Termed as one of the greatest wildlife spectacles of the world, the elephant gathering at the Minneriya National Park is a sight that should never be missed when embarking on safari during the months of July to October. Stay at a Sri Lanka boutique hotel in the area that will offer up ideal accommodation. Select Ulagalla which is one of the boutique hotels Sri Lanka has to offer will put you in the mood for an absorbing encounter at Minneriya.

The Minneriya water tank plays host to these elephants who arrive in large numbers to drink, splash about and feed on nearby grass that grows on the banks of the reservoir. On a sunny afternoon capture herds of over 300 elephants in their elements revelling in the cool waters of the Minneriya tank which functions as an invaluable source of nourishment during the dry season.

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