Sri Lanka Tour Guide

Elephant back safari in Sri Lanka

Elephant Back Safaris are one of the newest and most thrilling safari experiences in Sri Lanka.Riding on the back of an elephant in the wild would be an amazing experience in ones life. An elephant back ride help you enjoy the views of the nature so closely while observing the behaviors of the elephant in sharing a day with them.The most popular locations of Elephant Back Safaris are Habarana, Minneriya, Sigiriya and Kaudulla.

wildlife safari in sri lanka

Habarana, located 210km north east from Colombo is famous among tourists and locals as the nearby National Wild Life Parks ,Minneriya,Kaudulla, Hurulu wewa eco park have a huge population of elephants. Habarana is a popular location among the wildlife enthusiasts and nature tourists. It is also the elephant safari to nearby forest through the lake. Habarana being the central location of the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka, it is very close to two world heritage sites and other archeological sites and attracts history lovers and nature lovers.The best period for Elephant Back Safaris at Habarana is during March to July when the water level of the river is high enough to ride the elephant.Click to See the best places to stay in Habarana

wildlife safari in sri lanka

Minneriya national park is located 182 kms away from Colombo. May to October is the best period to visit Minneriya National Park in view of the famous Gathering of the wild elephant herds.There are many resorts and guesthouses in Minneriya which arrange elephant safaris on request.Click to See the best places to stay in Minneriya

minneriya safari
minneriya safari

Sigiriya is another famous place for elephant back riding in Sri Lanka which is also a world heritage site situated in Central Province .Distance from Colombo to Sigiriya is 180km.Click to See the best places to stay in Sigiriya

sigiriya safari
sigiriya safari