elephants because Fernando exactly knew the places where to see them. We started our trip in Kandy. Fernando showed us the ancient city of Polonnaruwa and he knew good places to eat and rest. His english is very good and he can tell you a lot about Sri Lanka. He is a very good guy and also really busy with volunteering and helping the poor people in the country. We would definitely recommend going on a trip with Fernando. He respects your wishes and does not push you to go to places you don't want to. It is all up to what you want to visit and he helps to make your trip perfect. We had a lot of fun as well during our trip. After two days we needed a transfer to our next hotel and we didn't know that in advance. He did everything to help us and arranged a car, so he could bring us to the next hotel. We could not wish for a better guide! Besides going on adventure with Fernando, he can also arrange other trips!
jackw53
30 Apr 2016 on TripAdvisor
Arrived at the start very early 0630 in order to catch the animals as they awake for the day. It is no understatement to say you are privilege to see wild animals in their natural environment and boy were we NOT disappointed. The driver obviously knows the area of the park well and after some 20 or so minutes we began to see elephants first just a few then boy did we strike gold with herds of 10 to 14. Yes you do get up close and personal and as a bonus you also see wild peacocks eagles and many birds some as tiny as a thimble. A great experience for both old and young.
emppekenayake, Sri Lanka
30 Oct 2015 on TripAdvisor
we started at 5.30 am and visited to the jungle saw many animal except elephants & received good persons.

Fernando Adventure Safaris Policies

Fernando Adventure Safaris Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Fernando Adventure Safaris pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
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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